I don’t think there is a typical wait unfortunately, my e-Golf went from Immingham to the Peterborough dealer inside 3 days, and was with me 2 days after that.We've moved from 'Stage 5' to 'Stage 6' on the VW order tracker after the Weser Highway's visit to Immingham yesterday.
Has any one any thoughts on how long the typical wait is before we get to take delivery and what 'Stage 7 Nearly there' actually means?
Apparently ours will be at the dealership either tomorrow or Monday 👍🏻They can sit in the dock for weeks (as it did in Emden).
You are reliant and a space being available on a transporter going near your dealer.
We are in the same situation.
Our dealer is less than 10 miles from the dock!
It used to mean at the dealer getting prepped for collection. Stage 6 is in the UK but not yet at the dealers.Thanks for the responses. Contact with the dealer says around 10 days (I was looking for an idea on the usual delay in case I needed to push them).
I'm still not sure, though, what 'Stage 7 Nearly there' means. On it's way to the dealer? At the dealer's? Get your coat on and get down here?
20 days from leaving the factory to the dealer isn't normal, its very quick!Mine has just confirmed to be with dealers by 29th. So, that's 20 days from leaving factory to dealer, 3 weeks, which is normal.
By what you're saying, I might have quite a wait if idle cars are left at the bottom of the pile. I was hoping to see some movement this week as my dealer says VW are still committed to my car being in my hands by the end of the month but it's still in Emden now and has been since 10th March as a car built as a spare and not built allocated to an order placed. So it sat at Emden waiting for an owner for almost 3 weeks before it was allocated to me and has sat an additional 2.5 weeks.20 days from leaving the factory to the dealer isn't normal, its very quick!
Up to 7 working days from factory to port
Up to 15 working days from Emden to UK port
Up to 10 working days from UK port to dealer
A lot of people are having waits much longer than that, mine sat in Emden for a month at the 'released to shipping' stage.
I was also told about 'bad weather' and delays at the port. What I later found out was that, if the port is full, some cars arriving there may be put straight onto a ship and arrive much more quickly than cars built before them. That is exactly what happened with me - one car built a week ahead of mine was on the road 6 weeks before mine, one built three weeks after was on the road a month before it.
Mine's been stage 38 for 6 weeks and my dealer still.doesn't know when it will ship. He provided me with a bulletin that says a lot but really says nothing and blames Brexit for apparently full docks (docks have their own car areas which are pretty empty as COVID has killed car sales over the last year), so VW's ministry of lies is hard at work again. My company ships high volumes of product (dozens of containers per consignment) and we've had no delays. All Brexit ambiguity for customs clearance has long been sorted (only NI being part of the UK and still needing to be treated as if in EU is only ongoing bugbear) Bulletin:-Good news, I'm seeing the same as everyone else now - mine is at Step 38 and stuck in Emden despite previously being planned to go on a boat last week. Dealer apparently has loads stuck at that stage.