Carriage information

Mainland GB

For mainland Great Britain, a choice of services is available. The charge is according to the service chosen, regardless of the size or weight of the consignment. Standard service carriage and packing is free for all orders where the value of the goods ordered is £100.00 or more (excluding VAT). UPS and TNT are our preferred carriers, plus Royal Mail for small packets.

Service Cost when order value... Expected Delivery
Under £100.00 £100.00 or more
Standard £8.00 FREE Maximum 3 days 
Next day £10.00
Next day before 12:00 £15.00
Next day before 10:30 £20.00
Next day before 09:00 £25.00
Saturday delivery £30.00

Non-mainland GB

For deliveries to Northern Ireland, Scottish Islands, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, a choice of services is available. The charges for normal services are fixed, regardless of the size or weight of the consignment. Prices for express services (typically 1-2 days) will be quoted according to your requirements. Standard service carriage and packing is free for all orders where the value of the goods ordered is £100.00 or more (excluding VAT).

Service Cost when order value... Expected Delivery
Under £100.00 £100.00 or more
Parcel post £8.00 FREE Up to 3 days (max. 2kg)
Standard £11.25 FREE Typically 3-7 days

EU, Switzerland and Liechtenstein

For deliveries to the above countries a choice of services are available. The charges for standard European services are fixed*, regardless of the size or weight of the consignment.

All deliveries are on a CPT (Carriage Paid To) basis according to Incoterms® 2010. If insurance is required, please advise accordingly and we will be very happy to quote costs to include insurance.

Standard service is typically 2-3 days for Zone 1, and typically 2-6 days for Zones 2 & 3. Prices for express services (1-2 days) will be quoted on request.

Zone Countries Standard Cost
1 Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, The Netherlands € 15.00 / £12.00
2 Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden € 21.50 / DKR 163.00 /
SEK 205.00 / £17.00
3 Cyprus, Liechtenstein, Malta, Norway, Switzerland € 32.00 / CHF 36.00 / £25.00

*Fixed rate shipping to Europe does not apply to customers with contract prices and excludes some oversize products.

International

Prices shown in catalogues are ex-works Washington. Carriage and insurance will be quoted on request. We reserve the right to implement a documentation charge where appropriate. EUR1, certificates of origin and legalised documents are chargeable.

As a guide, freight costs for international shipments start at £9.75 for untraced parcel post on orders under 2kg.

A special economy rate is available for Sound Effects discs shipped outside the UK and EU area. For any quantity of discs, the charge for postal (non-priority) shipment is £10.00. This rate is only available for orders for Sound Effects discs, other products cannot be included.