"At Lonely Planet we want you to have all the books you need and not be scared off multiple orders by expensive shipping fees, so for most destinations if spend over UK£25 / US$40 / AU$60 / EU€35, we'll ship your books for free!* Orders with free shipping will be sent by standard mail. (* Free shipping excludes the Caribbean, Asia & the Pacific, New Zealand, Central and South American deliveries as well as first class mail deliveries shipped to the Americas or the Armed Forces).
We have three main hubs spread across the globe - Melbourne (Australia), London (UK) and Oakland (California, USA). Shipping charges vary slightly from each and are based on weight and distance, which we think is fair. Before confirming your transaction just check to make sure you are happy to pay these costs."