The LEGO Shop-at-Home website offers unprecedented organization of LEGO sets and the new releases.
With the website, you also get the ability to view the current promotions.
Typically, you can get a small free LEGO set with a purchase over a certain amount.
Other than the ability to get promotions, you’re not benefiting by using the official LEGO website.
If you like shopping from the comfort of your own home, Amazon and eBay are leaps and bounds better.
With Amazon, your LEGO sets are pretty much guaranteed to arrive in mint condition while priced a lot cheaper. Amazon always gives people an amazing LEGO shopping experience they won’t forget.
If you’re looking to save the most amount of money though, Amazon shouldn’t be your first choice.
Sellers on eBay typically prioritize giving customers the most affordable LEGO set over quality.
This shouldn’t turn you off, because if you simply filter out all of the used sets, you’re left with sets that are factory sealed and you can buy the cheapest sealed set.
What’s the catch? Typically, with the cheap sets you buy on eBay, the box is always heavily damaged.
Unless you’re a collector, this shouldn’t be a problem because you’d just throw away the box anyway.
When shopping on eBay, you do have to be aware of some caveats. For example, even if the set is listed as new, it doesn’t mean that the set is factory sealed.
You have to carefully read the listing’s description and if you’re still unsure, simply message the seller and ask him for more detailed pictures. From my experience, sellers have always been cooperative.
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While online shopping can save you money, going to a physical LEGO store has many other benefits.
For one, you can buy sets the moment they get released to the public.
Online shopping always has shipping which can take anywhere from 3-10 days depending on the option you select at checkout. By buying your desired LEGO set at a physical store, you’re getting the item instantly and you’re not paying shipping too!
In addition, you don’t ever have to worry about new releases getting instantly sold out because the stores usually get a lot more sets than what is predicted to be sold.
This is not the only advantage of going to the LEGO physical store.
Most of these stores offer a wall of organized bricks for kids to build and play.
Plus, all of the employees are very knowledgeable of every set so all of your inquiries can be answered in the blink of an eye.
After all, you’re not buying the new iPhone. The method of simply driving to the LEGO store to get new sets instantly is used by LEGO YouTubers like JANGBRICKS, MandRproductions, Bringsales, and countless others to upload the review when it’s relevant.
In order to get the best possible experience while shopping for a new LEGO set, it is highly recommended by the 20off team to visit a physical location of the store.
It offers a great customer service team and an unprecedented play experience for children.
Some stores even feature an AR camera, to which you can show a LEGO box; from the view of the screen, the actual set will be placed on top of the box.
However, if you’re looking to save the most amount of money, you’re much better off shopping at eBay or Amazon.
Amazon has the balance between price and quality while eBay’s sellers offer never-before-seen affordability.