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Forum: European Delivery 01-02-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,775
Posted By thurst0509
Hotel Mueller was great for us. It's not in...

Hotel Mueller was great for us. It's not in Fussen, but rather in Hohenschwangau right at the base of both castles. It's nice to experience the area after the tour buses have left. The concierge...
Forum: European Delivery 12-11-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,704
Posted By thurst0509
I don't really have any insight on your question...

I don't really have any insight on your question but just wanted to ask if you might consider adopting me? I'd love to take another vacation with my wife and drive a new Bimmer all across Europe...
Forum: European Delivery 09-02-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,308
Posted By thurst0509
Seconded. My wife and I stayed at Hotel Mueller...

Seconded. My wife and I stayed at Hotel Mueller for one night and made sure to eat dinner there at the restaurant. It was one of the more expensive meals we enjoyed on our trip but the food,...
Forum: European Delivery 08-29-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,203
Posted By thurst0509
This is a really crappy cellphone pic but it's...

This is a really crappy cellphone pic but it's the best I can do for now.

New and old together :)
Forum: European Delivery 08-29-2008, 08:21 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,203
Posted By thurst0509
Well my journey is officially over. Kinda sad...

Well my journey is officially over. Kinda sad that the process is finally complete because it sure was a lot of fun.

My 135i is back in my hands and I just enjoyed a wonderful drive to work this...
Forum: European Delivery 08-28-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,203
Posted By thurst0509
My car is in!

My SA just called to let me know my car is in and will be ready for pickup this afternoon! Picking it up at 5 pm!

:banana::banana::banana::banana::banana::banana:
Forum: European Delivery 08-28-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By thurst0509
ED insurance will cover the whole trip, but only...

ED insurance will cover the whole trip, but only two weeks is provided free of charge. If you stay for 3-4 weeks, you'll need to purchase additional insurance to cover the rest of the trip.
...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 08-26-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 457
Posted By thurst0509
FS: Dallas - 1997 328is - 121k - Hellrot/tan - sport - 5-spd. $7000 OBO

Well the day has come Ė my 328is is officially up for sale. I canít express how much Iíve thoroughly enjoyed every minute with this car. I wouldnít ever think of getting rid of it, except that Iím...
Forum: European Delivery 08-24-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,735
Posted By thurst0509
Thanks for the great pics! Sounds like...

Thanks for the great pics!

Sounds like several aspects of your trip was quite similar to ours actually. We also picked up a 135i, and stayed at Hotel Wittelsbach (Berchtesgaden) and Gerberhaus...
Forum: European Delivery 08-22-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,203
Posted By thurst0509
Woohoo - my car was released to trucking this...

Woohoo - my car was released to trucking this morning and the truck is en route to Dallas via the South Carolina VDC! :banana: :banana:

The only delay in the VPC was replacing one wheel due to...
Forum: European Delivery 08-22-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,203
Posted By thurst0509
Has anyone gotten any attitude from the ladies at...

Has anyone gotten any attitude from the ladies at the ED support number due to calling too often? I reaaaaaally wanna call today to see if my status has updated and ask about damages as well, but I...
Forum: European Delivery 08-22-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,203
Posted By thurst0509
Congrats to everyone whose cars have arrived or...

Congrats to everyone whose cars have arrived or will be arriving soon!

But be aware that the rest of us hate your guts. :D
Forum: European Delivery 08-21-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,203
Posted By thurst0509
Did you specifically ask about damages or did...

Did you specifically ask about damages or did they volunteer that information? I thought it was strange that my car would be sitting in the VPC for so long if there are no damages but didn't ask...
Forum: European Delivery 08-21-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,203
Posted By thurst0509
I just spoke to BMW ED at the number AirBecks...

I just spoke to BMW ED at the number AirBecks posted above. My car has cleared customs at least, but it's still at the VPC and not yet called up for trucking.

My dealership SA told me it's...
Forum: European Delivery 08-20-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,203
Posted By thurst0509
Nah AirBecks is an EDer - in his OP he said he...

Nah AirBecks is an EDer - in his OP he said he dropped off in Munich on 7/14

My Owners Circle tracker has shown as "At Preparation Center" since last Friday - I'm hoping mine is released also! My...
Forum: European Delivery 08-15-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,046
Posted By thurst0509
Well that's officially the last time I ever...

Well that's officially the last time I ever listen to my wife on anything car-related! :eeps:

I was preparing to pull into a gas station car wash prior to dropping the car off and my wife talked...
Forum: European Delivery 08-01-2008, 10:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,971
Posted By thurst0509
Thanks Alfred - good info to know!

Thanks Alfred - good info to know!
Forum: European Delivery 08-01-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,971
Posted By thurst0509
Hmm. If I understood him correctly, I...

Hmm.

If I understood him correctly, I believe Rolf's take was that they certainly can track us down and often do. But if you're within about 10 km of the speed limit, the amount of the fine isn't...
Forum: European Delivery 07-31-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,971
Posted By thurst0509
I hope for my sake that the Polizei doesn't...

I hope for my sake that the Polizei doesn't usually send tickets to the USA! I'm pretty sure I got nailed by a traffic camera in Munich on July 7th, the first night I had my car.

Rolf warned me...
Forum: European Delivery 07-28-2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,203
Posted By thurst0509
We weren't in much of a hurry to get back to our...

We weren't in much of a hurry to get back to our hotel so we decided to take the S-Bahn for about 3 euros each. We had planned to walk to the Walldorf train stop but the man helping us at Harms (I'm...
Forum: European Delivery 07-28-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,203
Posted By thurst0509
I dropped off on Sunday the 20th. Our flight...

I dropped off on Sunday the 20th. Our flight back to the USA was at 10:30 am on the 21st and I was concerned that we might risk missing the flight if we tried to drop off in the morning - so they...
Forum: European Delivery 07-28-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,203
Posted By thurst0509
Did you see a dirty Sedona 135i in the parking...

Did you see a dirty Sedona 135i in the parking lot when you dropped off there? :)
Forum: European Delivery 07-24-2008, 06:27 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 58,776
Posted By thurst0509
Here's my pic from the castle spot, re-hosted on...

Here's my pic from the castle spot, re-hosted on photobucket.

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm313/thurst0509/DSC02905.jpg
Forum: European Delivery 07-24-2008, 05:23 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,203
Posted By thurst0509
I am on the Integrity as well!

I am on the Integrity as well!
Forum: European Delivery 07-22-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 58,776
Posted By thurst0509
Nice thread idea Charles! I actually found that...

Nice thread idea Charles! I actually found that spot on my own as we drove into the castle area. Turned out to be the best car pics I got on the entire trip.

Here's mine: (you'll have to click...
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