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need to find driving direction website for S.A.

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need to find driving direction website for S.A.

I use Mapquest here in the States to get driving directions from one location to another. Are there any good services that I can use for getting directions from point to point during our 5 week trip in South Africa?

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1. Re: need to find driving direction website for S.A.

You could look at the following two sites

http://www.tiscover.co.za/

http:www.shellgeostar.com/

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2. Re: need to find driving direction website for S.A.

Download the Tracks4Africa maps or if you will be doing a lot of city driving - CitySelect. They are digital maps for Garmin gpsrs.

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3. Re: need to find driving direction website for S.A.

I do not have a GPS here in the States. I was thinking of buying one but was not going to cart it along to Africa.

If I reconsider, can I download all of South Africa onto one GB SD card or a 2GB SD card?

Also, how much does it cost to purchase the GPS maps you mention?

thanks,

Richard

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4. Re: need to find driving direction website for S.A.

You should be able to hire a gpsr in SA. In your search to hire a vehicle, request information on gpsr hire and which maps are installed. I wouldn't buy just for this trip.

This gives you an idea of what some maps cost.

www.tracks4africa.co.za/t4a_maps_pro.asp

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