Frequently Asked Questions

I haven’t received a confirmation email. Has my order been received?

Please check your junk folder for your confirmation email. If you haven’t received a confirmation email, your order has likely still been received and processed. Please contact enquiries@combinedacademic.co.uk if you’d like to clarify.

Can I change my order after I’ve placed it?

Orders cannot be changed once they are placed. In some circumstances it may be possible to cancel orders that are placed during business hours – please contact enquiries@combinedacademic.co.uk as soon as possible after the order is placed.

Can I change my delivery/billing address after I’ve placed an order?

It is not possible to change any address details after an order is placed. In some circumstances it may be possible to cancel orders that are placed during business hours – please contact enquiries@combinedacademic.co.uk as soon as possible after the order is placed.

Can I cancel my order?

If your order is placed during business hours, it may be possible to cancel your order if you let us know right away. Please contact enquiries@combinedacademic.co.uk as soon as possible after the order is placed and we will do our best to help. Please note this inbox is monitored Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm GMT.

Has my order shipped?

At present we cannot provide automated dispatch confirmation emails so you may not hear from us if an order has shipped. However please rest assured that your book will be on its way to you.

Can I track my order?

All orders placed through the website are sent via non-traceable delivery methods so cannot be tracked. If you’d like to receive a quote for a traceable method, please contact enquiries@combinedacademic.co.uk BEFORE placing an order.

Should my order have arrived by now?

Please see the Delivery Information section of our website for estimated shipping times. Please only contact us if your order is taking longer to arrive than the delivery time estimated for your region.

If you order a title that is out of stock at the time of ordering, this will be shipped automatically once back in stock. If you have preordered a title that is not yet published, this will be not be shipped until after the publication date.

Will COVID-19 affect delivery times?

We have been experiencing some delays to processing and delivery times due to COVID-19. Thank you for your patience at this difficult time.

Who are Marston Book Services?

Marston Book Services is our partner warehouse through which orders are supplied.

I’ve received a letter from Marston Book Services informing me that a book(s) I’ve ordered is out of stock. Will I receive my book(s)?

Yes, any titles which are out of stock at the time of ordering will be shipped to you automatically once back in stock.

I’ve only received part of my order

You will receive your order in separate shipments if a title you have ordered is out of stock at the time of ordering, or if a title you have preordered is not yet published. You do not need to contact us if this is the case – please rest assured you will receive your order.

How long will it take to receive a title that is out of stock?

This will depend on the book’s publisher and the publication date. Please contact enquiries@combinedacademic.co.uk for more details.