Advice for GPS to use during visit to UK (Yorkshire Dales)

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Guy Parsons
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Re: Advice for GPS to use during visit to UK (Yorkshire Dales)
In reply to bluelemmy, 5 months ago

bluelemmy wrote:

Buy Tom Tom - no data downloads and excellent routing.

But above somehwere, Chris gives this advice......

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In addition - Garmin let you input the whole post code - which limits the result to a street at most. TomTom only let you input all but the last 2 letters and then you have to put in the street name - which in rural areas is a massive zone and covers several villages - all with High Street as the name - for this reason I consider TomTom unfit for use.

tl/dr - Garmin good. TomTom useless.

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Now, I see that postcodes are good to use as once I learned that the English postcode gets you down to maybe 7 houses, it's way more precise than any other country postcode system, so I see Garmin as preferred in this case.

Regards..... Guy

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