List of Online Bookstores in Singapore

Looking to buy books online? Below is a comprehensive list of recommended online bookstores shipping to Singapore, including some quick notes:

1. NoQ Store Online Bookstore  (highly recommended)
– Singapore’s #1 online bookstore
– more than 14 million international and Asian book titles.
– payments by NETS, credit/debit card and Paypal.
– delivery within 7-14 business days
– free delivery in Singapore. Minimum order S$25.

2. OpenTrolley Bookstore
– established since 2008.
– more than two million book titles.
– payments by credit/debit card, cheque and bank transfer.
– flat rate of S$4.90 delivery charge within 4-7 working days.
– FOC self-collection at Plaza Singapura but only after 4-7 working days.

3. POPULAR Bookstore
– not as many book titles and more skewed towards school books and stationery.
– payments by credit/debit card, cheque and bank transfer.
– delivery within 5 working days. Charged according to weight, from S$10 onwards.
– FOC self-collection at Popular bookshops, but only after 5 working days.

4. Kinokuniya Bookstore
– 500,000 book titles.
– payments by credit/debit card.
– flat rate of S$5 per order. Free delivery for purchases of S$50 or more.
– delivery within 7-14 business days
– FOC self-collection at Kinokuniya’s Administration Office but only during work hours.

5. Secondhand Books
– peer-to-peer online market place for used books – sellers list FOC.
– buyers and sellers meet up to complete transaction.
– currently almost 12,000 users and 38,000 books listed.
– clean design, book listings, author/title search engine, seller rating and very fast.

Why Shop for Your Books Online?

More Convenient: browse for books from the comfort of your own home. No need to search at the store shelves, stand while you browse or queue to pay at the cashier.

More Variety: there are millions of book titles online, from childrens books to New York Times bestsellers to rare books. And you know if they are in-stock.

Much Cheaper: because of lower overheads, these online bookstores sell at lower prices and they also run frequent promotions. Some even offer a lowest price guarantee.