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Forum: European Delivery 12-31-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 24
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Posted By Asteroid
1. There are lots of apartments on airbnb. If you...

1. There are lots of apartments on airbnb. If you stay near Las Ramblas (big famous touristy street) you'll be in the old town section and Barrio Gotico.
2. I flew in so can't help you here.
3....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-07-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 22,208
Posted By Asteroid
Hey OP, maybe going on a different path here but...

Hey OP, maybe going on a different path here but since the diagnosing dealer techs don't inspire confidence, there was a letter in the October Roundel. The letter writer was also on a road trip with...
Forum: European Delivery 12-02-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By Asteroid
I think many of the government exactions got...

I think many of the government exactions got renamed "fees" although they are really taxes. Uncle Jerry always gets his cut.
Forum: European Delivery 10-07-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By Asteroid
His car sank with Tricolor. ...

His car sank with Tricolor.
...
Forum: European Delivery 09-26-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 899
Posted By Asteroid
If you drive directly to Bellagio, if you...

If you drive directly to Bellagio, if you visualize Lake Como as being a running figure, you'll drive around one of the legs. My recollection is the the road on the right leg was 1.5 lanes wide in...
Forum: European Delivery 08-29-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By Asteroid
Don't do it! Worlds collide and you'll cease to...

Don't do it! Worlds collide and you'll cease to exist. Refer to Relationship George and Independent George for the theory behind this.
Forum: European Delivery 04-24-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By Asteroid
I think I would pass on the shorts advice. Two...

I think I would pass on the shorts advice. Two Michelin stars would make me wear socks though :)
Forum: European Delivery 04-21-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By Asteroid
For the Czech and Austria vignettes they don't...

For the Czech and Austria vignettes they don't need your plate number, I suspect the others will be the same. When I got them near the border, they punch out the date on the spot.
Forum: European Delivery 04-21-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,130
Posted By Asteroid
I left the car in a parking garage in Rome for a...

I left the car in a parking garage in Rome for a few days. It was just outside the border where the ZTL began. Try this: Parking Ludovisi - Via Ludovisi, 60 - 00187 Roma. It's close to the Barberini...
Forum: European Delivery 04-18-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 886
Posted By Asteroid
I suggest staying in Altstadt (Old Town) Salzburg...

I suggest staying in Altstadt (Old Town) Salzburg since some in your party may have mobility issues. If anyone should get tired or uncomfortable, they can go a short way back to the room. Also, if...
Forum: European Delivery 04-18-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 886
Posted By Asteroid
Getting separated is inevitable. Nowadays,...

Getting separated is inevitable. Nowadays, everyone has a phone and even if you're a cheapskate like me, it's worth spending $0.25 to send a text. But cheaper still, as some cities have free wi-fi,...
Forum: European Delivery 04-11-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By Asteroid
When you go to the ticket office for...

When you go to the ticket office for Neuschwanstein, which is on the valley floor with the parking lots, you'll get a timed slot to enter the castle on a guided tour. From the bottom you can hike up...
Forum: European Delivery 04-10-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 687
Posted By Asteroid
I would drop off luggage in hotel and take car to...

I would drop off luggage in hotel and take car to dropoff location. You don't need a car in Nice, but if you think driving in Monaco is a must do, then keep it for a day. There are large parking...
Forum: European Delivery 04-01-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,282
Posted By Asteroid
A consideration for me is the type of plane...

A consideration for me is the type of plane flying the route. I usually don't choose connecting flights in the east coast because it usually means a 757 with 3 across seating (I'm a small guy and fit...
Forum: European Delivery 04-01-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By Asteroid
Where did you get the driving times for Norway? I...

Where did you get the driving times for Norway? I think they're very optimistic. I took delivery of a Volvo several years ago and drove around Scandinavia and my recollection is that in Norway the...
Forum: The Travel Forum 03-05-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,537
Posted By Asteroid
I would drive to Milan and Florence. There are...

I would drive to Milan and Florence. There are many small towns in Tuscany (near Florence) that are worth visiting and a car is great to visit them. You are 4 persons travelling so I think it would...
Forum: European Delivery 02-24-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By Asteroid
Our delivery guy told us that even though our car...

Our delivery guy told us that even though our car was built across the street from the Welt, it was trucked out to a suburban location just outside Munich for storage, and then moved to the Welt just...
Forum: European Delivery 02-13-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By Asteroid
In Vienna, I suggest checking out two sights that...

In Vienna, I suggest checking out two sights that are close to each other: Naschmarkt and The Third Man museum. If you like WW2 and historical stuff, the museum is very entertaining and worth a...
Forum: European Delivery 02-03-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By Asteroid
I stayed at the B&B Hotel Nuremberg-City. As I...

I stayed at the B&B Hotel Nuremberg-City. As I recall it was high on tripadvisor, inexpensive (69 euros in Dec 2013), and just across the street from the old city wall. I think it took 10-15 minutes...
Forum: European Delivery 01-28-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,913
Posted By Asteroid
Colmar and Strasbourg are close enough that for...

Colmar and Strasbourg are close enough that for me it would not be worth the time to change hotels. Unless you're using Colmar as a base to see other towns, you could explore Colmar in a 1/2 day and...
Forum: European Delivery 12-04-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By Asteroid
Suggested locations to pop the question: If...

Suggested locations to pop the question:

If she already suspects and you don't have a good poker face, then do it early on the trip like at BMW Welt, maybe inside the double helix. Not necessarily...
Forum: European Delivery 09-17-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Asteroid
There's a car wash just behind TT Car Transit,...

There's a car wash just behind TT Car Transit, the drop off location at CDG.
Look in google maps ---> https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=210238336820952652542.00044f1d5625ac3ec75c2&msa=0
Forum: European Delivery 09-08-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By Asteroid
If you decide to start or end in Barcelona, check...

If you decide to start or end in Barcelona, check out Vueling, a Spanish discount airline as it flies non-stop to Munich. As with some other discounters, you pay extra for checked bags, assigned...
Forum: European Delivery 08-06-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,864
Posted By Asteroid
Just a thought that may sway you one way or...

Just a thought that may sway you one way or another. You won't need the car in Venice, and if you're only sightseeing in Florence, you won't need the car there either. Also, in Venice you'll probably...
Forum: European Delivery 07-26-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,776
Posted By Asteroid
Car looks fantastic in white! That would have...

Car looks fantastic in white! That would have been our choice if we didn't already have a white car. Congrats!
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