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Forum: The Travel Forum 07-22-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,331
Posted By b-y
Yes. We have posted info on the ZTL regulations...

Yes. We have posted info on the ZTL regulations in the Wiki for several years now. Take this stuff seriously.
Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,006
Posted By b-y
Time to start using the Wiki. There is this...

Time to start using the Wiki. There is this entry:

Vegetarian options:
Prinz Myshkin (http://www.prinzmyshkin.com/en), Hackenstraße 2, recommended by bone_doc and bbocaner

A quick Google...
Forum: European Delivery 07-19-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,877
Posted By b-y
I agree on west side, especially with a visit to...

I agree on west side, especially with a visit to Il Vittoriale. There is nothing like it. Also plan a stop in Salo, a picturesque lakeside town with an interesting WWII history.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-18-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By b-y
I don't know if still works, but I found out the...

I don't know if still works, but I found out the the local AAA offices would help members with registrations and title transfers. The offices both in NYC and here in NorCal were very helpful. ...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-18-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By b-y
The finance person's answer is nonsence. You...

The finance person's answer is nonsence. You want form REG 135 (Bill of Sale). It is available on the web here (http://www.dmv.ca.gov/forms/reg/reg135.pdf).

Whenevever I buy a used exotic car...
Forum: European Delivery 07-18-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 642
Posted By b-y
Look at these two threads -- one...

Look at these two threads -- one (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=377015&highlight=camping) & two (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=376689).
Forum: The Travel Forum 07-17-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,878
Posted By b-y
You are correct. It appears to now run $450 /...

You are correct. It appears to now run $450 / year for the first card and $175 / year for each of three additional cards. The big surprise to me is that you can now use points to pay the annual...
Forum: European Delivery 07-16-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By b-y
Alfred G, an active 'Fester who lives in Southern...

Alfred G, an active 'Fester who lives in Southern Bavaria, prepared what is possibly the most useful map of the Alpenstrasse. A link to it is in the first post in this thread...
Forum: The Travel Forum 07-15-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,878
Posted By b-y
Amex Platinum card referrals now available

I don't know if any you of want the Amex Platinum card, but I swear by mine. I use the Fine Hotels & Resorts upgrades and the mileage points to avoid the tyranny of being tied to one airline or...
Forum: European Delivery 07-14-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,481
Posted By b-y
Even the 9-4 approach is a long day unless you...

Even the 9-4 approach is a long day unless you add in a lunch and sightseeing stop. We're older, so possibly this is too conservative...but we aim for 10-4 driving days with lunch stops every second...
Forum: European Delivery 07-13-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By b-y
To the OP: I am in your parent's age group. I...

To the OP: I am in your parent's age group. I stongly support Trinitony's suggestions that I highlighted in bold. Your parents will quickly tire of unpacking in a new place every night. By...
Forum: European Delivery 07-13-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,894
Posted By b-y
I never thought I'd say this as I have been down...

I never thought I'd say this as I have been down on Audis for years. But I recently saw both a TT RS and an R8. I was quite impressed with both. Congrats. :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,400
Posted By b-y
Mine were on a modified Lancia Beta HPE.

Mine were on a modified Lancia Beta HPE.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-11-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,400
Posted By b-y
Q re touch-up paint for wheels

When I had an Italian sport wagon with Cromodoro wheeels, I used Chrysler Silver Poly touch-up paint to cover minor nicks and scrapes.

I now have a 328 e91 with what I think are Style 285 wheels. ...
Forum: European Delivery 07-11-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,221
Posted By b-y
Good catch! The auto spell on the iPad only...

Good catch! The auto spell on the iPad only makes my poor spelling skills worse. At least I knew what I meant. :)
Forum: European Delivery 07-11-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,817
Posted By b-y
I'm probably the wrong one to answer this. We...

I'm probably the wrong one to answer this. We thought we had plenty of time on Saturday, so we drove from Lindau to Friedrickschafen to Meersburg, took the ferry to Konstanz, and then headed to...
Forum: European Delivery 07-10-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,817
Posted By b-y
If Lindau is booked, which happens all to...

If Lindau is booked, which happens all to frequently, you can try the N end of the lake. Here are a few options from TripAdvisor, etc. I have driven by many of these, but never stayed or eaten in...
Forum: European Delivery 07-10-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,221
Posted By b-y
Most of the summer crowds will be gone by the...

Most of the summer crowds will be gone by the time you are there, unless there is some special activity that week such as a race or festival.

My advice is to keep the car and drive to MC, etc. Use...
Forum: The Travel Forum 07-09-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,390
Posted By b-y
I have an alternative suggestion. Consider the...

I have an alternative suggestion. Consider the region around Cuneo (south of Turin), especially near Mondovi. You'll want to visit the Commune of Vicoforte.

First, your wife will find the...
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,092
Posted By b-y
I don't know about Rick Steves. It was...

I don't know about Rick Steves. It was recommended here years ago, and we stayed when we toured Lake Como and Luzern with a rental car before our first ED. We had an extra day and went to R odT.
Forum: The Travel Forum 07-08-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 705
Posted By b-y
Free 4th nite in big city hotels from PTS

I don't know if many here stay four nights in one place, but here are a few of the current specials from Amex PTS:

From Paris to Venice, take advantage of a complimentary 4th night at
these...
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By b-y
You basically have two other useful options: ...

You basically have two other useful options:

Buy an inexpensive fire extinguisher when you get to the border. Toss it (or give to the people at the dropoff point) at the end of the trip.
Buy a...
Forum: European Delivery 07-06-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By b-y
I have two hotel suggestions for Rothenburg odT: ...

I have two hotel suggestions for Rothenburg odT: The first is Gerberhaus (http://www.gerberhaus.rothenburg.de/). It is a small, centrally-located, clean hotel with pleasant staff and atmosphere....
Forum: European Delivery 07-06-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,092
Posted By b-y
Me530's plan is a great one. Here are a few...

Me530's plan is a great one. Here are a few options, with comments:

Do you have an American Express card? Which one? If your credit history is good, call them ASAP and upgrade to the Platinum...
Forum: The Travel Forum 07-06-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By b-y
Yes, airlines often try to inforce the rules...

Yes, airlines often try to inforce the rules about completing the itineray with their own version of "You Can't Go Home Again".
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