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Forum: European Delivery 09-05-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,007
Posted By CarSwami
I thought that the Jaguars are built in...

I thought that the Jaguars are built in Liverpool. If I'm right, one could do the Beatles tour when picking up an ED Jaguar! The tour can actually be quite nice if one has a good knowledgeable guide....
Forum: European Delivery 08-30-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,928
Posted By CarSwami
Thanks Jonathan. I did look up the information...

Thanks Jonathan. I did look up the information that you have posted before and found it very informative.
Forum: European Delivery 08-30-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,928
Posted By CarSwami
I'm keen on hearing about the ED programs offered...

I'm keen on hearing about the ED programs offered by other European car manufacturer's, so please go ahead and post your Mercedes ED experience here. I will need to replace my Mercedes SUV someday in...
Forum: European Delivery 08-26-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,275
Posted By CarSwami
Got it! It sounds just like the set-up is just...

Got it! It sounds just like the set-up is just like it was at the old Harms office. It is good that there is no charge if one plans the off-hours drop-off ahead of time.
Forum: European Delivery 08-25-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 709
Posted By CarSwami
I completely agree with the point made by...

I completely agree with the point made by Trinitony. I travel to Europe very frequently and the only thing that I do to get over jet lag quickly is to stay up until at least 9:00 PM local time on the...
Forum: European Delivery 08-25-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,275
Posted By CarSwami
I did not realize that there was a charge now for...

I did not realize that there was a charge now for dropping off the car off-hours. Thanks for this information. I'll file it away for future reference.

I dropped my car off in 2007 at the old Harms...
Forum: European Delivery 08-25-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 677
Posted By CarSwami
Did your previous CA happen to be Joern Esser?...

Did your previous CA happen to be Joern Esser? I'm trying to figure out where he went to after leaving the dealership in Maryland.
Forum: European Delivery 07-31-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,444
Posted By CarSwami
Gosh, this is not good news. I bought my 335i...

Gosh, this is not good news. I bought my 335i through Joern and looked forward to working with him on my next ED. We need to find another good ED advisor in central MD.
Forum: European Delivery 07-29-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 16,302
Posted By CarSwami
I agree with the above statement. I recognize...

I agree with the above statement. I recognize that the dealership has to make money in order to survive, but they have gotten a lot more money from me for maintenance over the past several years than...
Forum: European Delivery 07-15-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By CarSwami
I visited the two castles in the Hohenschwangau...

I visited the two castles in the Hohenschwangau region earlier this year. My advice would be to book your tickets ahead of time on line (http://www.hohenschwangau.de/430.html) because lines can be...
Forum: European Delivery 07-03-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,226
Posted By CarSwami
I've stayed at the Hilton City Center a number of...

I've stayed at the Hilton City Center a number of times and find it to be extremely convenient. It is on the direct S-Bahn line to the airport as well as Marienplatz, and the subway station is...
Forum: European Delivery 06-26-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By CarSwami
Fabulous! What a sight!

Fabulous! What a sight!
Forum: European Delivery 06-11-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 720
Posted By CarSwami
I second the suggestion to talk to your ED...

I second the suggestion to talk to your ED Advisor before July and at least get some preliminary information from him/her. He/she may be able to answer some of your questions that could help you...
Forum: European Delivery 05-30-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 845
Posted By CarSwami
We actually did buy him a few drinks later on in...

We actually did buy him a few drinks later on in the evening. But it was painful to watch mainly because he was so embarrassed at getting into trouble with the law in a foreign country.
Forum: European Delivery 05-29-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 845
Posted By CarSwami
My company has a manufacturing facility in The...

My company has a manufacturing facility in The Netherlands, so we go there quite often. On one of my trips out there, a colleague I was traveling with was flagged at immigration and was handed over...
Forum: European Delivery 05-20-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,098
Posted By CarSwami
I hope that you and FrauK are having a great time...

I hope that you and FrauK are having a great time doing the Audi ED. I hope that you will post a summary of your experiences when you return because there are a few of us who want to purchase an SUV...
Forum: European Delivery 05-06-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,539
Posted By CarSwami
Is there an option of completing the paperwork...

Is there an option of completing the paperwork during office hours and then dropping off the car when the office is closed? I remember doing this during my ED when I went to the Harm's office in...
Forum: European Delivery 01-16-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,002
Posted By CarSwami
+1 I have stayed at the Hilton Munich City a few...

+1 I have stayed at the Hilton Munich City a few times and can confirm that it is very nice and centrally located as well as easy to get to from the airport. The subway stop is located directly...
Forum: European Delivery 12-09-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,291
Posted By CarSwami
I was in Munich last year in the middle of...

I was in Munich last year in the middle of December and it snowed while I was there. I would not take the chance that the weather will be good and I recommend getting snow tires even if you are there...
Forum: European Delivery 11-27-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By CarSwami
Isn't there a thread from a very kind poster on...

Isn't there a thread from a very kind poster on Bimmerfest who left his booster seat at the Kempinski Hotel at Munich airport (or was it the office where cars are dropped off?) so that other...
Forum: European Delivery 11-27-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,937
Posted By CarSwami
Capital One Bank does not charge foreign...

Capital One Bank does not charge foreign transaction fees on their credit cards. So I have one of their credit cards and I regularly use it when I am in Europe.

I also have a checking account at...
Forum: European Delivery 11-27-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,333
Posted By CarSwami
I've been staying at the Hilton Munich City Hotel...

I've been staying at the Hilton Munich City Hotel (I'm a diamond member at Hilton) on Rosenheimer Platz during my last couple of trips to Munich. The S8 S-Bahn train station is located directly below...
Forum: European Delivery 11-01-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,988
Posted By CarSwami
Alee has already answered your question but the...

Alee has already answered your question but the reason I suggested that you think about getting an open-jaws ticket is because it makes more efficient use of your time in Europe. You will not need to...
Forum: European Delivery 10-31-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,988
Posted By CarSwami
I agree with the others that you should plan on...

I agree with the others that you should plan on doing ED the day after you arrive in Munich. You should also consider flying open-jaws and returning from Zurich rather than driving back to Munich. It...
Forum: European Delivery 10-28-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,114
Posted By CarSwami
If you do not have much luggage and are willing...

If you do not have much luggage and are willing to do a little bit of walking, the S-Bahn from the airport is definitely an option. I've taken it a few times over the past couple of years and I find...
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