Please note that the time taken to dispatch an item is listed on each product’s detail page.  The delivery times listed below apply once we dispatch the item to you.

Delivery rates within South Africa

Cape Town Metro Main Centres Regional Areas Free Delivery
Standard Postal Service R30 R30 R30 R350+
Dawn Wing Courier R45 R65 R125 R650+ (CPT: R450+)

We now also offer discounted courier rates on purchases over R350!

Door-to-door courier (Dawn Wing)

Once your order has been shipped from one of our dispatch location – Delivery to your address should occur within 1-3 working days ( Main Centre ) & 2-4 working days ( Outlying areas )

When your parcel has been collected from our location you will receive a notification from Dawn Wing confirming that your parcel has been received from All African Books

On day of delivery you will receive another notification to advise that delivery will take place.

Should you like to track your parcel please visit www.dawnwing.co.za and enter your tracking number into the ‘track my parcel’ field.

Alternatively we are able to follow up for you : Please email angy@allafricanbooks.com to allow our customer service team to assist you.

Local Post Office

We use the SA Post Office to deliver to any valid South African postal address. We will send you a tracking number by email when we dispatch your order and it should arrive at your nearest post office about 3-6 working days later at which point a collection note will be delivered to your postbox. You can then collect the delivery from your local post office counter.

It’s certainly not the fastest delivery method, but it is the most cost-effective!

Collection in Muizenberg, Cape Town

And if you’re nearby, you’re welcome to come and collect your order for no cost at all.

Our address is:
22 Osprey Crescent
Capricorn Beach
Muizenberg 7945
Cape Town, South Africa

Get directions

International orders

We’re pleased to announce that we now ship orders internationally.

We provide 2 delivery options. Delivery times vary depending on the country, but should not be exceed the following:

  • Airmail: Up to 21 working days, but usually much faster!
  • Surface Mail: Up to 2 months.