DOMESTIC SHIPPING QUOTED FOR LOWER 48 STATES ONLY. We ship within 5 days of confirmed payment all others within 5 days of payment clearing. We do allow returns within 3 days of reciept of item, we do not refund shipping if this is a problem for you then please refrain from bidding on our items. Insurance is quoted for USPS items up to the first $199.99, above that amount we will adjust ins. on invoice. Books will ship Media Mail. WE MAY AT OUR OPTION SHIP VIA UPS.