All orders are dispatched via Royal Mail from our warehouse in West Oxfordshire. For orders placed on a working day before 1pm we aim to pack and send the same day, orders placed after 1pm will be despacted the next working day.
Postage is worked out by spend and delivery type. There is also the option to collect your online order at our café, no delivery charge is made.
FREE SHIPPING - UNITED KINGDOM
Spend £40 and automatically receive free 2nd class UK shipping. You will have the option to upgrade your shipping method should you need a speedier service.
ROYAL MAIL TRACKED 24 - UNITED KINGDOM
This is a tracked service so you can check your delivery is on the way. Your order should arrive the next working day from day of despatch. Deliveries are made on Saturdays. You will be sent an email or SMS message to confirm delivery. We charge a flat-rate of £4.50 for Tracked 24 orders, meaning you can order multiple items with no increase in shipping costs.
ROYAL MAIL TRACKED 48 - UNITED KINGDOM
This is a tracked service so you can check your delivery is on the way. Your order should arrive 2 working days from day of despatch. Deliveries are made on Saturdays. You will be sent an email or SMS message to confirm delivery. We charge a flat-rate of £3.00 for Tracked 24 orders, meaning you can order multiple items with no increase in shipping costs.
COLLECT AT THE CAFÉ
At check-out you will to have the option to collect your order from our café in Oxford and avoid the shipping charge. We will notify you by email as soon as your order is ready to collect. Orders will be held for a maximum of 21 days before being returned to our warehouse.
All delivery costs are present at the 'My Basket' screen once the shipping destination is chosen, before any money is taken.
The TRACKED 24 service is next WORKING day (provided you order before 1pm). Please note next working day delivery does not include Sunday, Bank Holidays, Public Holidays and Substitue days (see the GOV UK website for clarification).
All of Thirsty Meeples webstore orders are packed and shipped from our warehouse. If an order includes an item that is only available in our café shop (typically because because it our last copy) then an order is likely to be delayed by 24 hours while we retreive the game. If this effects your order we will notify you via email to confirm.
If you request that the package is left in a safe place, this will only be done at the discretion of the delivery driver.
Can't be home for delivery? Don't worry - Thirsty Meeples can ship to any UK address so you can have your order delivered to your place of work, to a friend, a relative or neighbour. Simply enter your preferred delivery address when checking out.