Here are the links to the relevant pages to download the appropriate software for your satnav: Tom Tom’s charges depend on how old your map is, with 40 percent off if your map is 3-6 months old.
If it’s more than three years old, you get no discount.
hen noticed that the map update is on "sale" for $100 but that it is only 2009.
Already these maps need updating, even for major highways eg Melbourne - Sydney and Sydney - Brisbane.
Depending on which figures you believe, up to 15 percent of the UK’s roads change each year.
That means your satnav’s maps will become less accurate as time goes on.
With no discount, an update will cost you £75, which entitles you to update your device up to four times within 12 months.
There’s no lifetime update option, but all new Tom Tom satnavs now come with free map updates for life.As long as your satnav is relatively modern (within the last five years or so), you should be able to update it.Smaller brands such as Navigon might present a problem, but those with Tom Tom, Garmin or Navman satnavs should be fine.You will find that they all charge heaps for new maps and updates and like previous poster suggested, update the GPS every 2-3 years and get the latest maps and technology at the same time.Here's another solution a lot of GPS manufactures are giving 3 year free maps and live traffic for new unit's: t=3952 It's cheaper then getting updates every year or two and you get a new GPS every three year's My inlaws just went on a road trip with their 18month old Navman and found a LOT of Australian roads had changed in that time.