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Pre-orders for Carcassonne 20th Anniversary UK
« on: April 08, 2021, 02:25:01 AM »
As I'm always looking for the opportunity of a merit,
I've collected a few pre-order URLs for Carcassonne 20th Anniversary edition in the United Kingdom.

In no particular order.

Boardgameguru - £40 + £3.75 postage
 https://www.boardgameguru.co.uk/carcassonne-20th-anniversary-edition-101422-p.asp

Zatu - £43 + £3 postage... buy 5 for 5% off etc [I've had terrible service in the past, and Rich The Fish reports bad preorder handling]

Board game hut - £46 + free postage
https://www.theboardgamehut.co.uk/product/carcassonne-20th-anniversary-edition/

ChaosCards - £50 + free post
https://www.chaoscards.co.uk/prod/c/carcassonne-20th-anniversary-edition

Thirsty Meeples - £41 + £4 shipping (free over £50)
https://thirstymeeples.co.uk/products/carcassonne-20th-anniversary-edition

Tritex Games - £40 + £4 postage (free over £50)
https://www.tritex-games.co.uk/product/games-carcassonne-20th-anniversary-edition

Boardgameextras - £42 + £3.50 postage
https://www.bgextras.co.uk/carcassonne-20th-anniversary-edition-i4954.htm

GamesLore - £40 - £3.0/4.29 postage  (up to 10% discount on larger orders)
https://www.gameslore.com/acatalog/PR-Carcassonne-Board-Game-20th-Anniversary-Edition.html#SID=152

Titan Games - £40 + £2.99 postage
https://www.titangamestore.co.uk/game-store/Carcassonne-20th-Anniversary-Edition-preorder-p331795040

MeeplesCorner - $41.95 + £4.99 postage
https://meeplescorner.co.uk/product/carcassone-20th-anniversary-edition-board-game/

Rules of Play - £45 + free postage (OR £40.50 with GEN-BGPRICES) code.
https://rulesofplay.co.uk/products/carcassonne-20th-anniversary-edition

Dice and Destiny - £41.99 + £3 postage
http://www.diceanddestiny.co.uk/products/carcassonne-20th-anniversary-edition/

My general personal experience:
GamesLore have been reliable when I've used them in the past and probably the cheapest if you're considering multiple copies, perhaps in a bulk order.
If you order 3 or more GamesLore works out cheapest currently at around £40 per copy. If you order 7 it drops to around £37

BoardgameExtras is always really reliable, so the extra couple of quid is well spent imho.

Zatu has terrible customer service

Linkback: http://www.carcassonnecentral.com/community/index.php?topic=5187.0
« Last Edit: April 13, 2021, 09:21:05 AM by Decar »

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Re: Pr-eorders for Carcassonne 20th Anniversary UK
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2021, 02:26:06 AM »
For those wanted to know more about the Contents of Carcassonne 20th Anniversary edition:

See: https://www.zmangames.com/en/news/2021/3/25/announcing-carcassonne-20th-anniversary/

and also
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Re: Pr-eorders for Carcassonne 20th Anniversary UK
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2021, 02:26:12 AM »
If you're looking for preorders from other countries:

http://www.carcassonnecentral.com/community/index.php?topic=5199.0
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Re: Pr-eorders for Carcassonne 20th Anniversary UK
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2021, 03:51:26 AM »
[+1 merit from me]
Now: do we preorder from a UK retailer, or do we wait for a Cundco release with eventual promo stuff? :D
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Re: Pr-eorders for Carcassonne 20th Anniversary UK
« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2021, 03:52:54 AM »
I think for such a 'special' edition, I'd like a English copy.  But I might be tempted to order a German one, or maybe wait until Essen time if they produce anything around that time this year.

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Re: Pr-eorders for Carcassonne 20th Anniversary UK
« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2021, 04:12:52 AM »
Ordered from my regular outlet - bgextras.
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Re: Pre-orders for Carcassonne 20th Anniversary UK
« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2021, 04:35:15 AM »
also, and no transport costs

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Re: Pre-orders for Carcassonne 20th Anniversary UK
« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2021, 04:36:37 AM »
I've pre-ordered at bgextras as well.
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I might get one from Cundco as well, but like Tom said, it would be nice to have a UK version
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Re: Pre-orders for Carcassonne 20th Anniversary UK
« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2021, 12:09:06 AM »
Cundco may offer English version too, they sometimes do.. I just got H&G in English from there.

Shipping may be high but seems like U.K. preorders appear to work out around £10+ higher anyway than the Euro preorder prices which seem to be settling at around €35 - approx £30.50 currently.

So if anybody finds a European shop selling for €35 with shipping less than €11.50 to U.K. it might be worth considering and mentioning here..  ;)

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Re: Pre-orders for Carcassonne 20th Anniversary UK
« Reply #9 on: April 13, 2021, 09:21:19 AM »
Updated the list with a few other retailers.

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Re: Pre-orders for Carcassonne 20th Anniversary UK
« Reply #10 on: April 15, 2021, 01:38:30 PM »
Zatu has reduced the price to £36 andabit.

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Re: Pre-orders for Carcassonne 20th Anniversary UK
« Reply #11 on: April 15, 2021, 11:32:54 PM »
Thanks for the update Willem!


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