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Spend gift cards online with UK and Irish bookshops

Plus ask your local bookshop about collection or delivery

Spend online in the UK

Spend online in the UK

Spend online at Blackwell's, the family-run bookshop which opened in Oxford in 1879 (and is still trading there now!). It has 30 branches across the UK.

Spend online at Foyles (part of the Waterstones family), known for its expertise and passion for books and now with seven shops in London, Chelmsford, Birmingham and Bristol.

Spend online at Stanfords, established in 1853 by Edward Stanford. The UK's leading retailer of maps and travel books, they also offer general fiction and non-fiction for armchair travellers.

Spend online in Ireland

Spend online in Ireland

Spend online at Dubray Books, one of Ireland's biggest booksellers with a range of 200,000 books.

Spend online at Bookstation, a leading Irish bookshop with 19 stores that has operated since 1985.

Spend online at O'Mahony's, a family business founded in 1902 in Limerick by J.P. O'Mahony.

Spend online at Blackwell's, which accepts Euros and features thousands of books.

More indies that accept online

For a specialist or curated range of books online, you can spend at a number of independent bookshops:

Future Browsing

Browse, collect, or arrange a delivery!

The world has changed, but booklovers still love choosing books. A National Book Tokens gift card doesn't expire for 8 years, so you have loads of time to spend it.

Browse instore or ask your chosen bookshop about using National Book Tokens for collection or delivery. Many indies accept National Book Tokens over the phone, social media, or by email – they just need your gift card number and PIN. You can also use your gift cards for click and collect from your local Waterstones.


5 great reasons to support local bookshops

1. Bookshops provide local jobs and are a vital part of the local community.

2. Booksellers are real readers with a real passion for books who provide superb book recommendations.

3. All bookshops, big and small, are magical places and the high street wouldn't be the same without them.

4. Bookshops enable you to discover books you never knew you were looking for.

5. They're the best place to buy and spend National Book Tokens.


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