USAopoly.com has licensed the game of Monopoly in order to offer unique themed versions of the game. (Hasbro still owns the actual intellectual property rights to Monopoly.) The site features an attractive user interface with plenty of unique versions of the game like the NHL Monopoly edition, the Family Guy Monopoly edition, and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer edition. USAOPOLY operates out of Carlsbad, California and offers both web support and a toll free number, and you can use their wish list functionality to keep a list of games you want to buy from them.
USAopoly processes orders for their themed Monopoly games usually on the same day that the order is placed. The company is open Monday through Friday, so if you order on a Saturday or Sunday, your game probably won't ship until the next business day their open. (Monday). During the Christmas season, orders come in at a higher volume and take as long as 3 working days to ship.
USAopoly.com Shipping Options
USAopoly offers 3 shipping options, all via UPS. The least expensive is UPS Ground which takes 5-7 working days. UPS Next Day Air will arrive within 1-2 working days, but this option costs more. And UPS Second Day Air is also available, and this option takes 2-3 working days. (I'm the impatient type, but I'm also somewhat frugal, so I almost order products Second Day Air for the best balance between speed and price.)
USA Opoly Payment and Gift Wrapping
Not only can you order games from USAopoly.com using any major credit card, but they also accept Paypal. (This is really handy for dedicated eBayer's like my wife, who usually have more funds in their PayPal account than they have available on their credit cards. You can also pay an additional $3.95 to have your game professionally gift-wrapped by the USAopoly staff.
Monopoly Themed Games
There are an almost unlimited number of Monopoly themed games you can buy, and they make great gifts for folks who have a particular hobby or interest. My wife got me a Superman Returns Monopoly game for my birthday last year. Other themed Monopoly games include:
- Monopoly Nintendo Limited Edition
- Monopoly America's National Parks Edition
- The Monopoly USA Greatest Cities Edition
Other Games Available from USAopoly
USAopoly also offers themed trivia games, like The Elvis Trivia Game Collectors Edition, the NFL Gridiron Trivia Challenge, and the Rocky Horror Picture Show Trivia Game, 30th Anniversary Edition.
Themed chess sets available include the Coca-Cola Brand Chess Collectors Edition, the NFL Chess Collectors Edition, and the Dodgers vs. SF Giants Chess Collectors Edition.
If you like card games, themed sets are available including the Elvis "Viva Las Vegas" Poker Set, the Little Mermaid 3 in 1 Card Game Set, and the NASCAR Texas Hold'em set.