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Jan 10, 21, 11:39 pm
Replies: 202
Views: 12,076
Posted By hornillas1

The "Never Still" Collection is RIMOWA's attempt...

The "Never Still" Collection is RIMOWA's attempt to compete with its primary competitor, Tumi (Samsonite Group).

Difficult to establish a travel lifestyle brand, when the company was only ever...
Oct 15, 20, 6:39 pm
Replies: 202
Views: 12,076
Posted By hornillas1

I checked out the Classic in black at my local...

I checked out the Classic in black at my local RIMOWA dealer.

Nice finish and hardware.

Primary difference I noticed was the transition of shifting production back from the Czech Republic...
Oct 7, 20, 2:52 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,141
Posted By hornillas1

Ultimately, any airline has the right to charge...

Ultimately, any airline has the right to charge you for luggage that is oversized.

If you choose to check-in the trunk, do so knowing you are responsible for any oversize fees that the carrier...
Oct 1, 20, 10:37 pm
Replies: 356
Views: 206,474
Posted By hornillas1

I hold a bank account in the EU. I take EUR...

I hold a bank account in the EU.

I take EUR as my form of payment for VAT refunds.

When I am back in the EU, I just spend the money, as normal.

No issues for me.
Oct 1, 20, 7:19 am
Replies: 356
Views: 206,474
Posted By hornillas1

I completed the VAT-refund process when I was...

I completed the VAT-refund process when I was leaving FRA last week.

Germany has a temporary VAT reduction of 3% (19% to 16%) through the end of 2020.

I purchased an Original Trunk Plus from...
Sep 17, 20, 3:46 am
Replies: 202
Views: 12,076
Posted By hornillas1

"Classic" trollies are only in reference to...

"Classic" trollies are only in reference to post-LVMH acquisition RIMOWA models.

Pre-LVMH 2016/17 those items are are referred to as "Topas".
Sep 16, 20, 5:15 am
Replies: 202
Views: 12,076
Posted By hornillas1

Looks just like the "Off-White" collaboration. ...

Looks just like the "Off-White" collaboration.

Clear case. Overpriced (IMO).

But, very TSA-compliant! lol
Sep 13, 20, 4:12 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,835
Posted By hornillas1

If those choices satisfy your requirements, you...

If those choices satisfy your requirements, you have your answer.

Choosing your travel gear is a reflection of your personality, style and character.

You do you. :tu:
Sep 8, 20, 5:48 am
Replies: 202
Views: 12,076
Posted By hornillas1

RIMOWA, yes. Tumi, no. lol Tumi can be...

RIMOWA, yes.

Tumi, no. lol

Tumi can be found at discount retailers like TJ Maxx, Nordstrom Rack and Off Saks Fifth.

LVMH has better control, than Samsonite, in product distribution to retail...
Aug 17, 20, 4:54 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,590
Posted By hornillas1

I think you're RIMOWA trollies are lucky. ...

I think you're RIMOWA trollies are lucky.

You should send me some of your collection, my way, maybe i'll have better luck ;)

I picked up a RIMOWA Topas Pilot 39L, definitely over the cabin...
Aug 16, 20, 11:13 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,590
Posted By hornillas1

Many factors come into play. As long as you...

Many factors come into play.

As long as you acknowledge, and are aware, that the Cabin and Cabin Plus technically exceed domestic carrier restrictions, there is always a chance of gate check.
...
Jan 24, 20, 3:39 am
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Views: 502,236
Posted By hornillas1

Use Google Chrome browser with the "Translate"...

Use Google Chrome browser with the "Translate" feature
Jan 22, 20, 11:28 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 853
Posted By hornillas1

Since the frame is polycarbonate, you can try to...

Since the frame is polycarbonate, you can try to pour hot water over that area and push the dent back out to fill the frame.

Similar concept to an indent in a car bumper.
Jan 18, 20, 5:14 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,826
Posted By hornillas1

The bag fits, just know you made the deliberate...

The bag fits, just know you made the deliberate decision to attempt to bring the trolley on board.

If the gate agent tells you to gate-check your bag, don't be surprised.

The 32L is the...
Dec 1, 19, 8:04 am
Replies: 18
Views: 4,148
Posted By hornillas1

I have traveled with the 1510-series from...

I have traveled with the 1510-series from Pelican.

If you have status with a legacy carrier, you'll have very minimal issues with bringing this case on-board an aircraft.

However, if you tend...
Dec 1, 19, 7:59 am
Replies: 15
Views: 6,006
Posted By hornillas1

Luggage should not be considered an "investment"....

Luggage should not be considered an "investment".

Regardless of brand, you will never turn a profit off "flipping" luggage (aside from the rare cases, such as the Supreme collaboration).
...
Nov 21, 19, 7:03 am
Replies: 28
Views: 56,739
Posted By hornillas1

If you have specific questions in regards to the...

If you have specific questions in regards to the best way to purchase RIMOWA, while in the Frankfurt area, please let me know as I live in the Frankfurt Am Main area!
Sep 18, 19, 10:40 am
Replies: 858
Views: 502,236
Posted By hornillas1

Items above $800, but less than $1000 are subject...

Items above $800, but less than $1000 are subject to a flat tax rate of 3%.

If your total declaration exceeds $1,800, the customs duty will be determined by the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS)....
Sep 14, 19, 4:22 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,922
Posted By hornillas1

The serial numbers on polycarbonate frames are...

The serial numbers on polycarbonate frames are etched into the bottom shell of the trolley.

The numbers may be harder to read as the depth of the etching can wear over time.

On aluminum frames,...
Sep 14, 19, 3:33 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,922
Posted By hornillas1

Serial numbers are located near the hinge of the...

Serial numbers are located near the hinge of the trolley frame.

Should be etched below the hinge assembly.

Compare that number to the service guide and the first eight digits should match what...
Aug 31, 19, 10:17 am
Replies: 19
Views: 5,143
Posted By hornillas1

Vibram FiveFingers; take up minimal space and...

Vibram FiveFingers; take up minimal space and weight in my carry-on kit.
Aug 1, 19, 4:59 am
Replies: 32
Views: 19,746
Posted By hornillas1

I have not yet made my way to the middle east...

I have not yet made my way to the middle east locations, but I do like the theme! ;)

Well done!
Jul 31, 19, 4:02 am
Replies: 14
Views: 6,036
Posted By hornillas1

Yes, I do. ;) ...

Yes, I do. ;)

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Jul 11, 19, 7:01 am
Replies: 4
Views: 8,072
Posted By hornillas1

When I compare the Tumi Latitude collection...

When I compare the Tumi Latitude collection versus the RIMOWA Essential/Lite collections, I differentiate the three because of the two primary frame compositions:

Polypropylene versus...
Jul 10, 19, 4:56 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 3,269
Posted By hornillas1

This is just a generic trolley sold under the...

This is just a generic trolley sold under the title:

"Travel tale 100% Aluminum-magnesium alloy Rolling Luggage Spinner Men Business Suitcase Wheels 20 inch Cabin Trolley Travel Bag"

Available...
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