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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-01-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,040
Posted By sactoken
I read recently on a couple of German websites...

I read recently on a couple of German websites that the new X1 won't be publicly revealed until the Frankfurt show in late September. It seems strange that production would begin months before the...
Forum: European Delivery 04-30-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 740
Posted By sactoken
I think you're trying to do too much in too...

I think you're trying to do too much in too little time, and will end up (on some of your days at least) just driving and having no time to stop and enjoy sights along the way. For instance,...
Forum: European Delivery 04-29-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By sactoken
There was a recent thread on this, here: ...

There was a recent thread on this, here:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=837640
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-28-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By sactoken
I checked them and all 3 are patches, not just...

I checked them and all 3 are patches, not just plugs. I called BMWFS and they said repaired tires are not OK. I asked for something in writing, and she pointed me to the wording on the contract...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-28-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By sactoken
Lease turn-in with plugged tires?

Is there a problem with turning in a leased car with plugged run-flats? My lease is up in August and 2 of the tires are already below minimum tread and the other two are close. Not wanting to pay...
Forum: European Delivery 04-23-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,363
Posted By sactoken
I don't know about the app, but on the computer...

I don't know about the app, but on the computer you can go to your post, click on edit, click on go advanced, scroll down to manage attachments, click on that and you'll be able to delete the...
Forum: European Delivery 04-21-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By sactoken
Coming in from Bratislava, there is a vignette...

Coming in from Bratislava, there is a vignette sales station on highway D2/E65 at the border. As I mentioned, I was able to buy one online after the fact, and I didn't have any language problems. ...
Forum: European Delivery 04-21-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By sactoken
I bought vignettes for Austria and Switzerland...

I bought vignettes for Austria and Switzerland from the ADAC on Frankfurter Ring before I had my car. The Swiss one was annual but the Austrian one was for 10 days. It was punched to indicate the...
Forum: European Delivery 04-20-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,629
Posted By sactoken
From what I've read, the tickets go on sale 90...

From what I've read, the tickets go on sale 90 days in advance and often sell out immediately. Additional tickets may be available but only shortly before the visit date (1 or 2 weeks?). I found...
Forum: European Delivery 04-20-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,629
Posted By sactoken
As an aside, if you're planning on going up the...

As an aside, if you're planning on going up the Eiffel Tower, be sure to get your tickets on-line well in advance (months, if possible) to avoid long ticket lines. With an advance ticket you can go...
Forum: European Delivery 04-16-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By sactoken
Well, that is interesting. The program terms...

Well, that is interesting. The program terms must have changed. On my last ED in 2012, the discount was definitely 5% for coach (up to 15% in other classes). In reality, it was only about half...
Forum: European Delivery 04-13-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By sactoken
It sounds like validity is based on calendar...

It sounds like validity is based on calendar days, so if you first used it on a Thursday, it would expire at midnight Wednesday unfortunately.
...
Forum: European Delivery 04-06-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By sactoken
According to Google Maps, it should take 35-45...

According to Google Maps, it should take 35-45 min at 8 am on a Thursday. (When you ask for directions, you can specify a day and time.)
...
Forum: European Delivery 04-04-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By sactoken
If you're looking for something less pricy than...

If you're looking for something less pricy than the airport Hilton, we stayed at the Motel One in Garching the night before our departure. It's just off the A9 autobahn, about 15 min from the...
Forum: European Delivery 03-31-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,629
Posted By sactoken
I agree, although I don't think you'd have a...

I agree, although I don't think you'd have a problem with the non-stop flight. I think I've always been able to get through customs and passport control pretty quickly at MUC and other European...
Forum: European Delivery 03-22-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By sactoken
Yes, that's correct. They come off easily.

Yes, that's correct. They come off easily.
Forum: European Delivery 03-16-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,678
Posted By sactoken
I was going to ask the same question! They fly...

I was going to ask the same question! They fly from Seattle so that's an option for me, and their fares seem substantially less than the other carriers. And can you tell us which class you flew in?
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-11-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,709
Posted By sactoken
That's the 1-series, not the X1. I think the...

That's the 1-series, not the X1.

I think the X1 will be revealed before Frankfurt because it goes into production in July or August. It should already be available by the time of the Frankfurt...
Forum: European Delivery 03-08-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By sactoken
I'd recommend staying in Lucerne instead of...

I'd recommend staying in Lucerne instead of Zurich. Zurich is mainly a business city while Lucerne has more for tourists. It's less than an hour drive between the two.
Forum: European Delivery 03-03-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,714
Posted By sactoken
One thing you should know, which I found out the...

One thing you should know, which I found out the hard way, is that if your "month" overlaps two billing periods, Verizon splits the 100 mb and allocates a portion of it to each period. In my case, I...
Forum: European Delivery 03-02-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,510
Posted By sactoken
I didn't realize that ATM and debit cards were...

I didn't realize that ATM and debit cards were different, but I found this explanation: http://www.handsonbanking.org/financial-education/adults/atm-vs-debit-cards-the-difference/

It sounds like...
Forum: European Delivery 03-02-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,510
Posted By sactoken
The Plus network is part of Visa. Here's their...

The Plus network is part of Visa. Here's their ATM locator.

http://www.visa.com/atmlocator/index.jsp#%28page:home%29

I tried Munich and there are tons of ATMs listed. Not all of the...
Forum: European Delivery 03-02-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,510
Posted By sactoken
You might want to look into an American Express...

You might want to look into an American Express prepaid card. You pre-load it with cash and can use it at ATM's worldwide to withdraw cash. Fees are minimal, and they're available at many stores.
...
Forum: European Delivery 02-20-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By sactoken
According to this production map, ...

According to this production map,

http://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1082153

it looks like production of most cars starts in July and ends in June of the next year (or August to...
Forum: European Delivery 02-19-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,520
Posted By sactoken
From what I've read before, it seems like 3 years...

From what I've read before, it seems like 3 years is about the break-even point for lease-vs.- buy (lease if shorter, buy if longer). I found that to be true when I did the calculations for my...
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