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Forum: European Delivery 05-01-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By ptran
Nice itinerary penet05. Train into Milan is the...

Nice itinerary penet05. Train into Milan is the way to go. We drove in during our ED and though traffic wasn't bad, the streets are confusing because it's not really a grid system and it's a harder...
Forum: European Delivery 03-31-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By ptran
I picked up a MY2014 328i when I went last week...

I picked up a MY2014 328i when I went last week of August. It's really dependent on when MY2015 production is planned for which model you choose.

My CA negotiated the price based on current 2013...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-06-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,257
Posted By ptran
Glad I didn't take it back out. I plan to sit it...

Glad I didn't take it back out. I plan to sit it overnight and see how it goes when it's single digits here in Chicago tomorrow.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-06-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,257
Posted By ptran
I got the same message this morning. I drove from...

I got the same message this morning. I drove from my heated garage into Chicago -11 degree weather and subsequently parked it in another garage downtown and it gave me all the same messages regarding...
Forum: European Delivery 11-29-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,916
Posted By ptran
Buying euros

I signed up for the chase sapphire credit card for Europe, as they charged no transaction or exchange fees except the exchange rate from dollar to euro.

For euro exchange, I also signed up for...
Forum: European Delivery 11-16-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 37,053
Posted By ptran
Folks that have dropped off - are you on a ship yet?

[QUOTE=ptran;7843306]Here's to doing my part!

9/5/13
Nice, France
Chicago
Loaded 9/17/13 Don Juan
Arrived Port:10/3/13
Cleared customs & VDC: 10/17/13
Arrived Dealer in Chicago Final...
Forum: European Delivery 09-19-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,519
Posted By ptran
Tracking the beast home.....

I dropped off in Nice on 9/5 and it's already on the Don Juan making its way to Zeebrugge. Can't help but check marinetraffic.com everyday.


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Forum: European Delivery 09-18-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,991
Posted By ptran
My first BMW and my first ED experience! (Long read)

Thanks! It's been a little over a week since we got back and it's been a whirlwind at work and with all the big news! Ill share the final part of our trip here soon.


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Forum: European Delivery 09-17-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 37,053
Posted By ptran
Here's to doing my part! 9/5/13 Nice,...

Here's to doing my part!

9/5/13
Nice, France
PCD
Loaded 9/17/13 Don Juan (about time!)
PCD Final Destination (Port of Discharge NY)

Now the waiting game...
Forum: European Delivery 09-08-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,540
Posted By ptran
Delivery: 8/26/13 Plate: M 3663 Z 328xi ...

Delivery: 8/26/13
Plate: M 3663 Z
328xi

Now the long wait for it to be delivered to PCD.
Forum: European Delivery 09-01-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By ptran
Factory tour scheduling

I had a 3:40pm pickup time, and then scheduled for the 11:45am tour well before pickup. I got to the Welt at 9:30am and checked in and they were more than happy to move my delivery time up to 10am....
Forum: European Delivery 09-01-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,582
Posted By ptran
How are EU maps loaded in recent deliveries?

It's on USB in the armrest in mine and I picked up my 328xi last Monday. Been streaming all music from iPhone via Bluetooth. Hope this helps!


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Forum: European Delivery 08-31-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By ptran
12 hour compliance - F30 335xDrive

Great looking car! I hope the weather has been better than the rain we got! Congrats and enjoy!


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Forum: European Delivery 08-31-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,991
Posted By ptran
My first BMW and my first ED experience! (Long read)

8/29/13 - 8/31/13

Disclaimer: sorry for the late post because of our limited Internet access!

Innsbruck
We left Salzburg and decided to stay over in Innsbruck before the long drive. I have to...
Forum: European Delivery 08-31-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,991
Posted By ptran
My first BMW and my first ED experience! (Long read)

Thanks! The new F30xi has been great and you both will love it on these roads!


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Forum: European Delivery 08-28-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,991
Posted By ptran
My first BMW and my first ED experience! (Long read)

8/28/13

Woke up today and its just been down pouring rain all day. We left the car in the garage, checked out of the hotel and took Bob's Special Sound of Music Tour. Our guide was very nice and...
Forum: European Delivery 08-27-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,991
Posted By ptran
My first BMW and my first ED experience! (Long read)

Haha I thought it was Barenwirt, and just assumed Mahlzeit meant "menu" because she handed us the English language menu. Either way it was a great spot and every dish was a lot of food! Even the...
Forum: European Delivery 08-27-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,991
Posted By ptran
My first BMW and my first ED experience! (Long read)

The interior of that white 123d looked great- chocolate brown with white stitching. The girlfriend loved it.


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Forum: European Delivery 08-27-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,991
Posted By ptran
My first BMW and my first ED experience! (Long read)

The one beside the tourist info? If so, that's the one! I should add that garage to the wiki to exercise caution! I also parked on the lowest level far away cause those are some tight parking spots. ...
Forum: European Delivery 08-27-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,991
Posted By ptran
My first BMW and my first ED experience! (Long read)

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Forum: European Delivery 08-27-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,991
Posted By ptran
My first BMW and my first ED experience! (Long read)

Huzzah! Internet success!

First, pictures of our man Peter who picked us up! But sshh he's still on "holiday"!
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Here, I shed a tear walking down the steps and seeing Isla...
Forum: European Delivery 08-27-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,991
Posted By ptran
My first BMW and my first ED experience! (Long read)

8/27/13

We've made it to Salzburg! Before I talk about it I have to mention I have nothing but great things to say about Munich. The people are very nice, the food has been wonderful, and it's...
Forum: European Delivery 08-27-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,991
Posted By ptran
My first BMW and my first ED experience! (Long read)

You can find it on the BMW Ed wiki. Read it. Love it. Live it.


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Forum: European Delivery 08-26-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,991
Posted By ptran
8-26-13

I've officially picked her up! This is my 12 hour compliance and as you can see, she's a beauty. We got in yesterday evening and to our surprise after we picked up our bags and debating how to get to...
Forum: European Delivery 08-20-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,991
Posted By ptran
It's 8/20/13, and four days before we depart for...

It's 8/20/13, and four days before we depart for our ED trip! Just a slight update on a few anecdotal things: while having dinner with our friends who are Italian and traveled there recently, they...
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