Brexit and shipping from 1st January 2021

Our orders are shipped from the following locations as standard:

EU - from Germany
North America - from USA (East Coast)
UK and Rest of World - from UK

Our rare books and Special Editions are processed from our London studio as standard. If you have any queries regarding shipping, please email support@mackbooks.co.uk.



Please be aware that while our 3 warehouses are operational, there may be some delays to the usual processing and delivery schedules. If for any reason we are unable to fulfil your order, we will let you know as soon as possible via email. Thank you for your understanding.


Placing an order

Your order confirmation

• Once you have placed an order, you will receive an automated confirmation email detailing the items you have ordered. 
• If we establish that availability of any title ordered is not as stated on the website, you will be notified directly, and your card will be refunded for that portion of the order.

Our retail price and currency
• We are only able to take payment in GBP Sterling at the GBP price we have set.
• We list the Euro and USD price of each book as an indication of the recommended retail price if the book is purchased locally from a retailer selling in Euro or USD.
• The calculation of the price in the three different currencies is based on a significant number of variables, not just the exchange rate at the date of setting the retail price.
• Market fluctuations may further impact the differential between the GBP price and the Euro and USD price.
• We are not able to make any special accommodation for this differential or any fluctuations.
• Your bank or card issuer may impose additional charges for a payment taken in GBP and these must be borne by you.

Taxes and customs
When ordering goods for delivery you may be subject to import duties and taxes which are levied once the goods reach the destination. Any such additional charges for customs clearance must be borne by you. We have no control over import duties and taxes and cannot predict what they may be. Customs policies vary widely from country to country. Please contact your local customs office for further information.


Shipping charges

Free shipping
• Orders with free shipping are processed with Standard Shipping.
• We offer free shipping on purchases over £50 to Zones 1, 2 and 3.
• We offer free shipping on purchases over £100 to Zones 4 and 5.

Zone 1
Standard shipping: £5
Express shipping: £10

United Kingdom

Zone 2
Standard shipping: £10
Express shipping: £15 (please note: temporarily unavailable for EU countries)

Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, United States

Zone 3
Standard shipping: £15
Express shipping: £20 (please note: temporarily unavailable for EU countries)

Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Italy, Sweden

Zone 4
Standard shipping: £20
Express shipping: £30 (please note: temporarily unavailable for EU countries)

Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bosnia And Herzegovina, Bouvet Island, Bulgaria, Bhutan, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Holy See (Vatican City State), Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Islamic Republic Of, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macao, Macedonia, Maldives, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestinian Territory, Poland, Reunion, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Yemen

Zone 5
Standard shipping: £30
Express shipping: £40

Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Cambodia, Caribbean Netherlands, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Finland, French Guyana, Greece, Guyana, Indonesia, Malta, Mexico, Malaysia, Myanmar, Netherlands Antilles, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, Suriname, Thailand, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam


Shipping Services

Orders are shipped with the following mail services:

UK: Royal Mail, DPD
Europe: DHL, DPD
Rest of the world: FedEx, DHL, UPS, Royal Mail

The chosen carrier is determined by order weight, size and destination. If you have additional questions regarding shipping, please contact support@mackbooks.co.uk prior to placing an order.



Processing time
• In-stock items will ship within 3-5 business days of your order being placed. 
• Pre-ordered titles will ship within 3-5 business days of their launch date, unless otherwise specified.
• If you have ordered multiple items, available titles will ship in accordance with the free shipping thresholds for each country. Please refer to the conditions of ‘Shipping Charges’ and corresponding shipping zones above for further information.

Shipping confirmation
• Once your order has been processed, you will receive an email confirming that your order is on its way.
• For orders shipped using a tracked service, a tracking link will be included in this email.



Damaged or defective books
If the goods you ordered have been damaged in transit, are not what you ordered, or are defective, please email us at support@mackbooks.co.uk within 14 working days providing as much detail as possible, including photographs.

Change of mind
If you wish to return or exchange your order, please email us at support@mackbooks.co.uk within 14 working days. To return a book please send the item back to the appropriate address listed below. The item should be new and unopened, including the shrink-wrap over the book. Returns must be securely packaged and must include the delivery note and a letter explaining the reason for the return. Please note the shipping costs are not reimbursed for a change of mind return. We recommend that return shipments are sent using a trackable service as reimbursements will only be issued on receipt of the item.

Prior returning your item(s), please inform us on support@mackbooks.co.uk.

For orders in the US and Canada:
Maple Distribution Center
1000 Strickler Road
17552 Mount Joy, PA

For orders in the EU:
International Book Service GmbH & Co. KG
c/o MACK
Benzstr. 20
48619 Heek / Westf.

For orders in the UK or rest of world:
c/o James and James Fulfilment Ltd,
Rhosili Road
Northampton NN4 7JE
United Kingdom