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  1. Thread: Shipping time

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    This is a copy of my post on the "virginians" topic concerning tracking your new Volvo across the ocean.  Our experience was very smooth.  Good luck.

    I used this tool to track my car...
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    I used this too to track my car across the Atlantic Ocean and ultimately to Baltimore horbor where it was offloaded exactly on schedule on 3 November.  I was contaced two days later by mail by...
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    My experience has been quite straight-up so far.  I dropped off my XC70 back at the FDC on 09 October.  On my shipment order from the FDC, I was told the name of the Vessel my car would...
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    Leif told me their busiest months for delivery at the fdc are June thru August, however, the deliveries this fall have not really fallen off that much.  On average he said they deliver about 60...
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    We just returned on Friday, 10/10.  Picked up our XC70 on Monday, 9/29.  Had a great time driving through Sweden, Norway and Denmark.
    Weather was near perfect for fall.  Temps were in...
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    SpudRacer, I'll add a couple of thoughts.  If you want to have items added the day you pick up the car, I highly recommend you get an a.m. appointment.  I had my appointment just before...
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    bigtom, we did get in that round of golf, however, it was a cool, wet, overcast day.  We were fortunate that we were not rained on.  We enjoyed the golf.  The course was half US style...
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    I double second that endoursement.  Alexandra was an excellent help to us as well.  We just returned.  I told Alexandra that she was famous on this website.  I gave her the...
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    Thanks Taylor, these are very helpful.  I'll add our story and some picts when we return.  We leave Saturday, pick up on 9/29 and hit the road for 10 days from there.  Looking forward...
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    We are picking up our XC70 in the a.m. on Monday, 9/24, at the FDC in Gothenburg.  Anyone else going to be there that day?  Have checked the historical weather temps...high 50's to lows...
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    Virginia suburbs of Washington DC, USA
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    dcawd, sorry to hear about the accident http://xc70.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/unhappy.gif.  Glad that your wife is alright.  I live in the DC area (Springfield).  I have had good...
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    jh1, thank you for the insight.  S/Seabee
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    Sorry BigTom, We'll be ahead of you by about a month.  Picking up our XC70 on Monday, 29 September.  Hoping the weather is not too bad.  I checked the web and the average temps for the...
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    Can I select the subwoofer as an accessory install during pickup at the factory in Sweeden?  The official Volvo website shows this accessory price as $ 680.  I have read on other posts that...
  16. Thread: Osd travel

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    Don't be surprised if your confirmation packet does not arrive in the advertised 2 weeks.  Mine took one month to arrive, but I ordered my XC70 almost 3 months before the requested delivery date...
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    jst4fun, thanks for the excellent report.  I'm just starting the process.  Picking up XC70 in late September.  Look forward to any other experiences/suggestions you had/have....
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