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NAVTEQ Maps- the Gift That Keeps on Giving ...

Sheila Joseph

NAVTEQ Maps- the Gift That Keeps on Giving ...

Christmas is almost here and I’m sure you will agree that it’s SO hard to think of gift ideas for everyone you know. I mean, keeping in mind their likes and dislikes,remembering what they already own and remembering what you’ve already given them…PHEW! But fret not for I am here to make your life just a teeny bit easier. This year,how about gifting someone a nav system map update from NAVTEQ?

I know what you’re thinking: “A map update Sheila? Really?” Relax and let me tell you why it would make a great present. I am terrible at directions and although, I don’t own a car just yet, when I do get one, it will have a built in navigation system. Life is just so much more easier with a machine telling you exactly how to get where you want to go. Plus, I’m sure my friends would be secretly elated knowing that I won’t call them a hundred times asking for directional help. But this is not about me.

So here’s the deal. Most cars with navigation systems are already powered by NAVTEQ’s maps . When you first buy a car, yes, your nav system is completely up to date. But with every passing year, the landscape around you will change. New buildings and addresses are popping up as we speak and that basically renders your previously up to date navigation unit useless. Someone wise once said that your navigation system is only as good as the maps powering it and it’s true isn’t it? So, here’s your chance to re-vamp a loved one’s navigation system. Think of yourself as a guiding star ;)

When you visit NAVTEQ‘s website, all you have to do is select “Built-in, Factory Installed” from the list, then choose the make of the car and buy the update disc. The recipient loads the disc, lets the system restart and voila, as good as new!

I know it does not exactly fit into the traditional idea of what a present should be but that’s what makes it special. It’s unique, usable and the best part is, the person you give it to is bound to love it, geek or not! So if you are still scratching your head and can’t figure out what to get for a friend, partner or that person who seems impossible to buy things for, you know the annoying kinds who seems to already have everything, consider NAVTEQ’s map update. It’s easy because you don’t have to worry about picking the right style, fit or color. I promise that you won’t be disappointed. And if you’ve been extra good this year or get lost easily, buy it for yourself. It’s great for road -trips or for finding your way to that brand new store or restaurant ;)