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Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 02:25 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,647
Posted By Gluhwein
What do Germans and other Europeans think of...

What do Germans and other Europeans think of Americans showing up to pick up their new cars wearing shorts, sandals, t-shirts etc.? I always found the Germans to be a rather "proper" lot and get...
Forum: European Delivery 08-30-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,679
Posted By Gluhwein
Nice itinerary, but for myself that is waaaay too...

Nice itinerary, but for myself that is waaaay too much time in Munich. If your departure date is set in stone I would try to get the delivery moved-up. I find the joy of Europe in the countryside...
Forum: European Delivery 08-30-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 519
Posted By Gluhwein
From Wikipedia: Cooperation At the...

From Wikipedia:

Cooperation

At the request of Liechtenstein's government in 1919, Switzerland safeguards Liechtenstein's interests and citizens abroad. The two form a common economic and...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 08-28-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By Gluhwein
My only criticism of the whole PCD experience was...

My only criticism of the whole PCD experience was their inability (unwillingness?) to accommodate my request for a Friday delivery. I was willing to wait another whole month so that they could give...
Forum: European Delivery 08-28-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By Gluhwein
Get a Volvo instead. :D

Get a Volvo instead.

:D
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 08-25-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By Gluhwein
Awaiting the answer. The fact that I can't use...

Awaiting the answer. The fact that I can't use most of my X1's capabilities with my Galaxy is the only things that upsets me about buying this car. BMW should make it more clear that their tech is...
Forum: European Delivery 08-24-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 848
Posted By Gluhwein
On both my European Deliveries, with two...

On both my European Deliveries, with two different dealerships, they continually insisted I insure the car. This despite specific wording in the contract that states we don't need to insure the car...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-19-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,957
Posted By Gluhwein
The snobbery of this thread is making me very...

The snobbery of this thread is making me very uncomfortable. There seems to be an emerging trend on these forums to belittle those that wish to spend their money wisely and prudently. I know I...
Forum: European Delivery 08-16-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,425
Posted By Gluhwein
The Mrs and I fight every time we get in a car. ...

The Mrs and I fight every time we get in a car. She refuses to drive but bitches about my skills. 62 years old and I never had an accident but she screams anytime I approach the speed limit. ...
Forum: European Delivery 08-15-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,627
Posted By Gluhwein
Next ED I'm requesting not to be on the Brasilia...

Next ED I'm requesting not to be on the Brasilia Highway. I think it's the slowest boat on the high seas. My voyage back in March took far longer than scheduled too. Over the past few years I've...
Forum: European Delivery 08-14-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,576
Posted By Gluhwein
As usual Trinitony has it right: Nuremnurg...

As usual Trinitony has it right: Nuremnurg (Nürnburg) is a virtually undiscovered gem. I liked not just the Nazi Rally Grounds and Dokumentation Center, but the old part of Nürnburg on the northern...
Forum: European Delivery 08-09-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,679
Posted By Gluhwein
On your way back from Hallstatt I recommend...

On your way back from Hallstatt I recommend heading back to Salzburg via Mondsee and Fuschl to see the Red Bull HQ (http://www.clcworld.com/blog/2012/04/11/mondsee-home-of-red-bull/). Beautiful...
Forum: European Delivery 08-05-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 792
Posted By Gluhwein
Interesting way of doing European Delivery. I...

Interesting way of doing European Delivery. I like it. I just might need to consider a Volvo next time. Both cars look great. Can't wait to see more.
Forum: European Delivery 08-05-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By Gluhwein
Compared to the stationary car washes here in...

Compared to the stationary car washes here in Northeast Pennsylvania, this seemed much more high tech than what we are used to: the basic wash had jets cleaning all along the under carriage of the...
Forum: European Delivery 08-05-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By Gluhwein
Compared to the stationary car washes here in...

Compared to the stationary car washes here in Northeast Pennsylvania, this seemed much more high tech than what we are used to: the basic wash had jets cleaning all along the under carriage of the...
Forum: European Delivery 07-26-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 661
Posted By Gluhwein
Cheaper to stay in Berchtesgaden or Bad...

Cheaper to stay in Berchtesgaden or Bad Reichenhall, Germany. Plenty of nice rural hotels with ample parking, great meals and rustic Bavarian ambience. So much to see and do in Berchtesgaden if...
Forum: European Delivery 07-24-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By Gluhwein
We've traveled the route from Lake Como to...

We've traveled the route from Lake Como to Lucerne via bus on my wife's student tours numerous times by using the Sankt Gotthard tunnel - fast but boring as hell. Almost 11 miles in the dark. Last...
Forum: European Delivery 07-22-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,954
Posted By Gluhwein
I just got back from a ten day, non-ED, vacation...

I just got back from a ten day, non-ED, vacation in Germany/Switzerland. What I was surprised not to see were many "M" cars. Due to all the time I spend on this board I was getting the distinct...
Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,954
Posted By Gluhwein
Want to see super model quality women? Go to...

Want to see super model quality women? Go to Prague or Krakow. It's shocking because I grew up during the Cold War years when Olga Korbut was considered the Iron Curtain's version of a hottie. ...
Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,127
Posted By Gluhwein
I'm with you Eagle11 - I got totally confused...

I'm with you Eagle11 - I got totally confused halfway though this thread. Too technical for me. I just want to know a cheap way of using my Verizon Samsung Galaxy in Europe. It would be nice to...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-21-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By Gluhwein
I had this happen when I asked my local Midas...

I had this happen when I asked my local Midas shop to re-install my hated run flats when my lease was about to expire. They bought me a new rim and kindly told me to never come back again with...
Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By Gluhwein
I agree with staying in Bad Reichenhall but we...

I agree with staying in Bad Reichenhall but we stay at the Vier Jahreszeiten with off street parking and under $100 per night. Be sure to spend an evening at the thermal baths. Very relaxing and...
Forum: European Delivery 07-16-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,381
Posted By Gluhwein
I think you're agreeing with me. Why waste your...

I think you're agreeing with me. Why waste your first day acclimating to the time change. Jump right into things when you arrive. Vacation time is too precious to waste. Try to sleep on the...
Forum: European Delivery 07-15-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,381
Posted By Gluhwein
I don't get this at all. It always takes longer...

I don't get this at all. It always takes longer on the way back because you are fighting the Jetstream. Plus daylight travel increases jetlag. Not to mention the anxiety of returning to work,...
Forum: European Delivery 07-11-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,294
Posted By Gluhwein
A cheaper option is ten minutes away in...

A cheaper option is ten minutes away in Halbergmoos. The Hotel Neuwirt has a huge parking lot, great food as evidenced by the scores of locals eating there every night, cheap rates, quiet rooms...
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