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Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By Art234
It took my car about 12 days from offloading from...

It took my car about 12 days from offloading from the ship to be released by VDC in NJ for shipping to the dealer on Long Island. I'd say that's on the quick side of average of late. I think they...
Forum: European Delivery 07-07-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,375
Posted By Art234
No objection to my name being linked--looks like...

No objection to my name being linked--looks like I am line #7 on the chart..dropoff Frankfurt 5/5.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-07-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,342
Posted By Art234
The car may be produced within 8 weeks of the...

The car may be produced within 8 weeks of the order, but it's built in Germany, and they are not air freighted here...and with you being in California, it can take up to 8 weeks or so to get there...
Forum: European Delivery 07-03-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By Art234
I understand your financial concern, and was...

I understand your financial concern, and was going to recommend the Sacher before I read that. The Goldener Hirsch in the old town may be less expensive, but hard to get your car there. In Salzburg,...
Forum: European Delivery 06-30-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By Art234
We love the Charles Hotel....very nice...

We love the Charles Hotel....very nice hotel...congrats to you both!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-30-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,342
Posted By Art234
Welcome to the club! I took my new 535d x drive...

Welcome to the club!
I took my new 535d x drive on a road trip last week for business-day trip to/from PA, with traffic and NYC rush hour thrown in. 45.1 mpg going and 43.1 coming back!!! It's...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-27-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By Art234
Concierge Service--No One Home?

Yesterday I took the new 535d on its first business trip. I decided to call Concierge to enter the address for me, at about 8:50am. No answer.... Hung up tried again, no answer......

Did this...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-23-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 178
Posted By Art234
New Car, Same Phone, No Texts or Emails

As many of you know, I have now had my new 2014 535d x drive for about a week. I just noticed yesterday, that text messages are no longer coming through on the nav screen. I have checked all the...
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,375
Posted By Art234
Mine still shows Finishing Touches, yet I've had...

Mine still shows Finishing Touches, yet I've had it for six days!
Forum: European Delivery 06-19-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,375
Posted By Art234
Basiluf you are remaining calmer than I'd be able...

Basiluf you are remaining calmer than I'd be able to with such a delay. I'd have pulled the remaining hairs out of my head by now........they owe you an explanation for the delay. In any event, it...
Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Art234
I'm in New York, but my understanding is the...

I'm in New York, but my understanding is the vehicle is insured by BMW NA until it hits the dealer. I was not asked to provide insurance documentation until my car arrived and I was ready to pick it...
Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 676
Posted By Art234
Beautiful car. Congrats and best wishes!

Beautiful car. Congrats and best wishes!
Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,375
Posted By Art234
As I found out when I called the ED dept. at BMW,...

As I found out when I called the ED dept. at BMW, 4 days after my car was released by the shipper, customs clearance as indicated on the W&W site is for the boat and the aggregate cargo, NOT for ED...
Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,375
Posted By Art234
Jonathan, I entered the data on the form as...

Jonathan,

I entered the data on the form as well, but where can we see the aggregate data compiled?

Thanks,
Art
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-16-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By Art234
I know, Almar, I know.

I know, Almar, I know.
Forum: European Delivery 06-16-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,375
Posted By Art234
In the spirit of the new thread, here are my...

In the spirit of the new thread, here are my dates, the form has been completed...where do we see the aggregate results?

REDELIVERY TO ME, 6/14/14, 9:25AM
SHIP DATE and ARRIVAL AT DEALER, 6/12/14...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-16-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By Art234
The owner of the dealership and my CA are...

The owner of the dealership and my CA are personal friends as well. When we started looking at options to replace the 2011 535ix I just turned in, the CA suggested I test drive the diesel, just for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-16-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By Art234
Good luck to you!

Good luck to you!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-16-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By Art234
You bet it is! Yes it is fairly quick. The...

You bet it is! Yes it is fairly quick. The waiting part was harder considering I had already had it for a few days.

Thanks for the good wishes!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-16-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By Art234
535d x-drive Finally Here!

Saturday morning I finally picked up my new 535d x-drive, 5 weeks and 5 days after we dropped her off in Frankfurt. We had taken European Delivery on April 28 and had a nice week with her driving...
Forum: European Delivery 06-16-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,563
Posted By Art234
Thanks all. I know 13 days is not bad compared to...

Thanks all. I know 13 days is not bad compared to some others. I am just trying to let everyone know that the line released by customs on the W&W site doesn't mean that the individual vehicle has...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-15-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By Art234
I had been following the value of my 2011 535i...

I had been following the value of my 2011 535i xdrive for about a year now, as I am friends with the owner and my CA as well as the used car management of my dealership. Back in the...
Forum: European Delivery 06-14-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,563
Posted By Art234
Folks, I learned the following information the...

Folks, I learned the following information the hard way:

Being released from customs on the boat is one thing. ED cars get individually inspected by customs at a holding point near or in the VDC...
Forum: European Delivery 06-14-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,563
Posted By Art234
Good luck to you Fore, I hope it's soon. I know...

Good luck to you Fore, I hope it's soon. I know what its like to wait.


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Forum: European Delivery 06-14-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,563
Posted By Art234
It's official. My 535d is here! Picked it up an...

It's official. My 535d is here! Picked it up an hour ago!
5 weeks 5 days from drop off to redelivery.
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