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Topic # 220357 7-Aug-2017 18:19
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I have been a happy user of the Tomtom New Zealand app for iPhone for a number of years. But in September they will stop supporting the app (which was about $100), and have forced users to start using the Tomtom Go smartphone app.

 

Not crazy about it. And I have started to look at alternatives. Especially since the new Go app don't seem to have updated road closures. The Manawatu Gorge closure for instance is not showing up in Tomtom Go, while Google and Waze both seem to have picked it up.

 

Which GPS map would people suggest as a replacement for Tomtom? I am thinking Waze or Google, but would be happy to get suggestions.





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  Reply # 1840781 7-Aug-2017 20:15
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Another Here or Here We Go fan here. Maps downloaded for offline us. Live traffic updates as well.





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Here WeGo looks promising. Never heard of it before. Is it completely free, or are there premium services that they charge for?





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  Reply # 1841212 8-Aug-2017 15:25
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freitasm:

 

Here WeGo. I used it since it started as Nokia Here. Great software.

 

 

Work use this for all their mapping, Seems to be pretty accurate with speed zones and new roads.

Well it has to be given we update them the second we find a discrepancy as we have driver behavior and speed reporting. 

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  Reply # 1841440 8-Aug-2017 20:32
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Here WeGo looks promising. Never heard of it before. Is it completely free, or are there premium services that they charge for?

 

 

Yep, completely free as in the App is free and the updates are free.

 

I've been using Here We Are since when it was Nokia Maps back in 2010.

 

One of the best features is the downloadable maps allowing offline guidance. There's plenty of great features.





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  Reply # 1841465 8-Aug-2017 21:04
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I don't think you can beat Google maps for live traffic info and fastest routes.  I tried both Waze and the TomTom app and they were no good, always defaulted to motorways even when they were totally clogged


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Yes but then it uses mobile data for the map - even if you download some maps before going out... Here is so much easier.





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