Carriage information

Mainland UK

For the United Kingdom mainland, 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 UK

For deliveries to Northern Ireland, Scottish islands, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, the charge is fixed, regardless of the size, weight or value of the consignment. This service charge covers packing, despatch and carriage of goods.

UPS and TNT are our preferred carriers, plus Royal Mail for small packets and Palletline for pallets. UPS Express Saver is normally used for the Standard service, normally offering "next day" or "next day +1" delivery (please check with the sales team for service details for your delivery location).

Service Cost Expected Delivery
Standard £15.00 Typically 1-2 days (Scottish islands may vary).
Express POA Prices for timed deliveries and availability to your location will be quoted on request, please enquire.

Europe

For deliveries to Europe (EU, Liechtenstein, Norway & Switzerland) 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. Prices for express services will be quoted on request. If insurance is required, please advise accordingly and we will be very happy to quote costs to include insurance.

Countries Standard service Express service
Cost* Delivery Cost Delivery
Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, The Netherlands € 15.00
£12.00
2-3 days POA 1-2 days
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
2-6 days POA 1-2 days
Cyprus, Liechtenstein, Malta, Norway, Switzerland € 32.00
CHF 36.00
£25.00
2-6 days POA 1-2 days

*Fixed rate shipping to Europe does not apply to customers on contract pricing 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.