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Shipping Information

Shipping Policy: Due to the length of study time necessary to prepare for actuarial exams, the goal of ACTEX Learning and Mad River Books is to get your books to you as quickly as possible so that you may begin your studies. All in-stock orders are shipped within 1 business day. Please see below for more detailed shipping information.

Please note that any applicable duties and taxes are the responsibility of the consignee and are not included in the shipping charges. Mad River Books reserves the right to adjust shipping charges at the time of order processing to reflect actual cost. ACTEX Learning/Mad River Books does not earn a profit on our customers’ express shipping fees.

Please verify that your address is correct including suite or apartment numbers. Incorrect addresses may result in undeliverable packages or delays.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Orders shipping within the Continental U.S. will be charged $8.50 for delivery on orders less than $110 and $10.95 on orders $110+.
  • The standard shipping method is ground - In stock orders will ship within 1 business day (delivery in 1-5 business days)
  • Express shipping and other options are available upon checkout or call Customer Service for pricing and availability
  • UPS will not ship to a PO, APO or FPO Box
  • Orders shipping to Connecticut and Kentucky will be charged state sales tax. Orders being shipped to Connecticut will be charged a 6.35% state sales tax. Orders being shipped Kentucky will be charged a 6.0% state sales tax.
  • UPS does not consider Saturday to be a business day. Customers requesting this service will be charged additional fees.

  • Standard shipping is via UPS Express Saver (delivery in 2 - 3 business days) including customs clearance
  • Other shipping methods available upon checkout or call Customer Service for information
  • Street address and phone number required - UPS will not deliver to a PO Box
  • Please note that duties and taxes are not included in the shipping charges, and are the responsibility of the consignee.

  • Standard shipping is via UPS Express Saver (delivery in 2-3 business days) including customs clearance
  • Please note that duties and taxes are not included in the shipping charges, and are the responsibility of the consignee.

If an international package is returned due to refusal of delivery, the customer is responsible for the shipping charges to and from ACTEX.