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Forum: European Delivery 12-22-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By jcs
2 months from Vienna to S Florida

Picked up my 228i today. Dropped off in Vienna on October 23rd, picked up in West Palm on Dec 22nd,

Safety vests under the passenger seat made it back... so are motor oil and cleaning rags left in...
Forum: European Delivery 11-25-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,156
Posted By jcs
Congratulations on your fast re-delivery. ...

Congratulations on your fast re-delivery.

Great car and nice pictures.

5 weeks from drop-off for me and I only made it to Southampton!
Forum: European Delivery 11-20-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By jcs
That's what I thought. A couple of weeks ago, BLG...

That's what I thought. A couple of weeks ago, BLG Logistics emailed my wife that the car was on its way to Bremerhaven... but that looked like a canned response.

I had a ED car before that got...
Forum: European Delivery 11-20-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By jcs
At least you got lucky to be on the fast boat to...

At least you got lucky to be on the fast boat to Baltimore... nonstop from Bremerhaven!
Forum: European Delivery 11-20-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By jcs
BRASILIA HIGHWAY is back to Bremerhaven, due to...

BRASILIA HIGHWAY is back to Bremerhaven, due to leave on 11/21 for Baltimore (12/3) and Brunswick (12/6).

We dropped our car in Vienna on 10/23, so almost one month to leave Bremerhaven.

I...
Forum: European Delivery 11-13-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By jcs
That's sound like a very good idea. But some...

That's sound like a very good idea. But some country (Romania comes to mind) might not let you get out of the country, if you have unreported damage on your car. Be careful outside of the Schengen...
Forum: European Delivery 11-13-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By jcs
+1

+1
Forum: European Delivery 11-11-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,705
Posted By jcs
Congrats. Nice car. I love the color and the...

Congrats. Nice car. I love the color and the manual transmission.
Forum: European Delivery 11-11-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By jcs
I was told that it is taxable in Florida... so I...

I was told that it is taxable in Florida... so I paid tax on it.
Forum: European Delivery 11-03-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,332
Posted By jcs
That's the part that I don't like. In the past,...

That's the part that I don't like. In the past, we knew what ship our car will be on within days of drop-off, even when the car was still in transit to port. But Vienna worked out well for us this...
Forum: European Delivery 11-03-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,332
Posted By jcs
Six EDs us too. We left ours in Vienna on Oct....

Six EDs us too. We left ours in Vienna on Oct. 23rd.

Asked Vienna today about our car... got an answer from BLG:
"your car is on the way to Bremerhaven. When it arrives, we will book it for the...
Forum: European Delivery 10-27-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By jcs
I use a Schwab Bank Debit Card for ATM withdrawal...

I use a Schwab Bank Debit Card for ATM withdrawal when I travel. I lowered my purchase limit to $1/day, so basically it works like an ATM card. No fee anywhere, and they reimburse ATM fees if they...
Forum: European Delivery 10-14-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By jcs
The Yogi Berra moment - no pics

"When you come to a fork in the road, take it"

We made it to the fork, Targu Jiu... on the way to Timisoara tomorrow, our last stop in Romania.

If the weather is good, we'll take the newly...
Forum: European Delivery 10-14-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By jcs
Glad you liked the clip. If you're still...

Glad you liked the clip.

If you're still interested, check Sara Nase's blog "Thank you BMW":

http://www.getpalmd.com/2013/10/bmw-transfagarasan-road-trip/

I told my wife that if a Pomeranian...
Forum: European Delivery 10-12-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By jcs
Top Gear link: https://vimeo.com/8010978

Top Gear link:
https://vimeo.com/8010978
Forum: European Delivery 10-12-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By jcs
Transfagarasan - no pics

We made it to Base Camp, out of Transylvania alive, through fog, traffic and some bad roads.

Curtea de Arges is where we are for 2 nights... Having a good time in the rain with a dirty car.
...
Forum: European Delivery 10-11-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By jcs
Dracula's Castle...

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-Nxdvrc5/0/M/i-Nxdvrc5-M.jpg

Looking at Dracula's Castle from my bed. Pension Ana in Bran, Romania... 45 including breakfast and parking. Owner started to...
Forum: European Delivery 10-09-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By jcs
No photos until I'm back home... I don't have a...

No photos until I'm back home... I don't have a computer with me, I needed room for the wine glasses and the corkscrews.

Anyway you can check the forest railway site:
...
Forum: European Delivery 10-08-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By jcs
Our car got unhitched...

Gura Humorului, Romania
Trip half way through according to plan

So we took the the Mocanita today, the last of the Carpatian forest steam train, up the Vaser Valley toward the Ukrainian...
Forum: European Delivery 09-25-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,299
Posted By jcs
Houston, we have a problem! Filled up the...

Houston, we have a problem!

Filled up the car, almost overflowing, because it seemed that I needed more gas... Showed up only 2/3 full! That could explain why the car was not full at delivery.
...
Forum: European Delivery 09-24-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,299
Posted By jcs
Thanks, your prayers are appreciated. It all...

Thanks, your prayers are appreciated. It all depends on the weather and the run flat tires... no room for a spare tire.
Forum: European Delivery 09-24-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,299
Posted By jcs
The car didn't have a full thank of gas at...

The car didn't have a full thank of gas at pickup, just about 2/3 full. Our adviser noticed it and excused herself to go to the desk and call for help. Someone else came and gave her two 25 gas...
Forum: European Delivery 09-24-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,299
Posted By jcs
Got the car earlier. Now enjoying the lounge...

Got the car earlier. Now enjoying the lounge before the plant tour.
Forum: European Delivery 09-24-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,299
Posted By jcs
Made it to DUS ahead of schedule yesterday. Very...

Made it to DUS ahead of schedule yesterday. Very short wait to clear immigration. Enough time to check the Hugo Junkers lounge... Good croissants and pain au chocolat, average cappuccinos.

Landed...
Forum: European Delivery 09-22-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,299
Posted By jcs
On board Airberlin MIA-DUS... Looks like we'll...

On board Airberlin MIA-DUS... Looks like we'll leave on time.

Tried the Centurion Lounge. Not too busy. Good wine and good food.

Boarding completed... Lot of empty seats. 2 for my wife and 2...
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