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Forum: European Delivery 07-26-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
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: 517
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: 53
Views: 2,330
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: 53
Views: 2,330
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: 6,737
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: 430
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: 569
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: 2,232
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: 2,232
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: 36
Views: 4,740
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...
Forum: European Delivery 07-11-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,862
Posted By Gluhwein
Wow! It seems like your re-delivery is taking a...

Wow! It seems like your re-delivery is taking a long time. How long was drop-off until boarding a ship? Maybe she wanted to stay in Europe.

I feel your pain.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-11-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,585
Posted By Gluhwein
The Bimmer tires have been an issue for my wife...

The Bimmer tires have been an issue for my wife and I with all our BMW products (6 Minis and 2 "real" BMWs). Hate the runflats in the first place and the original tires always seem to wear out...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-11-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By Gluhwein
Most of the board sponsors (highly recommended)...

Most of the board sponsors (highly recommended) that you will find on this website are more than willing to work with you even if you are on the other side of the country. You can do everything via...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-11-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,166
Posted By Gluhwein
In my experience car shopping and buying has...

In my experience car shopping and buying has never been fun. Always irritating and nerve-wracking. That's why I was so pleased with my most recent deal that I made through a board sponsor. ...
Forum: European Delivery 07-11-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By Gluhwein
+++1. Oberammergau/Ettal and also...

+++1.

Oberammergau/Ettal and also Garmisch/Partenkirchen are much more interesting as far as dining, drinking. shopping and strolling around. You'll find some really unique and well-made...
Forum: European Delivery 07-10-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By Gluhwein
That's my kind of itinerary - squeeze in as much...

That's my kind of itinerary - squeeze in as much as you can because time and life are short, but the Deutsches Museum is very easily at least a half day by itself. And if you actually stop to read...
Forum: European Delivery 07-10-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By Gluhwein
Guess he didn't get in enough practice laps on...

Guess he didn't get in enough practice laps on his XBox. Plumb forgot about that turn.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-09-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By Gluhwein
I assume you want to do the Performance Center...

I assume you want to do the Performance Center Delivery across the street from the factory? If you're not familiar with it I suggest checking out the description on the BMW USA website. It's free,...
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,227
Posted By Gluhwein
It seems like even those that forget to leave the...

It seems like even those that forget to leave the note still get at least one of the licence plates in their trunk once the car reaches America. On both EDs I left multiple notes. The 1st time I...
Forum: European Delivery 07-06-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,342
Posted By Gluhwein
Isn't it funny how they are always the ultimate...

Isn't it funny how they are always the ultimate decider? Even superseding the word of the monks. I never had to deal with any religious stuff on my visits to Ettal, but a very friendly friar works...
Forum: European Delivery 07-03-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By Gluhwein
I have a GoPro Hero3 Black. You don't need WiFi...

I have a GoPro Hero3 Black. You don't need WiFi access to view what your GoPro is filming on your smart phone. It's a Bluetooth connection so it works without WiFi. I keep my phone on "Airplane...
Forum: European Delivery 07-02-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By Gluhwein
I did both my deliveries in February. We stayed...

I did both my deliveries in February. We stayed at the Welt all day both times. The first time there were three other Americans during the course of the day and the second time zero. I know...
Forum: European Delivery 06-30-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By Gluhwein
I can't compare my photos to the excellence of...

I can't compare my photos to the excellence of some of these guys here on Bimmerfest, but they are semi-pros using fancy $2000 Nikons and such. My Panasonic FZ200 cost me just under $300 when...
Forum: European Delivery 06-30-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By Gluhwein
If you're concerned call BMW's North America...

If you're concerned call BMW's North America HQ/European Delivery department. I heard from my CA and in an email like others mentioned.
Forum: European Delivery 06-29-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By Gluhwein
I love the Panasonic Lumix line of cameras. ...

I love the Panasonic Lumix line of cameras. They're relatively cheap and feature great zoom lenses. They also take pretty decent video.
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