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

Started May 7, 2014 | Discussions thread
Guy Parsons
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Re: Advice for GPS to use during visit to UK (Yorkshire Dales)

Richard Weisgrau wrote:

Rent a phone with GPS. That is what I did in a couple years ago. Although the mobile phone business in EU is highty competitive and you might be able to buy one for less than a rental depending upon how many days you will be there.

Local phones or at least your own phone with a local service account makes more sense.

In Oz we get many horror stories of people who go a-roaming overseas using their phones and come home to multi-thousand dollar phone bills for the foreign access. Data roaming can be extremely expensive in some places. GPS makes more sense for guidance as it's only using satellite data and not streaming data. A good map book makes more sense for planning and drawing lines where you have been, needs no batteries.

By now your brain must be overloading with information and suggestions. Relax and just enjoy the trip.

Regards..... Guy

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