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worthwhile to buy lego from USA website?

Postby smurf » Fri Dec 30, 2011 11:18 am

is it cheaper to buy lego from lego website? it a lot cheaper, but if send by shippng, might not be so...anyone try that before?

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Re: worthwhile to buy lego from USA website?

Postby needtoupdate » Sun Jan 01, 2012 10:55 pm

if buying High end lego that has software eg Mindstorm nxt, better to buy from authorized re -seller Eg Secret Chamber @ thomson plaza as there is back-up support

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Re: worthwhile to buy lego from USA website?

Postby dadawee » Sun Jan 01, 2012 11:27 pm

yes, I am also very curious about the price difference between Spore and US. I am referring to the normal Lego Theme set. Anyone can advise?

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Re: worthwhile to buy lego from USA website?

Postby needtoupdate » Mon Jan 02, 2012 9:36 pm

you can try from ebay singapore, there is a reseller who sells lego/gautham toys about 25%- 30% cheaper,i din not try to buy from him as i was worried about software problem later on and my son 's lego mindstorm after fixing up ,did require adjustment at the local shop

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Re: worthwhile to buy lego from USA website?

Postby tankee » Mon Jan 02, 2012 9:43 pm

Lego sets are cheaper in US than here. Whether the saving are enough to justify the shipping costs, this I do not know.

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Re: worthwhile to buy lego from USA website?

Postby Chenonceau » Mon Jan 02, 2012 9:55 pm

Lots a things are cheaper in USA. The rental costs in Singapore are so high that buying in shops doesn't make sense. I shop a lot online.

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Re: worthwhile to buy lego from USA website?

Postby tyut » Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:41 am

Prices may be lower. But besides the support/warranty, you have to consider the shipping charges (depending on the weight of the items, whether shipping charges are based on volumetric weight).

Personally, its more worthwhile if its being hand-carried if someone happens to be travelling from US,

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