Free Delivery

How can I get free delivery? is currently offering FREE UK delivery on orders over £10. Please ensure that you select "FREE DELIVERY" during checkout.

  • The items you order will be delivered as soon as they become available and therefore may arrive separately.
  • The offer only applies to orders with delivery addresses in the UK.
  • Orders placed using free delivery will be delivered 2-4 days later than the first class delivery.
  • Free delivery only applies to orders made on and does not include other Waterstones-affiliated websites including,, and

We also offer free shipping on orders delivered to UK high street and campus branches of Waterstones.

  • Items delivered via this method are usually received in our shops within one to two working days from despatch, and will then be held at the shop for 90 days for you to pick up at your convenience.
  • Please remember to take your despatch note or order number and a form of ID with you when you go to collect your goods - we require these as a proof of purchase, and without them we cannot release your order.
  • Please note, Kindle devices cannot be delivered to our shops in this way, but you can use our free Click & Collect service to reserve these at your local Waterstones, or have them delivered to another UK address.

Other delivery options

The Christmas last posting deadline for free UK delivery will be midday, Thursday 18th December. UK orders can still be placed with us up until December 21st and you can find more details here on our delivery options page.

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