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Old 05-17-2008, 07:07 AM
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Rolf advises he is catching up on e-mail now that his Internet service has been fixed.

One customer was a no-show yesterday however. If you need to make a change, please let Rolf know if possible. (Given the state of technology today, making an international phone call is no longer a challenge, even when away from home.)
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Old 05-17-2008, 06:25 PM
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e-mail address still the same?

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Rolf advises he is catching up on e-mail now that his Internet service has been fixed.

One customer was a no-show yesterday however. If you need to make a change, please let Rolf know if possible. (Given the state of technology today, making an international phone call is no longer a challenge, even when away from home.)
Is his e-mail address still the same as the first post lists on this thread? I've e-mailed a couple of times with no response.
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Old 05-17-2008, 10:16 PM
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Is his e-mail address still the same as the first post lists on this thread? I've e-mailed a couple of times with no response.
Ja, no change.
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Old 05-19-2008, 08:56 AM
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I emailed him late last week and he responded back yeserday, Sunday. He will pick us up on July 5 at around 10ish in the morning and he will drop us off on the Welt. He will also pick us up at around 6:00 AM at the King's Hotel on the 10th of July to be transported back to the Munich Airport. He even suggested that he will come with us inside the delivery area to give us some hint and advice. I am looking forward in meeting him.
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Old 05-19-2008, 06:43 PM
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Looks like Rolf is back on top of his emails. I emailed him late last night and received a response this AM. He did not confirm our pick-up but advised he will get back to me shortly.
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Old 05-23-2008, 11:23 AM
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I sent Rolf an email during his outage. I resent it after 10 days with no reply and he quickly responded saying that he was glad that I resent as he did not get the original. Now to tidy-up the rest of my plans.....
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Old 06-06-2008, 09:40 PM
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No reply from Rolf

I've triple checked that I have the address correct per the original, e-mail him four times over the last two weeks, but still have no response from him. Three times I've given him our flight , arrival and destination info. Is there something else I need to do?
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Old 06-06-2008, 10:37 PM
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I emailed Rolf on 06/04 and received a response from him on 06/05.
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Old 06-07-2008, 04:14 PM
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I emailed Rolf on 06/04 and received a response from him on 06/05.
Is this where you sent the e-mail?
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Old 06-08-2008, 10:46 PM
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Is this where you sent the e-mail?
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Old 06-09-2008, 10:25 AM
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Rolf didn't reply to our email requesting transportation either. Alternatively, we contacted Sigrid Aniol who was able to meet us and take us to the Welt. If you need transportation and Rolf isn't available contact Taxi-Aniol@t-online.de via email, or her mobile #49 171 45 75 416. She has our highest recommendation.
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Old 06-23-2008, 02:29 PM
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If you decide to use a cab in Munchen - first check with Rolf! I recently completed an ED trip about a two weeks ago and Rolf really helped start the trip on a good note. Even though the U/S Bahn are available, after flying 9 hours, it is easier to have Rolf greet you at the airport and take you right to your destination. Also, he gives great suggestions on traveling throughout Europe.

I highly recommend using Rolf while in Munchen.
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Old 06-24-2008, 02:25 PM
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Rolf didn't reply to our email requesting transportation either. Alternatively, we contacted Sigrid Aniol who was able to meet us and take us to the Welt. If you need transportation and Rolf isn't available contact Taxi-Aniol@t-online.de via email, or her mobile #49 171 45 75 416. She has our highest recommendation.
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All mails I receive will be answered, or will receive an interim reply!
Since a very long time I seperated myself from the o.m. taxi-company Aniol, due to some unpleasant esperiences in the past! Use it on you own risk.
If you don't need my service, you can take for a higher amount any taxi. There are always waiting a lot at the airport.
I shall always be at your service!
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Old 07-02-2008, 02:25 PM
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Mrs. Poc and I enjoyed using Rolf's services for pick up from MUC airport, partial luggage drop off at the Welt on a Sunday and then pick up from Harms on our return to Munich Airport heading home.

Rolf is a great fellow who will share his knowledge without reservation. Most pleasant and helpful, he picked us just outside MUC customs and immediately took over our luggage, a great help after our long flight. At drop off, he walked us and our luggage in the terminal, all the time giving us a guided tour and even helped us check in.

We made arrangements with Rolf about 6 weeks before our trip and found his replies to our inquiry timely and concise. It may take a couple of days, but he will reply. His services and amiable character were well above and beyond our expectations! With our highest recommendations, we very much look forward to using his services on our next ED

Thank you Rolf!
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Old 07-07-2008, 02:21 PM
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I emailed Rolf last month regarding a July 12th pick up. He immediately emailed me back and told me he was unavailable, but his friend Peter, who works for BMW, is available to pick me up. His cost is 45 euro, and he drives a 3 series wagon. Sad not being able to meet Rolf as everyone raves about his service and expertise. But I'm sure Peter will be great.
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Old 07-11-2008, 04:58 PM
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Will Rolf do an aiport pickp to the Munich Mariott instead of the Delivery Center? We're arriving on Sunday Oct 12th and our delivery
isn't until Tues, Oct 14.

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Old 07-11-2008, 06:56 PM
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Will Rolf do an aiport pickp to the Munich Mariott instead of the Delivery Center? We're arriving on Sunday Oct 12th and our delivery
isn't until Tues, Oct 14.

