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    November 20 Update: Amazon US has ”sold out” their pre-orders for the new Hobbit sets.

    The new LEGO Hobbit sets are now available for pre-order at Amazon US and Europe! Expected release date will be on December 1, 2012.

    United States

    Three of the new LEGO Hobbit sets are now available for pre-order at Amazon.com. As always, free shipping on orders above $25 and no tax for most states.

    Europe and Britain

    Five of the new LEGO Hobbit sets are now available for pre-order at Amazon.co.uk and some of them have been discounted already! As always, free delivery with no minimum purchase for the United Kingdom and free delivery with orders above £25 for Europe.

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    October 30 Update: Price has went up by £2 to £17.99. thanks hatcher

    Amazon United Kingdom currently has LEGO Friends 2012 Advent Calendar on sale for £15.99. After factoring 16.7% Europe tax discount and shipping, this works out to be £18.28 for North America. Based on 1.6 exchange rate, this works out to be $29.24 USD. As the set retails for $34.99 US / $39.99 CA, this works out to be 17% off for US or 27% off for Canada.

    The LEGO Friends Advent Calendar has very limited availability in North America. If you missed out picking it up at your local LEGO Brand Store, this may be your last chance!

    We would also note that the Fire Temple deal we reported last week is no longer available for international shipping. As there’s no telling when Amazon UK will put on shipping limitations, you should not wait too long to pick up the Friends Advent Calendar if you want this highly sought after set for Christmas.

    Price for a Friends Advent Calendar Set

    • USA/Canada: £13.33 + £4.95 shipping = £18.28
    • Outside of Europe: £29.17 + £22.58 shipping = £35.91
    • Europe: Base price 1-2% VAT difference + Free delivery
    • UK: £15.99 + Free delivery

    Don’t forget that each additional item only cost an extra £1-2 for shipping. If you are outside of Europe, we would definately recommend buying more than just 1 item as shipping for the first item is very expensive (especially if its not North America)! More of their hottest LEGO deals can be found here.

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    LEGO Ninjago Character Encyclopedia Raffle

    On Monday, October 29, DK Publishing and the LEGO Group will welcome brave Ninja to a world full of adventure, danger, epic battles with the release of the Ninjago Character Encyclopedia which includes exclusive minifigure Green Ninja ZX.

    The book is now available for pre-order at Amazon discounted by about 30% off regular price: $12.91 USA | $15.15 Canada |  £10.49 UK | €14,81 France

    Win the Book for Free!

    Get the book before anyone else! DK Publishing and The LEGO Group will be sponsoring two Ninjago Character Encyclopedia. Fill out our raffle form with your name and country of residence in your email if you would like a chance to win one of these books. Raffle runs until October 17 at 21:00 PST. Like all other contests and raffles, Standard Rules apply. Raffle is open to all countries worldwide except where prohibited.

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    The previously sold out LEGO Cuusoo Minecraft 21102 set is now back instock at LEGO Shop at Home. Price is $34.99 USA | $34.99 Canada | £34.99 UK. Limit 1 per customer. Don’t forget the other LEGO promotions going for this month (shown below)! Thanks to forum member zak001 for the news.

    North America (USA | Canada)

    • Double VIP points on all purchases
    • Free Reusable LEGO Tote Bag with any LEGO Duplo Purchase
    • Free TC-14 Minifigure with purchase of 10227 B-wing Starfighter
    • Free Shipping on orders of $99 or more (October 15-31 only)

    Great BritainUK (select offers for EU/AU)

    • Double VIP points on all purchases
    • Free TC-14 Minifigure with LEGO Star Wars Purchase of £50 or more
    • Free LEGO Birthday Cake Set with any purchase of £25 or more (use Toys N Bricks exclusive code CAKE)
    • Free Delivery on orders of £50 or more (October 16-31 only)
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    Update: Sold out now.

    Barnes & Nobles online still has LEGO Kingdoms King’s Castle 7946 instock for the regular retail price of $99.99 USD. This is not really a sale, but considering that the Kingdoms line has been discontinued for quite some time, its a surprise to still see this set available. Thanks to forum member MarkV for the heads sup.

    BN Shipping Charges

    • United States (Non-Members): FREE Shipping on orders above $25
    • United States (Members): FREE Express Shipping with no minimum
    • Canada: First Item $6.48, Additional Items $2.49 each
    • International: First Item $12.98, Additional Items $5.49 each

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    Get it before everyone else! LEGO VIPs are now being given the change to purchase the LEGO 10229 Winter Village Cottage. Official release date is September 30. Like all other VIP exclusive offers, remember that you need to sign in first. Remember that if you order before September 30, you can get a free Exclusive Moster Fighters Zombie Car set with purchases of $75 or more.

    You can purchase your Winter Village Cottage at LEGO Shop at Home: $99.99 USA | $129.99 Canada | £89.99 UK

    To wait or not to wait?

    Double VIP points means you get 99 extra points ($4.95 reward) for the Winter Village Cottage. If you like to think about it this way… Would you prefer to get the Winter Village Cottage 7 days early and use the $4.95 reward for the Monster Fighers Zombie car set or would you prefer to wait 7 days and use the $4.95 reward for future LEGO purchases?

