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Old 07-17-2012, 04:26 PM
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ED Question: can friend drive as well?

I'll be doing ED with my friend. Can I let my friend drive or do I have to drive all the time?

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Old 07-17-2012, 04:31 PM
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yes they can. just make them sign the insurance card.
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Old 07-17-2012, 04:32 PM
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Yes, just let them know when you sign the paperwork at the Welt.
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Old 07-17-2012, 05:05 PM
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and make them get an International Driving Permit if they are going to drive in Austria
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Old 07-17-2012, 10:43 PM
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and make them buy you a beer. Many a beer.
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Old 07-17-2012, 11:12 PM
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and make them buy you a beer. Many a beer.
but not right before you drive...
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Old 07-18-2012, 07:16 AM
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but not right before you drive...
Yes, only if they drive.
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Old 07-18-2012, 12:28 PM
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Yes, only if they drive.
And then make sure the friend doesn't have any beer!
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Old 07-18-2012, 05:46 PM
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great advice guys! Appreciated it!
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Old 07-19-2012, 07:32 AM
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Yup, they just need to sign the paper at the Welt with you. I had my friend from oversea that went with me last September and all he needs to do is sign the paper with me at the Welt...I did ask him to get an international license just in case but I don't think it needed. Good luck!
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Old 07-19-2012, 03:42 PM
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^^ I believe its a requirement to have an international license. I guess you weren't stopped and your friend wasn't asked to produce one.
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Old 07-20-2012, 08:11 AM
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^^ I believe its a requirement to have an international license. I guess you weren't stopped and your friend wasn't asked to produce one.
You mean for "oversea" friends right? I don't think we in the US need international license to do ED...
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Old 07-20-2012, 08:24 AM
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Not all countries "require" an international license per se, though most will accept it. Austria in particular requires it for Americans.

It only costs a few bucks from AAA so might as well get one (and your friend) and be safe.
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Not all countries "require" an international license per se, though most will accept it. Austria in particular requires it for Americans.

It only costs a few bucks from AAA so might as well get one (and your friend) and be safe.
and it's a cool souvenir
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Old 07-20-2012, 05:20 PM
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Turn out that my sister is going to join me. Do u guys know if there is a limit on how many people can be on the insurance card?
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Old 07-23-2012, 06:21 AM
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and it's a cool souvenir
Not sure about that - it's just a piece of cardboard with the same few phrases in various languages, which state that you are a licensed driver, plus a passport-style photo.

Unless they've changed since I last had to get one.
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