Monday, April 23, 2007

GPS Navigator by Rand McNally is here!

GPS Navigator Rand McNally GPS Navigation System

Map Books 4 U is proud to be one of the few approved and authorized distributors of Rand McNally' s GPS Navigator, a portable global positioning system utilizing Rand McNally' s 150 years of expertise and cutting edge technology.

The Rand McNally GPS Navigator is the only gps system available with both paper road maps and a portable navigation device. You get the big picture that a road atlas provides and turn-by-turn GPS navigation in one box.

Unique Features:

  • Simple, intuitive, and easy-to-use GPS system with preloaded maps of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands for voice-guided door-to-door routing.

  • Portable and lightweight design that's a full inch thinner than many other GPS devices in its class, so it takes less space on the dashboard, in your purse or briefcase.

  • The Rand McNally Road Atlas and Travel Planner for a big picture overview of where you want to travel.

  • 26 Best of the Road™ trip itineraries by Rand McNally, with suggested attractions, restaurants, and shops selected by Rand McNally's award-winning editorial staff.

Product highlights:

  • Clear voice prompts tell you when to turn

  • Automatic rerouting if you miss a turn

  • "Detour" button to route around traffic jams

  • Bright 3.5" color touch screen with 2-D and 3-D modes

  • Day- and night-view map modes

  • Large keyboard for touch screen entry

  • "Go Home" button that directs the driver home from any location

  • Multistop route/trip planning and mileage calculator

  • Doubles as an MP3 player

  • Easy access to millions of points of interest including:

    • Food

    • Gas stations

    • Lodging

    • Banks and ATMs

    • Travel and shopping

    • Emergency services

    • Many others

Each box includes:

  • Rand McNally GPS Navigator

  • Rand McNally Road Atlas and Travel Planner

  • Memory card with full maps of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands

  • Windshield mount*

  • Vehicle charger

  • Quick-start guide

  • USB connector cable

  • Software utilities

  • Documentation DVD

GPS product specifications:

  • Unit dimensions: 4.5" W x 3.2" H x 1.4" D

  • Weight: 7 oz. (approximately 0.5 lb.)

  • Display: 3.5" color TFT LCD, LED backlight, 320 x 240 pixels, 65K colors, QVGA resolution, and landscape view

  • Hardware buttons: on/off, volume control, destination menu access

  • Battery: Lithium ion battery

  • GPS receiver: SiRF Star III with 20 channels

  • Antenna: Built-in patch

  • PC compatible: USB cable

  • Languages: English, French, and Spanish

Product Documentation

*PLEASE NOTE: Some state laws prohibit drivers from using suction mounts on their windshields while operating motor vehicles. Rand McNally does not accept any responsibility for any fines, penalties, or damages that may be incurred as a result of using the suction mount.

Saturday, April 7, 2007

The Ultimate NASCAR Trip Guide by Rand McNally

Check out the newly released The Ultimate NASCAR Trip Guide by Rand McNally! This is the guide to 31 Nascar sanctioned tracks for the die-hard NASCAR fan. Rand McNally has released this wonderful Nascar guide in plenty of time for Mothers' Day, Fathers' Day, and Grandparents' Day because it makes a fabulous and unique gift to give or receive.

You' ll find this NASCAR Road Trip Guide at Map Books 4 U , your secure online map dealer, at a discount now. These Nascar map book/trip guides are in stock now and a worthy edition to the Rand McNally family of travel guides.

Features include:

  • Mid-sized road atlas with full color maps of each U.S. state
  • Extensive coverage of the 31 NASCAR-sanctioned tracks throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico
  • Aerial photos and illustrated maps of each NASCAR speedway
  • Local map of each surrounding track, showing things to see and do in the immediate area
  • Regional maps and guide content packed with places to stop on your way to the race
  • Best routes to each speedway and helpful hints about parking and traffic flow
  • Camping and lodging info
  • Insider tips, like NASCAR radio stations, how to obtain NASCAR pit passes and information on track services, like driving schools and tours
  • Over 380 pages

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Monday, April 2, 2007

Southeast Getaway Guide by Rand McNally

Heading South? Heading East? No matter where you are traveling to this summer, here is the perfect Southeast Getaway Guide by Rand McNally. This getaway guide/map book is loaded with points of interest, festivals, and more for convenient trip planning.

Rand McNally brings for your travel planning convenience....the Southeast Getaway Guide! From the beach to the mountains and everything in between, explore all the beautiful Southeast United States has to offer at home or on the road with this great new regional guide.

Features include:

  • 30 destination areas in the southeast United States
  • Regional maps include Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia
  • Specially designed regional road maps that are not only easy to read but also clearly show important navigational and recreational features such as exit numbers, colleges and universities, parks and forests, and other points of interest
  • Destination maps are cross-referenced to the guide information for easy navigation
  • Articles include attractions and things to do in each area
  • Information on shopping and items unique to each region
  • Tips on lodging and special places to stay
  • Coverage of festivals and events throughout the Southeast
  • "Best of the Road™" editorial features with top attractions

A perfect addition to your travel planning tools and we are sure that timeshare and resort owners will find it full of a wealth of information for planning the perfect vacation or holiday trip!

Size: 8.5" x 10.875", 224 Pages, Paperback

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