Did you miss out on the May the 4th promotion for this set? While Amazon’s discounted price of 10227 B-Wing Starfighter as of this writing of $155.55 may not be as great as the Shop@Home sale price, it’s still 22% below MSRP.
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I didn’t realize this until just now, but the dates for the May the 4th sales promo for LEGO Shop@Home is different between the US/CA and UK. The UK sale started today, May 3rd. other than 10240 Red Five X-wing Starfighter going on sale, there isn’t a whole lot of other notable discounts. Most hover around the 10-15% range, with the planet Series 2 sets topping out at 30%. You might find something you like below. Deals are good both online and in store. US Deals will be forthcoming:
On May the 4th, you can build a MINI version 75018 Jek-14’s Stealth Starfighter at participating Toys’R’Us stores. The event time is from 12-2pm. At least I’m pretty sure it’s at TRU stores since the photo is at the tail end of a string of photos taken at the store. Be sure to call your local store to make sure the event will take place. Now you have two places to go to that day.
Forum member jallenuk tweeted us some out-of-package pics of the upcoming May the Fourth promotional figure, Hoth Han Solo. The pics confirm that the final color of the hood will be brown, and not tan as shown on the packaging. You will need to purchase at least $75 in LEGO Star Wars product from LEGO Shop@Home and LEGO Brand Retail stores to receive the figure. The promotional period is from May 4 to May 5, so in a little over 3 weeks.
The figure looks great but my point of it not having a high enough cool factor is still valid.
FBTB Fan Jasper writes in to let us know of LEGO Brand Retail’s store calendar for May and it’s chock full of licensed theme activities:
- On May 1, visit the store with your little one(s) and build the free monthly mini build of the holocron droid that is featured in The Yoda Chronicles.
- The Star Wars May the Fourth promotion for Hoth Han Solo is valid on May 4 and 5 and you will indeed need to purchase $75 worth of LEGO Star Wars product to receive the figure.
- 10240 Red Five X-wing Starfighter goes on sale on May 4th for $199.99. So that’s one way to receive the figure.
- For LEGO Super Heroes, you can receive a new polybag 30167 Iron Man vs. Fighting Drone from May 16 through 31 with a purchase of $50 or more. It doesn’t look like you’re required to buy LEGO Super Heroes product to qualify either.
- There’s a free LEGO Iron Man poster available as part of an in-store activity to help rebuild his Malibu Mansion. That promotion runs from May 20-24.
- And finally, there’s a date on the calendar reminding us that The Yoda Chronicles debuts on Cartoon Network on May 29.
We’ll try and remind you of the above dates and events.
At last, the sale you’ve all been waiting for is finally here.
Okay maybe not.
But I can now announce the official LEGO Shop@Home May the 4th and Revenge of the 5th sale details. Only two high ticket items are marked down 20% (10212 Imperial Shuttle and 10221 Super Star Destroyer) while the rest of the items on the list enjoy a 10% markdown. Think old sets and keychains and magnets. Full list below. Don’t forget, though, that there are additional incentives to shop:
» FREE standard shipping if your order is $75 or more!
» FREE TC-14 minifigure if your order is $75 or more (while supplies last)!
» FREE LEGO R2-D2 poster (while supplies last)!
» VIP points!
Also, while not on sale, 10225 R2-D2 is brand new to the shop and that alone will get you the additional incentives listed above. Now onto the list:
- 10212 Imperial Shuttle – 20% off
- 10221 Super Star Destroyer – 20% off
- 7961 Darth Maul’s Sith Infiltrator – 10% off
- 7962 Anakin’s & Sebulba’s – 10% off
- 7929 The Battle of Naboo – 10% off
- 7956 Ewok Attack – 10% off
- 7964 Republic Frigate – 10% off
- 853414 Magnet Set Jar Jars Binks – 10% off
- 853419 Magnet Set Classic Luke Skywalker – 10% off
- 853421 Magnet Set CW 2012 – 10% off
- 853412 Keychain Anakin Sky Walker – 10% off
- 853413 Keychain Watto – 10% off
- 850446 Keychain Darth Maul – 10% off
- 850447 Keychain Snow Trooper – 10% off
- 850448 Keychain Luke Skywalker – 10% off
- 850353 Keychain Darth Vader – 10% off
- 850355 Keychain Stormtrooper – 10% off
- 851091 Keychain R2D2 – 10% off
- 851464 Keychain Chewbacca – 10% off
- 852550 Keychain CW Yoda – 10% off
- 852552 Magnet Set Royal Guard 2009 – 10% off
- 852554 Magnet Set Chewbacca 2009 – 10% off
- 852555 Magnet Set CW Yoda 2009 – 10% off
- 852841 LEGO Star Wars Keychain Princess Leia – 10% off
- 853116 Boba Fett SW Keychain – 10% off
- 851659 Boba Fett SW Keychain – 10% off
- 853200 Keychain Shaak Ti – 10% off
- 853201 Keychain Jar Jar Binks – 10% off
- 852837 LEGO Star Wars Keychain C-3PO – 10% off
Good afternoon, Fubby-Tubbers! I just got an email from LEGO Shop@Home regarding early adopters of 10225 R2-D2:
“Knowing that 10225 – R2-D2™ is brand new product and part of the LEGO® Star Wars™ line there was a concern that the May 1st launch date (unchangeable) could potentially leave a number of consumers purchased the set during the 3 day gap prior to the May the 4th promotion to later be disappointed they had missed the upcoming offers. In an effort to alleviate this customer dissatisfaction, LEGO Shop set up all purchases of 10225 – R2-D2™ to receive the May the 4th offers early. No other purchases will receive the offers prior to May 4th.”
So there you go. Now, please put away your angry eyes and your pitchforks and torches. Hopefully this will alleviate the confusion.
Our good friend Rob over at Lifelites is offering some great deals and incentives for his lighting kits to celebrate the unofficial Star Wars holiday, May the 4th. Starting today through 11:59pm May 5th, 2012 CST/GMT-6, you can take 15% off your purchases using coupon code USETHEFORCE. Every order placed within the promotional period will be eligible to enter a random drawing where on lucky customer will win a free Chrome Stormtrooper magnet. And…
But wait, there’s more! We’ll also be randomly selecting five orders during the promotional period to receive a free LifeLites eLitesaber with their order. eLitesaber will be a random color chosen from red, blue, green, orange, and purple. Are you going to be one of the lucky recipients? Which color will you get!?
More details on their news page.
You have three days to make your purchase but don’t dawdle. May 6th will be here sooner than you realize.
The annual May the 4th sales extravaganza is still a few days away, but everyone’s favorite plucky astromech goes on sale today! 10225 R2-D2 is now available in the US for a hefty price tag of $179.99.
But wait there’s more! Also available for sale is Collectible Minifigures Series 7, which contains, without a doubt, THE best minifig ever made. It’s stylish, has all the qualities of making great army building fodder, and comes in an awesome color. That’s right, I’m talking about the Bunny Suit Man:
The great thing about this series is that you can order up to 32 minifigs instead of the old limit of 16, increasing your chances of getting a more complete set. They’re priced at $2.99 a pop though. If you’re patient, you may score free shipping during the May the 4th sale. Those postcards people have been getting didn’t indicate any restriction but I’d imagine you’d have to buy something Star Wars related in order to qualify.