Thanks,
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Yes, I'm sure he will. In fact, if you would like to drop off some of your luggage, he will stop by the Welt on the way. We dropped off some of our luggage on a sunday and it worked out very well

Send Rolf an email... He will work with you to make it easy!
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Old 07-12-2008, 07:29 AM
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Will Rolf do an aiport pickp to the Munich Mariott instead of the Delivery Center? We're arriving on Sunday Oct 12th and our delivery
isn't until Tues, Oct 14.

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Rolf will take you anywhere you want to go. From the airport to your hotel, from the airport to the Welt, from Harms back to the airport, from your hotel back to the airport, he will do it all.

And he is very punctual. We used him to take us from Harms back to the airport and made an appointment to pick us up at 9:00 a.m. We were still inside Harms finishing our paperwork at 8:58 when Thomas (the Harms agent) looked out the window and said "Your chaueffer is here." It makes things very simple, and he is cheaper than a taxi. He also is extremely familiar with Munich traffic patterns and will successfully avoid traffic jams and rush hour as necessary. Use him!

One bit of advice. Take his phone numbers with you. Our flight Dallas-Frankfurt was delayed, causing us to have to take a later flight from Frankfurt into Munich and we thus missed our original pick-up with him. We were able to call him on his cell phone when we landed in Frankfurt and he met our later flight.
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Old 07-12-2008, 09:00 AM
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I emailed Rolf last month regarding a July 12th pick up. He immediately emailed me back and told me he was unavailable, but his friend Peter, who works for BMW, is available to pick me up. His cost is 45 euro, and he drives a 3 series wagon. Sad not being able to meet Rolf as everyone raves about his service and expertise. But I'm sure Peter will be great.
We used Peter's services in June and he was absolutely great. Very friendly and helpful taking the time to provide a Munich city map and general city orientation from our hotel. He picked us up from the airport and drove us to our hotel. Picked us up the next morning and drove us to die Welt and then met me at Harms upon drop off on a sunday morning to drive us to the airport. You will be in good hands.
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Old 07-17-2008, 04:53 AM
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Great experience with Rolf and Peter - Contacted Rolf by email about 4 weeks before leaving and he replied immediately to say he received the email. Few days later he confirmed picking me up at Munich airport. Second email included all the details - exactly where he will be in the lobby and his cell phone number. At 6.15 am he was waiting in the airport lobby. Helped to carry all the stuff. He had a BMW 3 series diesel wagon which automatically shuts the engine off every time car is stopped in the traffic and will start as soon as the accelerator or clutch is depressed. Took us directly to BMW Welt (it was open when we arrived just after 7.30 am. He charged 45 euro and was extremely reluctant to take a tip. He stayed with us for over 30 minutes at the BMW lounge describing where to go and what to do in Munich.

Rolf was busy on the day we were to leave the car and he called Peter and make arrangements for Peter to come to Harms car drop off place and pick us up at 9.30 am on July 15. We finished paperwork at Harms within 10 minutes. (It took 5 minutes for me to realise that I have to go up the ramp just before the road turns left, to get to Harms parking lot.) Thomas at Harms called Peter and he was there in 10 minutes, 40 minutes before the schedulled time! Our 4 suitcases and other small bags were a tight fit in 5 series sadan trunk and I was concerned if they will fit in a 3 series. They fit without any problem in Peters 3 series BMW wagon and we were in the airport within 20-30 minutes (including the time to retrun after a short drive from Harms to pick up the forgotten Nav disk!)

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Old 07-18-2008, 10:04 AM
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+1 on Rolf. Very friendly and helpful. After a long flight, it is great to have someone personally meet you at the airport and give you a little introduction to Munic. This is the way to go!

Oh yeah, if he is driving his personal car, it basically looks like mine below. It drove so well I was surprised to find out it was a diesel. It is real quiet at stop lights (as the motor shuts off like a Hybrid!).
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Old 07-19-2008, 01:01 PM
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Rolf's service is excellent! I used his services upon arrival in Munich (airport to hotel), and for the ride from HARMS back to the airport at the end of the trip. For both instances he was on time and pleasantly helpful.
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Old 07-21-2008, 04:57 AM
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+1 for Rolf as well. He picked up my wife and I on July 4 and his driving tour and information provided while taking us to our hotel was well worth the cost. Thanks to Rolf for an excellent start to our European delivery experience!
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Old 09-03-2008, 08:59 PM
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Old 09-03-2008, 09:29 PM
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It was a pleasure to see Rolf at the Edeka Bakery past the baggage claim at MUC on July 16. He had a luggage cart waiting for me and insisted that he help me with my belongings. My flight arrived 40 minutes early and he arrived at the airport accordingly. He helped me get a phone card to call home, get to the ATM to get some cash, and then he took me to my hotel. Upon arriving to my hotel and finding out my room was not ready, he took me to the Welt. This was after a chat in the lobby about my itinerary and places I should consider visiting in Munich.

A few days later, I called him to ask him a question about the itinerary suggestions that he had made to me on the day of my arrival. He couldn't talk at that moment but when he called back, he introduced himself as, "Rolf From Bimmerfest." He told me about a major traffic jam and to avoid a certain destination that day.

On my departure day he met me at Harms. We were both about 15 minutes ahead of schedule. At the airport he shepherded me through the customs and VAT refund lines and check-in before going back to the arrivals hall to pick-up somebody else.

Excellent service, fair price. Rolf is a true 'fester.
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