Creating and updating maps takes a lot of people and an awful lot of time !
There are just two major map suppliers - Tele Atlas and Navteq and they have massive teams of people working on this.
See also: Satnav reviews Of course, it’s up to you how regularly you update your satnav’s maps and different manufacturers offer different options, ranging from subscriptions for regular updates to one-time upgrades.
if you want to try and get something for nothing - then at least read what we have to say.
As experts in this area we have a good deal of experience and may save you wasting your time and your money. They have a forthcoming holiday in Europe, or are going to a new area of the UK camping, travelling or touring.
For those with newer devices these changes have made it much simpler, for others it can still be a painful process with numerous calls to Garmin technical support.
Even with several years of updating various models of Garmin sat-navs, I have found the experience torturous at times.
We only sell the latest maps that are available (Garmin update these every 3 to 4 months) and a map card can be purchased from here Ireland & UK SD card If your sat-nav has a 'LM' designation, for example, the nuvi 2415LM or nuvi 2597LM then your device comes with free lifetime map updates.