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Forum: European Delivery 06-28-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 36
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Posted By Trinitony
You may be the first person to travel the...

You may be the first person to travel the Alpenstrasse with the advantage of having a copy of the map of the Alpenstrasse that you prepared and shared with us. I have a few questions:

Did you...
Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By Trinitony
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Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By Trinitony
Your plan looks doable but I have a few...

Your plan looks doable but I have a few suggestions:

You do not mention when you plan to do your ED. If it's December you will have shorter days and some of your day's driving may be in darkness....
Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Trinitony
Austria and some other countries require you to...

Austria and some other countries require you to have an IDP. IDPs are available at AAAs in the US for not much money

Austria's vignette (toll) is available for several time periods. Most of us buy...
Forum: European Delivery 06-22-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,169
Posted By Trinitony
In the past I was the only one to drive our car...

In the past I was the only one to drive our car during ED. But it is my understanding that you can have anyone drive BUT that person has to sign some paperwork when you are at the Welt. Hopefully...
Forum: European Delivery 06-22-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By Trinitony
No one dropped their car in Hamburg and picked it...

No one dropped their car in Hamburg and picked it up at the PCD while I was tracking the return of ED cars. But I have some bad news for you: Hamburg was the fastest location (9 days) for getting a...
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By Trinitony
Your schedule is too tight to even bother with...

Your schedule is too tight to even bother with Lake Como. In September you will be arriving there as darkness approaches and leaving at dawn. The lake is beautiful. It can be explored in a minimum of...
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,169
Posted By Trinitony
The towns that you have listed are all on or near...

The towns that you have listed are all on or near the Alpenstrasse. I recommend driving all the way from Fussen to Salzburg, or vice versa, in one day. Stay two or three nights in both Fussen and...
Forum: European Delivery 06-19-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By Trinitony
The short answer is that it takes an average of...

The short answer is that it takes an average of three weeks for a car which is dropped off in Vienna to get onto a ship in Bremerhaven. It takes an average of 12 to 13 days for a car dropped in...
Forum: European Delivery 06-16-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,128
Posted By Trinitony
That is a really good deal. I am going to file...

That is a really good deal. I am going to file this for my ED next year. Almost seems that Bimmerfest should buy a bulk deal for all to use. But then I would want a customs/vpc/truck tracker of some...
Forum: European Delivery 06-16-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 992
Posted By Trinitony
Nuremberg is fairly close to Rothenburg so it...

Nuremberg is fairly close to Rothenburg so it could be just before or just after. The only problem is it would be a tight fit as you already have a full schedule. You may have to re-align your...
Forum: European Delivery 06-16-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 992
Posted By Trinitony
I like your plan. Last time you essentially went...

I like your plan. Last time you essentially went south and this time you are headed north. Here are my suggestions for this trip:

I was disappointed by the Black Forest. It is hilly and has a lot...
Forum: European Delivery 06-16-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,128
Posted By Trinitony
That's great news. What would Fleetmon charge for...

That's great news. What would Fleetmon charge for tracking info (say one update per day) on one RoRo from Bremerhaven to a US port? For example let's say 15 daily checks (Brunswick) or 30 daily...
Forum: European Delivery 06-16-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By Trinitony
The beautiful part of Wieskirche is its interior....

The beautiful part of Wieskirche is its interior. The exterior is nice but not really worth a detour. So I would take Route 2. The best part about Linderhof is its exterior, IMO, but others have...
Forum: European Delivery 06-13-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,691
Posted By Trinitony
I think your plan should work. Anyway I hope it...

I think your plan should work. Anyway I hope it does.
Forum: European Delivery 06-13-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,383
Posted By Trinitony
I found Frankfurt to be a disappointing city to...

I found Frankfurt to be a disappointing city to visit. It would probably be a nice place to work and live but not very exciting for a tourist. I much prefer Amsterdam for a visit. And Amsterdam is an...
Forum: European Delivery 06-13-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,691
Posted By Trinitony
The 94 ED cars that I tracked took an average of...

The 94 ED cars that I tracked took an average of 29 days to get from arrival at Brunswick to re-delivery at the PCD. This average is negatively affected by Bimmerfesters whose schedules did not allow...
Forum: European Delivery 06-13-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By Trinitony
The 94 ED cars that I tracked that were picked up...

The 94 ED cars that I tracked that were picked up at the PCD averaged almost exactly nine weeks from drop-off to re-delivery. But the average was made up of cars that arrived in less than 50 days and...
Forum: European Delivery 06-11-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By Trinitony
Your itinerary lends itself to including: 1)...

Your itinerary lends itself to including:
1) the Alpenstrasse connecting Berchtesgaden/Salzburg and Konstanz. Be sure to stop and see Linderhof and the interior of Wieskirche on the way.
2)...
Forum: European Delivery 06-09-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 791
Posted By Trinitony
I presume that positive and negative experiences...

I presume that positive and negative experiences can be caused by the time it took for a car to move from the drop-off point to a ship. I tracked roughly 550 ED cars making their way from a drop-off...
Forum: European Delivery 05-30-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By Trinitony
I have driven through the Alps in October. We...

I have driven through the Alps in October. We encountered no snow at either the beginning or end of the month. But, obviously, this year could be quite different.

Here is the list of European...
Forum: European Delivery 05-29-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,383
Posted By Trinitony
Choose from these sights which are more or less...

Choose from these sights which are more or less along your route:
Nuremberg: Home of the Nazi Rallies and pretty old town.
Rothenberg: Cute old town and Nightwatchman nightly tour.
Wurzburg:...
Forum: European Delivery 05-28-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,997
Posted By Trinitony
The 41-day-car was dropped off in September (in...

The 41-day-car was dropped off in September (in Paris) and was going to the west coast. Although the average time for a car to get on a ship is about the same for east and west coast cars there are...
Forum: European Delivery 05-27-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,997
Posted By Trinitony
Well I cannot claim to know what the all time...

Well I cannot claim to know what the all time record for the time taken from drop-off to departing Bremerhaven might be. But of the cars that I tracked the record was 41 days. That was for a car...
Forum: European Delivery 05-26-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By Trinitony
I would stay with the Hotel Royal Victoria in...

I would stay with the Hotel Royal Victoria in Varenna. Varenna is a pretty little town, the walk to the ferry is very scenic and the ferry is the way to tour lake Como. Why mess with a bus that does...
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