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Best Budget Gps

by slamdunkin24 / March 1, 2008 8:31 AM PST

What is the best budget GPS? and What is the average price for upgrading the maps?

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Still like the
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 1, 2008 10:37 PM PST
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Garmin and TomTom units. Update prices are what they are so why update too often?

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re: Best budget GPS
by wcunning Roadshow staff / March 4, 2008 2:12 AM PST
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Roads don't change that often, so you don't need to update GPS maps frequently. Also, I've found that, when the GPS map points to a road that is no longer there, it's easy enough to find an alternate route, as the GPS will automatically recalculate once you start going down a different road.

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TomTom
by run_va / June 9, 2008 12:20 AM PDT
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I'd point you in the direction of the TomTom ONE 130S. They can be had for under $200 with text to speech and all the features you'd be looking for on a basic GPS. On top of that, upgrading to any new maps within the first 30 days of purchase are free so you can be sure you have the most up to date maps. I use the ONE 3rd Edition and I've been impressed with TomTom so far.

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