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Forum: European Delivery 04-11-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By gunpwdr
And now my car is home! Fitting that I would get...

And now my car is home! Fitting that I would get to pick it up on my birthday...

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/gunpwdr/2406734386/" title="Redelivery! by Gunpwdr, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: European Delivery 04-09-2008, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,049
Posted By gunpwdr
That is what BMWNA's ED department would tell me...

That is what BMWNA's ED department would tell me when I'd call them (just about every other day).
Forum: European Delivery 04-08-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,049
Posted By gunpwdr
Part of me says to not sweat the details, but...

Part of me says to not sweat the details, but part of me can't ignore it. Either way, BMWNA ED called just now to let me know that my car's been released to the carrier. They couldn't/didn't give me...
Forum: European Delivery 04-07-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,049
Posted By gunpwdr
They can't tell me anything. Apparently their...

They can't tell me anything. Apparently their only channel of communication is "writing" to customs, at which point all they can do is wait on customs to reply with any sort of update. They did write...
Forum: European Delivery 04-07-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,049
Posted By gunpwdr
Stuck with customs, what are my options?

The subject pretty much sums it up. My car was on the OTELLO, which docked on March 16. The Liberty docked on the 21st, IIRC. A good number of forum posters that had a car on the Liberty have...
Forum: European Delivery 04-01-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 160,978
Posted By gunpwdr
The M3 was a 98 that I sold in late 2000 for mid...

The M3 was a 98 that I sold in late 2000 for mid 25's IIRC. The ring was much less than that (somewhere around $8K), but the sale of the car was also intended to signal to my wife that I was becoming...
Forum: European Delivery 04-01-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,094
Posted By gunpwdr
Customs must not use traditional queuing methods...

Customs must not use traditional queuing methods because according to BMWNA ED Dept, my car is still with Customs :( Cars that came off of the Liberty have already been released to the VPC...

The...
Forum: European Delivery 03-28-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,094
Posted By gunpwdr
Just got off the phone with BMWNA ED dept. and...

Just got off the phone with BMWNA ED dept. and they said our cars are with customs RIGHT NOW. EOB is when we should expect them to clear, and they'd have a more detailed update regarding VPC status...
Forum: European Delivery 03-20-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,094
Posted By gunpwdr
Which ED department is this? I've called my SA...

Which ED department is this? I've called my SA and asked him to e-mail me if he gets any news, so I'm trying my best not to pester him.
Forum: European Delivery 03-19-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,094
Posted By gunpwdr
The part that is eating me up is the inability to...

The part that is eating me up is the inability to get its status between dropoff and the VPC. Anyone ever call customs before?
Forum: European Delivery 03-15-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,094
Posted By gunpwdr
I was *just* telling my wife that my car would be...

I was *just* telling my wife that my car would be arriving in NJ tomorrow and she goes "maybe we should go up to NJ". She was joking of course, but I'd consider it if I knew I could drive the car...
Forum: European Delivery 03-06-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By gunpwdr
Ahh... the waiting. For me, being in the...

Ahh... the waiting.

For me, being in the lounge was a dream. I would have sat around, walked around the Welt, eaten, etc. all day given the time...

The painful waits are pre and post Welt....
Forum: European Delivery 02-29-2008, 04:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By gunpwdr
Not like this was an unforeseen event, but the...

Not like this was an unforeseen event, but the Otello left port yesterday! And my car has been RECEIVED AT TERMINAL as of 02/27/08.
Forum: European Delivery 02-25-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By gunpwdr
My car will be on the Otello as well. Dropped off...

My car will be on the Otello as well. Dropped off 02/12/08 at Paris CDG and it's still on the lot there as of last Friday. Due to be picked up in Zeebrugge on 03/03/08, arriving in NJ on 03/13/08....
Forum: European Delivery 02-22-2008, 04:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By gunpwdr
I stayed at the Westin a few blocks from where...

I stayed at the Westin a few blocks from where you're going to be and they didn't have a garage either. They suggested that I park in the public garage at la Place Vendome, which I did. The garage...
Forum: European Delivery 02-21-2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,171
Posted By gunpwdr
The vouchers were good for 15eu at the gift shop...

The vouchers were good for 15eu at the gift shop and 10eu at the restaurants when I was there on Feb. 6. I ended up using my 15eu credit towards the iPod cable I forgot to get in the states :( Cost...
Forum: European Delivery 02-20-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By gunpwdr
Congrats on the car! And nice colors... :) ...

Congrats on the car! And nice colors... :)

Enjoy your trip because redelivery comes next... :cry:
Forum: European Delivery 02-15-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,467
Posted By gunpwdr
I remember seeing some skewed prices at one...

I remember seeing some skewed prices at one point... somewhere in the neighborhood of $1500 for a 2-way ticket (Dulles -> Munich then Paris CDG -> Dulles). I kept playing with the dates a little and...
Forum: European Delivery 02-15-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 160,978
Posted By gunpwdr
Thanks! I just took the time to stitch together...

Thanks! I just took the time to stitch together and upload a panorama of the Welt.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/gunpwdr/2268282870/sizes/l/

The wait for redelivery continues...
Forum: European Delivery 02-15-2008, 07:17 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 160,978
Posted By gunpwdr
Long time lurker, first time poster. Just wanted...

Long time lurker, first time poster. Just wanted to share my experience with other forum posters.

First off, you MUST use/buy/borrow someone's GPS if doing ED. I bought my dad a Nuvi 660 for...
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