Garmin Nuvi 300 - GPS Navigation System £169.85 inc free super saver delivery
Garmin Nuvi 300 - GPS Navigation System £169.85 inc free super saver delivery

Garmin Nuvi 300 - GPS Navigation System £169.85 inc free super saver delivery

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Manufacturer's Description

Introducing the nüvi: A versatile travel assistant thats approximately the size of a deck of playing cards.

The nüvi is a portable GPS navigator, travelers reference, and digital entertainment system, all in one. Combined with detailed maps, the nüvi provides automatic routing, turn-by-turn voice directions, and finger-touchscreen controlmaking it easy to find your way anywhere.

Travel Kit
The nüvi also offers a travel kit of useful travel tools to help keep any journey fun: MP3 player, audio book player from Audible.com, JPEG picture viewer, world travel clock with time zones, currency converter, measurement converter, and calculator. In addition, optional software packages such as the Language Guide and Travel Guide (sold separately on SD Data cards) can be added for language and content support.

nüvi is approximately the size of a deck of playing cards, making it easy to carry anywhere.

Language Guide software (optional)
Users can access an optional Garmin Language Guide, with data provided by Oxford University Press. This software suite contains a multilingual word bank, phrase bank, and five bilingual dictionaries. The multilingual word bank and phrase bank supports nine languages and dialects, including American English, British English, French, German, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, European Portuguese, European Spanish, and Latin American Spanish. The Language Guide lets travelers look up and translate more than 17,000 words or 20,000 phrases per language. Through the units text-to-speech interface (offered only on the nüvi 350), users can get a spoken pronunciation of each entry in the word bankalong with gender and part-of-speech information

Travel Guide software (optional)
The new Garmin Travel Guide is loaded with information provided by Marco Polo. These guides put in-depth travel informationsuch as reviews and recommendations for restaurants, tourist attractions, and moreat the users fingertips.

Travelers can use the nüvi to navigate to an address or search points of interest (POIs)places like hotels, restaurants, shopping, and tourist attractions. The nüvi automatically calculates the fastest route and provides voice-prompted turn-by-turn directions along the way. Thanks to the nüvis text-to-speech functionality, the unit audibly announces the name of upcoming streetsletting drivers keep their eyes on the road while navigating through busy traffic and tricky roadways. If users stray off course, the nüvi automatically calculates the quickest way to get back on track.

The nüvi even provides traffic alerts (in select cities) when used with a compatible traffic receiver. By adding traffic services and a receiver to your nüvi, you can avoid traffic tie-ups by simply pushing a button to calculate a new route.

The nüvi also supports custom points of interest (POIs) and configurable vehicle icons fun, customized car-shaped icons in a variety of colors that show your position on the map.

Box Contents


Vehicle Suction Cup Mount

Carrying Case

12-24 Volt Adapter Cable

Dashboard Disk

USB Interface Cable

Sample Language Guide Content

Sample MP3's

Quick-reference Guide


I was just looking at these at lunch, Carphonewarehouse have them for £169.99:

I'm not sure if they have them in stores at the same price but may be good if someone wants to look at one etc in the shop.

I've decided to go for a TomTom One though.

Original Poster

Excellent choice Darkovo...The Tomtom one is indeed a fantastic satnav...:thumbsup:

These Garmin 300's are pretty good aswell..;-)

nuvi 300 is same price in CW stores.

Which? Magazines Sat Nav Best Buy 2006 :thumbsup:


nuvi 300 is same price in CW stores.Which? Magazines Sat Nav Best Buy … nuvi 300 is same price in CW stores.Which? Magazines Sat Nav Best Buy 2006 :thumbsup:

Is there a link to the review (undecided now!!)

nüvi 300
Which? Magazine, September 2006
(Circulation: 500,000)

A consumer magazine containing product reviews and campaigns for improvements in goods and services.
The nüvi 300 was featured as part of a larger piece on sat nav devices.

Highlights: The Garmin nüvi 300 tops a group test of other in-car sat nav devices, scoring 88% and winning the Which? ‘Best Buy’ award.

“Our testers found that the nüvi offered clear, accurate directions and was simple to


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Yes but have you got a link to the review from Which! magazine or other mags online?

Ah extracts are also good

Dont have full article cos Im not a subscriber


Original Poster

A good little unit though especially with the mp3 player built in..:thumbsup:

do any of these keep a record of where you have travelled ?
for mileage expenses ?


Original Poster

Not sure on that one MrTT...But with a name like that shouldn't you be looking at a Tomtom..:giggle:
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