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  • gatorguy 224 Points
    Here's a great deal for the niece or nephew on Santa's list. Amazon has the Geomate, Jr. geocaching satnav for just $50. Extremely simple to use, it's a wonderful way to get the kids outside and introduce them to a wholesome hobby. Highly recommended.
  • dhn 328 Points
    I was wrong. It wasn't 30%. . . it was worse at 37% off last years sales pace. :shock:

    http://marketplayground.com/2010/12/09/gps-sales-fall-37-over-black-friday/
    Maybe it's a case of over-saturation.

    Everyone who wants/needs a gps already has one?
  • gatorguy 224 Points
    No where near saturation IMO. There's still a pretty big segment that wants a navigation option, or has one and wishes to move up. But now there's other viable solutions such as smartphones and built-in nav units that are more reasonably priced than in the past. That doesn't necessarily mean they're better solutions than a standalone model, but every smartphone sold is a potential chip away at TomTom, Garmin or "other" pnd sales.
  • Boyd 1794 Points
    Too many PND companies fighting over too small a pie IMO. And to make it even worse, Garmin has a bewildering assortment of models with subtle differences that the average person can't figure out.

    Natural selection will run its course I expect. I'm sure Garmin will still be there, not sure about some of the others.
  • gatorguy 224 Points
    Too many models with unclear feature sets applies to both TomTom and Magellan too. FWIW, I find TT the worst right now.
  • Boyd 1794 Points
    From a cover story in today's Wall Street Journal
    Phone-Wielding Shoppers Strike Fear Into Retailers

    By MIGUEL BUSTILLO And ANN ZIMMERMAN

    Tri Tang, a 25-year-old marketer, walked into a Best Buy Co. store in Sunnyvale, Calif., this past weekend and spotted the perfect gift for his girlfriend.

    Last year, he might have just dropped the $184.85 Garmin global positioning system into his cart. This time, he took out his Android phone and typed the model number into an app that instantly compared the Best Buy price to those of other retailers. He found that he could get the same item on Amazon.com Inc.'s website for only $106.75, no shipping, no tax. Mr. Tang bought the Garmin from Amazon right on the spot.
  • gatorguy 224 Points
    This one should appeal to a few buyers still on the fence. The Garmin nuvi 1490 LMT (lifetime maps and traffic) at BuyDig.com for just $169 with free shipping. Move fast tho, the deal ends pretty soon.
  • gatorguy 224 Points
    A really good deal on a 5" GPS, including lifetime maps and traffic, is Amazon's Gold Box Deal today. The full-featured Magellan RoadMate 5045-LM is just $110 with free shipping. Another to act fast on, expires today.
  • gatorguy 224 Points
    Geomate Jr is one of the Lightning deals at Amazon today. Just $40, and a great gift for the new geocacher.
  • I've been watching the PN-60 for a few weeks and the prices they show are legit.


    PN-60w including the SPOT is $400 in today's lightning deals at Amazon. Since I don't follow that model, I have no idea whether that's a good deal or not. :)
    It's a good price, but not great. Amazon had it for $355 about a week ago. Thegpsstore had it for $370 back in Novemeber. Yesterday Amazon also had a 10% sale on select GPS units. Looked like mostly vehicle styles, but I noticed that the PN-60 (no spot) was one of them and after the 10% off, final price was right around $243. That was the best I've seen that.
  • Boyd 1794 Points
    Yesterday Amazon also had a 10% sale on select GPS units. Looked like mostly vehicle styles, but I noticed that the PN-60 (no spot) was one of them and after the 10% off, final price was right around $243. That was the best I've seen that.
    Not anymore. :) Best Buy has the PN-60 for $220 on their website right now. It's backordered however. The PN-60W with SPOT is $355.
  • bestbuy.com has the nuvi 255wt for only 79.99. This is the same one they had on Black Friday for 99.99. Too bad the GTM-25 cord isnt worth $70 any more or this could be a really cheap GPS
  • $220... That's a GREAT price! I just checked out their site and it lists the regular price as $269.99, even that's a great starting price. Looks like no one should be paying more than $270 for the PN-60.

    That 255wt is also a great price. I have the 255wt and love it.
  • a lot of great deals after Black friday is over, still, and last week I am sure.

