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Forum: European Delivery 05-10-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By achopra
+1 did mine through Navy Federal using a...

+1 did mine through Navy Federal using a pre-arroved financing check ... no issues whatsoever.
Forum: European Delivery 05-08-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By achopra
You should not need insurance till the car it...

You should not need insurance till the car it titled.
Forum: European Delivery 04-04-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 942
Posted By achopra
Your iPhone itself will work in Europe. If you...

Your iPhone itself will work in Europe. If you have a iPhone 5 or 5S, I believe all of them (even the CDMA ones from Sprint) have a MicroSim card slot. You can buy a local prepaid MicroSim in Europe...
Forum: European Delivery 04-04-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 942
Posted By achopra
+1 I rented from Beewang as well.

+1

I rented from Beewang as well.
Forum: European Delivery 04-01-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By achopra
I second AggieKnight, you can do it.. but you...

I second AggieKnight, you can do it.. but you will not enjoy it. Here are my comments and suggestions

1) Cut out Monaco (& Genoa, La Spezia) . It is a long way out...
2) Cut Pisa (From what I...
Forum: European Delivery 03-26-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By achopra
I had a Economy Double cabin in the CNL from...

I had a Economy Double cabin in the CNL from Paris to Munich, which was booked online. The cabin had a sink, that was good enough to freshen up a bit before heading over to the Welt.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-20-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,411
Posted By achopra
I almost bought the Audi S4 when I got my 335i...

I almost bought the Audi S4 when I got my 335i MSport. The S4 felt more powerful and had a bit more soul than the 335i. But, It had numb steering and un-exiting styling. Additionally, it was...
Forum: European Delivery 03-20-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By achopra
+1 for BMW of Silver Spring ... I did mine with...

+1 for BMW of Silver Spring ... I did mine with Andy Perez...smooth and easy experience and very reasonable invoice + XXX pricing.
Forum: European Delivery 03-15-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,926
Posted By achopra
Given that there is regularly quite of bit of...

Given that there is regularly quite of bit of traffic on the autobahn. If you are really going for it you will varying the RPM quite a bit...
Forum: European Delivery 03-13-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,021
Posted By achopra
I am one of those people that does not mind a 12...

I am one of those people that does not mind a 12 hour drive, but your itinerary for the lack of a better word is insane. Sure you can do it, but it will not be enjoyable! You need to alternate long...
Forum: European Delivery 03-13-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 930
Posted By achopra
My deals have always been ED Invoice + dealer...

My deals have always been ED Invoice + dealer profit (dealer fees is also dealer profit)
Also if you are financing or leasing make sure they do not mark up the rates. Make that clear when you put...
Forum: European Delivery 03-13-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,326
Posted By achopra
Congratulations! Car looks stunning.... Glad to...

Congratulations! Car looks stunning.... Glad to see another desi get out of the desimobile Honda Accord and into a bimmer...:P
Forum: European Delivery 03-11-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,926
Posted By achopra
Its hit and miss that time of the year. I...

Its hit and miss that time of the year.

I did a late Aug to early Sep ED in 2012 for my 335i w/ summer perf. tires. Got some snow when we were in Switzerland at high altitude. That said, I still...
Forum: European Delivery 03-10-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By achopra
Covers all drivers. It is advised (required ?) to...

Covers all drivers. It is advised (required ?) to get the additional drivers noted on the insurance at the welt.
Forum: European Delivery 03-10-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By achopra
We all make the mistake of trying to cram too...

We all make the mistake of trying to cram too much into first ED trip.... also you are all over the place

Day 1 - You will need to move quickly to have any chance of reaching the Welt in time for...
Forum: European Delivery 03-10-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,926
Posted By achopra
With my M335i, after about 900 miles, I couldn't...

With my M335i, after about 900 miles, I couldn't take the semi-babying of the car anymore .. so I went for it for the next 150 miles or so... cruised around at 130mph+ and hit 155mph a couple of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-31-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,650
Posted By achopra
Our 2013 335i Has the button but the 2014 320xi...

Our 2013 335i Has the button but the 2014 320xi we bought recently does not. Not idea if the 328i has it or not.
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 01-08-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By achopra
BMW does not even have the BMW Remote App on...

BMW does not even have the BMW Remote App on android. I enjoyed the app on my iPhone before it was stolen and I had to switch to a MotoG.
Forum: European Delivery 12-31-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,769
Posted By achopra
I have my doubts.

I have my doubts.
Forum: European Delivery 12-31-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,769
Posted By achopra
You can do about as well or better (after...

You can do about as well or better (after customer, dealer, loyalty cash etc) on US delivery, especially late in the year. Apart from when a new model comes out and the supplies are short.

ED is...
Forum: European Delivery 12-31-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,769
Posted By achopra
I had a hard time getting "a much bigger discount...

I had a hard time getting "a much bigger discount than the 7% off MSRP mentioned on MBs web site". All I could manage after haggling with 4 dealers was $400 extra

As far as I know, MB Does not...
Forum: European Delivery 12-31-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,769
Posted By achopra
US MSRP. There is no ED MSRP as such.. they just...

US MSRP. There is no ED MSRP as such.. they just give you a 7% discount if you do a ED on the US MSRP
Forum: European Delivery 12-31-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,769
Posted By achopra
I can confim the above. Did not know about...

I can confim the above.

Did not know about the following. I guess theoretically, if one does not have trades, one can get a better price by shopping around.
Forum: European Delivery 12-28-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,379
Posted By achopra
That is a great option and the best thing is that...

That is a great option and the best thing is that the checking account appears to be totally free with no minimums or maintenance fees.

I think I might get an account with them as well. Thanks for...
Forum: European Delivery 12-27-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,379
Posted By achopra
Bank of America - Now 3% International Transaction Fee at Global ATM Alliance ATMs

Searched and did not find this posted here.

As of November 8, 2013. Bank of America has started charging a 3% international transaction fee for purchases or ATM cash withdrawals regardless of...
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