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Old 02-11-2013, 07:53 AM   #1
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CoPilot Satnav?

Does anyone have any experience with CoPilot on their iPhone?

At £10 its cheaper than buying maps for my Garmin and also saves me having to carry it.

Would I be right in that you dont need to have your 3G enabled to use it? Is it still turn by turn with data roaming off?
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Old 02-11-2013, 07:56 AM   #2
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We used CoPilot last August for our Florida roadtrip. It is excellent. I loved not having to have zip code for places, being able to search for restaurants, shops and gas stations nearby. Well worth it, in my opinion. We used it on DH's Samsung Galaxy tab with no data roaming/wifi and it worked just fine.
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Old 02-11-2013, 07:59 AM   #3
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Where did you get this from? Is it an App? I like the sound of it
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Old 02-11-2013, 08:07 AM   #4
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thank you wilma-bride glad you have a good review as I was just a bit worried that I go with it and it gets us completely lost or I end up with a massive data bill when we get home!

Sunset_Princess yes, its an app here is the link: http://www.copilotlive.com/uk/personal/
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I shelled out £40 ish for the Tom Tom for iPhone. It was the best £40 I ever spent. It doesn't need a data connection and even shows you which lane you need to be in on the roads in case you get confused!
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I shelled out £40 ish for the Tom Tom for iPhone. It was the best £40 I ever spent. It doesn't need a data connection and even shows you which lane you need to be in on the roads in case you get confused!
CoPilot does the same, to the point where (on major roads with multiple lanes) you will actually get a photographic image also, to show where you should be to take an exit or join a major highway.
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CoPilot does the same, to the point where (on major roads with multiple lanes) you will actually get a photographic image also, to show where you should be to take an exit or join a major highway.
This I like, may save a few arguments where I would otherwise end up getting the blame for us being in the wrong lane!
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This I like, may save a few arguments where I would otherwise end up getting the blame for us being in the wrong lane!
That happens in our house (well, car) too. Navigating is a thankless task
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Old 02-11-2013, 01:40 PM   #9
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I've downloaded the free version of CoPilot, opting for South USA maps as the free set. I'll be interested to see how it gets on when I get out there in a couple of weeks.
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I've downloaded the free version of CoPilot, opting for South USA maps as the free set. I'll be interested to see how it gets on when I get out there in a couple of weeks.
Would love to here how you get on
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Old 02-12-2013, 05:38 PM   #11
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I used the free CoPilot for a visit to LA. and it was fantastic. We were able to route to many places including Las Vegas. I've got it all ready for our visit to Orlando I would totally recommend it.
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Wow, I always thought that downloading a GPS app would require some internet usage. I was actually prepared to buy a new one at Walmart next we go, after we had some bad experiences with the one we rented from here in the UK.
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Old 02-14-2013, 07:20 AM   #13
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I'll definitely let you know how I get on. I've put it on my Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Tablet, which has Wifi and GPS but no 3G. As far as I'm aware, I'll not have any access to wifi whilst driving around Orlando, so it'll definitely be worth seeing if it works (assuming my son doesn't drain the battery on the trip over!)
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I never thought of tablets, does it work on an ipad as well then? It'll be a little bit easier to see on a bigger screen :P + that I like using my phone for playing music while I'm driving.
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I downloaded the Android app and have been using it in the UK since Xmas. Works really well, so I got the Florida maps too. Doesn't use any data, so will be perfect for roaming.
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