    Some of the Ads I went by to finalize my choice. And I was lucky I bypased restocking fees, and will add the 15.00 if I were to lose due to my Personal decision, and add this to a Garmin 1300 or 1400 series. making this my B'day gift. as te TT was my Holiday gift.

    thank you.



    Pepboys, target nuvi 255w 89.00 Bestbuy 80.00compusa nuvi 205 80.00
    staples, Pepboys nuvi 265WT 119 Compusa 99 kmart 99 265w
    sears nuvi 1350lmt 150
    staples 1490t 190.00
    bestbuy 1300LMT 130.00 compusa nuvi 1300 99 not lmt
    radioshack nuvi 1300 90.00
    radioshack nuvi135oT130.00
    radioshack nuvi 1450T 150.00
    radiosack nuvi 1390 LMT 200.00

    bestbuy 350t 90.00 Officemax tomtom 540 100, staples 120.00, bestbuy 550t 110.00
    sears tomtom 340t 99, 540t 120
  • gatorguy 224 Points
    Another very good deal over at Amazon, with the 1350T for just $99. As usual, the price won't be good for long.
  • Spyder63 231 Points
    Upcoming Lightning Deals at Amazon today.

    All times EST

    8:45 AM - Garmin nuvi 205

    9:45 AM - Garmin nuMaps Onetime City Navigator North America NT Map Update

    10:45 AM - Tom Tom XXL 550
  • Boyd 1794 Points
    I am seeing the Nuvi 205 for $68 right now on Amazon, FWIW

    Also the GPSMap 60csx for $200, not a bad price if you are a fan of this older model. :)
  • The prices keep getting better and better! The Nuvi 1450 is at Amazon now for $99.99. I am so tempted to buy it but I'm afraid if I do, the price'll drop in a week :(
  • dhn 328 Points
    Amazon has it for less than $100 including lifetime traffic and maps and free shipping.
  • gatorguy 224 Points
    Black Friday is now long gone, but there's still some great deals out there. Amazon has the Garmin nuvi 255LT, with free lifetime traffic, for just $80. No idea how long the price will last.
  • Boyd 1794 Points
    Nuvi 3790t is currently on sale at REI for $300. I think this is the best price I've seen - it's now selling for $347 at Amazon.
  • gatorguy 224 Points
    I saw this incredible price mentioned at another forum. The Garmin nuvi 1690 connected pnd for only $129, refurbished, at Amazon. With two-years of FREE connected (live) services, this is one deal that's tough to pass up.
  • Boyd 1794 Points
    Cabela's has several Garmin handheld models on sale in their "Bargain Cave":

    Dakota 20 bundle, including US Topo 100k for $250
    Oregon 450 for $250
    eTrex Legend Hcx for $150
  • Spyder63 231 Points
    Newegg - 1 day only deal. 4/6/11

    GARMIN nüLink! 1695 5.0" GPS Navigator with nuLink Services

    $239.99. PromoCode EMCYTZT388. Free shipping.
  • Boyd 1794 Points
    Cabela's now has the Dakota 10 on sale for $170. Not a bad entry level deal, assuming that you can live without the compass, altimeter and memory card slot.
  • gtsum2 0 Points
    I should have been watching this closely..those seem like great prices on the Oregon and the Dakota 20
  • Boyd 1794 Points
    REI has the Garmin GPSMap 62S on sale for $280 and the older 60csx on sale for $220. If you're an REI member, there is also a coupon for 20% off on many items. If I read the fine print correctly, it can't be used on these sale items but can be used of regular price products.
  • Boyd 1794 Points
    The Nuvi 3790t is on sale for $220 at Best Buy - in store only (not online). If your store does not have it in stock, you can have it shipped to them. This is by far the lowest price I've ever seen on this model.... I bought mine a year ago and paid twice this much! :shock:
  • Boyd 1794 Points
    They must want to clear out their inventory. For a limited time they are selling the Nuvi 1690 for $150:

    https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?pID=64339
  • Boyd 1794 Points
    Garmin is offering a $50 rebate on your choice of the Oregon 450, 450t, 550 and 550t. Offer is good through the end of September. For more info, see the rebate form here:

