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Delivery Information

Last Order Dates for Christmas

We want to make sure you get your gifts in time for Christmas, for accurate delivery estimates please enter your location at checkout. The table below shows our delivery methods’ last order dates. Any orders placed after these dates are not guaranteed before Christmas.

Delivery Method Last Order Date
Standard Tracked Delivery Midnight (GMT) December 18th 2023
Express Tracked Delivery Midnight (GMT) December 19th 2023
Priority Tracked Delivery Midnight (GMT) December 20th 2023

Track Your Order

You can track your order by creating an account or using our order tracking facility.

For the most recent newspapers, we receive a delivery of back issue newspapers every Wednesday, therefore most paper dates ordered for the previous week will be sent out on the following Thursday.

Delivery Options By Product

United Kingdom

Product Standard Tracked Delivery Express Tracked Delivery Priority Tracked Delivery
Original Newspapers & Gift Sets £6.99 £7.99 £8.99
Newspaper Books £6.99 £7.99 £8.99

Ireland

Airmail (Untracked) -£6.99

Courier (Tracked) – £25.00

Europe

Airmail (Untracked) -£15.00

Courier (Tracked) – £25.00

Australia

Airmail (Untracked) -£25.00

Courier (Tracked) – £40.00

ROW

Airmail (Untracked) -£25.00

Courier (Tracked) – £40.00

Production Lead Times and Order Cut-Off Times

Depending on the product you select, the lead times will vary.  Simply check at basket for product you wish to order for the exact lead times.

As well as delivery, please keep in mind the time it takes to make and produce books. All our books are made to order to ensure every part of your gift is outstanding quality.

  • Orders received before 10am(UK Time), ordered on the day, are considered a full day of production. Orders received after 10am(UK Time) will then begin production the following day and be considered the first working day of production.
  • Some items require more time, from hand-bound covers to foil embossed covers. Please keep this in mind when ordering multiple items as some items may be despatched and delivered separately. Unlike other companies, there are no additional charges involved in this.
  • We are unable to deliver to PO boxes.
  • For Non-UK Mainland addresses, Northern Ireland, the Highlands, and the majority of UK islands, please be advised that delivery may take an 1 – 2 days. If an APC courier is selected, this will be switched to Royal Mail Special Delivery instead of APC.

Our working hours are Monday to Friday, however during peak months (Oct – Dec), our working hours extend to Saturday and Sunday. Any orders placed before 9am (UK Time) begin production on that same day. Orders received after 9am (UK Time) begin production on the following day at the earliest convenience. Orders placed on Friday after 9am (UK Time) or over the weekend period will begin production at the earliest convenience on Monday, except during peak months (Oct – Dec) where your order will be sent to production on Saturday. 

Cancelling or Amending Orders

As these are personalised products we are unable to guarantee your order can be cancelled once you have placed. Please ensure you have checked any personalisation and delivery details before placing your order. In most cases your order will go straight into production, meaning there is a very limited time to be able to cancel or amend.

During peak months (October – December) we are unable to cancel or amend any order placed after 9am on Friday as these will be sent to production over the weekend. Please contact customer service as soon as possible if you need any help with your order.

Delivery Terms & Details

Historic Newspapers will deliver the products ordered by you to the address you give for delivery when you make your order. You may specify a delivery address which is different from your invoice address, if, for example, you would Historic Newspapers to deliver the products directly to a friend, a relative, or to your place of work.

In the unlikely event you do not receive products ordered by you within 28 days of the date on which you ordered them; Historic Newspapers shall have no liability to you unless you notify Historic Newspapers by email at info@historic-newspapers.co.uk of the problem within 40 days of the date on which you ordered the Products.

Unless you have cancelled your order prior to production, you will become the owner of the products once they have been produced. In any case, after delivery they will be held at your own risk and Historic Newspapers will not be liable for any loss, damage or destruction to the products except insofar as it arises from an inherent defect in any of the products.