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Changing Delivery Date?

Has anyone had to change their delivery date/time due a problem with their airline? Is your car brought to the Welt on the day of delivery or is it staged a couple days ahead of time? Can they keep it for a day or two if for some reason your arrival is delayed?
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When the Icelandic volecano reeked havoc on air transport, I remember numerous examples of the Welt going the extra mile to help people.
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I've had to change a delivery date a couple of times; once at the Welt and once at the old Frankfurter Ring location. It was no problem in either instance and they didn't get much advance notice from me...
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I've had to change a delivery date a couple of times; once at the Welt and once at the old Frankfurter Ring location. It was no problem in either instance and they didn't get much advance notice from me...
Good to know as I am thinking about taking an Air Force hop to Ramstein on my next ED trip. If we get diverted I could well not make my appointed date.
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Has anyone had to change their delivery date/time due a problem with their airline? Is your car brought to the Welt on the day of delivery or is it staged a couple days ahead of time? Can they keep it for a day or two if for some reason your arrival is delayed?
On my last ED, I took an intersting tour of the non public areas of the Welt and saw how cars are stored ( see the photos). The storage area is on multi levels in a low oxygen environment (fire prevention). The entire area is automated and the platform with car is moved onto a trolley where it is transported to an area near the pick up area. From the size of the area it is clear that cars can remain there for some time. If you are late your car will be safely stored where no humans can do it harm.
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On my last ED, I took an intersting tour of the non public areas of the Welt and saw how cars are stored ( see the photos). The storage area is on multi levels in a low oxygen environment (fire prevention). The entire area is automated and the platform with car is moved onto a trolley where it is transported to an area near the pick up area. From the size of the area it is clear that cars can remain there for some time. If you are late your car will be safely stored where no humans can do it harm.
This is interesting and good to know. Thanks.
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