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Forum: The Travel Forum 03-05-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By Asteroid
I would drive to Milan and Florence. There are...

I would drive to Milan and Florence. There are many small towns in Tuscany (near Florence) that are worth visiting and a car is great to visit them. You are 4 persons travelling so I think it would...
Forum: European Delivery 02-24-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By Asteroid
Our delivery guy told us that even though our car...

Our delivery guy told us that even though our car was built across the street from the Welt, it was trucked out to a suburban location just outside Munich for storage, and then moved to the Welt just...
Forum: European Delivery 02-13-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By Asteroid
In Vienna, I suggest checking out two sights that...

In Vienna, I suggest checking out two sights that are close to each other: Naschmarkt and The Third Man museum. If you like WW2 and historical stuff, the museum is very entertaining and worth a...
Forum: European Delivery 02-03-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By Asteroid
I stayed at the B&B Hotel Nuremberg-City. As I...

I stayed at the B&B Hotel Nuremberg-City. As I recall it was high on tripadvisor, inexpensive (69 euros in Dec 2013), and just across the street from the old city wall. I think it took 10-15 minutes...
Forum: European Delivery 01-28-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 826
Posted By Asteroid
Colmar and Strasbourg are close enough that for...

Colmar and Strasbourg are close enough that for me it would not be worth the time to change hotels. Unless you're using Colmar as a base to see other towns, you could explore Colmar in a 1/2 day and...
Forum: European Delivery 12-04-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By Asteroid
Suggested locations to pop the question: If...

Suggested locations to pop the question:

If she already suspects and you don't have a good poker face, then do it early on the trip like at BMW Welt, maybe inside the double helix. Not necessarily...
Forum: European Delivery 09-17-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By Asteroid
There's a car wash just behind TT Car Transit,...

There's a car wash just behind TT Car Transit, the drop off location at CDG.
Look in google maps ---> https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=210238336820952652542.00044f1d5625ac3ec75c2&msa=0
Forum: European Delivery 09-08-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By Asteroid
If you decide to start or end in Barcelona, check...

If you decide to start or end in Barcelona, check out Vueling, a Spanish discount airline as it flies non-stop to Munich. As with some other discounters, you pay extra for checked bags, assigned...
Forum: European Delivery 08-06-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,509
Posted By Asteroid
Just a thought that may sway you one way or...

Just a thought that may sway you one way or another. You won't need the car in Venice, and if you're only sightseeing in Florence, you won't need the car there either. Also, in Venice you'll probably...
Forum: European Delivery 07-26-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,261
Posted By Asteroid
Car looks fantastic in white! That would have...

Car looks fantastic in white! That would have been our choice if we didn't already have a white car. Congrats!
Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By Asteroid
If you haven't been to these places, I consider...

If you haven't been to these places, I consider Vienna being worth more than 1 night, compared to Budapest or Prague.
Forum: European Delivery 07-15-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By Asteroid
In Prague, we stayed at the Red Chair Hotel...

In Prague, we stayed at the Red Chair Hotel (you'll find it under B&B's for Prague in tripadvisor). Very central location, it's like a 5 minute walk to the Charles Bridge or 5 minutes to the Old Town...
Forum: European Delivery 07-10-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By Asteroid
I remember at least a couple. One fester I...

I remember at least a couple. One fester I remember is smokeminside (or something like it)
Forum: European Delivery 07-03-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By Asteroid
90 days

90 days
Forum: European Delivery 07-03-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By Asteroid
Max seems to be 5 months. From bmwusa.com ...

Max seems to be 5 months. From bmwusa.com

"If you requested more than 2 months (3, 4 or 5 months) of insurance, you are required to drop off your vehicle at any of the German drop off locations....
Forum: European Delivery 07-02-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By Asteroid
If you can plan ahead for touring the castle then...

If you can plan ahead for touring the castle then make reservations online. I think it costs a couple of euros to reserve a ticket for the tour that way you'll know what time to be there. You'll...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-19-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By Asteroid
Question for ASS users

Tried to searching for this so apologies if already covered.
When you're in ASS mode, what is the minimum time you allow for the car to stop? I drive in the city often and at stop lights I can see...
Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 858
Posted By Asteroid
My friends say that they don't want to engender...

My friends say that they don't want to engender jealousy. They don't want others knowing that they have a bigger engine and paying higher taxes. :dunno:
Conversely, maybe if you have the small...
Forum: European Delivery 06-09-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By Asteroid
Assuming you don't have to wait for people in...

Assuming you don't have to wait for people in front of you, paperwork at drop-off should take 10-15 minutes. TT Car has vans that will shuttle you back to the airport terminal. I uploaded the...
Forum: European Delivery 06-06-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By Asteroid
Look into vueling.com for flights between Rome...

Look into vueling.com for flights between Rome and Munich, they have non-stop service. I think it's the low cost partner of Iberia. My Spanish buddy told me about them (he's cheap :)). They do have...
Forum: European Delivery 06-04-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By Asteroid
This leg of the trip has the longest drive....

This leg of the trip has the longest drive. Viamichelin.com estimates about 11 hours and an eye-popping 148.50 in tolls :jawdrop: going the fastest route, outside Turin and passing through Lyon....
Forum: European Delivery 06-02-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Asteroid
Hasn't changed. I paid the DMV fees up front in...

Hasn't changed. I paid the DMV fees up front in December when I signed the papers, but dealer knew not to file until redelivery in February.

My registration begins and ends in February, but DMV...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-02-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,270
Posted By Asteroid
Netherlands, Portugal, Croatia and Belgium are...

Netherlands, Portugal, Croatia and Belgium are more likely to win it over some of the choices there now like Japan or USA.

In group B Netherlands should qualify with Spain, leaving Chile behind.
Forum: European Delivery 06-01-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By Asteroid
The CU starts charging you interest the day you...

The CU starts charging you interest the day you get the money. They have a payment schedule to get the loan repaid. The car is just their security that the loan will be repaid so they don't care if...
Forum: European Delivery 06-01-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By Asteroid
While Rome is a must see city for any traveler,...

While Rome is a must see city for any traveler, visiting as part of an ED may not be optimal. It is a long way from other destinations, and not only is a car is not needed in Rome but it is...
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