The quick answer to this question is it depends.
You’ll find that not every product sold by Book Depository can be shipped abroad to South Africa.
Don’t be frustrated as there is a convenient solution now available that makes it easy and cheap to get online orders from Book Depository shipped to South Africa.
How to Get Items from Book Depository USA Delivered to South Africa
In order to purchase items from Book Depository and then have them shipped internationally, you’ll have to have a US physical address. Book Depository will ship your order to this US location.
What if you don’t live in the US? How can you get ahold of a physical US address to use?
To get a physical US-based address, you’ll need to use a Freight Forwarder. These are companies located in the US that give their customers US addresses to use for online orders.
They help with the international shipping process so you can receive your items with no hassle.
One of our favorite Freight Forwarding companies is MyUS.com.
MyUS.com will forward packages to South Africa, no matter which city you live in. Some of the places they ship to include:
Gauteng, North-West, Mpumalanga, Orange Free State, Northern Cape, Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Western Cape.
Why’s MyUS.com our favorite? We love them because they never let you down; they offer low rates and do not charge extra taxes or fees.
We have worked with MyUS.com for quite a while, and they’ve always been reliable.
You can now use the US physical address provided by MyUS when ordering from Book Depository and have it shipped to you.
Your orders will be received by MyUS, who will then consolidate multiple orders into one large delivery for you. When you’re ready, they’ll ship it out to South Africa.
These services allow you to buy things from American online stores while living abroad!