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a great website for keen readers it enables you to swap books with other readers and it is totally free to join

Bargain28
3 years ago
What do you think of this?
Bargain28
Bargain28
Original Poster
3 years ago

Cost And Postage

How much does ReadItSwapIt cost?

How much does it cost to post a book?

How do I ensure my book arrives in a good condition?

How much does ReadItSwapIt cost?

At the moment, ReadItSwapIt is totally free to join and to use. Unlike other sites, we don't charge a subscription fee or commission charge. The only cost involved is the postage of sending your books to other users - and that's the price of the stamps you buy, we don't make money from expensive postage charges that are cunningly higher than the real postage cost.

How much does it cost to post a book?

Most paperbacks of around 300 pages or less will cost only £1.11 to post (second class with Royal Mail). Larger paperbacks, or hardbacks, may cost up to £1.95.

You can find a full range of postal charges at the Royal Mail website. Remember that most paperbacks will weigh less than 500 grams. You can also buy stamps online and print your own postage.

How do I ensure my book arrives in a good condition?

Put your book in a plastic bag or bubble wrap to protect it from the rain in case the packaging gets ripped. If the book's packed in a brown envelope tape it into a neat parcel shape to prevent it from getting ripped. Where possible, try to ensure your parcel will go through someone's letterbox so the postman doesn't have to knock on their door

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MellonE
MellonE3 years ago

Great idea! I usually leave my old reads on buses, gp waiting rooms or charity shops. 😃 might have to try this.

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Bargain28
Bargain28
Original Poster
3 years ago

aww thats really kind MellonE

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MellonE
MellonE3 years ago

Bargain28 I like to think someone else having a crud day might have a smile at finding a good free book. 🙂

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Bargain28
Bargain28
Original Poster
3 years ago

MellonE there was a site that you could do this on too and you could leave were it was i cant remember what site it was on though i read about it in kath kellys live on a pound a day book its really thoughtful of you

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MellonE
MellonE3 years ago

Bargain28 it's a great idea. Books are pretty dear and libraries appear to be like gold dust in some places. I'm going to Google book exchanges. Thanks for sharing great idea.

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Bargain28
Bargain28
Original Poster
3 years ago

yes they can be quite expensive cant they and hope you find some 🙂 MellonE

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Grannyclock
Grannyclock3 years ago

Nice idea.

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cocolgooh
cocolgooh3 years ago

A lot of the time I just use the library. That way there's no cost involved and its easy to get books in if your local one doesn't have the book you want. This seems like a good way to move along any books you buy that you don't want to keep though! At least then you know it's going to someone that wants it!

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Bargainfinder
Bargainfinder3 years ago

My library also offers online ebooks for loan aswell which can be read offline

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lukols1
lukols13 years ago

Nice idea.Thank you.

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