What Maps Do You Carry in The Van ?

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  1. Zozzer

    Zozzer Read Only Funster

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    Prompted by the SATNAV Poll, I was wondering what maps ( if any ) do people keep in their vans these days.
     
  2. N Luyetund

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    France, Europe and UK

    as well as the satnav we now a laptop for access to google/michelin/rac web maps for static planning
     
  3. GJH

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    We still have a general road atlas permanently in the van.

    For some trips (e.g. London next week) we'll also take the Street A-Z.

    That is partly for getting around on foot whilst we are there but also because there is a great deal of difference between the CC recommended route to the Abbey Wood site and the route which Tom Tom gives.

    Graham
     
  4. Digger Driver

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    A big UK map!
    Route 66 European streetfinder on the laptop!
    And my Nav-Man!
     
  5. 2escapees

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    You can't rely on SATNAV all the time, so the Phillips book of Europe is a good investment and any maps from the Michelin range!
     
  6. Phil

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    I always carry the Michelin Atlas for each country we plan to visit as well as a Western Europe Atlas. In addition I have Autoroute and the ACSI DVD installed on the laptop and of course my satnav. Don't get lost very often :thumb:

    Phil.
     
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    :Cool: Cheapo 99p Map of Europe 2006 and a $4.98 Rand McNally of the USA. :Rofl1:
     
  8. Pammy

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    We used to only rely on Satnav but since we tried to get to the show at Lincoln and ended up at Leeds we now have:

    Tom Tom Satnav
    GB Map
    Auto route on laptop
    European maps
    The route printed out off AA route finder
    (checked first with Google maps)

    and then there is Pammy Satnav. (Last year on holiday the Satnav told us to turn right and Pammy Satnav said "rather you didn't do that, we'll drown if you do":Doh::Rofl1:

    I wonder if the camels in Morocco have Satnav:Rofl1:

    Pammy
     
  9. Lindy-C

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    You didn't mention the 33 point turn in Moreton in Marsh Pammy :Rofl1: :Rofl1: :Rofl1:
     
  10. Tony Santara

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    I carry the "Truckers Big Map" of the UK
    It has all the bridge heights for every road in the UK
     
  11. N Luyetund

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    Do they do one for furren parts Tony?
     
  12. JayDee

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    The Sat-Nav, always
    Philips Navigator Britain 1.5 miles to the inch, always
    The bigger Phillip's (forget the title) 2.5 miles to the inch, always
    Plus;
    AA Road atlas of Ireland, or Michelin France and/or Spain, or Falk's Strassenatlas of Germany, Austria and Switzerland - depending upon where we're going.

    So how come we still get lost? :Laughing::Laughing:

    John
     
  13. Tony Santara

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    Must find out about that it would be usefull
     
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