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Forum: European Delivery 05-01-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By CapHill1er
I have no idea what's going on. Finally got pics...

I have no idea what's going on. Finally got pics to load and they're all upside down. Sigh.
Forum: European Delivery 04-30-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By CapHill1er
Delivery was awesome of course, with a few...

Delivery was awesome of course, with a few wonderful surprises too. Had to buy another carry on for all the extra stuff. Not good was the 2.5 hour backup on the A9 20 clicks north of Munich. Took...
Forum: European Delivery 04-27-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By CapHill1er
Can't get pics to post but "Vier-me" is visible...

Can't get pics to post but "Vier-me" is visible from the lounge!
Forum: European Delivery 04-27-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By CapHill1er
2nd ED 435xi GC Checkin!

Got to the Welt about 10 min before they opened and one guy was already waiting outside. Going up to Checkin in a second.
Forum: European Delivery 04-23-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By CapHill1er
Shoot, I need a vignette for May 8-12. Thanks...

Shoot, I need a vignette for May 8-12. Thanks for offering though.
Forum: European Delivery 04-22-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By CapHill1er
Went looking through the ADAC website with the...

Went looking through the ADAC website with the limited German I could muster and they definitely sell the Austiran, Czech, and Slovenian vignettes I need, but not the Slovakian vignette, which is...
Forum: European Delivery 04-22-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By CapHill1er
Thanks Sactoken -- yeah, the online purchasing...

Thanks Sactoken -- yeah, the online purchasing site from the Hungarian Toll tickets page reverts to Hungarian after the front page in English. I also downloaded the iPhone app, which I could...
Forum: European Delivery 04-21-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By CapHill1er
Thanks for the info. So, there seems to be a lot...

Thanks for the info. So, there seems to be a lot on the web about buying the e-vignette online but half the pages revert to Hungarian and, yeah, it requires a license plate number. I do hope I can...
Forum: European Delivery 04-21-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By CapHill1er
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: European Delivery 04-21-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,330
Posted By CapHill1er
Hmmm, maybe I don't need to pack my vests from...

Hmmm, maybe I don't need to pack my vests from 2010 then...maybe just in case.

In 2010, they told us to keep it below 100mph for first 500 miles, but we were mostly on slower roads anyway.

-J
Forum: European Delivery 04-21-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By CapHill1er
ADAC and Vignettes

Can anyone help me out here? I am planning on visiting the ADAC at Sendlinger-Tor-Platz 9, in Munich on Monday afternoon/evening to get my vignettes for Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary (if...
Forum: European Delivery 04-21-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,330
Posted By CapHill1er
Great report! And I see the car was delivered...

Great report! And I see the car was delivered with a full tank!

-J
Forum: European Delivery 04-21-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 996
Posted By CapHill1er
I'm with you, Henz! I'm about to embark on my...

I'm with you, Henz! I'm about to embark on my second ED trip (last one was my honeymoon in 2010), and I love driving and having lots of varied experiences. In 2010, we only drove three out of 10...
Forum: European Delivery 04-21-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 714
Posted By CapHill1er
Rick Steves' shows are almost all on YouTube and...

Rick Steves' shows are almost all on YouTube and Hulu, if you want a video guide. I prefer the Lonely Planet and Moon guides for books.

--J
Forum: European Delivery 04-14-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By CapHill1er
I'm currently two weeks away from my delivery and...

I'm currently two weeks away from my delivery and we are spending two weeks on the road starting in Prague. For the Czech Republic you need to get a vignette sticker for the car and I believe ADAC...
Forum: European Delivery 04-10-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By CapHill1er
Great advice! Unfortunately, we are both...

Great advice!

Unfortunately, we are both Type-A travel planners, so we made reservations as soon as the Welt confirmed our delivery appointment back in January. :)

But we are planning to use...
Forum: European Delivery 04-10-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,261
Posted By CapHill1er
Yes, you're right. Croatia is expected to apply...

Yes, you're right. Croatia is expected to apply to Schengen in July with a decision 6 months after, but they are apparently allowing visitors without a visa now (I have to look further in to this)....
Forum: European Delivery 04-09-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By CapHill1er
Cool. We were very limited in the days we could...

Cool. We were very limited in the days we could fly in/out and accomplish our itinerary (which kept growing and growing, ahem). We got very lucky to get AA miles tickets on the days we wanted. ...
Forum: European Delivery 04-09-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,261
Posted By CapHill1er
Wow, when I started reading your posts, I was...

Wow, when I started reading your posts, I was seriously reconsidering my itinerary in Slovenia and Croatia, but after the last couple, I've calmed down a bit. Croatia is in the Schengen agreement...
Forum: European Delivery 04-09-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 686
Posted By CapHill1er
Hey Shiftmr2t, I'm scheduled for delivery on...

Hey Shiftmr2t, I'm scheduled for delivery on April 28th as well -- a Carbon Black 435xi M-sport Gran Coupe. Our delivery is early in the morning -- 0940 and then we'll take the 1145 tour. Maybe our...
Forum: European Delivery 04-08-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By CapHill1er
Well, on AA, when you use points for the ticket,...

Well, on AA, when you use points for the ticket, there are taxes and fees of $1200 for two people if we connected through Heathrow. Through Madrid, the taxes and fees were $120. That sold it for...
Forum: European Delivery 04-08-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By CapHill1er
Thanks for this! It was the only way to confirm...

Thanks for this! It was the only way to confirm that Fine-grain Ash wood trim was included (although I had to use google translator to figure that out).

Production is almost complete!

-John
Forum: European Delivery 04-07-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By CapHill1er
Second ED in five years!

April 28, 2015 delivery at BMW Welt. Car is currently in production: 435xi Gran Coupe M-Sport, Carbon Metallic, Black Dakota leather, Ash Trim, Tech, Driver's Assist, HK Stereo.

Flying through...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-05-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,929
Posted By CapHill1er
The gray interior looks so much nicer with the...

The gray interior looks so much nicer with the black accents than the old way when everything was gray on gray.

Congrats!

--John
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-05-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,355
Posted By CapHill1er
I bought my 135i in August and purchased a 5-year...

I bought my 135i in August and purchased a 5-year Wheel and Tire Insurance policy through BMW (amortized with the car loan) for less than $1500. Probably could have negotiated a bit more, but didn't...
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