    http://garmin.blogs.com/files/oregon_rebate-1.pdf

    Shop around, and with this rebate you should be able to get an Oregon 450 for about $250, which is pretty close to the all time low. :)
  • Boyd 1794 Points
    GPSCity is offering the Dakota 20 for $210, including a "micro ammo can" for geocachers (whatever that is :lol: )
  • Boyd 1794 Points
    REI is once offering the Oregon 450 for $250 in their Labor Day sale (Aug 26 - Sep 6). But the difference is that this year you can get an additional $50 using Garmin's rebate, lowering the cost to $200. This is by far the best price I've seen on the Oregon 450 - cheaper than a Vista Hcx or Dakota 20. 8)
  • Boyd 1794 Points
    Here comes Black Friday again. :D Cabela's has the Oregon 450 for $250 and a bundle that includes an eTrex Vista Hcx, carrying case and US Topo 100k DVD for $160.
  • Spyder63 231 Points
    Radio Shack - BF Deals
    Garmin nüvi 1390T 4.3" GPS Receiver w/ LMT $129.99
    Garmin nüvi 40LM GPS Navigator $89.99
    TomTom XXL550TM 5.0" GPS Receiver $99.99

    Office Max - BF Deals
    Garmin Nuvi 1450 5.0" GPS $119.99
    Garmin Nuvi 1450LM 5.0" GPS $129.99
    Garmin nuvi 40LM 4.3" GPS
    Garmin nuvi 40LM 4.3" GPS $99.99

    TomTom VIA 1505T 5.0" GPS $109.99
    TomTom XL 350M GPS $89.99
    TomTom XXL 550T 5.0" GPS $99.99

    Dick's Sporting Goods - BF Deals
    Etrex Venture HC GPS Bundle $99.98
    Garmin Approach S1 GPS Watch $169.98
    Garmin nuvi 40LM GPS Unit - early bird - $89.98

    Navy Exchange - BF Deals
    Tomtom XL350TM 4.3" GPS $99.99

    BJ's Wholesale Club - BF Deals
    Magellan RoadMate 2145T-LM 4.3" Touchscreen GPS $99.99
    TomTom Via 1530 TM 5" GPS Bundle $119.99

    Sam's Club -BF Deals
    Garmin nuvi 5" 1490LMT GPS $149.00

    Best Buy - BF Deals
    Garmin Nuvi 40LM (early bird) $84.99
    TomTom - GO LIVE 1535 M GPS $179.99
    TomTom - VIA 1535 TM GPS $119.99
  • Spyder63 231 Points
    COSTCO - BF Deals
    Garmin Forerunner 410 GPS Enabled Heart Rate Monitor Watch $219.99
    Magellan Roadmate 2120T-LM Portable GPS $30 Off

    Bass Pro Shops - BF
    Garmin eTrex Vista HCx Topo Bundle $159.99
    Garmin Venture HC Bundle $99.97
    Lowrance M68c S/Map Fishfinder/Mapping GPS (early bird) $199.99

    Cabela's Sporting Goods - BF
    Garmin etrex H GPS Unit $59.99
    Garmin etrex Legend HCx Handheld GPS Unit -early bird- $119.99
    Garmin Nuvi 1450LMT $139.99
    Garmin Nuvi 2350 LMT $149.99
    Garmin Nuvi 40 Series $99.99
    Garmin Nuvi 40 Series - early bird - $89.99
    Garmin Nuvi 50 Series $129.99
    Garmin Nuvi 50 Series - early bird -$119.99
    Garmin Oregon 450 GPS $249.99
    Humminbird 581 i Combo Sonar/GPS $279.99
    Humminbird 788 ci Sonar/Internal GPS Combo $479.99
    TomTom VIA Series $119.99

    Target BF
    TomTom VIA 1505M Portable GPS Navigation System with 5" Touch Screen - early bird - $89.00

    Gander Mountain BF
    Backtrack D-Tour GPS Green (In Store Only) $69.99
    DeLorme Earthmate PN-60 $199.99
    Garmin Dakota 20 Handheld GPS Package $179.99
    Garmin GPSMAP 62s Handheld GPS $249.99
    Nuvi 1300 LM Auto Navigation - rebate - $99.99

    Sears Outlet Stores BF
    Aviton 3.5-in. Touch Screen GPS $44.95

    Sports Authority BF
    Garmin Dakota 10 $149.99
    Garmin Forerunner 405 - early bird - $149.99
    Garmin Nuvi 1200, 1250 or 1350 GPS $69.99
    GolfBuddy World Platinum GPS Rangefinder -early bird - $199.99

