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Old Jul 7, 08, 11:25 am
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Originally Posted by Madhouse24 View Post
I mostly agree with this ^ but with a roadmap you can find various alternative routes when traffic has come to a snarl...or there's an accident.....
Thats exactly it. A GPS just can't deal with road works or diversions, while a map really gives you a feel for the place. ^
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Old Jul 27, 08, 9:30 am
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my nova scotia map came in, im thinking on getting a gps for this trip, any suggestion on best, reliable brand/model?
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Old Aug 7, 08, 10:16 pm
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i think Ill hold off on the gps, Ill use my maps to guide me!
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Old Aug 26, 08, 6:57 pm
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ah, found this great post! im going to bookmark it! ordering up some maps for a fall getaway! cheers!^
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Old Oct 12, 08, 6:19 am
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i had a great road trip! This is a great site! Im going to use it for my next trip!

Planning to fly out to western canada, rent a car and explore the rockys and then fly back!

all the best
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Old Oct 12, 08, 9:17 am
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Originally Posted by spartacus View Post
Between the hotel discounts and free maps and tourbooks, AAA is not a bad deal. Throw in the rare flat tire in the rain when I don't want to get soaking wet and the annual fee is worth it. But not free so kind of off the subject of OP. But you did ask for a way around...
AAA doesn't provide much beyond what you get with most insurance policies--which provide free road service as part of the policy hidden away in the small print. Plus, when I have really needed triple A service, they have not come through because they were overloaded--think snowstorm in Chicago.

And, they take your money and lobby like crazy for more and more and more roads--which is not a solution to our problems.

Their maps are excellent.
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Old Nov 1, 08, 7:13 pm
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[quote}

Their maps are excellent.[/QUOTE]

I don't find their maps excellent. They usually are smaller and show less cities and towns than a provincial or state map would show. Just my opinion!

all the best
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Old Nov 7, 08, 2:53 pm
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bruiserbob, you seem crazy about these maps. What has gotten a hold of you.
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Old Nov 7, 08, 7:27 pm
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Originally Posted by spartacus View Post
Between the hotel discounts and free maps and tourbooks, AAA is not a bad deal. Throw in the rare flat tire in the rain when I don't want to get soaking wet and the annual fee is worth it. But not free so kind of off the subject of OP. But you did ask for a way around...
My AAA membership pays for itself every year. I usually take advantage of the free tows at least once a year.

I'd rather pay for the yearly fee every year than pay for the hook fee and the per mileage charges each time I need a tow, since I usually have my car towed to my regular mechanic (he loves me...lol).
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Old Nov 16, 08, 7:22 am
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Thumbs up

Originally Posted by Jeeves View Post
bruiserbob, you seem crazy about these maps. What has gotten a hold of you.
maybe i was a cartographer in a previous life
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Old Nov 28, 08, 5:38 am
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Originally Posted by wsucougarchick05 View Post
My AAA membership pays for itself every year. I usually take advantage of the free tows at least once a year.

I'd rather pay for the yearly fee every year than pay for the hook fee and the per mileage charges each time I need a tow, since I usually have my car towed to my regular mechanic (he loves me...lol).

I just got CAA last month and just had to use it , My old 95 grand am battery died and i bought a new one. Its my 3rd battery
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Old Mar 1, 09, 8:30 am
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this site is still up, just came back to advise that the free maps are still available!


I didn't bookmark the link but now i have it! just planning out my summer vacation now!
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Old Apr 3, 09, 5:54 am
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does any one know where to find a full North American map?

Just asking
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Old Apr 10, 09, 10:08 pm
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Thanks, Ill order some on my next US or CAN trip
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Old Apr 23, 09, 10:39 pm
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Originally Posted by bruiserbob View Post
does any one know where to find a full North American map?

Just asking
still looking for a NA map for free, any findings?
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