How do they make those bumps in the road?
LOL, big surprise, the VW man tells you to go to Main Dealer and get it programed. I suppose you could take the fuse/relay out to make the alarm stop. If your key is like the standard VW key (Black, 3 button, open/close/unlock boot and the actual key blade itself has a spring which flicks up when you press the little silver button) the you can program it yourself. I had a friend who bought a key off OKorder. He took the battery out for 5 minutes so the remote lost its memory, then he reprogrammed it himself with information he got off the net. All he needed to do at VW was get a new key blade cut and fit it in the new remote. Check the link below.
Thats a bit derrogatory, but somewhat true. It's amazing that nearly every city in the country now has a MLK highway or Blvd.