The Lute Society: Payment

How to Pay

The Secretary, Christopher Goodwin
53 Mill Road,
Bedfordshire, MK44 1NP
United Kingdom
Tel: (+44/0)1483 202159 / (++44/0)7510 254106

or if your email bounces back from this, try

Forms of payment

We accept:

  • Sterling cheque
  • US dollar personal cheque
  • Cheque or Eurocheque in Euros
  • bank transfer, please ask for our bank detail
  • PayPal

How to order

You can order any item by letter, fax, phone or e-mail to . Orders will be despatched on receipt of cheque, credit card clearance, or (for institutional customers) offical order/invoice request. Likewise you can join the Lute Society by filling in the enclosed form; publications will be despatched on receipt of payment.

We are happy to accept membership applications and orders by post, fax, e-mail or phone, and to take credit card orders by telephone or fax; you can email credit card details at your own risk. We are happy to keep records of your credit card details for future orders.


  • Please make cheques payable to The Lute Society.
  • Sterling bank cheques and banker’s drafts must be DRAWN ON A BANK IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
  • Credit card deductions have to be made in Sterling, though they will appear in your local currency on your statement.
  • Receipts will be issued on request.
  • Please remember to add postage and packing, but for orders of more than six items you may omit postage and packing if paying by cheque: we can invoice this separately. We will add this to your deduction if you pay by credit card.
  • We try to keep all items in stock all the time: we will advise you within a few days if we are out of stock of any item.
  • All orders to Europe are sent airmail; orders outside Europe by airmail, unless surface mail is requested.

Postage and Packing

NOTE: For orders of more than 6 items postage and packing will be invoiced on despatch, or charged at cost to credit card transaction

For orders of less than 6 items:

BandUKEuropeOutside Europe
A 65p £1 / 1.50 Euros surface: 85p / $1.35, airmail: £1.60 / $2.60
B 85p £1.20 / 1.80 Euros surface: £1.10 / $1.75, airmail: £2.35 / $3.75
C 95p £1.50 / 2.25 Euros surface: £1.35 / $2, airmail: £2.60 / $4.15
D £1.20 £1.75 / 2.70 Euros surface: £1.60 / $2.60, airmail: £3.60 / $5.75
E £1.50 £2 / 3 Euro surface: £1.85 / $3, airmail: £4.10 / $6.60
F £1.75 £2.30 / 3.50 Euros surface £2.10 / $3.40, airmail: £4.60 / $7.35
G £2.40 £3.50 / 5.25 Euros surface: £3.30 / $6, airmail: £6.30 / $11
H £5 6 / 9 Euros surface: £5.50 / $8, airmail: £12 / $19

Dollars, above are U.S. dollars.

Items sent by airmail usually arrive within a week or so; items sent by surface mail can take up to three months to arrive, though generally arrive much sooner than this.