Next Tuesday is May the 4th, which has come to be known as Star Wars day, and LEGO is kicking off the promotions this weekend, with the promotions now live. The two highlights of the sale are the new UCS-style R2-D2, which is available starting now, and the microscale Tatooine Homestead which is available now through May 5 (while supplies last) as a gift with purchases of Star Wars LEGO over $85. VIPs will also earn double points on all Star Wars purchases. If you’re planning to purchase anything this weekend, consider clicking through from the links in this article to help support TBB.
After being announced a few weeks ago and generating quite a lot of buzz, LEGO’s newest space-inspired set is now available for purchase. 10283 NASA Space Shuttle Discovery has just gone on sale. The 2,354-piece set depicts the iconic orbiter on 1990’s STS-31 mission to launch the Hubble Space Telescope, and includes stands to display Discovery and Hubble separately or together as the satellite is launched from the spaceplane’s payload bay. The set is now available from LEGO for US $199.99 | CAN $269.99 | UK £169.99.
Check out our full, hands-on review of the set to see what we thought: TBB Review of 10283 NASA Space Shuttle Discovery.
Check out what we thought of the first LEGO Collectible Coin: TBB Review of the LEGO Castle Collectible Coin.
LEGO has also revealed the Ulysses Space Probe set that will be available as a VIP reward for 1,800 VIP points. This was originally announced as a promotional item to accompany the Discovery Shuttle set, but today LEGO told us that “Due to unexpected circumstances, there is a delay in the release of the space probe VIP reward. We do hope that it will be available soon. As soon as more information is available, we will make sure that we let all our fans know!”
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We’re back with the updated Gift With Purchase offers from LEGO. February offers some changes and some stocks for the Harry Potter and Collesseum gift still being available from the last update we shared. Here’s a list of GWP eligibility based on item, price and region (the US|CAN|UK) based on today’s availability, 1 Feb 2021.
The LEGO Ideas 21325 Medieval Blacksmith goes on sale on 1st February in LEGO Stores. Priced at US $149.99 | CAN $199.99 | UK £134.99 and comes with 2164 parts. Sales will be available in different regions as the day progresses in different timezones. If you don’t see the listing live just yet – give it a refresh or try again in an hour or two.
LEGO Gift With Purchase (GWP) offers can be quite overwhelming if you’re not on top of things. Here’s a list of GWP eligibility based on item, price and region (the US|CAN|UK) based on today’s availability, 20 Jan 2021. If you plan your purchases carefully, you’ll be eligible for 4 GWPs for US and Canada, leveraging the capability to stack the promotions.
The LEGO Ninjago City Gardens set is now available to all LEGO VIP members starting 14th January, a full 2 weeks ahead of the retail availability on 1st February. Celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the Ninjago theme with the largest Ninjago set ever produced to date with 5685 pieces and retailing at US $299.99 | CAN $399.99 | UK £274.99.
The sets released in October 2020 is an early shopping list reminder for the coming Christmas celebrations. The themed choices include a Christmas 2-in-1 wreath, tree ornaments and the Brickheadz nutcracker and the general availability of the LEGO Star Wars Master Builder Series 75290 Mos Eisley Cantina. An unexpected surprise is the Toad’s Special Hideaway expansion set from the LEGO® Super Mario™ universe which was meant to be an SDCC exclusive now cancelled and released on the LEGO store (US only). This also means that it will not be available in all regions.
The Frankenstein BrickHeadz will be available on the LEGO Online stores (Sept 15). As usual, the exact time of release may vary across regions. A new addition to the store is the Obi Wan Star Wars LEGO 20th Anniversary figure that was previously only available as a gift-with-purchase and if you feel lucky, you can order individual packs of the latest Harry Potter Series 2 collectible minifigures.
LEGO Education sets are now available online for a limited time from the LEGO Store online. Previously, these have only been available online in the US and only through specialized retailers for the rest of the world. The LEGO Store indicates that these are now available for educational purposes which speaks to the current COVID-19 situation around the world where parents and students may want to explore learning at home with LEGO-facilitated tools.
Not all countries can now purchase them, but we’ve spotted LEGO Education products available the US, CAN, UK and other select European country stores. The good news is these sets contribute to VIP points, which has not been the case in the past. We have listed each product available and provided an op-ed about the reasoning behind the pricing.
The latest LEGO Creator Expert Set, 10272 Old Trafford – Manchester United, is now available for LEGO VIP members. For a limited period between 16th Jan the 31st Jan (or while stocks last), you will be eligible for a Gift with Purchase (GwP) of the United Trinity Statue featuring Minifigures of George Best, Denis Law and Sir Bobby Charlton on a pedestal. The GwP will only be available to VIP Members. If you’ve not signed up, a LEGO VIP membership is free of charge. Non VIP members will be able to purchase this set after the 20th of January 2020.
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Amazon US Cyber Monday deals are here. We’ve highlighted deals that are above 30% discount right up to almost 70%. If you scroll around a bit there are some deals still hovering around the 20% range. The details are accurate at the time of publishing, and some offers do change over time or when stocks run out. While some of these are not new sets, they still make a good buy if you missed them or just want to get them as Christmas gifts for loved ones. The deals will end in by the end of today, 2nd December – about 22 hours from the time of publishing (or when they run out of stocks, whichever comes first)
It’s Black Friday on Amazon and here are some of the deals that are worth looking at. Featuring themes from Star Wars to the popular LEGO Ideas, these are great to have in any collection especially when some of these are priced at a 30% discount (or more)