Get a Free Vacation When Buying a Luxury Car
Several major automakers have European vehicle delivery programs that allow you to pick up and drive your new car in the country of its birth for no more than if paying for the car here at home.
The European vehicle delivery programs offered by Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo offer a discounted vehicle price combined with free or highly discounted travel fares.
A typical program flies you and a guest to Europe, where you'll stay for one night at a five-star hotel. The next day, you'll take delivery of your car and receive a VIP tour at the factory. Take the car out for an extended spin, then drop it off back at the factory or at a dealer. From there, your vehicle will be shipped to the U.S., arriving several weeks later.
Or you can opt for lengthier European vacations offered by automakers for an extra (though steeply discounted) cost, choosing from a variety of planned scenic and historical road trips, or customizing your own.
Once your adventure comes to a close, leave your car at one of many locations in the host country (or across Europe, depending on the program) and fly back home, courtesy of the automaker.
This is an awesome program that you should seriously consider taking advantage of if you were already planning on vacationing in Europe.
Here are the links to each manufacturer's European Delivery programs:
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