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Forum: European Delivery 11-21-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By john lance
The Hotel Gasthof Zur Muehle in Ismaning do have...

The Hotel Gasthof Zur Muehle in Ismaning do have rooms available on 12/4 - double room for 128 can be reserved at Booking.com

The Zur Post, at just 84 , is also very comfortable...
Forum: European Delivery 11-20-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By john lance
Yes, definitely Cesky Krumlov and, if driving...

Yes, definitely Cesky Krumlov and, if driving down from Prague, you might want to consider checking out Konopiste Castle on the way.

Kutna Hora, with it's "bone church" and Karlstein Castle are...
Forum: European Delivery 11-20-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By john lance
Too much stress to travel from Salzburg, change...

Too much stress to travel from Salzburg, change tires, drop off at log in Out and catch a mid-day flight, don't do it!

Best would be to stay at the delightful Hotel-Gasthof zur Muehle in Ismaning...
Forum: European Delivery 11-11-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By john lance
Only 2 sets remaining now for a 535i for 17th Dec...

Only 2 sets remaining now for a 535i for 17th Dec >>>>, both have original BMW wheels fitted with 245/45R 18 100V Dunlop tires
Forum: European Delivery 11-09-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,232
Posted By john lance
I was really only referring to small cafes and...

I was really only referring to small cafes and restaurants, where the amount to pay might be less than 50 Euros or so. It's for those places which I was putting forward the case for paying cash, not...
Forum: European Delivery 11-09-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By john lance
By my reckoning, equal with Friday it's the 2nd...

By my reckoning, equal with Friday it's the 2nd most popular day after Monday to take delivery.

Wednesday and Thursday appear to be the least popular days.

Those are only my opinions are based...
Forum: European Delivery 11-09-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,232
Posted By john lance
Remember that what you are earning from using...

Remember that what you are earning from using your points-rewarded credit-card is paid for not by the credit-card company but by the place taking your payment - in fact probably four times over or...
Forum: European Delivery 11-09-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 927
Posted By john lance
Are you sure that the routes you are planning do...

Are you sure that the routes you are planning do not include roads which are closed for the Winter already? The journey times to Lake Como could be much longer than you anticipate. My opinion is that...
Forum: European Delivery 11-01-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,232
Posted By john lance
Not so much a trick as a necessity! If you don't...

Not so much a trick as a necessity! If you don't get someone's attention after you are done eating & drinking, nobody will bother you except maybe to ask if you would like another drink. If you just...
Forum: European Delivery 10-18-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,573
Posted By john lance
Me too.....I chose a place to live where I am...

Me too.....I chose a place to live where I am only a 5-minute walk (in clean, crisp mountain air) to the supermarket, baker, post office, pharmacy, doctor, dentist, butcher, newsagent, flower-shop,...
Forum: European Delivery 02-14-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 73,198
Posted By john lance
My apologies, just saw this.....but I think we...

My apologies, just saw this.....but I think we have communicated by email anyway. No Winter tires available for 2-series models this year, sorry.
Forum: European Delivery 01-14-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By john lance
Correct, we bring the wheels & Winter tires to...

Correct, we bring the wheels & Winter tires to BMW Welt prior to delivery and they are fitted there - supplement 90 Eur.
Forum: European Delivery 01-14-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,038
Posted By john lance
No fairs 3-6 March but it's all very festive that...

No fairs 3-6 March but it's all very festive that week (27 Feb - 4 Mar) - it's Fasching (http://www.worldguide.eu/wg/index.php?StoryID=178&ArticleID=6216)(carnival) time!
Forum: European Delivery 01-02-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,797
Posted By john lance
Just for the record - the Winter tires...

Just for the record - the Winter tires (http://www.edwintertires.com), if rented, could be left in London and your originals re-mounted there - the supplement would be 550
Forum: European Delivery 12-08-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
Posted By john lance
I may be accused of being biased, but I think it...

I may be accused of being biased, but I think it needs to be made clearer that M & S tires have self-cleaning tread and above-average traction in muddy or very light snowy conditions but unless the...
Forum: European Delivery 12-02-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,339
Posted By john lance
The EU is tearing itself apart in many, many...

The EU is tearing itself apart in many, many ways, but this is actually not one of them. There have been road tolls on highways throughout France, Italy and Spain, for example, for decades and the...
Forum: European Delivery 11-28-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,339
Posted By john lance
Markus's opinion is absolutely correct - the vast...

Markus's opinion is absolutely correct - the vast majority of the income raised from fuel duty and taxes from the sale of fuel in Germany is not used for road-building or maintenance at all, it is...
Forum: European Delivery 11-27-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,339
Posted By john lance
The German government will have to play it very...

The German government will have to play it very carefully with regard to "short-term vignettes" for if the same option is not available to Germans or anyone else living in Germany, then it would...
Forum: European Delivery 11-25-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,633
Posted By john lance
You will need to avoid Austria if it's snowing or...

You will need to avoid Austria if it's snowing or the roads are icy - your tires will, in March, not be legal.
Forum: European Delivery 11-20-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By john lance
If you were on the Autobahn, then you crossed the...

If you were on the Autobahn, then you crossed the Europa Bridge! It's Europe's 2nd-highest bridge at 620 ft above ground and this week there were events to celebrate the 50th anniversary its opening...
Forum: European Delivery 11-15-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By john lance
Yes, the Grossglockner Alpenstrasse is closed now...

Yes, the Grossglockner Alpenstrasse is closed now till at least the beginning of May 2014.

The Arlberg Pass remains open throughout the Winter, to allow vehicles to get to the Flexenstrasse and...
Forum: European Delivery 11-12-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,437
Posted By john lance
....and there are others who come on here to try...

....and there are others who come on here to try and help people so they don't, for example, as in this case, waste time and money by driving in the wrong direction.
Forum: European Delivery 11-10-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By john lance
Ski resorts opening early!

Due to the excellent snow conditions and new snowfalls forecast for the Austrian Tyrol for the next few days, many ski resorts are planning to open early and one of the best-known, Obergurgl, opens...
Forum: European Delivery 11-10-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,437
Posted By john lance
Just to correct a minor error....Dachau is on the...

Just to correct a minor error....Dachau is on the WEST side of Munich.
Forum: European Delivery 11-08-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 417
Posted By john lance
End of Vignette-free section of Austrian highway

Just to announce a change in the law I read about in the Austrian newspaper yesterday (in case anyone read a previous post of mine) about the Vignette-free section of the Austrian Autobahn half way...
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