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  • legoprodslegoprods SpainMember Posts: 436
    Thank you! I purchased two of them at 169 just three days ago, asked Amazon if they would refund me the difference and they did...

    ...only if I returned them and ordered them again. They will pay the postage of the return from spain to germany. I guess it's worth it for me, for a 40€ difference :'-D, but they are going to lose a lot in shipping


    sid3windr
  • TheBigLegoskiTheBigLegoski Amsterdam, NederlandMember Posts: 1,345
    @legoprods ;      
    "but they are going to lose a lot in shipping"
    How so? If you return them, and the shipment arrives in Germany, Amazon won't lose anything. Sure they won't make much profit, if any on this one particular 'business to consumer' deal with you, but they will in the long run through their consumer-service and all future recurring purchases. If the shipment arrives in a week or so prices might have gone up again, so when Amazon in that case resells your returns at a higher price they probably have lost nothing.

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    Silly question to anyone!?!? (not sure this is the best place to post this question?!)

    Does anyone have any clue why Amazon.de does not sell the other #70620 Ninjago City set?
    Sure you can buy it on Amazon through a third party (only a couple in stock) for a higher price than at Lego [email protected] Germany (€299,99 & €329,99 in NL).
    All I can think is that TLG has made only a ('small') batch this year to sell via their own D2C online-shop and official Lego stores. Though all of this is mere conjecture on my part. 
    They have a 100 in stock (maybe even a lot more, you can only put 3 in your basket) at €149 of #70657 Ninjago City docks/harbour, but none of the 1st Ninjago City set.
    Now that I bought the NC docks/harbour I hope I will be able to find #70620 some time in the future at a good price too. It is a very expensive set, and I had already given up on owning/purchasing it, but now that I bought the docks, which is pretty much an extension of that set, I feel like #70620 has become a 'must have' again, next to it being a totally epic set of course in its own right. In case i cannot find it at a bargain, I better start saving up for it. Hope it won't go out of production soon!
    legoprods
  • legoprodslegoprods SpainMember Posts: 436
    edited December 2018
    @TheBigLegoski I guess that they will lose a small bit of money, as they paid for the initial shipping, which was 13€, then they will pay for my shipping cost, which will most likely be around 25€, and then again for the 3 sets I purchased at this price, which the cs rep gave me free overnight shipping to Spain.

    I'm sure that for a multi billion dollar company, keeping me happy is worth more than those 60e, but I would've been just as happy, actually more, since I wouldn't have to wait a few days to get the sets, if they had just refunded me the difference! ;-)
    sid3windr
  • jnscoelhojnscoelho PortugalMember Posts: 348
    @legoprods Curiously, I've bought things on amazon.de that I'm sure are shipped from Spain, since they arrive in 1-2 days. Amazon does have a logistic facility in Spain, so they probably won't lose that much in shipping, it will join some regular truck or something.
  • stluxstlux LuxembourgMember Posts: 2,195

    Silly question to anyone!?!? (not sure this is the best place to post this question?!)

    Does anyone have any clue why Amazon.de does not sell the other #70620 Ninjago City set?
    Sure you can buy it on Amazon through a third party (only a couple in stock) for a higher price than at Lego [email protected] Germany (€299,99 & €329,99 in NL).
    All I can think is that TLG has made only a ('small') batch this year to sell via their own D2C online-shop and official Lego stores. Though all of this is mere conjecture on my part. 
    They have a 100 in stock (maybe even a lot more, you can only put 3 in your basket) at €149 of #70657 Ninjago City docks/harbour, but none of the 1st Ninjago City set.
    Now that I bought the NC docks/harbour I hope I will be able to find #70620 some time in the future at a good price too. It is a very expensive set, and I had already given up on owning/purchasing it, but now that I bought the docks, which is pretty much an extension of that set, I feel like #70620 has become a 'must have' again, next to it being a totally epic set of course in its own right. In case i cannot find it at a bargain, I better start saving up for it. Hope it won't go out of production soon!
    #70620 NINJAGO City is an exclusive/D2C set; notwithstanding its size #70657 NINJAGO City Docks is a general release retail set. Even my local supermarkets carry City Docks...

    For the Benelux I think #70620 is exclusive to TRU, Fun and Dreamland? TRU DE currently has the set in promo, but as they don't ship to The Netherlands, that unfortunately doesn't help you much.
    Your best bets are to keep an eye on the Benelux promo thread and/or the TRU NL/Fun websites.
    TheBigLegoski
  • TheBigLegoskiTheBigLegoski Amsterdam, NederlandMember Posts: 1,345
    @stlux ;  
    Thank you for your time and effort to answer and give a tip where this set might possibly be found (at some point hopefully in the future on special offer), much appreciated!
  • snowhitiesnowhitie BelgiumMember Posts: 2,853
    Some architecture sets are cheap, Wall of China 30 euro, Statue of Liberty 65.
    iamterry
  • iamterryiamterry Member Posts: 158
    Cheers! Picked up the wall of China set finally - worked out at £30 shipped to the UK.
    snowhitie
  • KerreKerre In a bar, under the sea.Member Posts: 409
    6 € extra off a lot off toys including a lot of LEGO sets with voucher code 6EURSPIELE.
    Seems to end on 5 April though so you'll need to move fast.

    https://www.amazon.de/gp/promotion/A2UDUKBMGFDC2
    snowhitiestlux
  • KerreKerre In a bar, under the sea.Member Posts: 409
    ^Forgot to add: min 25€ purchase + you'll likely want to hit the 29 € free shipping treshold for deliveries to BE/LU adresses. 
  • TheBrickTankTheBrickTank NetherlandsMember Posts: 49
    This set has been at a great price on Amazon.de for a while now:

    https://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B075T2891D/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    I actually ordered it for €17,80. It fluctuates between that and €22. 
    stlux
  • KerreKerre In a bar, under the sea.Member Posts: 409
    Yes, I fully realize it's some sort of helicopter and that such vehicles aren't exactly the most popular among Bricksetters. 

    But #70673 ShuriCopter is 17,68 € on Amazon.de. That's 42% off the 29,99 € RRP only a day after release.
    Bumblepantsstlux
  • alijoezacalijoezac UK, NottinghamMember Posts: 521
    Good prices on Architecture sets today
  • TheBigLegoskiTheBigLegoski Amsterdam, NederlandMember Posts: 1,345
    I just placed a small order at [email protected] a couple of days ago that just qualified for free shipping and the 'Hidden Side' freebie.
    That GWP set is the: Newbury Juice Bar #40336 , and I thought after carefully looking and studying all the other sets from this really catchy new theme; 'if there is one other set from this theme you have to get it is the biggest one!'
    Just ordered the #70425   Newbury Haunted High School
    RRP in the Netherlands = €130
    Bought it on Amazon.de for €77,61(comes down to a little over 40% discount)
    So there you have it the biggest set, with 1474 pieces, 7 minifigs with interchangeable extra possessed ghost heads etc., with lots of really valuable useful Lego elements for building lots of other stuff with, at a great bargain price!

    Bumblepants
  • KerreKerre In a bar, under the sea.Member Posts: 409
    edited September 13
    Amazon.de "deal of the day": Thirtysomething off German RRP on range of smaller LEGO sets. 

    You probaby have to click on the "shop more deals" link underneath another "deal of the day" when going via the homepage link in my post. Which you should do, to support Brickset.
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