tom tom fees

  bert52a 17:15 12 Nov 2005
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if you buy a tom tom do you have to pay a monthly fee.Do yuo pay for each use like a mobile or do youget service as part of the price?
looked at the website and I can't find this info
Cheers

  bremner 19:12 12 Nov 2005

There is no monthly fee - the only costs are if you opt for the traffic package or wish to upgrade the basic software or purchase additional or updates maps.

Even the Speed camera locations are a free update.

  bert52a 22:12 12 Nov 2005

thanks, bremner, just what I needed to know.

  wee eddie 22:14 12 Nov 2005

You just need to update the maps every couple of years.

Only a £100 or so.

  bert52a 16:59 13 Nov 2005

I get upset when I see "only" and "£100" next to each other.
cheers

  anchor 09:40 15 Nov 2005

You don`t "need" to update the maps. After all, how many new roads are built?. Your TomTom will continue to work OK.

If it is a TomTom Go you are referring to, then there is a very useful dedicated forum.

click here

  wee eddie 10:49 15 Nov 2005

Edinburgh and Manchester seem to be changing theirs on an annual basis.

Your Tom Tom is not much use in a new "One Way System" if it has the year before lasts version of the map.

  anchor 12:08 15 Nov 2005

wee eddie:

I take your point. However, all "new" SatNav maps are at least a year or so out of date, so they will never show the latest changes.

  anchor 10:28 16 Nov 2005

I see that the upgrade for the TomTom Go this June cost 79 euros, (about £55).

  Newuser2 17:05 17 Nov 2005

bremner Sorry to be the bearer of bad news. The speed camara location is a yearly subscription of €69 the updates may be free but you have to subscribe first.

  Newuser2 17:08 17 Nov 2005

To add to the above speed camara locations can be downloded from click here
for free

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