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Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 06:43 PM
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Posted By akthorp
Grand Hotel on Corso Porta Nuova.

Grand Hotel on Corso Porta Nuova.
Forum: European Delivery 06-30-2015, 07:08 PM
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Posted By akthorp
We just drove Varenna to Villefranche in a little...

We just drove Varenna to Villefranche in a little over 4 Hours. Very easy drive. Very little traffic once you get past Milan.
Forum: European Delivery 06-29-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,680
Posted By akthorp
So its been almost 2 weeks since I dropped off...

So its been almost 2 weeks since I dropped off and I've been looking for my car. I emailed the Nice drop of and they forwarded the mesage to BLG logistics. They tell me my car will transport on the...
Forum: European Delivery 06-28-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By akthorp
I considered getting it in the mail but didn't. ...

I considered getting it in the mail but didn't.

Either way is fine. They are not hard to find. As said above, just pull over for a break before you hit the border and get it there.
Forum: European Delivery 06-26-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 491
Posted By akthorp
I looked at the dates of your redelivery. ...

I looked at the dates of your redelivery.

Interesting that the longest step was from Brunswick offload to the PCD. Longer than the Munich to the ship leg, and the Atlantic transit.

Did you...
Forum: European Delivery 06-24-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 491
Posted By akthorp
What about the owners manual? I was going to...

What about the owners manual?

I was going to take mine but the drop off guy said to leave it. I've heard reports of it not making it re-delivery but that makes no sense to me.
Forum: European Delivery 06-22-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,680
Posted By akthorp
Yes I would recommend. We have stayed there both...

Yes I would recommend. We have stayed there both times we went to Villefranche. It is easy to find, has OK parking, but the rooms with balconies overlooking the harbor are the attraction. The only...
Forum: European Delivery 06-22-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By akthorp
What if you dropped off elsewhere? Has anyone...

What if you dropped off elsewhere? Has anyone tracked from Nice? Can you contact TT Transport?
Forum: European Delivery 06-21-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,680
Posted By akthorp
We didn't spend any time in Nice this trip...

We didn't spend any time in Nice this trip because we have been there several times. Last time we were there our rental car was broken into not once, but twice in the same parking garage. But that's...
Forum: European Delivery 06-21-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,680
Posted By akthorp
Day 12- Tuesday June 16 Today we return...

Day 12- Tuesday June 16

Today we return home. We scheduled a drop off at TT Transport at the Nice airport for 10:00. Their website has directions to their location but it is a translation and...
Forum: European Delivery 06-21-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,680
Posted By akthorp
Day 11- Monday June 15 Our last full day...

Day 11- Monday June 15

Our last full day with the car. The whole time we were in Villefranche we noticed an imposing fortress at the top of the hill that separates Villefranche from Nice. After...
Forum: European Delivery 06-21-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,680
Posted By akthorp
That's what I'm hoping for.

That's what I'm hoping for.
Forum: European Delivery 06-21-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,680
Posted By akthorp
Thanks for the reassurance. I know they don't fix...

Thanks for the reassurance. I know they don't fix "surface scratches" but that is much more substantial damage as it is deep and there are so many. What I am wondering is can it be fixed or will that...
Forum: European Delivery 06-21-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,680
Posted By akthorp
Day10- Sunday June 14 After enjoying our...

Day10- Sunday June 14

After enjoying our drive through the hill towns yesterday we decided to try to replicate the experience with different towns and roads. In hindsight I wish we hadn't. In the...
Forum: European Delivery 06-21-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,680
Posted By akthorp
Day 9- Saturday June 13 Today we decided to...

Day 9- Saturday June 13

Today we decided to explore some of the hill towns in the Alps Maritimes just north of Nice. Before we left I decided to search the Bimmerfest forum on suggestions for a...
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,680
Posted By akthorp
Day 8- Friday June 12 Unfortunately today it...

Day 8- Friday June 12

Unfortunately today it was time to leave Varenna. We absolutely loved our time there and have every intention of returning. On some level perhaps I didn't try to see every...
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,680
Posted By akthorp
Day 7- Thursday June 11 On this day we...

Day 7- Thursday June 11

On this day we planned to take the train to Milan to see the Last Supper. You have to buy your tickets months in advance as they only let 15 people in every 15 minutes so...
Forum: European Delivery 06-19-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,680
Posted By akthorp
Day 6- Wednesday June 10 Today when we woke...

Day 6- Wednesday June 10

Today when we woke up it was pouring down rain. Luckily it didn't last long and by the time we finished breakfast the skies were clear and the temperature would again get...
Forum: European Delivery 06-19-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,680
Posted By akthorp
Day 5- Tuesday June 9 There are many towns...

Day 5- Tuesday June 9

There are many towns to stay in on Lake Como and I'm sure all have their benefits. We chose to stay in Varenna for several reasons. We preferred a smaller, quieter place but...
Forum: European Delivery 06-19-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 952
Posted By akthorp
2 months from drop off to PCD is good. Where did...

2 months from drop off to PCD is good. Where did you drop off?
Forum: European Delivery 06-19-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,680
Posted By akthorp
I guess it could be that but the OP's noise...

I guess it could be that but the OP's noise sounds worse than what I heard. Hopefully mine is gone and I'll never hear it again. Thanks for the link.
Forum: European Delivery 06-18-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,680
Posted By akthorp
Day 4- Monday June 8 I haven't mentioned it...

Day 4- Monday June 8

I haven't mentioned it but the weather continued to be brutally hot. Every day including today has been sunny and in the 90's. The sunny part is great but sightseeing is tough...
Forum: European Delivery 06-18-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,680
Posted By akthorp
Day 3- Sunday June 7 My wife is into...

Day 3- Sunday June 7

My wife is into medieval and/or Roman castles and things of that nature. So on this day we woke up and hiked to Schloss Runkelstein which is a nice, relatively easy hike 45...
Forum: European Delivery 06-18-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,680
Posted By akthorp
Augustinerkeller. I've been there before but had...

Augustinerkeller. I've been there before but had never seen that.
Forum: European Delivery 06-18-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,680
Posted By akthorp
Day 2- Saturday June 6 Set the alarm clock...

Day 2- Saturday June 6

Set the alarm clock for 6AM but woke up without it. Even though I've read about the food at the Welt we decided to have the breakfast at the Jedermann and it didn't...
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