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Forum: Performance Center Delivery 07-02-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,364
Posted By CapHill1er
Awesome! I never thought about asking for an...

Awesome! I never thought about asking for an earlier date, but it works out better that it is on the 9th. My car got to the port on June 8th. :)

--John
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 06-29-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,093
Posted By CapHill1er
Back in 2010, we took delivery of our ED/PCD 135i...

Back in 2010, we took delivery of our ED/PCD 135i and drove straight on to DC. I did, however, scare myself a little when I noticed the speedometer passing 85mph accidentally (still in autobahn...
Forum: European Delivery 06-26-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By CapHill1er
Awesome! My PCD re-delivery is on July 9th, just...

Awesome! My PCD re-delivery is on July 9th, just days away!

On this last trip, we got windshield stickers from Germany, Czech Rep, Slovenia, Austria, and Slovakia. Hope they are all still on...
Forum: The Travel Forum 06-25-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By CapHill1er
We stayed at the Hotel Ventana, a 5-star boutique...

We stayed at the Hotel Ventana, a 5-star boutique hotel in a classic building right off of the main square, but on the opposite side of the astronomical clock (less noise and tourists gathering). ...
Forum: European Delivery 06-16-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,620
Posted By CapHill1er
Make sure you grab the discounted BMW Welt...

Make sure you grab the discounted BMW Welt umbrella -- it's a great deal and it will prove invaluable throughout the trip! Got the black one in 2010 which is still in fantastic shape and the white...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 06-15-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By CapHill1er
At least yours didn't have to come by boat! ...

At least yours didn't have to come by boat! That's the most agonizing waiting period.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 06-12-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,224
Posted By CapHill1er
Confirmed! July 9th pickup at the Performance...

Confirmed! July 9th pickup at the Performance Center!
Forum: European Delivery 06-12-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By CapHill1er
Dropped off mine on 5/11, arrived in NY/NJ port...

Dropped off mine on 5/11, arrived in NY/NJ port on 6/4. Currently in "finishing touches" -- i.e. the VPC. I would expect a call/email from the Performance Center once it is on the truck.

First...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 06-11-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,224
Posted By CapHill1er
JenWil: Is your car "just" doing PCD? Mine was...

JenWil: Is your car "just" doing PCD? Mine was a European Delivery with a PC re-Delivery, so a lot of the process is different. Straight-PCD's are scheduled in advance since there are less...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 06-11-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,224
Posted By CapHill1er
Thanks, Wine-O! I normally hate to bother...

Thanks, Wine-O!

I normally hate to bother Corporate, but the rep did confirm that ultimate delivery is setup for the Performance Center!

Now, I just have to work on scheduling a re-delivery...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 06-11-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,224
Posted By CapHill1er
My CA's wording is very strange. I talked to him...

My CA's wording is very strange. I talked to him as soon as I got back from Europe, before the car left Bremerhaven and the feeling I got from him was that he didn't know how or didn't remember to...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 06-06-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,224
Posted By CapHill1er
Can a PCD be recovered after a possible dealer screw up?

Although I tried as much as possible since January to remind my CA that after ED, we requested PCD, I've lost faith in my CA's ability to get this done. From reading here, it sounds like all PCD...
Forum: European Delivery 06-05-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By CapHill1er
Oooh, the Esquire mini in silver looks nice. ...

Oooh, the Esquire mini in silver looks nice. They gave us one in a coppery-brown color. Didn't get a stopwatch though -- I wonder what that relates to/signifies? We did get a steel USB drive with...
Forum: European Delivery 06-04-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By CapHill1er
Dropped off in Munich on May 11th. Asian Emperor...

Dropped off in Munich on May 11th. Asian Emperor just docked at the Port of NY/NJ. Now waiting for the car to get to the Performance Center for re-delivery. :)
Forum: European Delivery 06-01-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By CapHill1er
I was in Ljubljana recently for my ED, but the...

I was in Ljubljana recently for my ED, but the hotel we stayed at A-Hotel had a large secure lot, but it looked like there were several large parking garages in the city center -- just never needed...
Forum: European Delivery 05-26-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By CapHill1er
Eagle11, I'm probably in the minority here, but I...

Eagle11, I'm probably in the minority here, but I just got back from a 2000+ mile driving ED through 9 countries and loved every second of being in the new car (435xi Gran Coupe M-Sport). During the...
Forum: European Delivery 05-22-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By CapHill1er
Danke!!

Danke!!
Forum: European Delivery 05-22-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By CapHill1er
Kraftfahrzeugsteuernummer

Okay. I searched and couldn't find this big ass word on the forum, but Germany just sent me a tax bill for 19 euro from my ED last month.

I thought BMW took care of all these car taxes???

John
Forum: European Delivery 05-21-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,451
Posted By CapHill1er
We went to Lichtenstein in 2010 -- it is allowed...

We went to Lichtenstein in 2010 -- it is allowed because although technically independent, they follow the rules and privileges of Switzerland which is covered.
Forum: European Delivery 05-20-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,451
Posted By CapHill1er
Awesome trip report! Glad you got to enjoy so...

Awesome trip report! Glad you got to enjoy so many mountain roads. Our trip involved thousands of pics, but the car always seemed to be in a garage when our cameras were out.

Here's hoping for...
Forum: European Delivery 05-20-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,426
Posted By CapHill1er
Congrats! BTW, I had zero trouble in...

Congrats!

BTW, I had zero trouble in Hungary/Croatia/Slovenia crossing the borders -- the only weird part was the border guy on the Slovenian side asking who owned the car and how did an American...
Forum: European Delivery 05-01-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
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: 506
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: 506
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: 506
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.
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