We're proud to offer Premium Members and Barnes & Noble Legacy Members FREE Standard Shipping on all eligible orders from bn.com within the United States. There is no minimum purchase amount required, but there are a few exclusions listed below that do apply.
How do I receive Member Free Shipping?
- Have an active Premium or B&N Legacy Membership.
- Place at least one eligible item in your bag.
- Proceed to Checkout when you're ready to complete your purchase.
- During Checkout, confirm that the "FREE Member Shipping" option is selected under Delivery Options.
- Confirm that your Member Number appears in the Membership, Gift Cards, Rewards & Coupons section. If it doesn't, click here for instruction on how to register it to your account.
- The shipping charges for the order display $0.00. Enter any remaining shipping or billing details, then submit your order.
To receive your Free Shipping benefit when shopping on bn.com, your Member Number must be saved (i.e., linked) to your bn.com account. If your Membership has already been saved to your bn.com account, it will appear automatically on the Checkout page.
If it has not been saved, click here for instruction on how to link your Membership to your bn.com account. Once registered, your Member Number will automatically be applied to your future orders placed on bn.com using your bn.com account.
Please note: Your Member number can only be linked to one bn.com account at a time.
What exclusions apply?
Free Shipping applies to orders made at bn.com and on Ship-to-Home orders placed at Barnes & Noble retail stores.
The following items are not eligible for Free Shipping: Gift Cards, Gift Certificates, Magazines, Digital Products such as eBooks, SparkNotes, Quamut Charts, Digital Newsstand, other PDF files, Digital Audiobooks, Used & Out of Print books from BN Marketplace, Barnes & Noble Membership and unusually sized or overweight items, or any items not identified as eligible for Free Shipping.
When should I expect to receive my purchase?
We do our best to estimate delivery dates for your purchase. The shipping time of 3-6 business days is the time in transit once your package has left our warehouse.
Business Days are Monday through Friday, excluding holidays observed by the Post Office and UPS, including but not limited to New Year's Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
Delivery times are not guaranteed.
About applying my Membership to bn.com purchases:
If you enroll in Premium Membership today, you can take advantage of your Member benefits immediately and receive Free Member Shipping on today's order.
*Membership cannot currently be used on papersource.com. We are working on making this possible and expect this functionality to be available in the future.
Purchases made prior to enrolling in the Member Program, or without applying a Member number will not be credited for a retroactive refund. Membership benefits cannot be used in conjunction with any coupons, unless specifically stated, or with any corporate or prearranged group discounts such as the following: employee discounts or corporate or institutional discounts.
If I am a Rewards Member, do I receive Free Shipping?
Rewards Members receive free shipping within the U.S. for eligible items totaling $40 or more.
See the “What exclusions apply?” paragraph above for items not eligible for Free Shipping.
The $40 minimum purchase for Rewards Members is calculated after all other discounts (including organizational discounts, and/or coupons) except Membership Rewards are applied. Charges relating to shipping, handling, gift-wrapping, Magazines, Used & Out of Print books from BN Marketplace, downloading Digital Products such as eBooks, SparkNotes, Quamut Charts, Digital Newsstand, other PDF files, and Digital Audiobooks, and taxes will not be included to meet the $40 minimum.
To learn more about becoming a Member, click here.