Does it cost to use google maps/nav in France

  Poundbury 12:42 21 Feb 2016

I am going to France for a week touring and would like to use my smart phone with google maps/navigation to find my way around small villages (i.e not large towns). Does it work while driving just with gps or do I have to have data roaming on? If so does it use a lot of data? Would it be better to buy a sim card in France. Help?

  caccy 13:31 21 Feb 2016

Have a look at an Android app called :- MAPS.ME

For about £5.00 you can download the basic programme and add free country maps to it. We use it when we go to Europe since it will give the facilities,bus stops, shops etc of just about any village,town or city. It works off-line, so there are no mobile charges and will use GPS to give your location.

  Poundbury 14:00 21 Feb 2016

Thanks for the reply. We are going in a motor home so I need stat nav while driving (my husband is driving).

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