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    LEGO Christmas 2012 Mini Sets

    This year’s LEGO Christmas Mini sets are now starting to show up in the United Kingdom. danoo reports finding LEGO 40034 Christmas Train and LEGO 40035 Rocking Horse at the LEGOLand Discover Centre in Manchester, England. These Christmas sets are definately way better than previous years! (via Brickset)

    LEGO Rocking Horse 40035

    LEGO Christmas Train 40034

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    In addition to the 2012 LEGO Star Wars and 2012 LEGO City Advent Calendars, Amazon Germany also now has 3316 LEGO Friends Advent Calendar available for pre-order. The set is currently priced at €19,99. Expected dispatch date is September 29. More of Amazon Germany hottest LEGO deals can be found here.

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    As a reminder, the LEGO Brand Store in Manchester, England will be having its grand opening celebration this weekend! The celebration starts from August 24-26 and there are a variety of promotions and gifts including a LEGO Store set to be offered when you spend £25. In addition, they will also have a LEGO build for kids as well. The store is officially open for business already so you may want to see what they have to offer!

    Manchester LEGO Store

    The LEGO Store Manchester Grand Opening Weekend

    Join us for the Grand Opening Celebration of the LEGO® Store at Arndale Shopping Centre from 24-26 August 2012! Build and add your masterpiece to the LEGO structure during our 3-day Freebuild in Exchange Court! You’ll receive a free Certificate of Achievement in store for participating! Plus, the first 300 customers to make a £25 purchase each day at the LEGO Store will receive one of these exclusive giveaways!

    • Friday, 24th: Free Exclusive LEGO Store Manchester T-Shirt
    • Saturday, 25th: Free Limited-Edition LEGO Store Set!
    • Sunday, 26th: Free Exclusive LEGO Minifigure Set!
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    LEGO Friends Advent Calendar 2012 Set

    Juxifoo informs us in the forums that the 3316 LEGO Friends Advent Calendar 2012 set is now listed at Argos UK for £19.99. Its currently out of stock at the moment but should be available soon. They are also listed at Smyths as well. Here’s the product descriptions from LEGO. Its also nice to get an image for the advent calendar without the box as its sometimes quite hard to tell what exactly you get!

    LEGO Friends 3316 Advent Calendar

    The holiday season has arrived in Heartlake City. Head outside with LEGO Friends Olivia, Christina and their dog Coco! Build a snowman or go skiing, then warm up by the fire with cookies and milk. Help Olivia and Christina write a holiday card, deliver gifts on their snowmobile and decorate the Christmas tree. Celebrate the holiday season with the LEGO Friends!

    • Set includes 24 individual gifts, including 2 mini dolls, a dog and accessories
    • Also includes accessories in colours not available elsewhere

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    The LEGO Batman Visual Dictionary: DC Universe Superheroes is coming out on in a few weeks and you can pre-order now at Amazon with the lowest price guarantee. Expected dispatch date is September 1-17 depending on your country/region.

    These LEGO set dictionaries produced by DK publishing are very high quality and each one never failed to impress me. Great books for LEGO Batman fans! Contains a LEGO Electro Suit Batman Minifigure as well.

    Pre-order now: $17.32 Canada | $14.95 US | £9.68 UK | €18,19 France

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    The two limited edition/exclusive sets - Spider Man’s Doc Ock Ambush and Palpatine’s Arrest are now available for sale at LEGO Shop at Home Europe and Australia/New Zealand. Thanks to forum member fanjo for the news.

    Don’t forget that until August 10, you can get a free LEGO Hulk Minifigure on orders above £25 for UK, €30 for Europe or $45 for Australia too! For Germany only, you will get free shipping for the entire month on orders above €30 instead.

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    Update: All sold out now. For those living outside of Europe, we would recommend contacting John Lewis regarding their VAT/tax since its not being removed during the checkout process. Literally, you shouldn’t have to pay 16-17% tax on it (the tax is hidden in the price of the item).

    If you are outside of the United Kingdom, no fear as these LEGO London Olympic minifigures are now available for direct international sale! They are sold by a Britain retailer known as John Lewis (similar to Sears/Macy’s) and the minifigures are also priced without markups at £1.99 (~$3.12 USD). Thanks to Adamson for the heads up.

    Shipping is very heavy for international shipments. However, the good news is that its only a flat £25 charge (~$40 USD). This means that you can order as many minifigures as you like for the same shipping price. 20 minifigures would work out to be about $5/minifigure, 60 minifigures would work out to be $3.67/minifigure, 120 minifigures would work out to be $3.33/minifigure and so on.

    LEGO London Olympic Minifigures

    Shipping Charges

    • United Kingdom: Free Shipping
    • Europe: £7.50
    • International: £25.00

    *International countries includes United States, Canada, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

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    The LEGO Team GB Minifigures are now available for sale at LEGO Shop at Home United Kingdom for £1.99 each. Limit 9 per order. Don’t forget that you can get a free mini sopwith camel with orders of £50 or more until July 31st. Also, there’s the free delivery promotion on orders of £75 or more until July 11 as well. Thanks to Jasper for the heads up.

    As reported earlier, they are also available at WH Smith but with a markup at £2.49. Rob also now confirms with us that Toys R Us UK stores are carrying them for £1.99 as well.

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    The new LEGO Architecture 21016 Sungnyemun Gate set is now available for purchase at all LEGO Shop at Home countries. Thanks to forum member ncbarrett for the news.

    Buy Now: $34.99 USA | $44.99 Canada | £29.99 UK

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