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GPS Travel Maps for Costa-Rica - Don't buy!!!

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GPS Travel Maps for Costa-Rica - Don't buy!!!

Hi,

I've purchased from GPS Travel Maps, the map of Costa-Rica.

I'm using Garmin Nuvi 3790.

After two weeks in Costa Rica, I can tell you all, the map from GPSTravelMaps, is very incorrect. They are missing major roads, even roads that exists at least 4 years before my purchase date (Feb-2011).

We've spend huge amount of time (and fuel) due to this wrong map.

On my return back home, I wrote to GPSTravelMaps - but no answer any more ...

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1. Re: GPS Travel Maps for Costa-Rica - Don't buy!!!

I got mine from navsatcr.com for about $80 worth every penny

Punta Uva, Costa...
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2. Re: GPS Travel Maps for Costa-Rica - Don't buy!!!

Maybe Roadadvisor can share what he has in his vehicles, they work great!

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3. Re: GPS Travel Maps for Costa-Rica - Don't buy!!!

My map is from Navsat.cr and works great.... I can walk and walk in San Jose and never get lost...... and every time before (the GPS) I tried to drive from SJ to MA I would always take the wrong road past the airport....now with the Navsat gps I just drive and never worry..... while exploring the towns and backroads and seeing the real CR.

Well worth buying.....

San Jose, Costa Rica
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4. Re: GPS Travel Maps for Costa-Rica - Don't buy!!!

You get what you pay for...or sometimes even worst when is free...nothing better in Costa Rica than NAVSAT...nothing!

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5. Re: GPS Travel Maps for Costa-Rica - Don't buy!!!

Few weeks ago I bought Costa Rica map ($39.95) from GPS TravelMaps for my Garmin. Today I downloaded another Costa rica map from different source fo FREE. After comparing both maps, the free version has significantly more roads and information.

I don't recomend GPS TravelMaps either.

Edited: 5:04 am, December 26, 2011
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6. Re: GPS Travel Maps for Costa-Rica - Don't buy!!!

Snowcon, wanna share where you got the free map from? ;)

Port Moody, Canada
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7. Re: GPS Travel Maps for Costa-Rica - Don't buy!!!

Free Costa Rica:

navsatcr.com/en/…ez-find-costa-rica-navsat

http://rwsmaps.griffel.se/

http://www.osmmaps.com/

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8. Re: GPS Travel Maps for Costa-Rica - Don't buy!!!

I also do not reccommend GPS Travel Maps as on my visti to CR last week, my 2 hour journey turned into a 6 hour trip where I finally turned the unit off and asked people for directions.

Port Moody, Canada
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9. Re: GPS Travel Maps for Costa-Rica - Don't buy!!!

I returned from Costa Rica about month ago. I confirm that map from GPS Travel Maps was just wasted money. The free version I posted in reply #7 was better.

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10. Re: GPS Travel Maps for Costa-Rica - Don't buy!!!

after more than 7000 miles i haven't been lost yet. go with navsatcr.com

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