Shipping Information

We understand you want your order fast, and to pay as little as possible in shipping fees.  That’s why we utilize our Fast & Fair shipping plan.  We get your order out the door quick, use fast and reliable shipping services, and charge only enough to cover our costs.  Fast and fair, just the way you like it.

When Will My Order Ship and When Will it Arrive?

GoneReading is known for super-fast shipping; the most common comment from our shoppers is “I can’t believe how fast it arrived!”  That’s because we work hard to package your order and get it out the door quickly:

  • Most orders placed by 3PM EST on a business day will ship that same day or the following.  In rare cases an order will ship two business days after the order is placed.
  • All orders received on a weekend or holiday will ship the following business day.
  • Our Standard Shipping service takes 2-6 business days from the ship date to arrive at its destination within the continental U.S.
  • Our Free Shipping service takes 3-7 business days from the ship date to arrive at its destination within the continental U.S.

How Much Does Shipping Cost?

At GoneReading we work hard to keep shipping costs low for both domestic and international customers.  Unlike most online sellers, we don’t look at shipping charges as a profit center; the shipping charges you pay simply allow us to defray our costs for shipping and packaging.

The cost to ship your order varies according to the weight of the items in your order.  To learn the exact cost simply add the items you would like to buy to your shopping cart and then Proceed to Checkout.  After entering your address the exact shipping cost will appear in the right hand column.  In most cases you will have the option for Standard or Express Shipping.

Shipping is always free to U.S. Armed Forces using an APO/FPO address.  When placing your order, select “United States” as your destination country, then under “State” select your destination as “Armed Forces” and either AA, AE or AP.

Learn how to qualify for FREE Standard Shipping within the United States.

Where Do You Ship?

We ship everywhere in the United States (including P.O. boxes), including Alaska, Hawaii, and most of the U.S. Protectorates.  When shipping to an American military base overseas, select “United States” as your destination country, then under “State” select your destination as “Armed Forces” and either AA, AE or AP.

We also ship internationally to Australia, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

How Will My Order Ship?

GoneReading ships all orders via either the U.S. Postal Service or UPS, directly from our warehouse in Maryland, USA.  Our Standard and Free Shipping packages will be sent using either the First Class or Priority Mail class of service from the USPS, or by UPS Ground.  The class of service will depend upon the size, weight and destination.

Will I Be Able To Track My Shipment?

Yes, except for some very small, lightweight packages, you will receive an email with a simple link to track the progress of your shipment within the United States.  Most foreign shipments will also be trackable.  You should automatically receive tracking information when your order is processed, but if not, don’t hesitate to Email Us and we will be happy to send it to you.

Customs Fees Outside of the U.S.A.

When shipping to destinations outside of the U.S.A. we always pay the anticipated customs fees and duties when and where applicable.  In a very small number of instances (approximately 1-2% of shipments) the local customs office will tack on additional, unexpected charges.  If this happens to you simply email a photo of the receipt to us and we will reimburse you for the charges.

Questions About Shipping?

Simply call or email!


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