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      02-28-2008, 10:41 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by turb934 View Post
Here is a summary of the information in the Oct. 2006 BMW Canada European Delivery Manual that was given to me by my dealer:

1. Pick car up in Munich
2. Free Munich factory tour
3. Vehicle cannot be leased or finance thru BMW financial services
4. International license plate- $175
5. Export deposit of 20%. Will be refunded when vehicle is in route to Canada
6. German motor vehicle emission tax applies if greater than 4 months. 4 months- $100 to $200 depending on model. 12 months- $300 to $650 depending on model
7. 2 weeks insurance- $93, $174 or $206 depending on insurance selected. 12 months- $2406, $4485 or $5316.
8. Freight to port of loading. $0 if dropped off in Bremerhaven. $200-$300 for other Germany cites depending on model.
9. European port handling- $240
10. Marine insurance- $268 for 3 series. $612 for 6 & 7 series
11. Ocean freight- $270 for 3 series. $319 for 6 & 7 series.
12. Canadian brokerage & dock charges- $200
13. Halifax terminal & loading charges- $75
14. Agriculture Canada inspection- $43
15. Rail transport from Halifax- $800
16. Canadian no charge maintenance plan does not apply in Europe. Any regular required maintenance paid for by customer.
17. Canadian navigation DVD's & telephones are installed in Canada
18. Payable at Customs-Import duty- 6.1%, excise tax- $100 & GST.
19. Provincial tax is collected when vehicle is licensed in Canada
20. Shipping costs will be deducted from the export deposit
21. European DVD can be purchased at the delivery centre in Munich if desired
22. Car may be kept in Europe no longer than one year.

In some cases the final cost for European delivery MAY be less than a domestic delivery. Depends on model, length of stay & insurance selected
Interesting, because I'm pretty sure that you can finance, or even lease your car and do this...