Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors
89% OFF MOC at Cart Below ⬇
As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases made on our website. If you make a purchase through links from this website, we may get a small share of the sale from Amazon and other similar affiliate programs.

Top Tips To Save Money On LEGO

We all know that LEGO isn’t cheap, we commonly hear people asking how they can save money on LEGO. Buying LEGO sets and bricks can be a tiring process, but you can save a lot of money if you know where to look for deals. I have learnt over the last few years of collecting, buying and sourcing bricks for Belle-Ve Bricks that it’s possible to save a lot of money making LEGO a much more affordable hobby.

Where Can You Get the Best LEGO Deals?


Amazon UK and Amazon US are like the holy grails of online shopping these days aren’t they?

Using websites such as CamelCamelCamel to aid in making sure you are getting the best deal are must when it comes to buying LEGO from Amazon.


eBay is an amazing way to find literally any LEGO set or minifigure you can think of and if you bid at the right time you can get yourself and great deal too, this is especially the case when you buy job lot listings.

If you want to make sure you never miss a deal you can always sign up and use a eBay Auction Sniper tool, I have used a few but have found that PowerSnipe is the best one.

When you use a eBay Auction Sniper to buy LEGO it means you can always ensure you get the deal you are happy with and it also removes that temptation of overbidding just so you can win!

On 26th November 2019 The LEGO Group announced that they had acquired Bricklink Ltd which is known to be the world’s largest online community of adult LEGO fans (AFOLs).

Bricklink does take a bit of getting used to but it is definitely worth it.

The easiest way to explain it is think of a website like eBay but its dedicated to LEGO.

Bricklink is made up of thousands of AFOLs who sell LEGO to help fund building their own LEGO collection, there are also a lot of people who have made a full time career selling on Bricklink too.

If you are interested in finding out more about selling on Bricklink we have a blog that gives you tips that will help you start up a successful Bricklink store.

Facebook Marketplace and Groups

This is a great place to buy new and used LEGO sets, minifigures or LEGO bundles.

One piece of advice when buying from Facebook is to make sure you be careful. Always pay via PayPal and never send the money as Friends and Family.

A good example of a LEGO group to use is Belle-Ve Bricks group which is called Brick Deals and LEGO Bargains.


This website is going to be your best friend when it comes to trying to save money on LEGO when buying from Amazon.

CamelCamelCamel will allow you to check LEGO sets prices easily before you buy.

Once you submit the URL to check you will be able to see whether you are actually getting a good deal or not.

As an example I took a look at the LEGO Boba Fett Helmet set (75277) which at the time of writing this was being sold for $51.99.

Taking a look on CamelCamelCamel it very quickly told me that the current price is just under the average it has sold for since it was listed in March 2020.

camelcamelcamel lego boba fett example save money on lego

If you are still unsure you can check the handy graph too which shows the price trend of this LEGO set, keep an eye out for any trends when it comes to a drop in price.

Chances are it may drop again at a similar time of the year.

camelcamelcamel graph lego boba fett example save money on lego

Aldi and Target

If you manage to hit these stores at the right time you will occasionally be able to get yourself a very good deal.

Just be mindful of the time of year as there are certain times such as Christmas where you are unlikely to get a deal because LEGO sets are flying off the shelves being bought as gifts etc.

Creative Brick Boxes

These boxes shouldn’t be ignored, it is a great way to start off your collection of LEGO bricks.

To put it simply the more LEGO bricks you have the more building possibilities there are.

As your collection grows you will find that you will save money on LEGO because you already have a collection of random bricks and pieces.

Boot Sales or Garage Sales

This is a great way to find used sets of job lots of bricks and minifigures.

As LEGO is incredibly popular it is not hard to find it sitting in at least one of the stalls you visit.

What I love the most about this is you can really haggle to get an even better price, at the end of the day the seller wants to take as little home as possible!

Pick a Brick Wall

This method only really helps you save money on LEGO if you want specific bricks.

Instead of spending a lot of money on one LEGO set or job lot offer just to get the last few bricks you needed to complete you build you can go to a pick a brick wall and get the individual pieces.

Personally I would prefer to use Bricklink for things like this but it is a good option to have depending on what bricks you need and how much postage it will cost you on Bricklink.

Thrift Store or Charity Shops

Just like the boot and garage sales mentioned above you will find some real treasures here.

This used to be a really good way to get a deal but the prices are more in line with eBay these days, this doesn’t mean you cannot save money on LEGO but you may find this to be one of the harder methods mentioned here.

LEGO Stores or LEGO Online

This should come as no surprise to you that buying LEGO sets from LEGO themselves can help you save money on LEGO.

However, this isn’t always the case but often what happens if you take too long to buy a LEGO set is that LEGO retire it from their stores and then suddenly the price increases everywhere else.

A handy tip if you are waiting for stock to be replenished online you can enter your email and get a notification as soon as its back in stock.

Twitter Feeds

Check out the twitter accounts that share the latest LEGO deals, it involves next to no effort and as long as you don’t mind notifications on your phone you can find out instantly.

Alternate Brands

This is a taboo subject for some but if you aren’t precious about staying true to the LEGO brand you can always venture alternate brands such as Mega Bloks or one of the Chinese brands that are out there.

One alternate brand of bricks I personally recommend is from, they offer the same functionality as Bricklink where you can upload parts lists to easily buy your bricks.

