Christmas Shipping Dates

UK Shipping

UK Standard - latest purchase date / time: 2 pm on18th December

  • If packages are 2 kg or below books will be sent with Royal Mail 24. That includes the vast majority of books sold. Royal Mail 24 last postage date is 19th December. Any orders received Saturday 17th or by lunchtime on Sunday 18th December will be sent on Monday 19th.
  • Please note that Royal Mail strikes are due to take place on Wednesday 14 December, Thursday 15 December, Friday 23 December and Saturday 24 December 2022. 
  • Any parcels posted by Monday 19th should be delivered on Tuesday 20th or by Wednesday 21st latest.

UK Express - latest purchase date / time: 2 pm on 22nd December

  • This service will also include orders of books above 2 kg. 
  • Any books purchased on the 21st December or up to 2 pm on 22nd will be despatched using FEDEX on Friday 23rd December and will be delivered on Saturday 24th December.
  • For Northern Ireland, the last date for purchase in order to receive the book by the 24th December is 2 pm on the 20th December.

International Shipping

  • NB please check customs duties / tax for your country - these aren't yet displayed on our website.
  • International Standard : We use Royal Mail International Tracked for our standard service. Please see the last shipping dates below:

International Express

  • We generally use FEDEX for international shipping and their service is operating as usual. To be confident of delivery by Christmas a last purchase date of Monday 19th is recommended.