We send by airmail, normally for relatively quick delivery. There is currently a mail backlog, due to a Russian-based cyber attack on UK Customs handling, and mail to Europe is currently delayed. This does not mean mail is lost, just that it may take longer. Please be aware when ordering. Using insured mail (track and trace) can make it a little quicker and inform you of transit progress in the UK (and within your country if your country provides this service), but this costs £7 extra - see below.
STAMP orders are POST FREE to any destination (ordinary airmail at your risk, orders over £250 sent by Signed For/Tracked with insurance up to Post Office limits). Postage £7 extra for orders of £250 or below, if insurance and track & trace is required (add this cost when ordering, if you wish this extra postal service).
BOOK orders : We charge for postage based on the value of the total book order (broadly, more or bigger books cost more to post).
Basic postage for books is automatically calculated on your order total, on the checkout page.
Delivery by airmail to Europe (posted at your risk).
Customers in Europe : Please write your name and address in plain letters, WITHOUT ACCENTS. Unfortunately some email systems in the UK cannot handle foreign characters.
Postage costs for a book order
- up to £10 costs £5,
- up to £15 costs £7,
- up to £20 costs £10,
- up to £30 costs £12,
- up to £60 costs £15,
- up to £99 costs £17,
- up to £150 costs £20,
- larger orders over £150 cost a flat fee of £30 (excluding any "postage supplement" on the couple of very heavy publications on the site where this charge is advertised).
These costs cover mailing by regular airmail, with certificate of posting, but at your risk in the mail, no insurance, NO track and trace.
If you require special delivery mail for insurance (up to Post Office limits), and tracking within UK, (and abroad if provided by your country's postal service) this costs £7 extra, and is an option you purchase in addition to the standard delivery charge.
Goods are sent with a customs form. Up to £270 value, we use the small, simple CN22 form. Over £270, we have to use the larger CN23 form, and if you have a required importer's tax number, please advise us. Depending on your country, there may be delays at your local customs office which are beyond our control.
Sending to EEC countries : in 2021 we notice delays of some books sent to EEC countries. We recommend choosing "track and trace" (like registered mail) which costs £7 extra - this can help you trace items if they are held by your local Customs office for collection of import tax.