needed a new French map, good price?

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  1. DavidG58

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    I am really bad at not updating our road maps, Bev hates with a passion Tom Toms or any other form of audible sat nav, but will concede as long as she can oversee with a map

    decided (was asked to quite firmly) to buy a new map for next weeks travels

    nearly bought one of these for £12 plus P+P then found this, identical to our 2012 version, possibly only except for date on front :LOL:, but roads seem to change so often in France

    anyway, seemed like a good price thought I would share :)

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/AA-Big-Ro...a2d7b06&pid=100005&rk=1&rkt=6&sd=321982334738
     
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    Jen likes a map as well, but then which one do you listen to,

    The one that knows where it's going or the one that cooks tea;)

    Martin
     
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    Can't remember the last time we looked at a paper map
     
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    Good price that, but my eyes prefer the BIG EASY READ version.
     
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    that's because you go to too many countries, you would be over weight for sure if you carried all the maps you would need :LOL:
     
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    it is A3 how big can you hold and still drive :LOL::LOL:
     
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    Must admit it's not easy

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    Got mine from "The Works" £5,..last Saturday.
     
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    typical, it wouldn't have mattered if I had found one for 50p, someone would have found it cheaper :)

    hope yours takes you to as many nice places as we hope ours will (y)
     
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    Ditto
     
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    didn't realise there was such a version, would be interesting to compare the two side by side :)
     
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    The big easy read covers 3 miles to the inch where as the other is 4.5 miles to the inch.
     
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    Thanks for the reminder @DavidG58 checked our newest map and it turned out to be 2002 and falling to pieces. So just bought a copy (y).
     
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    thanks for that, but you put the same link with your first post, it doesn't show enough detail to compare

    I am all for big writing / pictures saves me admitting my eyes are not as young as the rest of me :LOL:

    edit - sneaky, but funny (y), there was only one image when I replied :)
     
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    posted a link but its not showing so just google big easy read france its at amazon or your local W.H.smiths,spiral bound so pages stay where you want them :)
     
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    but have you bought the easy read or the one we think we can still read :)

    going back in again to buy the other as well, I am sure they will both come in handy (y)
     
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    Of course, one each :D
     
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    or I can get it out when more elderly funsters come by asking for guidance on places to go in France :LOL::LOL:
     
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    I like the Michelin laminated.
     
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