Garmin Nuvi 760 update?

Discussion in 'Mobile Devices & Gadgets' started by newstudent, Jul 19, 2009.

  1. newstudent

    newstudent Junior Member

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    Hi,

    I purchased 2 Garmin Nuvi 760 last July (Costco) anyway I want to update the maps because they seem to be no good while I travel in FL (new highways in Tampa). I have found a few sites that offer free maps to load into the Garmin but am fearful to use them, I paid over $800 for the units and was surprised to see that they want another $120 each to upgrade the maps. Any advice on maps to load the system with. I was hoping if I got the lifetime upgrade I could do them both but no.
    Thanks for the info in advance!
     
  2. NetGuySC

    NetGuySC Golden Member

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    I have read it is good to update every 2 years. There is no guarantee that the new roads will be in the latest update
     
  3. Synomenon

    Synomenon Diamond Member

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    Check out the GPSPassion forums. They've got tons of stuff on Garmins.
     
  4. A5

    A5 Diamond Member

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    Any "free maps" out there are either pirated versions or viruses/malware (or both! :p).
     
  5. SandEagle

    SandEagle Lifer

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    Call Garmin tech support and see if they will give you an update for free. I bought mine last year too. I asked for the 2009 update (it was $69 at the time) and they gave it to me at no cost. Garmin tech support is excellent.