For the peace of mind this offers when driving using your GPS this is probably a worthwhile investment. This lets you buy a one off map update download for usually less than fifty dollars.It is just a one off purchase though, so you may want to consider the Garmin nu Maps Lifetime offer which makes more sense financially and works out cheaper in the long run.Plus of course it should not have any effect of your warranty.The over-riding factor and benefit to a new Garmin map download is your own safety.Another one of the widescreen models, a Garmin Nuvi 255w update is a good idea considering the age that this product is.If you have not updated your sat nav maps for a year, then we would highly recommend that you do so as roads can change regularly.
This will check to see if you are allowed to download free Garmin maps.
There are a number of different options available for people who want new Garmin maps on their sat nav or GPS.
We’ve detailed all of the different Garmin map updates on another page but it is possible to download new Garmin maps for free or a very cheap price.
Some of the most popular Garmin Nuvi devices are listed below followed by details on the additional content you can load onto your Garmin.
The Garmin Nuvi 200w update will be the same price across the board and considering that the Nuvi 200w is such a cheap product in the first place, having to pay a small fee for a Garmin map update should be acceptable enough – alternatively you might be eligible for the nu Maps Guarantee which is the free map update from Garmin.