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Old 07-03-2013, 07:08 AM
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Thanks for the help everyone, I am confirmed with Peter!!
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Old 08-07-2013, 02:16 PM
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I'm booked with Peter for Sept 4. Rolf is holidaying in Spain. Not sure the duration.
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Old 08-07-2013, 04:25 PM
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Thumbs up I just returned from Munich yesterday

I want you to know that the whole experience with Rolf and Peter worked seamlessly.
They were where they said they would be, exactly on time. They were pleasant and informative.

The overview of the city that Rolf provided was helpful and interesting. We referred to it often during our stay in Bavaria.

He took me to get a Blau SIM card in a store that is right behind the bench where he meets his BMW clients. There I purchased, for 30 Euros, 1 GB of data to use with my Verizon Galaxy Note 2. The card is good in Germany only, which was fine since we spent two weeks in Germany.

The data connection was great, it enabled me to use an app called Line2 to make VOIP calls to the States as if I were at home. I have had a distinct number with Line2, which I use often, for almost three years. When I was in my hotels I used Wi-Fi, when available.

The whole experience with both Rolf and Peter was great and one that I would recommend to others. I did suggest to them that they get the Viper App to make it easier, and cost free, to communicate with their clients. Peter installed it on his iPhone but has not used it yet. Rolf tells me that Peter is more up to date with Smartphones.

I hope this information is useful.

BTW: Did I mention the car? That is another wonderful story.....
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Old 12-17-2013, 07:32 AM
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Dear Bimmerfest friends,

I would like to proclaim a peaceful and relaxing X-MAS and a prosperous NEW YEAR for you and your Family!

Munich, Dec. 17, 2013

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Old 12-17-2013, 03:16 PM
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Dear Bimmerfest friends,

I would like to proclaim a peaceful and relaxing X-MAS and a prosperous NEW YEAR for you and your Family!

Munich, Dec. 17, 2013

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You too Rolf. It was great to meet you and Peter.
To all EDer's: I highly recommend Rolf. He met us as arranged, gave us a nice introduction to things to do in Munich, showed us the drop-off point, took us to our hotel then to the Welt. It saved us a lot of time and aggravation. Peter got us to the airport for our flight promptly.
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Old 12-17-2013, 03:38 PM
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And to you and yours Rolf.
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Old 12-17-2013, 04:18 PM
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Rolf, Merry Christmas my friend, and peaceful New Year, not only to you, but to everyone.
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Old 12-17-2013, 08:33 PM
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Merry Christmas, Rolf. You picked my wife and I up on July 1st, 2012. You had a replacement sport wagon as yours was in the garage.

Wishing you the best!
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Old 12-20-2013, 01:00 PM
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Hi Rolf,

We also Wish You and yours A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year !! You are the starting point of out of our excellent European delivery experience last year.

Cheers
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Old 12-21-2013, 02:05 PM
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Rolf, incredible resource for all ED B'festers

Roff picked me up on Thursday. As everyone has mentioned he is an extremely helpful gentleman. There is no reason why anybody doing ED not to use his services. It is not just abou him giving you a ride from the airport to your hotel. He spent time with me reviewing the highlights of Munich and the tourist traps to avoid. He also reviewed the mass transit system so I could some sense of fares, etc. After dropping off at my hotel he was so kind to wait while I freshened up and then gave me a ride to the Welt so I could do a dry run of my pickup. As he suggested i bought a day ticket for the mass transit and the rode the U train to last station on the west side and them rode the tram back to downtown giving myself a cheap "city tour".
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Old 12-21-2013, 02:12 PM
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Old 02-12-2014, 11:58 AM
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Smile Rolf's quick response

I can also confirm that I had heard from Rolf within 12 hours of sending an email. Although he is not available, he has arranged for his associate Peter to meet me at the airport. Thank you to those who posted his email.
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Old 03-03-2014, 01:59 PM
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How much is the ROLF service?
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Old 03-03-2014, 02:38 PM
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I'm assuming it hinges on whether you just need a lift from the airport, or a ride from and to if your only staying a few days. I can tell you he is invaluable, and a true treasure. He will explain everything worth seeing, how to get from point a to point b, he knows Munich inside and out. Add to that his love for BMW and his sincere desire to help 'festers, you cannot go wrong. Rolf is a gentleman in the truest sense. I do know he is in line with cab fare, but you will get so much more with him. Email him, tell him drstein sent you !!!

