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12/03/2018

Funko Releases a Harry Potter Advent Calendar

We’re already knee-dip into the festive season. And, of course, a quarter into buying the 2018 Christmas presents. Instead of going with the usual calendars all the way into the 24 days of Christmas, how about something different and worth your time and attention? After all, it’s not all of us who are fans of chocolate calendars or cheese advent calendars. Thankfully, Funko, the brand behind those little pop figurines we love so much, is coming to the big league.

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The 2018 Christmas season will also cater to lovers of unconventional fun. Needless to point out, this is the first time we get a Hogwarts advent calendar. Instead of physically going to the train station and painstakingly timing for platform nine and three quarters, you have the leisure of spreading the school of wizardry right in your warm living room.

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Out with the old, in with the new

In place of chocolate, cheese, and Disney advent calendars, get something different. Buy what you and your family will love. Heck, even your children will get involved. The eating of chocolate all those days leading to Christmas is so yesterday. After all, it’s what you did with your parents. Before chocolate and cheese advent calendars, the Christmas norm used to be cookies leading to Christmas. Of course, that tradition has weaned off. And just like the ones before, the new advent calendars will dethrone it. Choose the Harry Potter advent calendar to involve all family members.

The Harry Potter advent calendar is in every way possible similar to Lego’s Christmas offerings. Once you get your calendar, the next step is to turn it into a snowy Hogwarts scene while enjoying playing with the figures. Depending on your mood, state of mind and preference, you can then gradually build up Hogwarts, one character, scene, and creature at a time.

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Funko is the brains and creative process behind this Hogwarts Christmas advent calendar. The very first thing to be noticed will be the characters’ distinct Pop design, which cannot be mistaken anywhere. Just like the countless comic book figurines before the Harry Potter ones, the figurines will resemble setup from Star Wars, Marvel Pictures, and even Stranger Things. Also, just as unique as the other character designs are, so will be the ones in the Harry Potter advent calendar.

Pricing and Release date

Although there is no price tag attached to this fantasy pack at the moment, it will soon be revealed and made available for retail. International shoppers, of course, have the option of pre-ordering or buying it via a service provider that will also forward your Christmas purchases to the final destination.

Hogwarts’ first-ever fantasy advent calendar doesn’t have a date of release at present. As a matter of fact, this 24 pocket-sized figurine collection hasn’t had many details revealed yet. Only the basics, such as:

  • Your favourite and even worst characters will be featured in the collection. The advent calendar will have the likes of Harry Potter, Hermione, Ron, and other famous witches, wizards, ghosts, house elves and beasts.

  • The entire calendar has 24 pocket-sized figures—perfect to help count down to Christmas Day 2018.

  • Although not accompanied by a comfy mug of Butterbeer, the calendar brings enough entertainment to get the whole family involved and possibly gain new fans for the Harry Potter franchise.

  • To stay updated as the days keep approaching Christmas, you can do so by downloading Funko’s mobile app which supports both iOS and Android.

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Buy your Harry Potter Fantasy Hogwarts Advent Calendar via Parcl

Instead of ruling yourself out of the fun that is Hogwarts simply because of international shipping nightmares, sign up with Parcl and buy even more than the Harry Potter calendar.

Parcl is an international package forwarding service provider. Their long list of services also includes handling and shipping. Since they are within reach of over 220 shipping methods, they can present you with the best method that will suit your delivery requirements and your budget. The top shopping destinations covered by Parcl include Australia, Italy, USA, UK, Japan, and Germany.

Getting started is the easiest thing to do. You will need to visit the official package forwarding service website and use the form on site to fill in your details. Registration is free and doesn’t mean that you have committed to anything. You will only pay for Parcl services if and when you use them. You have a choice of when, where and how you want to use Parcl. Getting your Christmas advent calendar overseas is not a big deal. After all, the Parcl store has quite a selection of other great products on the ‘shelves.’ In case you specifically want to buy this calendar from Funko’s website, here is what you need to do:

  1. Go to Funko’s website and select your Harry Potter advent calendar, and whatever else tickles your fancy.

  2. When you’re ready to check out, visit the Parcl website and either register for a new account or click on ‘Create a request’. In case you have used Parcl before, log in to your account.

  3. Fill in the form with the details of your purchase and provide the Funko website URLs for your buys.

  4. Parcl will provide you with quotations from trusted, verified local forwarders who have verified addresses for shopping.

  5. Use your selected forwarder’s address to check out with your Harry Potter fantasy advent calendar. This will be sent to the local address where your forwarder will be waiting to sign for it or pick it up from the post office.

  6. In case you decide to buy more than the Harry Potter advent calendar, you can request for package consolidation or repackaging. The forwarder will take your parcel to the selected shipping carrier and provide you with a tracking number.

  7. You can use the tracking number to check on your Pop calendar as it makes its way to you. The transaction is only complete when you receive the package and mark the order as complete.

According to the Funko website, this Christmas advent calendar has the potential of bringing the owner tons of fun and joy. The official statement by Funko declared that: “this Harry Potter advent calendar promises a very jolly Christmas indeed, especially when paired with treacle tart and a mug of hot Butterbeer.” Sadly, the calendar doesn’t come with any Butterbeer, but well, who is to say you cannot join in on the fun.

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But first things first, consider signing up for an account at Parcl. From there, you have more than enough options to buy your Christmas 2018 gifts. Once you buy your Harry Potter fantasy advent calendar, it will be delivered by Parcl to your doorstep. Just as the Funko website intends, you will get to: “Celebrate the season with Harry Potter, Hermione Granger with a time turner, Ron Weasley, and more! You never know who you are going to get!

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