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I am in 2 minds in buying a satnav.Could anyone tell me which one is best a Garmin or a tomtom? Thanks.

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    garmin or tomtom

    I am in 2 minds in buying a satnav.Could anyone tell me which one is best a Garmin or a tomtom? Thanks.



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    depends what you want it for,garmin seem reliable (i have the i3)and prob not as fancy as tom tom,garmin is cheaper but tomtom is easier to get updates (although i use a converter so no probs)both get you there but tom tom may do more than that ie music,updates on traffic(at a cost) etc. do you want it for work or just in the family car.
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    i got a garmin 510 well happy with it

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    i've used both and currently use TomTom - definately the better of the 2

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    I prefer the tom tom - and I've found there seems to more content available online
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    tomtom seems to be more well known but garmin have some really nice stuff on the market. best bet is to go into a shop and have a play round with some of them to see which you like best

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    i'd go for the tomtom as you can update the maps easily whereas garmin requires a code at about $75
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    defo the tomtom mate

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    please note TOM TOMS DO NOT WORK IN IRELAND
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    Quote Originally Posted by allroad View Post
    please note TOM TOMS DO NOT WORK IN IRELAND
    why???

    if that is so why can u get the irish map?


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