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Old 03-03-2014, 04:32 PM
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Rolf

For my trip the cost was quoted at 55 euros. Rolf is not available so he has one of his associates doing the pick up. This cost is for transport for 3 from the airport to our hotel. The hotel is several kilometers further than the Welt.
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Old 03-24-2014, 06:13 AM
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I'm assuming it hinges on whether you just need a lift from the airport, or a ride from and to if your only staying a few days. I can tell you he is invaluable, and a true treasure. He will explain everything worth seeing, how to get from point a to point b, he knows Munich inside and out. Add to that his love for BMW and his sincere desire to help 'festers, you cannot go wrong. Rolf is a gentleman in the truest sense. I do know he is in line with cab fare, but you will get so much more with him. Email him, tell him drstein sent you !!!
Absolutely agree with DrStein!!!
Rolf was there to literally and emotionally pick us up after a very poor start to our ED trip...when the airline overbooked our flight and bumped my wife..and consequently me, from the first leg of our trip via Chicago to Munich. 5+ hectic hours later driving our way to meet the Lufthansa flight in Chicago, we boarded the plane and all was good thereafter on Lufthansa.

A quick e-mail to Rolf and he adjusted his schedule for our much later Sunday arrival time..and was right there in front of the blue/yellow Edeka grocery store inside the Munich airport. He drove us to our hotel making sure to first point out the location of LogInOut dropoff point and briefing us on German driving, camera locations etc. When we arrived at the Marriott on Berliner Strasse, he not only dropped us off but carried in our bags, waited until we checked in and then spent another 30 minutes with us in the hotel lobby lounge giving us tips on the trains, places to go/eat etc. He then dropped us off at the Welt where we did a little automotive "sightseeing". Since our delivery was "first thing" Monday at 8am, we chose to have him drive us to the Welt with our luggage to avoid Monday morning train crunch. Again, door to door service and I think the "extra" Monday morning trip was only an additional 15 euros.

If a future BMW ED experience in 3 years is in the cards, I would NOT hesitate to again reach out to Rolf...whom just after our short encounter, I now consider him my German friend. Even though we lived in Germany for three years and were comfortable with driving and I know a modicum of German, Rolf helped make the ED experience that much more special. Noch einmal, vielen dank Rolf

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Old 03-24-2014, 07:22 AM
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Great

Thats great to hear. I truly considered him a big part of my ED trip. Not one to heap praise where not warranted, Rolf is a real gem !!!
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Old 03-24-2014, 12:00 PM
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and were comfortable with driving and I know a modicum of German, Rolf helped make the ED experience that much more special. :
The people at the Welt are probably so used to dealing with Americans that they are surprised if you try to speak German. The delivery specialist seemed to be and asked if we wanted to take delivery in German. No, we didn't want to miss out on not understanding half of it but next time....!

Next time, maybe take delivery in German, wear a costume, like some Saudi clothes or leiderhosen.

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Old 03-28-2014, 04:08 AM
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Rolf, looking forward to meet you next Tuesday! Big thanks to Jon Schafer for linking us up!
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Old 04-22-2014, 02:03 PM
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I also booked with Rolf but he was busy so we got Peter. I am hoping he will be as helpful as Rolf
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Old 04-22-2014, 02:04 PM
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We had Peter when we did our ED on 2006. Peter was very knowledgable and friendly.
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Old 04-22-2014, 08:32 PM
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Same here, Peter does a great job as well. I've had both Rolf and Peter on ED.

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Old 05-06-2014, 06:04 PM
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Rolf Leaving for Spain June 6th

I just booked with Rolf via email for pickup June 5th at Munich airport and drop off at the Charles hotel (still 55 Euros), and for him to take us to the Welt the following morning June 6th - still 15 Euros which seems a bargain since we need to be there by 9:20 for delivery and using Rolf we won't need to worry about getting there on time at rush hour. Got a reply from Rolf via email within 48 hours.

He mentioned at the bottom of his email that he is leaving for Spain in the evening on June 6th - didn't say how long he would be gone/when he would be back, but thought I would share.

I had the pleasure of meeting Rolf on my first ED experience back in 2009. Highly recommend him. As others have noted, he's very pleasant, has plenty of room for luggage in his car, and is a wealth of local knowledge and helpful suggestions
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Old 05-06-2014, 06:39 PM
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I just booked with Rolf via email for pickup June 5th at Munich airport and drop off at the Charles hotel (still 55 Euros), and for him to take us to the Welt the following morning June 6th - still 15 Euros which seems a bargain since we need to be there by 9:20 for delivery and using Rolf we won't need to worry about getting there on time at rush hour. Got a reply from Rolf via email within 48 hours.

He mentioned at the bottom of his email that he is leaving for Spain in the evening on June 6th - didn't say how long he would be gone/when he would be back, but thought I would share.

I had the pleasure of meeting Rolf on my first ED experience back in 2009. Highly recommend him. As others have noted, he's very pleasant, has plenty of room for luggage in his car, and is a wealth of local knowledge and helpful suggestions
Rolf and The Charles.
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