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Pricing and Shipping

All prices in Australian Dollar

Price guarantee

We guarantee the best online price in Australia!! We match our competitor prices, including shipping and handling. If you find a lower price from our competitors, please contact our customer service staff at sales@bookware.com.au or by phone: + 61 2 9955 5567 with product detail to place your order.


Orders placed* for product in stock will be despatched from us on the same day.

* placed by 2.30 p.m.

How much does delivery cost?

WE have been working Hard to reduce the cost of books and shipping. So here's what we have come up with.

All books are now priced inclusive of delivery.

For orders under $120 (within Australia):

  • Australia Post Standard (Unregistered/Untracked): FREE!
  • Australia Express Post (Next Day) Delivery: $5.00* (per book)
  • Signed Delivery (Auspost Receipted Delivery) : $2.00^ (per shipment)
  • International: Shipping prices vary according to the country of destination and weight, and will be what Australia Post charges. We do not include any further charges.

For orders over $120:

  • FREE Tracking FREE† tracked/signed delivery

* Express Post shipments for orders over $120.00 will be sent at an additional $5.00 charge per item. Australia Post Express is guaranteed overnight delivery for most metropolitan post codes. However, some areas are not on the next business day network. We can inform you as to whether you are on the next-day network or not.

Weight limitations are of 3kg apply to some addresses where a Express Post satchel must be used. If this is the case we will notify you first and not proceed until we have your approval

^ Registered Post requires signature upon delivery. This is our preferred method of delivery for business addresses; however, please note that parcels will be taken to the local post office if nobody is present to sign for the parcel upon delivery.

***We have millions of items and order variations (and possible delivery addresses). While we make every effort to keep delivery free, For some very large, bulky or very heavy items, or exceptional cases, there may be limitations or circumstances beyond our control — Wherever possibly (about 99% of cases) we will attempt to ship as above — delivery inclusive — However, we reserve the right to notify you of any changes /outlying circumstances … and whether any extra charges may be required.

This predominantly relates to regional bulky items/ and very regional areas where shipping is prohibitively expensive…. WA, NT, and Tasmania. Etc We will contact you if any additional charges are expected***

When can I expect my order to arrive?
If the order is received before 3pm (Mon-Fri) and all items are in stock, the order will be processed immediately and shipped it out the same day. The time of arrival depends on your nominated location and delivery type:

Australia Post Standard or Registered Post

Location Number of days
Sydney Usually the next business day
New South Wales (Country) 2 business days
ACT 1-3 business days
Victoria 1-3 business days
Queensland 2-4 business days
South Australia 2-5 business days
West Australia 2-5 business days
Tasmania 3-6 business days
Northern Territory 3-6 business days or more
International Varies depending on country

Note: it takes one extra day to reach country areas in Australia.

Note: For shipments to company addresses, it is strongly advised that you include the name of your company to assist in ease of delivery. You will always be advised via email about the approximate delivery time frame of your order

Note: Express Post is guaranteed next business day delivery within the Next-Day network. Australia Post guarantees "fastest posible delivery" for all other areas.

What if I'm not home when the books are delivered?

Registered Post requires signature upon delivery. Australia Post couriers should leave a calling card if nobody is home to sign for the parcel, and it will be taken to the local post office for collection.

Standard and Express Post parcels may be left at your address, or they may be taken to the local post office for collection. If so, Australia Post will leave a notification at your address informing you of where to collect the parcel.


Customer Testimonial

“I'm glad I looked around and chose you to order my book from. I have received great service from my first phone call.” – Sascha, SA
“I much appreciated your speedy service.” – Orhan, QLD
“Thanks for your kindness and quick response.” – Mai, Japan
“Thanks so much Michael for your excellent customer service” – Ashin, USA
“You have been most helpful with my queries in relation to my order.” – Jess, NSW
“From searching for the text book I needed on your website to it arriving on my doorstep, the process could not have been simpler. Good communication throughout, product delivered as advertised, packaged wonderfully, competitively priced and into my Adelaide house in under two business days. Being a university student with looming deadlines, I cannot stress enough how pleased I am with the timeliness of this order.” – Stephen, SA
“I received the books in the morning and they are in perfect condition. Many thanks.” – Viv, NSW
“Thank you, as always you guys are very efficient” – Helen QLD
“I love buying from you guys, you are cheaper than the university book shop, and you are so efficient.” – Lindy, VIC
“I must say you are the only store with personal human touch, keep your good work going” – Jagat, NSW
“Thank you sooo much, my book arrived at 8:30am the following morning after I ordered it. Very happy with the super fast service” – Jessica, NSW
“Thanks for keeping me updated! Will definitely be ordering again from you :)” – Samantha, NSW “Thanks. Received the book today. Great service. Will use your site again for books next semester.” – Nikki, QLD
“I just want to compliment you guys on your customer service by the way - definitely recommending Bookware to my Uni friends.” – Estefan, NSW “Thanks for your help with keeping me up to date with everything. I'll spread the word about an Australian company with great service and prices!” – Rick, QLD
“Thank Brittany. You guys Rock!!” – Bill, ACT
“I will definately use your company again in the future and recommend you to anyone that needs your service. I am very pleased with your service.” – Annie, WA
“Thank you for your speedy service, bargain prices, and helpfulness.” – Kerry, QLD
“Your shop and customer service seems to be very efficient. Sending me regular information of what's happening to the books I ordered is just beyond what other shops have to offer.” – Khaled, VIC
“Just wanted to compliment you and your company on the fantastic service... I ordered at 11:30 on Friday and the books were delivered to my door by 9am Monday morning, amazing!” – Russell, Vic