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  1. Portland

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    I need to replace my sat nav SO= Which is the best for , easy use, clear instructions, reasonable size screen, full European mapping, and map for Marocco ( included or available). Ho! and must be reasonable price (were only pensioners). :thumb:
     
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    Tom Tom never let me down.
    Bought a Snooper as it's supposed to only go where your motorhome will fit ( ha) using it in the car yesterday I yelled at it so much, had an asthma attack, on my own in middle of nowhere. It nearly went out the window.
    TomTom every time.
     
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    We've had a Snooper caravan club edition for over 2 years and we love it, Alan uses it all over the country while he is HGV driving as well.
     
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    Yeah I tried a Snooper as well sent it back got a full refund. Also tried those cheap Chinese ones got a refund on that as well.

    Garmin for me every time now can't be bothered with anything else as nothing seems as good to me. :thumb:
     
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    I bought a TomTom Go400 Live last year for Udo and am pretty pleased with it.

    There is a definite temptaion to buy a motorhome friendly sat-nav, such as the TomTom Caravan and Camper model or the Garmin equivalent or the Snooper.

    However, from what I gather, the Snooper doesn't like talking to Apple software, so that's out.

    I've heard the TomTom isn't great and, from my research on here somewhere, the Garmin is highly recommended.

    Then you read someone else's opinion and you're back to where you started.
     
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    i am a long time tomtom customer and normally wouldnt consider anything else. however i was shown one of the chinese truck sat navs recently which appears to be a great bit of kit for about £50. once you learn how to set it its simple and comes with full eu mapping for free. plus the extras include all sorts including a video player and a reversing camera monitor
     
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    tom tom just uploaded latest maps uk europe bought in france this year with life-time updates:Rofl1:
     
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    Do you have a smartphone (Iphone or Android). In that case I would recommend that you buy a sat nav app. Much cheaper than buying the complete thing. I have been a fan of Sygic for a long time now. It uses Tom Tom maps. You can buy maps for the whole world on it for £45. Unfortunately that excludes Morocco. So instead you could buy Europe for £27 and Morocco for another £27.

    Don't know why Morocco is so expensive. Mind you TomTom charge £45 for it!
     
  10. Gizmouk

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    Samsung Tab3 (with 8 inch screen). Co-Pilot with full European mapping. Plus AutoGuard dashcam App. Great set up, with very clear large screen. Also has the benefit of being able to be set up in "RV mode".
    Plus can still use it as a normal tablet.

    Leaves the TomTom 1005 I use for work standing... and crashes far less often :thumb:
     
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    Have used nothing else in the past but TomToms - Until recently i purchased one of them "7 chinese truck sat navs, gotta say its pretty damn good for the money - FREE lifetime map updates - all of Europe included , i cannot fault it at the moment, and i have not used the TomTom since - but i will take it with me to France just as a back up:thumb:
     
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    As previous re smartphone/tablet, I have the Copilot Truck app which lets you put in dimensions of your vehicle etc. A lot cheaper than a standalone satnav and one less gadget to carry around :BigGrin:
     
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    If you want free mapping and Navigation particularly for Morocco Nokia maps are free for most of their smartphones. We did several thousand miles in Morocco over Christmas and new year and my Nokia phone was spot on in both the cities and rural areas.
     
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