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Delivery Times

We deliver worldwide. In the UK every order is sent Free of charge via Royal Mail 1st Class post. Worldwide delivery is made via airmail (except in the USA and Australia where log books are printed locally, delivered by surface mail and can take an additional 2-3 days to despatch).

Items that are “in stock” are normally despatched within 24 hours (Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm GMT). See the table below for a delivery estimate.

Pre-ordered goods will be despatched as soon as stock is available. You should receive your book before it gets on to bookshop shelves. Books are printed in and sent from the UK, USA and Australia.

Number of books
DestinationService123456+Delivery Estimate
United KingdomFREE DELIVERYRoyal Mail 1st class or equivalent is FREE for all orders.1-2 working days
Europe*Airmail£3.00£4.50£6.00£7.50(£7.50)(£7.50)3-7 working days**
USAStandard Post£2.50£2.90£3.30£3.70£4.10£4.502-8 working days
WorldwideAirmail£4.95£9.90£14.85£19.90£24.75Contact us5-10 working days**


  • Western Europe: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Azores, Balearic Islands, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canary Islands, Corsica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France (inc Corsica and Monaco), Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy (inc San Marino and Vatican City), Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madeira, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway (inc Spitzbergen), Poland, Portugal (inc The Azores and Madeira), Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain (inc Balearic Islands and Canary Islands), Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey.
  • Anywhere not listed is considered “Rest of the World“.
  • ** Can be longer if customs decide to open a package.

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Christmas 2018 Last Order Dates

The following dates should be taken as a guide. In previous years adverse weather conditions have caused delays. Our advice is to order as early as possible to avoid disappointment and before midday (GMT) on the date listed.

We do try to update order statuses as quickly as possible. In busy times there can be a short delay. If you have received an order confirmation email rest assured your order will be processed and despatched as soon as possible.

*All orders must be placed by 1200 (GMT) to be assured of despatch on the date listed
Last order date*UK services
Monday 17 DecemberFree delivery (RM 1st Class)
Wednesday 19 DecemberCourier services
*All orders must be placed by 1200 (GMT) to be assured of despatch on the date listed
Last order date*International Airmail
Monday 3 DecemberAfrica, Middle East
Thursday 6 DecemberCyprus, Malta, Asia, Far East, Eastern Europe (except Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia)
Friday 7 DecemberCaribbean, Central & South America
Sunday 9 DecemberGreece, Turkey, Australia, New Zealand
Thursday 13 DecemberCanada, Czech Republic, Italy, Poland and USA
Friday 14 December, Finland, Sweden,
Sunday 16 DecemberAustria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
Monday 17 DecemberBelgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg
*All orders must be placed by 1200 (GMT) to be assured of despatch on the date listed
Last order date*HM Forces Mail – British Forces Post Office (BFPO)
Monday 26 NovemberAirmail to Operational BFPOs
Thursday 13 DecemberAirmail to Static BFPOs