TomTom Map of the USA and Canada Maps DVD

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TomTom Map of the USA and Canada Maps DVD

All the newest TeleAtlas maps are installed on an SD card as one seamless map - allowing you to find your way to any address in the USA or Canada.

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published 08/05/2008 | Hsaxo
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"TomTom USA/Canada Maps Add-On"

TomTom Map of the USA and Canada Maps

TomTom Maps are a 2gb SD card with route maps stored on them that are made to work with the TomTom satellite navigation system. They originally come with UK/Europe maps so these are a brilliant upgrade if you are considering taking your car abroad or hiring a car and driving over there. These are a lot easier than using a standard map when you are visiting another country and make getting around easy.

We have just bought one of these as we are planning a trip to the USA and decided one of these would be useful. I have never been abroad so certainly wont know my way around.
It was very easy to install onto the TomTom. We also decided the points of interest feature would be really useful as we use the UK based one on our current maps a lot.

==It has lots of features that include==

*Accurate and detailed maps of the U.S. and Canada - That gives you maps just like you get on UK/Europe version with the same to use and understand layout, the only difference is that it's for these two other countries. All 50 states of the USA and the whole of Canada is covered on these maps it also includes Canadian states such as Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico.

*Designed for TomTom Go, One, Rider, or Navigator - So it will be compatible with any of these models that are the most popular up to date models of TomTom so the chances are it will be suitable for yours.

*410,000+ new road miles; over 6 million new addresses - It covers all the other countries roads and addresses so even if you are looking for a specific address such as a friend you are staying with it will guide you straight there.

*Updated Points of Interest, including over half a million new POIs - Points of interest for USA & Canada so you can search for places you might like to visit or spend a day out to and it will route you straight there.

*Improved road detail and visual representation of surrounding areas - This makes it easier to understand the road layout and plan which direction you will be going in next making the journey safer as you won't get confused as to where you should be.

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We bought this for around £50 but it is also available on the internet for around £35. You can also download this all though not sure if this is legal or not there might be some legal downloads of it. You can also find these for sale on eBay. Some of these also come with a user guide that helps you use and understand the features.

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TomToms is general are easy to use and plan routes really quickly so if you don't already have a sat nav and are looking at going abroad to USA/Canada a TomTom with one of these SD card upgrades is ideal. It just slots in where your original card goes and works almost straight away… simple!
TomToms that are compatible with these maps are available from under £150 all though you can buy later models with more features such as cameras etc for a little bit more. This is the best satellite navigation I have ever used and I have found a lot to be rather slow and hard to use the menus. TomToms are available in car shops such as Halfords and these have some of the best prices for them and often have offers on.

I would definitely recommend this to anyone planning a trip to USA/Canada.

I will also update this review if i experience any problems on trip with these map updates.

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  • Expired-Account published 19/05/2008
    Not something I'd use, but it's a good idea, very helpful review
  • groovyem100 published 12/05/2008
    Fab review, not sure it would be very useful to me though being as adventurous as i am... Em x
  • Collingwood21 published 11/05/2008
    After recent experiences with my tom tom, I'm not sure I would trust it to take me around foreign countries!
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Product Information : TomTom Map of the USA and Canada Maps DVD

Manufacturer's product description

All the newest TeleAtlas maps are installed on an SD card as one seamless map - allowing you to find your way to any address in the USA or Canada.

Product Details

Product Description: TomTom Map of the USA and Canada - maps

Product Type: Maps

Distribution Media: DVD, SD Memory Card

Designed For: GO 300, 500, 500 France, 510, 700, 710, 910; ONE; RIDER

Included Maps: Canada, USA, Puerto Rico

General

MPN: 9A00.083, 9A00.180, 9A00.082, 9A00.181, 9A00.182

Product Type: Maps

Distribution Media: DVD, SD Memory Card

Included Maps: Canada, USA, Puerto Rico

PC System Requirements

Peripheral Devices: DVD-ROM

Compatibility Information

Designed For: TomTom GO 300, 500, 500 France, 510, 700, 710, 910 ¦ TomTom ONE ¦ TomTom RIDER

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