    WalMart BF
    Magellan 4.7" Roadmate GPS $69.00
  • Spyder63 231 Points
    Office Depot BF Deals
    Garmin nuvi 1450LMT GPS Navigation $129.99
    Magellan RoadMate GPS Navigation System w/ 4.7'' LCD $99.99
    TomTom XXL550 GPS Navigation System $89.99

    Sears BF
    Garmin nvi 40LM 4.3 Touchscreen GPS w/ Lifetime Maps $99.99
    Magellan RoadMate 2136T-LM GPS Receiver $119.99
    Magellan RoadMate 7 in. Widescreen $129.99

    Shopko BF
    Garmin 4.3" Nuvi 1300 Car Navigation $89.99
    Garmin Nuvi 1450 LM Car Navigation $129.99
    Magellan Rm1700 7" Car Navigation $129.99
    Magellan RoadMate 2136t-LM 4.3" with Map & Lifetime Traffic $99.99
    TomTom VIA1505TM 5" GPS $119.99
    TomTom XL330S 4.3" GPS $69.99

    K-Mart BF
    Magellan RoadMate 2136T-LM GPS Receiver $99.99
    Tom Tom XXL 550 TM w/ Lifetime Traffic & Map Updates $89.99
  • I don't know if it's even necessary to buy a GPS on Black Friday anymore. Last year, the prices for GPSs kept dropping even after Black Friday.
  • Boyd 1794 Points
    True, prices continue to drop. But there are some sale items posted here that are better than "everyday" prices - especially for an item like the Oregon 450 at $250 which Amazon sells for $325. That's a 23% discount. :D
  • Target has the Nuvi 1450LMT for $129 now
  • True, prices continue to drop. But there are some sale items posted here that are better than "everyday" prices - especially for an item like the Oregon 450 at $250 which Amazon sells for $325. That's a 23% discount. :D
    Yeah, they definitely are better than everyday prices. I just mean Black Friday isn't the absolute best day to buy GPS, like you would with laptops or TVs.

    Amazon has the Nuvi 40 for $69.99 right now. Seems like a good deal especially with no tax and shipping. Can't decide if it's better than Best Buy's Nuvi 40LM for $84.99. Lifetime maps aren't really needed if you're buying a new GPS once a year :lol:

    Just saw that Amazon will be having the 40LM as a lightning deal tonight at 9pm PST. They'll probably at least be matching Best Buy's price.
  • Boyd 1794 Points
    GPSCity has the Oregon 450 for only $220 today - an all-time low and quite a deal IMO. I believe it's available in Canada for $230 also. Might only be for Black Friday, not sure.
  • Spyder63 231 Points
    11/26/2011. NewEgg.com. $99.00


    GARMIN nüvi 1490T 5.0" GPS Navigation with Lifetime Traffic

    $100 off w/ promo code EMCJJHD23, ends 11/27
  • Is now on sale on Amazon for $117.00 from Amazon with free shipping.
  • Spyder63 231 Points
    Garmin nuvi 2455LT for $149.99 shipped

    BestBuy.com
    Note: LT model, not LMT.
  • Spyder63 231 Points
    Garmin nuvi 2450LM 5" GPS Receiver with Lifetime Map Updates

    Price: $149.99
    BJs Warehouse Club until 1/1/12
  • Garmin Oregon 450 with Canada Topo DVD $289.95 at GPS City. That was on Ciber Monday but it may be on again before or after Christmas. roll
  • Spyder63 231 Points
    GARMIN nüvi 2350LMT 4.3" GPS Navigation with Lifetime Traffic & Map Updates

    AT newegg.com - $139.99 w/ promo code EMCYTZT961, ends 12/12 & free shipping.
  • Boyd 1794 Points
    TODAY ONLY at EMS...

    eTrex 10 $96
    eTrex 20 $152
    eTrex 30 $240
    GPSMap 62s $320
    Montana 600 $400
    Montana 650 $440
    Montana 650t $480
    Oregon 450 $280

    Thanks to Rich at gpstracklog.com for posting this. :)

    Looking at Amazon, I see that the Oregon 450 is available for $265.
  • Boyd 1794 Points
    Oregon 450 is selling for $259 today, shipped and sold by Amazon.
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