Unlike most mail order goods, there is no tax (VAT) on books in the United Kingdom.
Therefore, the price to you is the same, whether you are in the UK or any other country.
There is a standard UK postage charge of £3.75, however many items you order at one
This charge is automatically applied to every internet order, but must be added for
orders by phone or post.
For orders sent to Europe, or the rest of the world, we charge an additional amount,
which roughly covers the air mail postage charge for average weight books. Please
make sure that you have clicked the relevant button in the yellow panel on the right,
or include the correct amount if you order by post. Orders are sent by air mail.
We aim to despatch orders within 7 working days of receipt of order. Usually, it
will be much sooner, but occasionally it may take longer. We will advise you if
despatch will take more than ten days. If you have ordered more than one item, they
may be despatched separately, but you still pay only the one postage charge.
click on the Buy Now buttons by each book you require. Also, for orders to be sent outside the UK, click on the relevant additional postage button on the right. Then follow through the PayPal windows. You do not need a PayPal account to do this, as you can select to pay by card.
telephone 01270 811059 (from outside the UK +44 1270 811059), with your debit or credit card details to hand. In case we have a query, please provide either a UK phone/mobile number, or an email address.
send your written order and cheque in pounds sterling to the address below. Please make your cheque payable to Canal Book Shop, ensuring that you have included the correct amount for postage (see below), and please allow seven working days to cover us paying your cheque into our account and for bank clearance.