UK, Europe & Global Delivery Charges | Ropes Direct

Deliveries and payment

Our couriers are APCWe operate a very quick turnaround, from the moment you place an order to getting it on board a fast and reliable courier service. They deliver direct to your home or workplace.

NEXT WORKING DAY: Customers in mainland UK (excluding Islands and Scottish Highlands) can enjoy next working day delivery on orders placed before Midday. When it is really busy the delivery timescale might be 1-2 working days. We can also offer 10am, 12 noon and Saturday deliveries at a surcharge for orders placed over the telephone.

VAT. Prices quoted include VAT at 20%. To see prices before VAT click on the 'Prices ex VAT' at the very top of the page.

PAYMENT. Payment can be made on-line or by phone using your credit/debit card. American Express can also be used on-line but not over the telephone.

DELIVERY CHARGES / DELIVERY COSTS. Our standard delivery area covers mainland England, Scottish Lowlands & Wales (excluding all islands). Charges for deliveries to other parts of the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, Eire and International are calculated after confirmation of the delivery address. There is a shipping estimater in the shopping cart.

EUROPE & NORTH AMERICA SHIPPING FEES. We can also ship to mainland Europe and North America using a 5-7 working day service. For European destinations orders can be placed through the website and there is a shipping estimator facility within the shopping cart. UK taxes are not due however you may be liable for Customs Duties, Fees & Taxes on arrival. For shipping further afield please contact us with your requirements for a quote.


  • A. Mainland England & Wales
  • B. Scottish Lowlands (Postcodes: AB10 - AB36, AB39, DD, EH1-EH55, FK1-FK18, G, KA1-KA26, KA29 & KA30, KY, ML, PA1-PA19, PH1-PH14)
  • C. Remote Scottish Mainland (Postcodes: AB37 & AB38, AB41 - AB56, FK19-FK21, IV1-IV40, IV52-IV54, IV63, KW1-KW14, PA21-PA40, PH15-PH41, PH49-PH50)
  • D. Scottish Highlands & Islands (Postcodes HS, IV41-IV51, IV55-IV56, KA27-KA28, KT15-KT17, PA20, PA41-PA78, PH42-PH44, ZE)
  • E. Northern Ireland (Postcode BT)
  • F. Ireland
  • G. Isle of Man (Postcode IM)
  • H. Isle of Wight (Postcodes PO30 – PO41)

Delivery zones and charges