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Forum: European Delivery 02-26-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By mhg
Take a look at the packing lists for Rick Steves...

Take a look at the packing lists for Rick Steves or the OneBag site, then add your electronics and one complete outfit for 24 hours ( in case the checked suitcase doesnt show up) to your backpack (...
Forum: European Delivery 02-10-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By mhg
With respect, google "car theft Prague". For...

With respect, google "car theft Prague". For example, http://www.myczechrepublic.com/prague/safety.html
The cost or replacement of your new car is one thing, losing everything in your car at the...
Forum: European Delivery 02-10-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By mhg
We found the roads in the Alps clear except for...

We found the roads in the Alps clear except for one day, luckily the day before departure.
Even so, the Brenner Pass was crowded, just a little slower. Traffic in the greater Munich area was very...
Forum: European Delivery 02-09-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By mhg
I would totally avoid driving a brand new car to...

I would totally avoid driving a brand new car to Eastern Europe due to theft issues.

Also, Venice is unique and deserves more than an afternoon. The Dolomites are a lovely drive and the roads in...
Forum: European Delivery 02-09-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,500
Posted By mhg
I wouldn't put anyone over 10 in that back seat,...

I wouldn't put anyone over 10 in that back seat, much less parents, except maybe going to dinner for 30 minutes. And with suitcase and carryon for 4?
Nah.
Forum: European Delivery 02-04-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,394
Posted By mhg
Ahh, age 3, I'd leave her with the grandmother....

Ahh, age 3, I'd leave her with the grandmother. She won't remember it is my 2 cents. Sitting or sleeping on a plane that long- then jetlag- unfamiliar food- and then having to hang out quietly? Naah....
Forum: European Delivery 02-04-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,726
Posted By mhg
Also the 2 for 1 doesn't work for Business class...

Also the 2 for 1 doesn't work for Business class any more.
Forum: European Delivery 02-04-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,394
Posted By mhg
How old is your daughter? Across the street is...

How old is your daughter?
Across the street is Olympic Park with its own web site ( aquarium, concerts some nights, minigolf,pool) The Deutsches Museum fascinated my boys for hours. Legoland about 2...
Forum: European Delivery 01-29-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,355
Posted By mhg
Rented a car in Prague with a valid one already...

Rented a car in Prague with a valid one already attached- were told by the car co. to be sure to buy in SLO on way to Budapest. I 've read they are only necessary for some countries, but trust the...
Forum: European Delivery 01-29-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,400
Posted By mhg
Have been very satisfied with TomTom for European...

Have been very satisfied with TomTom for European trips, one has lasted for 4 years+, except the battery doesn't last as long as it was when walking around. Works very well in the car. Bought 2...
Forum: European Delivery 01-29-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,355
Posted By mhg
Also, the vignette is not optional, tho there are...

Also, the vignette is not optional, tho there are categories. Here's a list you requested: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vignette_(road_tax) with the details for each country. The vignettes are for...
Forum: European Delivery 01-29-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,355
Posted By mhg
Stongly suggest ( I do not drive in Europe...

Stongly suggest ( I do not drive in Europe without it) the International Driving Permit, AAA offers it for 2 passport pictures ( which they can take when you apply) and $15.00. Basically your...
Forum: European Delivery 01-23-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,138
Posted By mhg
http://www.bahn.com/i/view/USA/en/index.shtml is...

http://www.bahn.com/i/view/USA/en/index.shtml is a better start page for the German rail system.
The Munich- Paris night train has the advantage of no changes- see also...
Forum: European Delivery 01-23-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,138
Posted By mhg
Trinitony is right about more than enough to do,...

Trinitony is right about more than enough to do, in either city/region, much less both.
However, it would be helpful to know if you're alone or traveling with more than yourself, an idea of which...
Forum: European Delivery 01-20-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,394
Posted By mhg
A taxi ride from the Munich City Center Hilton...

A taxi ride from the Munich City Center Hilton was 10 or 12 euros in midmorning traffic.
Not a lot more than subway fare, and up to 4 people, well worth the convenience especially in cold weather.
Forum: European Delivery 01-13-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,317
Posted By mhg
In Dec. stayed at the Hilton City Center which is...

In Dec. stayed at the Hilton City Center which is above a subway stop and public parking at 22 euros a day. Were plenty of places to park tho we werent there when an event was on. Google hotels near...
Forum: European Delivery 01-13-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By mhg
Lucky you, nice trip. I would not want to take a...

Lucky you, nice trip. I would not want to take a new car into the Czech Republic. Google car theft in Prague, pickpocketing and car theft are the biggest problems. Cousins saw their car being driven...
Forum: European Delivery 01-12-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,727
Posted By mhg
This seems like very ambitious trip for only 8...

This seems like very ambitious trip for only 8 days, even more so for kids.I'd take some time to get some sleep before getting the new car, too. There is so much to do in just the Bavaria part of...
Forum: European Delivery 01-12-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,758
Posted By mhg
The Welt did have the vests, tho we had to ask...

The Welt did have the vests, tho we had to ask for them as they had not been restocked.
Buy the vignette from the first gas station or store as you enter Austria.
Forum: European Delivery 01-12-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,758
Posted By mhg
Interesting & not the usual ED itinerary. Only...

Interesting & not the usual ED itinerary. Only thing I would add is consider the weather: IMHO good you're going south. Brenner Pass was fine but I'm not sure you can go without the winter tires in...
Forum: European Delivery 01-05-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,222
Posted By mhg
As another poster suggested, drop off the family...

As another poster suggested, drop off the family and luggage, IMO you don't need to store it. You could get a porter at the airport but not Loginout. We dropped off in Dec. and in your situation,...
Forum: European Delivery 01-04-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,222
Posted By mhg
The airport is across a street from the terminal....

The airport is across a street from the terminal. Very easy if you don't have too much luggage as there are no porters, no shuttle, no help with your bags. Hope you have wheeled luggage!
I will...
Forum: European Delivery 01-03-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By mhg
In April I'd do a southern route, because I'm not...

In April I'd do a southern route, because I'm not much on chilly weather. Two summers ago I took a 2.5 week French driving trip with younger teenage son, making a big circle from Paris. There is so...
Forum: European Delivery 01-02-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,329
Posted By mhg
Our experience in Dec 2010: The winter tire...

Our experience in Dec 2010:
The winter tire rental store number was nonexistent- we had to settle for a nearby number (not a big problem) but it also did not recognize the BMW dealer across the...
Forum: European Delivery 01-02-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By mhg
My spouse's M3 is onboard. Very excited!:rofl:

My spouse's M3 is onboard. Very excited!:rofl:
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