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Forum: European Delivery 01-30-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Face128i
That is unfortunate - but it provides you...

That is unfortunate - but it provides you additional time to enjoy your delivery day, the Welt and Munich. Have you looked into plant tours at any of the nearby plants (Dingdonggolfing?) or since...
Forum: European Delivery 01-30-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By Face128i
Like dkreidel, as I've become a more seasoned...

Like dkreidel, as I've become a more seasoned traveler I prefer to use public transportation as much as possible. However, coming off an overnight flight I definitely see the benefit in setting up a...
Forum: European Delivery 12-27-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,768
Posted By Face128i
:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup: The itinerary...

:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:

The itinerary proposed by Trinitony is a winner.
Forum: European Delivery 12-27-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By Face128i
Great itinerary! To answer your questions: ...

Great itinerary! To answer your questions:

1.) It took me about 30 minutes both times I have turned the car into log-in-out. It's doable, but if you get to Munich in time to turn it in Monday,...
Forum: European Delivery 12-05-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By Face128i
nimsu, My apologies if my earlier post came...

nimsu,

My apologies if my earlier post came off too negative, I think overall you have a lot of great locations on your trip. When I took my ED several years ago, one of my friends told me I...
Forum: European Delivery 12-04-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 423
Posted By Face128i
Agreed

Agreed
Forum: European Delivery 12-04-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By Face128i
No route advice, but I think most on here would...

No route advice, but I think most on here would say to reduce the number of locations you are visiting. With the exception of St Moritz and Rome it appears you are not staying more than one night in...
Forum: European Delivery 11-16-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By Face128i
I am glad I found this thread as I am planning a...

I am glad I found this thread as I am planning a similar 10-12 day itinerary for the late spring or early summer (although still contemplating a potential to go south to Italy).

Preliminary:
Day...
Forum: European Delivery 05-04-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,087
Posted By Face128i
I don't have any window stickers on my car. I...

I don't have any window stickers on my car. I think the added weight and aerodynamic drag (if external adhesion) would increase fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
Forum: European Delivery 04-22-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,163
Posted By Face128i
I didn't realize that town was used in the...

I didn't realize that town was used in the filming of Harry Potter - good information.

You'll also find that the tourists are late to arrive in the morning, I got some great pictures of the double...
Forum: European Delivery 04-20-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By Face128i
It was a nice business hotel when I stayed there...

It was a nice business hotel when I stayed there in 2010 - but I didn't think it was anything spectacular (other than the location), similar to a Marriott property stateside. What did I miss??
Forum: European Delivery 04-20-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,555
Posted By Face128i
Good point - but a person could also ship it home...

Good point - but a person could also ship it home fairly easily.

My next trip to Europe, no matter the length, I am going to limit myself to only a carry-on bag and a backpack. I'm tired of...
Forum: European Delivery 04-20-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,163
Posted By Face128i
Regarding Munich, I think the amount of time you...

Regarding Munich, I think the amount of time you spend in Munich really depends on your interest level in the cultural attractions that the city has to offer. If it were me, I'd only spend the 8th...
Forum: European Delivery 04-20-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,163
Posted By Face128i
I think it is a great itinerary - my only...

I think it is a great itinerary - my only recommendation would be to park the car in each city and rely on the great public transportation. You may also want to turn-in the car on the day you arrive...
Forum: European Delivery 04-20-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,555
Posted By Face128i
It may be expensive - but some of the increased...

It may be expensive - but some of the increased cost is due to the VAT, which can be refunded when leaving the EU
Forum: European Delivery 04-05-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Face128i
ddoran, My wife and I ate at the...

ddoran,

My wife and I ate at the International Cafe during our ED (now it's the Restaurant Bavarie) - and found it to be very good. It has nice views of the Olympiapark and the interior of the...
Forum: European Delivery 03-27-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By Face128i
I toured Linderhof in April on my European...

I toured Linderhof in April on my European Delivery. I thoroughly enjoyed it, it was way better than Neuschwanstein. The interior is very finely decorated, the tour groups are fairly small because...
Forum: European Delivery 03-23-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,024
Posted By Face128i
James Bond, Basically that is it, but I'd...

James Bond,

Basically that is it, but I'd recommend lingering for a few hours in the morning in RODT before leaving for Strasbourg. You will find that there will be essentially no tourists at...
Forum: European Delivery 03-23-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,024
Posted By Face128i
Great itinerary I agree with leaving for...

Great itinerary

I agree with leaving for Neuschwanstein after the factory tour - the drive is relatively easy. I believe the thought is that if you drive down in the morning, by the time you...
Forum: European Delivery 03-23-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,556
Posted By Face128i
I am in agreement with you. I got the IDL back...

I am in agreement with you. I got the IDL back in 2010 prior to ED. I plan on reusing it for my upcoming ED even though it will be 4.5 years old
Forum: European Delivery 03-23-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,811
Posted By Face128i
I found this website to be very helpful with...

I found this website to be very helpful with learning the signage and rules for driving in Germany: http://www.gettingaroundgermany.info/autobahn.shtml

Best Regards!
Forum: European Delivery 03-20-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,044
Posted By Face128i
Sounds like a great plan, a lot of posters really...

Sounds like a great plan, a lot of posters really enjoy Lake Como and Milan has the Last Supper (get tickets early).

Have you thought about moving up your delivery date, you should still be able...
Forum: European Delivery 03-16-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By Face128i
Great Itinerary! Fussen: Hotel Sonne, but...

Great Itinerary!

Fussen: Hotel Sonne, but the Muller is also good as well. Just depends on where you want to be located (town center, or near the castles). Hotel Sonne has underground parking...
Forum: European Delivery 03-16-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,044
Posted By Face128i
I agree with all of the other posters, you are in...

I agree with all of the other posters, you are in Europe 12 days and you only spend 5 full days at one location (1 day in Rome, Venice, and Munich, and 2 days in Prague). All of the other days you...
Forum: European Delivery 03-11-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By Face128i
To add to M FUNF's post - I believe you can...

To add to M FUNF's post - I believe you can request you top three ED dates, I believe most people get the first date. Should be no worries on getting August 26th if you order the car 90 days out...
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