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Forum: European Delivery 10-18-2007, 12:35 PM
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Posted By 4tune81
We got minor chip and scratch fixed under insurance

When our car was redelivered, it had a chip on the edge of the hood and a small, but visible vertical scratch on the rear bumper. These were both completely covered as an insurance repair with no...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 08-27-2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,275
Posted By 4tune81
BMW of Fremont

I had an excellent experience (on a European Delivery) from Chris Neal at BMW of Fremont. He was relaxed, responsive via email, and made me an excellent offer.:thumbup:
Forum: European Delivery 08-21-2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,411
Posted By 4tune81
ACTUAL crime victims?

Just curious...were either of you victims of crime, or was this advice just caution/paranoia? My wife and I had a wonderful and safe time in Prague. As has been suggested by several people, one...
Forum: European Delivery 08-20-2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By 4tune81
Sheraton Westpark has underground parking

The Arabella Sheraton Westpark was where we stayed our first night in Munich. Not a particularly interesting part of town, but there's a U-Bahn stop about 50 meters from the hotel, so we didn't...
Forum: European Delivery 08-15-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By 4tune81
What ship were you on, coming into which port?

My wife and I finally were able to pick up our car yesterday. It arrived at the dealership on Monday -- exactly 8 weeks to the day after the drop off in Munich -- but they didn't have time to detail...
Forum: European Delivery 07-11-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,584
Posted By 4tune81
Go to Prague and don't worry any more than anywhere else

As others have mentioned, if you exercise the same degree of caution you'd use in any city, Prague is great. We stayed at the Andels Hotel in early June, which features an underground garage that...
Forum: European Delivery 07-10-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 888
Posted By 4tune81
A personal style choice...

The bottom line, as I think has been stated by a bunch of people, is that it is certainly possible to have a successful trip without booking everything ahead.

However, for my wife and me on our...
Forum: European Delivery 07-10-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,218
Posted By 4tune81
I know that the OP's question has now been...

I know that the OP's question has now been resolved, but to his point about fresh information (since I agree with him that things change with CAs and dealerships and old info found in a search may no...
Forum: European Delivery 07-02-2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 165,790
Posted By 4tune81
May 31- June 19, 2007- Germany, Austria, Czech, Hungary, Croatia, Slovenia

June 1st pick up. Report here: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=214808

--Paul
Forum: European Delivery 07-02-2007, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,227
Posted By 4tune81
more pix

Finally got around to posting the rest of the photos online. For anyone interested, they're at: http://picasaweb.google.com/vernhardt . Below is a small sample of "non-car" shots. There are about...
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 06-30-2007, 09:21 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 40,435
Posted By 4tune81
Saw a new M3 at German gas station in June on ED trip

As we were gassing up our 335i coupe in Germany on a recent trip following European Delivery this June, we saw a similar looking car at the pump ahead of us but noticed that the BMW badge was covered...
Forum: European Delivery 06-29-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,227
Posted By 4tune81
ED Report: June 1 pickup and 19 day trip

12 hour rule? Whatís that? Hey, if I can post within the 12-days-after-I-return, Iím happy.

My wife and I recently returned from picking up our Montego blue, 335i coupe and 19-day European...
Forum: European Delivery 05-01-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By 4tune81
We'll try to add Bratislava to the mix, if we...

We'll try to add Bratislava to the mix, if we have the time. Thanks for the suggestion.

The initial inspiration wasn't necessarily to cover the Hapsburg Empire accurately, but rather to go to...
Forum: European Delivery 04-30-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By 4tune81
The 19-day Hapsburg Empire Tour Itinerary

Here, for your scrutinty and comment, is our "much-more-scheduled-than-I-used-to-be" itinerary for our ED Adventure this June.

There were some interesting threads a while back about the merits of...
Forum: European Delivery 04-16-2007, 02:15 AM
Replies: 1,648
Views: 146,989
Posted By 4tune81
June 1. Montego Blue 335i coupe, saddle brown...

June 1. Montego Blue 335i coupe, saddle brown leather and dark walnut, sport & premium pkgs, A/T (OK, no comments from the stick-shift Luddites, puh-leese!) comfort access. Then heading off for 19...
Forum: European Delivery 04-12-2007, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,169
Posted By 4tune81
Thanks. We will have come from the east and...

Thanks. We will have come from the east and already spent time in Vienna and Berchtesgaden, so I certainly don't disagree with you on those recommendations. There isn't any particular big deal in...
Forum: European Delivery 04-12-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,169
Posted By 4tune81
Thanks to all for the advice, and the pictures...

Thanks to all for the advice, and the pictures from guppyflyer were wonderful (cute kids, too!). But still not sure which way we'll go...

...fortunately, not a bad decision to have to make!
Forum: European Delivery 04-12-2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By 4tune81
I'd guess that we'll be there around 11:00 or...

I'd guess that we'll be there around 11:00 or 11:30. We were originally planning on being there earlier, but our Lufthansa connection from Boston - Munich got pushed back from an 8:15AM arrival to a...
Forum: European Delivery 04-12-2007, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,169
Posted By 4tune81
Garmisch-Partenkirchen vs. Oberammergau

I'm planning on spending a mid-June day of hiking/bicycling at an Alpine area, in between days in Salzburg and a day of castle-hopping (Hohenschangau, Neuschanstein) prior to returning to Munich. ...
Forum: European Delivery 04-12-2007, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By 4tune81
Who's picking up June 1?

My wife and I are planning to pick up our E92 on June 1 -- a bit jet-lagged but directly from the airport -- wasting no time. Signed the P.O. this week, but don't have production number yet.

Who...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By 4tune81
Help me understand exhaust system modifications

I'm really ignorant regarding a lot of customization options and their practical (as opposed to aesthetic) benefits. So...can someone enlighten me with answers to a few questions?:

What is the...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-21-2007, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By 4tune81
Add'l insurance

Thanks to you and Irv for the info. Jspira...you refer to an additional two weeks, but the ED part of the bmwusa says that the minimum additional you can purchase is one month. Not that it matters...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-20-2007, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By 4tune81
How do they count the 14 days?

If I pick up my car on a Monday and drive it around Europe for 2 weeks and return it on the Monday morning after the two weeks, is that considered 14 days (since Harms is closed on Sunday). ...
Forum: European Delivery 02-20-2007, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 949
Posted By 4tune81
Thanks for the suggestions. I've added the...

Thanks for the suggestions. I've added the following to my DVD rental queue, specific to my trip -- I didn't metion that we're also heading to Croatia, so you'll notice some Croatian/Yugoslav films,...
Forum: European Delivery 02-19-2007, 12:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 949
Posted By 4tune81
Movies & Novels - Munich, Prague, Budapest, Vienna

Hi--

My wife will be picking up our E92 this summer and traveling to Prague, Budapest and Vienna, in addition to Munich. Before we travel, in addition to guide books and other travel-specific...
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