Full Featured Vehicle GPS Holiday Gift Guide
Full Featured Runner-up – TomTom Go 700
The TomTom GO 700 Portable GPS Navigation System makes travelling so much easier. Save yourself the cost of a hands-free car kit by taking this everywhere with you. Tap the GO screen and get detailed maps while you drive – or make calls through its Bluetooth directions while you’re at the wheel. It stores millions of pre-programmed waypoints: Hotels, restaurants, gas stations and more. You can even have directions read to you by the GO 700, in your choice of voices. Over 50 voices to select Integrated GPS antenna Built-in Bluetooth Supports TomTom PLUS services — real-time information on weather, traffic, etc Compact, portable design – easy to carry between vehicles Box Includes – AC charger, 12V DC adapter, car mount, carrying bag, USB cable.
Full Featured Top Pick – Magellan RoadMate 800
The Magellan RoadMate 800 has the latest in turn-by-turn GPS guidance by the creators of Hertz NeverLost. Simply select a destination and the navigation system will guides through every turn. Routing options to choose the best routing option for the shortest time, shortest distance, stay on or stay off the freeway. Built-in detailed street maps and over 6 million pre-loaded POI (points of interest) makes it easy to find the nearest restaurant, gas station, ATM, airport and more. Route Optimization – Use the Trip Planner to enter addresses or select POI to calculate the quickest route between each point SmartDetour – Automatically calculates a detour when traffic slows & stops on a freeway or personalize the setting for the maximum distance to detour. Choose to detour anytime in an active route, city streets, backroads or to route around road work, closed roads or flooded streets Automatic night view and volume – The display map background color switches to night view at sundown and back to day view in the morning so there is always a clear view. The volume automatically increases at speeds over 45 MPH with SmartVolume so voice and audio prompts are always at the right level of clarity Exceptional GPS accuracy and reliability – Magellan RoadMate shows the current location on the map which continues to move while traveling. Track up to 12 GPS satellites simultaneously POI icons – Select whichever types of POI and see the address and phone number to call ahead to make reservations.