These maps must be paid for but they are also the most carefully reviewed and updated.
Map Share is a facility by means of which the users can make changes to Tom Tom maps by correcting or modifying street names, blocked roads, turn restrictions, changes in traffic direction or in speed limits.
Maps are downloaded onto your computer and then transferred to your Tom Tom while the device is linked to your computer.
Of course we can also update the maps by accessing the official Tom Tom website, and then download Tom Tom Home app in your Pc which will recognize the data on your navigator and will offer you the latest maps available.
You do have to weigh up the costs though -- if an overseas car rental company will rent you a GPS navigator for a day, it might be cheaper than buying the whole overseas map, which may cost north of 0.
Uniden has a promotion on for the next three months (until ) which allows buyers to rent a world map for one month free of charge, after which time the map will delete itself.
In fact, in the case of Navman, it'd probably be cheaper to buy a brand new GPS navigator in your destination country, with a local map pre-installed.
Basic models are now selling for less than 0 in most places in the world. For all Tom Toms except the new Tom Tom 1000 or 1050, download and install the Tom Tom Home software for PC or Mac.