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Shipping .. Week 46 & 47

Discussion in 'New A3/S3 (8V Chassis)' started by grantDUBshaw, Nov 27, 2013.

  1. grantDUBshaw

    grantDUBshaw Active Member

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    For anyone who's had a build week 46.. Has your car arrived in the UK yet?


    And also for anyone who has had build week 47.. The regular vehicle carrier ship that goes from emden to Grimsby and back continuously (Weser highway) is on route to Grimsby after loading up yesterday .. Hope my car is on there ! Due to dock tonight at 11pm in Grimsby :)
     
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    cuke2u Well-Known Member

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    Mmm, mine was week 47 build, I hope it is on that ship...
     
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    grantDUBshaw Active Member

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    Yours going to Grimsby pal?
     
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    You'll be lucky. Mine was build week 45 and is just about to arrive at the dealers. Once at the docks Audi have 14 days to load them onto the ship.
     
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    cuke2u Well-Known Member

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    Bugger, missed that bit, I hope not. So anyone know when the ship to Sheerness is going to be on route?
     
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    snakehips Well-Known Member

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    I had a look on www.marinetraffic.com and no sign of anything due to go to Sheerness.
     
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    cuke2u Well-Known Member

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    Thanks...
     
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    grantDUBshaw Active Member

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    Psyman had a week 46 build and his car had just reached Aberdeen so deliverys can vary .. I presume it all depends how many boats and how often they go to the port.. What port did yours go to Paul?
     
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    Tyne I believe, but don't quote me on it. My dealer said that ships leave every couple of days.

    Danners (another member on here), had the same build week as me and it went to the same dealer (carlisle), but his got onto an earlier ship so he's picking his up 4 days before me. As far as I can see it's luck of the draw.
     
  11. cuke2u

    cuke2u Well-Known Member

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    Couldn't stand it any longer so I've e-mailed the salesman and asked if my car was built last week and when it'll be shipped...
     
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    God forbid you emailing Audi to ascertain the status of your £30k order! :- P
     
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    cuke2u Well-Known Member

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    £27k, but exactly....
     
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    have to let me know the outcome ! My dealer is checking for me and will let me know once on the ship !
     
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    cuke2u Well-Known Member

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    Will do...
     
  16. NotquiteWelsh

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    Your cars should be along soon; my week 40 reached the dealer just over 5 weeks ago.
     
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    grantDUBshaw Active Member

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    Fingers crossed ! What port did your car get shipped to?
     
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    Grimsby
     
  19. rookuk

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    My build date was for 18th November and the dealer at the time of ordering quoted 18th December, 3 weeks to go. I keep returning to this forum to glean any snippet of information. I think I need help!
     
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    Yeah rook, you had build week 47 like myself and a few others on here such as jonny and snake eyes :) don't think your the only one keep checking up on the forum !
     
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    Lads, as a week 45er who has 8 days to go before pickup I can tell you that the wait gets worse and worse and worse the closer you get! I don't think I'll be functioning properly come 1 day to go!
     
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    I can imagine buddy! All worth the wait though
     
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    I'm still waiting for a ship date. I'm hoping i'll find out by the end of the week or next week!! I think my sales guy is on holiday so I'm in the dark!
     
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    As you know I picking up on Monday. I know how I'll be on Subday so in going in to work to distract me!
     
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    My S3 was a build week 47, just got off the phone from the dealer and he said its waiting at Grimsby and should be at the dealers within a week!! The wait is almost over.... :happy:
     
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    Got this screenshot today for my week 47 build. I interpret this as just waiting for a ship. I've tracked a few ships to Grimsby this week but none to Sheerness yet.
    Capture.JPG
     
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    snakehips Well-Known Member

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    Damn, so there is a benefit to living up north after all!
     
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    i hope mines there as we'll then :)
     
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    Sales guy rang me today!!! Car has arrived in the UK! and is at the TYNE dock.

    Pick up 7-10 days!! Nearly over!!
     
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    Looks like I'm going to lose our race! In fact I have a fixed collection date of 18th so as long as it's shipped next week I should be OK. My dealer claims he only needs two days to make the car ready so I should still be ok.
     
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    great news buddy ! Not long to go now !
     
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    Mine is still at port of exit and has been there since the 18th, should be in the country within the week and then up to another week to get to the dealer (Swindon), conservative estimate by dealer should mean collection in 2 weeks.:yes:
     
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    Assume yours is being delivered to sheerness then sherbs?
     
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    I know mate, we didnt think it would arrive so soon but hey ho! all good.

    Will let you know when I have collection date! :jump:
     
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    I don't know where its going, I assumed it would be Grimsby. Not really bothered as long as it gets here in time for Christmas.
     
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    im im hoping mine was on the same boat as yours then ;) emailed my dealer today to see if it was but it's his day off so will have a reply tomorrow :)
     
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    Fingers crossed pal! :thumbsup:
     
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    snakehips Well-Known Member

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    For those of you hoping for a delivery coming via Sheerness (e.g. me!), this looks extremely hopeful:

    Capture.jpg

    Doesn't Emden look remarkably like Sydney?
     
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    Weser highway on route to Grimsby again after loading up last night/this morning if anyone is waiting :)
     
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    [SUB]​dealer has emailed and car is waiting at port of Grimsby :) should be at dealers next week ![/SUB]
     
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    Got my collection date today! Picking Car up on Saturday! Goodbye A1 hellow A3!
     
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