David O'Shea wrote:
> I'm a bit late to this conversation, but just to say keep away from TomTom.
> Their new mapping is atrocious altogether.
Yes, I was given one for Christmas last year. The unit itself is fine
and works well. I've used it all over the UK and France where the
mapping is very good.
The mapping for Ireland is abysmally poor and really not usable. I hate
to think what tourists from elsewhere with these maps would think if
they tried to use them here.
> Garmin's old mapping was bare,
> but what was there was correct. Their new mapping is great (with the already
> mentioned caveat that it likes boreens).
They are plugging this in their advertising. With any luck, Garmin will
sell so many that TomTom might just wake up and improve things.
> TomTom's latest mapping however is full of roads that don't actually exist.
> In fact, it's so bad in some places as to be nearly useless.
It's dangerously bad. But TomTom are too ignorant of the problem to
bother their ass to buy decent quality maps.
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