Parting Out LEGO Sets

Earlier on I mentioned about Bricklink and how there are thousands of AFOLs selling LEGO in their own Bricklink stores.

These sellers very rarely if not never have a secret dealer or a direct contact in to the LEGO factory to source their stock.

That’s right, they get their pieces from buying LEGO sets and parting them out.

What this means is that you buy a LEGO set and you sort all of the bricks and minifigures in to their own storage.

You now have either a stock of LEGO that can be listed on Bricklink and stored in a methodical way or you can store them to be used when you need them!

Buy LEGO Sets as an Investment

If you are someone who doesn’t mind waiting to get a good ROI (return on investment) then this could be for you not only as a way to help save money on LEGO but to also make some extra money along the way if you could resist spending it on LEGO once you get it!

If you are interested in finding out what LEGO themes have the best ROI we have a great post that will help you get started when it comes to investing in LEGO.

This website is a great way to quickly find the value of LEGO sets and minifigures. also boasts features that predicts the future value of the LEGO sets or minifigures you are interested in.

LEGO 10300 LEGO Back to the future time machine save money on lego example

Start with LEGO Themes You Enjoy

There is no need to make investing in LEGO a chore, if you enjoy a particular LEGO theme then why not stick to it and see what sets are good to invest in.

Another good reason to start with a LEGO theme you enjoy is because you are more likely to know more about that theme than any others because you are naturally drawn to it.


As you can see there are a lot of ways that you can save money on LEGO, whether you are hunting for a discount in your local Target store or waiting patiently for a deal to appear on Amazon or the LEGO Online Store you can be sure that you can get the set you want for less that RRP.

Starting your own Bricklink store or investing in LEGO is something that a lot of people do to fund their LEGO hobby and you never know, it may end up becoming more than pocket money for you!

A Few Essentials and My Recommended DJ Equipment by DJ Ferdi Vol
With so much information on my site I wanted to bring it down to an all in one place where I list my updated personal recommendations for 2021 and popular items that people have used themselves with succes. You can check it all out below.
DJ Essentials
The absolute DJ essentials every beginner has to start with or any advanced DJ has used or is still using.
DJ Controllers
It can be overwhelming to choose the right controller as there are countless things to consider. Having the right experience is key to know what controller someone needs. It's the thing you will use most and you can find the right DJ Controller here.
Better headphones results in better overal audio quality as well as easier beat-matching and comfort while using them on the fly. These best DJ Headphones for 2021 are tested first hand.
DJ Gifts
It can be hard to find the right gift to give a DJ but it's also nice to treat yourself with some DJ gifts that you didn't even know existed.
belleve bricks sig fig scaled
Written by Matthew Mitchell
Hey, I am Matthew Mitchell and I am an AFOL from the UK. I have been fascinated by LEGO since I was a child. My two children are in love with LEGO and it's because of them that my interest in LEGO continued to grow, this is how I fell in to the rabbit hole of LEGO MOCs. With every new LEGO MOC I saw I became just a bit more addicted to the endless possibilities that LEGO offers. This led me to creating Belle-Ve Bricks, a platform where talented LEGO designers can share their work with the world.
About Matthew Mitchell
Popular Posts
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors
June 20, 2022
The Best LEGO Shelf Ideas for Your LEGO Sets

If you are confused about how to store your LEGO sets, or you just want to display them in a creative way, check out these LEGO shelf ideas! I have compiled some of the best LEGO shelf ideas that will completely transform your room. Whoever comes to your room will be in complete awe when […]

Read More
June 16, 2022
Top Tips to Become Amazing at Building LEGO

Most people think that they are either born with a talent for building LEGO, or they are not. However, this is not the case. Anyone can become better at building LEGO, it just takes some practice. You will find some tips on how to become better at building LEGO. These tips will help you improve […]

Read More
June 16, 2022
15+ Illegal LEGO Building Techniques to Avoid

There is no doubt that LEGOs are a childhood classic. What could be more fun than taking these colorful blocks and building anything imaginable? As it turns out, quite a lot – at least if you want to stay within the law. In this article, we will take a look at 15+ illegal LEGO building […]

Read More
June 14, 2022
LEGO Price Increase Shocks LEGO Community

The LEGO Group have officially announced that there will be a LEGO price increase on a number of their LEGO sets in August 2022. The justification for the price increase is said to be due to “global economic challenges” that have made sourcing materials and production costs increase. Why Are LEGO Prices Going Up? Does […]

Read More
June 9, 2022
LEGO Vacuum Sorter vs LEGO Brick Sorter (Detailed Overview)

Playing with LEGO is a great but there is one part that us LEGO enthusiasts never look forward to and that’s picking the bricks up at the end, this is where a LEGO Vacuum Sorter or LEGO Brick Sorter comes in! Using a LEGO Vacuum Sorter or LEGO Brick Sorter you can not only pick […]

Read More
June 7, 2022
New LEGO Loop Coaster 10303 Announced

LEGO have announced the first look at their new LEGO Loop Coaster (10303) today and what a great addition to the LEGO Fairground Collection it is! This will be available with VIP early access on the 1st July, those who are not VIP will be able to pick theirs up on the 5th July. With […]

Read More
Click Here For All Blog Posts
Supes WW
Want to Become a Designer?
Only a few clicks away from starting your own LEGO designer store.
Start Today
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram