Compact, lightweight and portable, these devices can easily be moved from one car to another.
They can direct you along the quickest route to your destination – simply enter the postcode or place name, or browse by POI (Points of Interest).
Using Global Positioning Satellites (GPS), sat nav devices can warn you of upcoming toll roads, hazards and speed cameras, and can offer lane guidance to help you stay in the right lane at junctions.
Our range, including Garmin and Tom Tom sat nav systems, lets you choose from simple UK-only map models to extensive mapping to help you get on the road wherever you go.
We only sell the latest maps that are available (Garmin update these every 3 to 4 months) and a map card can be purchased from here Ireland & UK SD card If your sat-nav has a 'LM' designation, for example, the nuvi 2415LM or nuvi 2597LM then your device comes with free lifetime map updates.
In this case you update the maps on your sat-nav using Garmin Express which you download from Garmin's website and install on your PC or Mac.
Like all of the Garmin satnavs, it features real directions, so it may tell you to turn after a bridge or a petrol station, for example.
It’s such a natural way of guiding you that you don’t really notice it’s happening.
Better still, you can grab a cheap satnav and take it on holiday so that you don’t have to borrow a satnav from the car-rental desk.If you have lost your USB cable you can get a replacement. Within Garmin Express, selecting 'Install All' under the 'Updates' tab is the safest option.This page contains content which may update dynamically, depending on links or controls you operate.It uses digital radio signals to update the traffic situation, and was effective at highlighting some obvious jams during our testing, even if our experience is that Garmin devices aren’t quite as good at Tom Tom’s at highlighting congestion hotspots, nor as accurate at highlighting speed cameras.The routes chosen by the Drive Smart 50 were logical and fast, with accurate estimates of arrival time.Here we’ve selected the best six satnavs on the market, and with prices ranging from £100 to £250, there’s a perfect pick for every budget.