Delivery

We are a small team, who in the current Covid-19 crisis, are able to operate safely and remotely. To reduce pressure, we are currently dispatching orders twice per week, usually Mondays and Fridays.

If your order is more urgent then please email us at hello@ashortstory.co.uk for options. 

If all the items you ordered are in stock you should receive an email with tracking information within a few days of your order. Be sure to check your spam folder.

 United Kingdom

For orders under £75

£3.95 Royal Mail Signed For 1st class – 1-2 days (may take longer during busy periods)
£9 Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm – fully tracked next working day service (for orders placed before 12pm Monday to Thursday)
£12 Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by Saturday 1pm – fully tracked next working day service (for orders placed before 12pm Friday)

For orders over £75

FREE Royal Mail Signed For 1st class – 1-2 days (may take longer during busy periods)
£9 Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm – fully tracked next working day service (for orders placed before 12pm)

For orders over £150

FREE Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm – fully tracked next working day service (for orders placed before 12pm)

International – Europe delivery

£12.50 Royal Mail International Signed (7-10 days)

International – Rest of World delivery

£15 Royal Mail International Signed (10-15 days)


Customs/import charges

Please be aware that international customers are responsible for payment of any local customs duties. Check with your country’s customs control for further information.  A Short Story cannot be held responsible for any charges incurred when importing items.


If you’re having trouble tracking your order, please contact us and we’ll be happy to help. 

If your order does not arrive by the date stated at your checkout please contact us at hello@ashortstory.co.uk