Delivery Times

Average Delivery Times - Lonely Planet Shop

Based on average delivery times to capital cities*. For customers in remote & regional areas, please consider your proximity to major delivery centres when placing your order.


 

Christmas cut-off dates:

Australia: Monday Dec 19 (Regional areas, Perth & WA Wednesday Dec 14). Consider using express methods after these dates. / New Zealand: Wednesday Dec 14 / Asia & Pacific: Monday Dec 12 / UK: Tuesday Dec 20 / Western Europe (inc. Czech Republic, Poland): Wednesday Dec 14 / Eastern Europe (& Portugal): Monday Dec 12 / USA (West Coast): Monday Dec 19. Consider 2-day / Priority service after this date. / USA (East Coast): Friday Dec 16. Consider 2-day / Priority service after this date.

Africa & the Middle EastDispatched from London

Destination Carrier Average delivery time
Africa & The Middle East Air Priority 15-20 Business Days
Untracked

The AmericasDispatched from California

Destination Carrier Average delivery time
United States (excluding Hawaii, Alaska, Military such as APO/FPO and PO Boxes) UPS Ground 4-6 Business Days
Deliveries Mon-Fri only
ALL PO Boxes, AK, HI & Military (APO & FPO in the US) USPS First Class 5-7 Business Days
To major delivery centres
United States (excluding Hawaii, Alaska, Military such as APO/FPO and PO Boxes) UPS 2nd Day 2 Business Days
Deliveries Mon-Fri only
United States (excluding Hawaii, Alaska, Military such as APO/FPO and PO Boxes) UPS Overnight Next Business Day
Deliveries Mon-Fri only
Canada, Central and South America Standard Mail 1-4 Weeks for Deliveries to Canada; 3-6 weeks for Deliveries to Central and South America
Canada, Central and South America Fed Ex International Priority 2-4 Business Days
FedEx may contact you regarding any possible duties or address verification

AustraliaDispatched from Melbourne

Destination Carrier Average delivery time
Australian Capital Cities Australia Post Standard 3 - 4 Business Days
Australian Capital Cities Australia Post Express Next Business Day
Deliveries Mon-Fri only
East Coast Australia Regional Australia Post Standard 4 - 5 Business Days
East Coast Australia Regional Australia Post Express 1 - 2 Business Days
Other Australian Cities & Perth Australia Post Standard 6 - 7 Business Days
Other Australian Cities & Perth Australia Post Express 1 - 3 Business Days
Out Back Australia Australia Post Standard 7 - 10 Business Days
Out Back Australia Australia Post Express 5 - 7 Business Days

Asia & the Pacific regionsDispatched from Melbourne

Destination Carrier Average delivery time
Asia & The Pacific (Capital Cities) Airmail 15 - 25 Business Days
Asia & The Pacific (Capital Cities) Fedex 4 - 5 Business Days

EuropeDispatched from London

Destination Carrier Average delivery time
Within the United Kingdom First Class Post 2-5 Business Days
Untracked
Western Europe Air Priority 5-15 Business Days
Untracked
Eastern Europe, Portugal and Iceland Air Priority 10-20 Business Days
Untracked

New ZealandDispatched from Melbourne

Destination Carrier Average delivery time
New Zealand (Capital Cities) Australia Post Standard 10 - 15 Business Days
New Zealand (Capital Cities) Australia Post Express 3 - 4 Business Days

* Due to inconsistent postal standards we are unable to guarantee delivery times on standard mail parcels, but we work closely with all our couriers to make sure all issues are resolved as quickly as possible.