WF/CA Charge on Credit Card: What it is and How to Handle it

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A charge on your credit card statement labeled WF/CA is from a purchase made online on Wayfair.ca.

Wayfair sells a wide range of home products, including furniture, decor, lighting, appliances, and more.

What to Do If You Find a WF/CA Charge on Your Credit Card

If you discover a WF/CA charge on your credit card, the first thing to do is confirm that you haven’t made a purchase on Wayfair Canada.

Make sure you check with your partner as well.

If you’re certain that you or your partner haven’t made a recent purchase at Wayfair, follow these steps to address the situation promptly:

  • Immediately contact your credit card company to report the unauthorized charge. Make sure to provide details of the date, amount, and description of the charge.
  • Ask your credit card company to investigate the charge and place a hold on your card to prevent further fraudulent activities.
  • If determined fraudulent, ensure you have a new card issued.

If you’re looking for a new credit card in Canada, be sure to visit our best credit cards page.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why am I seeing a WF/CA Vancouver charge on my credit card statement?
  • What should I do if I did not authorize the WF/CA charge on my credit card?
  • If you did not authorize the WF/CA charge on your credit card, immediately notify your credit card company to file a chargeback.

  • How can I protect myself from credit card fraud related to WF/CA charges?
  • To protect yourself from credit card fraud in general, you should regularly check your credit card statements for unfamiliar transactions, only make purchases from trusted sources, and promptly report any unauthorized charges to your credit card issuer.

  • Are there any alternative names or abbreviations for Wayfair Canada on credit card statements?
  • Yes, it is possible that Wayfair Canada may appear on credit card statements under different names or abbreviations, such as WF/CA or WF/CA VANCOUVER BC.

Tara Al-Khudairi

Tara Al-Khudairihas worked in the financial services industry since 2017. She graduated from McMaster University with a degree in Finance and is pursuing her CFA.

She has worked at a major Canadian financial institution in various client-facing advisory roles, starting as a bank teller and working up to a Client Services Associate within the Asset Management division. She specializes in simplifying concepts of personal finance for people of various financial backgrounds.

When she’s not examining the markets looking for the next SHOP.TO, she’s either practicing yoga, planning her next vacation, or has her nose buried deep in a book.