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Forum: European Delivery 10-12-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By trencher
Alpenstrasse question. How windy (twisty) is it?

So I picked up my 550i on Wed and spent 2 nights in Munich. I'm currently now in Fussen at the Hotel Sonne and loving it. I told my wife we would drive the Alpenstrasse to Salzburg tomorrow and...
Forum: European Delivery 10-02-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,937
Posted By trencher
I know what you're thinking in this pic. "Get...

I know what you're thinking in this pic. "Get your hand off the car please."

I never thought I would be tempted to get blue, but that is the best blue I have ever seen. I will be there on the...
Forum: European Delivery 10-01-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,840
Posted By trencher
So how do they make you pay?

So how do they make you pay?
Forum: European Delivery 09-28-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,248
Posted By trencher
I am right behind you taking delivery on the...

I am right behind you taking delivery on the 10th. We are taking Fussen to Salzburg and then Venice to Lake Como and then Lauterbrunnen to Zurich. Am I at risk of driving in the snow or are there...
Forum: European Delivery 09-27-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,674
Posted By trencher
Ok just resurrecting an old thread on Venice...

Ok just resurrecting an old thread on Venice parking. We were going to stay at a Hotel outside Venice, but if parking is easy will consider staying in Venice for 2 nights. Is it easy to park at...
Forum: European Delivery 09-24-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By trencher
Thank you so much for this. I think since we are...

Thank you so much for this. I think since we are heading to Salzburg after Fussen we will first head to Landsberg am Lech and then down to Fussen. Then try and take your route in reverse as we head...
Forum: European Delivery 09-23-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By trencher
Do you mean to get rid of them because...

Do you mean to get rid of them because Switzerland doesn't take Euros?
Forum: European Delivery 09-23-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By trencher
Great advice. Thanks! I hear taking the...

Great advice. Thanks! I hear taking the Alpenstrasse adds 2 hrs to trip over? I'm not sure how closely to trust Google maps on time and distance. I wonder what speed limit they are assuming.
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Forum: European Delivery 09-23-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By trencher
Need a little advice on final ED itinerary

Ok so for my 10 days I have planned out the following, but have a little undecided gap of 2 nights between Venice and Zurich-


Day 1 - Arrive in morning and take train straight from airport to...
Forum: European Delivery 09-20-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,260
Posted By trencher
Ok Lauterbrunnen sounds like a perfect last night...

Ok Lauterbrunnen sounds like a perfect last night before dropping car off in Zurich for us. What hotels do you recommend? Oh and is driving in Como that bad? Heard roads can be narrow and pretty...
Forum: European Delivery 09-18-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,651
Posted By trencher
That was great. I didn't realize there was a...

That was great. I didn't realize there was a break in service. What are the details on that? I will be over there early October for 10 days.
Forum: European Delivery 09-14-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,215
Posted By trencher
We're also dropping off in Zurich in October. We...

We're also dropping off in Zurich in October. We heard that Zurich isn't the best to stay so plan on staying in Lucerne the day before. Didn't realize they were closed on Sat so need to drop off...
Forum: European Delivery 09-10-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,173
Posted By trencher
OK, I'm sold on Verona. So I have 10 nights and...

OK, I'm sold on Verona. So I have 10 nights and it's looking like we have settled on spending a night (some 2 nights) in-

Munich
Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Fussen or Reutte (Not sure. Was going...
Forum: European Delivery 09-09-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,173
Posted By trencher
Nice! I am picking up in the morning and...

Nice! I am picking up in the morning and scheduled to take the 11:30am BWM tour.
Forum: European Delivery 09-08-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,173
Posted By trencher
Ha. Yes I realized I had my terms mixed up when...

Ha. Yes I realized I had my terms mixed up when I mentioned Hostels to my wife. She said, "Uh...no". I meant Pension/B&B type places.
Forum: European Delivery 09-07-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,173
Posted By trencher
Ok tickets purchased and itinerary slowly taking...

Ok tickets purchased and itinerary slowly taking form. We have decided to drop the car off in Zurich. So as of now we know we want to spend 2 nights (of 9 total) in Munich. Then we will cut over...
Forum: European Delivery 09-05-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By trencher
So I imagine I can just go to an ATM once I'm...

So I imagine I can just go to an ATM once I'm there and cash up. I still don't see a good alternative to the chipped card. I hear of the preloaded debit cards, but hear the fees are terrible.
Forum: European Delivery 09-05-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By trencher
Wheel Locks and Chipped Credit Cards??

Ok, so I had someone recommend ordering wheel locks for Euro Delivery and wondered where that option is. Is thart something I can just buy there and have them add? Or let my dealership know so...
Forum: European Delivery 09-05-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By trencher
Thanks so much guys. Just the info I needed.

Thanks so much guys. Just the info I needed.
Forum: European Delivery 09-04-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By trencher
Easy to take train straight from airport to pickup?

Is it easy enough to take the train from airport to BMW pickup? Are the stations close enough to walk with a bag or will I ever need to take a taxi? We just got our check-in time and have a flight...
Forum: European Delivery 09-02-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 951
Posted By trencher
Interesting. I've only heard the base stereo in...

Interesting. I've only heard the base stereo in the 5 series and wondered how big the difference is between the Premium Stereo and the B&O.
Forum: European Delivery 09-02-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,432
Posted By trencher
Nice. So did you brave it without winter tires?

Nice. So did you brave it without winter tires?
Forum: European Delivery 09-02-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,897
Posted By trencher
I'm just wondeirng if my $1K deposit is at risk...

I'm just wondeirng if my $1K deposit is at risk if I bail completely. The deposit was for a non ED before I changed my mind and got the new ED price (all in email only). Right when I decided to go...
Forum: European Delivery 09-01-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,897
Posted By trencher
So here's my situation. I ordered a 550i from my...

So here's my situation. I ordered a 550i from my local dealership and left my $1000 deposit. Right before I got my production # I decided to go with ED which lowered price only a little since I had...
Forum: European Delivery 09-01-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,290
Posted By trencher
What about the wiki which says - "Purchase order...

What about the wiki which says - "Purchase order and power of attorney needs to be AT ED in New Jersey by 30 days out. Do NOT let this slip."

When does this normally happen? I will be 30 days...
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