Originally Posted by SamS
The person who bought and paid for the car via stateside dealer and submitted their passport, has to be the one picking it up.
not really. i bought 3 ED cars in the past and I never went to Germany to pick it up. I did power of Attorney and gave it to my parents to pick it up. Since they are retired, they have more time than I do. I paid for their vacation and they picked up the car.