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Forum: European Delivery 02-14-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 70,158
Posted By john lance
My apologies, just saw this.....but I think we...

My apologies, just saw this.....but I think we have communicated by email anyway. No Winter tires available for 2-series models this year, sorry.
Forum: European Delivery 01-14-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By john lance
Correct, we bring the wheels & Winter tires to...

Correct, we bring the wheels & Winter tires to BMW Welt prior to delivery and they are fitted there - supplement 90 Eur.
Forum: European Delivery 01-14-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 917
Posted By john lance
No fairs 3-6 March but it's all very festive that...

No fairs 3-6 March but it's all very festive that week (27 Feb - 4 Mar) - it's Fasching (http://www.worldguide.eu/wg/index.php?StoryID=178&ArticleID=6216)(carnival) time!
Forum: European Delivery 01-02-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,615
Posted By john lance
Just for the record - the Winter tires...

Just for the record - the Winter tires (http://www.edwintertires.com), if rented, could be left in London and your originals re-mounted there - the supplement would be 550
Forum: European Delivery 12-08-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,133
Posted By john lance
I may be accused of being biased, but I think it...

I may be accused of being biased, but I think it needs to be made clearer that M & S tires have self-cleaning tread and above-average traction in muddy or very light snowy conditions but unless the...
Forum: European Delivery 12-02-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By john lance
The EU is tearing itself apart in many, many...

The EU is tearing itself apart in many, many ways, but this is actually not one of them. There have been road tolls on highways throughout France, Italy and Spain, for example, for decades and the...
Forum: European Delivery 11-28-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By john lance
Markus's opinion is absolutely correct - the vast...

Markus's opinion is absolutely correct - the vast majority of the income raised from fuel duty and taxes from the sale of fuel in Germany is not used for road-building or maintenance at all, it is...
Forum: European Delivery 11-27-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By john lance
The German government will have to play it very...

The German government will have to play it very carefully with regard to "short-term vignettes" for if the same option is not available to Germans or anyone else living in Germany, then it would...
Forum: European Delivery 11-25-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,403
Posted By john lance
You will need to avoid Austria if it's snowing or...

You will need to avoid Austria if it's snowing or the roads are icy - your tires will, in March, not be legal.
Forum: European Delivery 11-20-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By john lance
If you were on the Autobahn, then you crossed the...

If you were on the Autobahn, then you crossed the Europa Bridge! It's Europe's 2nd-highest bridge at 620 ft above ground and this week there were events to celebrate the 50th anniversary its opening...
Forum: European Delivery 11-15-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By john lance
Yes, the Grossglockner Alpenstrasse is closed now...

Yes, the Grossglockner Alpenstrasse is closed now till at least the beginning of May 2014.

The Arlberg Pass remains open throughout the Winter, to allow vehicles to get to the Flexenstrasse and...
Forum: European Delivery 11-12-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,063
Posted By john lance
....and there are others who come on here to try...

....and there are others who come on here to try and help people so they don't, for example, as in this case, waste time and money by driving in the wrong direction.
Forum: European Delivery 11-10-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By john lance
Ski resorts opening early!

Due to the excellent snow conditions and new snowfalls forecast for the Austrian Tyrol for the next few days, many ski resorts are planning to open early and one of the best-known, Obergurgl, opens...
Forum: European Delivery 11-10-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,063
Posted By john lance
Just to correct a minor error....Dachau is on the...

Just to correct a minor error....Dachau is on the WEST side of Munich.
Forum: European Delivery 11-08-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 379
Posted By john lance
End of Vignette-free section of Austrian highway

Just to announce a change in the law I read about in the Austrian newspaper yesterday (in case anyone read a previous post of mine) about the Vignette-free section of the Austrian Autobahn half way...
Forum: European Delivery 11-08-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By john lance
Watch your speed on the Munich-Innsbruck section,...

Watch your speed on the Munich-Innsbruck section, the limits are shown on the overhead signs and very often strictly enforced, particularly in Austria.
Forum: European Delivery 10-22-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 842
Posted By john lance
jjcruiser - if that's your reason for going, then...

jjcruiser - if that's your reason for going, then please go the whole way and really make your kids very, very happy- stay overnight in Grindelwald and, weather permitting, enjoy dinner outside at...
Forum: European Delivery 10-20-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 842
Posted By john lance
You can certainly drive to Grindelwald and, at a...

You can certainly drive to Grindelwald and, at a higher elevation than Interlaken or Lauterbrunnen - and right at the foot of the North face of the Eiger, it is an excellent starting point for you.
...
Forum: European Delivery 10-14-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By john lance
I can't do anything about the expense, but the...

I can't do anything about the expense, but the hassle can now be totally avoided - Winter tires can already be on your car when you take delivery of it and you can just drop off your car in the...
Forum: European Delivery 10-10-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By john lance
You should be ok on Saturday unless you are...

You should be ok on Saturday unless you are planning to go over any passes.
Forum: European Delivery 10-10-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By john lance
Be careful if you are driving in Austria - be...

Be careful if you are driving in Austria - be sure not to venture anywhere above 500 meters tonight and 1000 meters for the next few days to a week without Winter tires...
Forum: European Delivery 09-28-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By john lance
Not correct! The Austrian law is very clear in...

Not correct! The Austrian law is very clear in that it says that in Wintry conditions a car can only be driven when all wheels are fitted with Winter tires (http://www.edwintertires.com) or...
Forum: European Delivery 09-18-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 774
Posted By john lance
It's not easy, believe me, to re-sell used Winter...

It's not easy, believe me, to re-sell used Winter tires. I have a stock of several sets clogging up my cellar that no longer fit new BMWs - want to sell them but the best offer on the last set (of...
Forum: European Delivery 09-18-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 728
Posted By john lance
As I understand it, you are skiing for 7-10 days...

As I understand it, you are skiing for 7-10 days followed by 5-8 days elsewhere, non-skiing.

If this is your first time skiing in Europe, St. Anton is an excellent choice - provided you are all...
Forum: European Delivery 09-08-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 70,158
Posted By john lance
It's mandatory only if the conditions are...

It's mandatory only if the conditions are "wintry".
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