Better than Black Friday?

 

Amazon.com has the Nuvi 200 for $169.99, free shipping. And you don't have to get up at 3:00 a.m. and stand in line to order it.

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"Recalculating... drive 0.2 miles, then abandon vehicle." ------------- [ETrex Venture CX; Nüvi 40]

Wow!

Thats cheap! Time to go to Amazon.com!!!

Amazon

Though prices can be good at Amazon, be careful of shipping practices as I have waited up to 30 days to receive items that were in stock at the time of purchase. If expedited shipping is available and reasonably priced, I suggest selecting it.

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RKF (Bethesda, MD) Garmin Nuvi 660, 360 & Street Pilot

Wow

Great price!

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nüvi 660 & 670 - Hello I'm a Mac :))

Wish I hadn't read this...

I wish I hadn't read this! I watched the price on Amazon drop a few dollars here, a few there. Then I bought it from walmart.com for $178, plus the shipping. I thought I still got a better deal than Amazon. If I had only waited a week...

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Chuck - Nuvi 200, Nuvi 255W

You better get that Nuvi 200 as quickly as possible

Amazon prices seem to fluctuate up and down quite often. Case in point... the Nuvi 650 was $299.99, went up to $405.21 then back down to $383.37. All in a span of less than 3 weeks.

Capitalism

kaisersose wrote:

Amazon prices seem to fluctuate up and down quite often. Case in point... the Nuvi 650 was $299.99, went up to $405.21 then back down to $383.37. All in a span of less than 3 weeks.

I think they call it supply and demand smile

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"Ceterum autem censeo, Carthaginem esse delendam" “When governments fear the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny.”

Be Careful with Amazon!

i love Amazon - I'm an Amazon prime member.

However, with GPS devices, I've noticed that with at least one of their Storefronts, Electronica direct, you only have a WEEK (7 days!) to decide if you want to return it or not. After that you can't return it all.

Just saying...be careful, read the fine print beforehand, don't get burned if you think there is any way you will be returning a GPS bought via Amazon.

No TTS on Garmin Nuvi 200

Good price, but for all of those shoppers that are just starting to look for a GPS, the Garmin Nuvi 200 does not have "spoken" street names. It will only tell you to turn "left" or within so many feet. Spoken street names will allow you to keep your eyes on the road and will tell you which street to turn on.

My suggestion - check out the Nuvi350 on this site for deals.

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Garmin nuvi 350 Sunset at Siesta Key, Sarasota, Florida

TTS no big deal

sarasota2k4 wrote:

the Garmin Nuvi 200 does not have "spoken" street names. It will only tell you to turn "left" or within so many feet. Spoken street names will allow you to keep your eyes on the road and will tell you which street to turn on.

My suggestion - check out the Nuvi350 on this site for deals.

Certainly having TTS is a nice feature. However, my c530 does not have it and it has led me all over the country. A Nuvi 200 for $169 is too good a deal to worry about the unit not speaking street names.

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Garmin Nuvi 750 & c530 with RT's vol. mod., Vulcan Nomad

And to think, my local Dodge

And to think, my local Dodge dealer sent me a flyer yesterday with a "sale" price of $399. Maybe I need to go order 2 and sell them to them!

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Garmin nuvi 855, nuvi 1450, and DriveDeluxe 50

Right.

kaisersose wrote:

Amazon prices seem to fluctuate up and down quite often. Case in point... the Nuvi 650 was $299.99, went up to $405.21 then back down to $383.37. All in a span of less than 3 weeks.

Yep. The 200 is now $189.40 at Amazon. I hope some of you got one at the lower price. sad

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"Recalculating... drive 0.2 miles, then abandon vehicle." ------------- [ETrex Venture CX; Nüvi 40]

Buy what you need, not just for a great price

gymkep wrote:

Certainly having TTS is a nice feature. However, my c530 does not have it and it has led me all over the country. A Nuvi 200 for $169 is too good a deal to worry about the unit not speaking street names.

Mostly I agree with this thought. I got to try a friend's Nuvi 200 before buying my own. I never felt that I had to stare at the street name to understand where it was telling me to turn. Even when I did look at it, I had no trouble quickly reading the street name.

Still, the reason they make so many models with these features is that we all have different wants and needs. For some, having TTS is a big deal. So I'd rather see someone buy a model knowing why they are buying it, and getting whats useful to them, instead of buying strictly for the price.

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Chuck - Nuvi 200, Nuvi 255W

I agree. When my wife bought

I agree. When my wife bought a new sewing machine, there were two almost identical machines from two different manufacturers. We spent about $200 more for her choice. The major deciding factor was that she didn't like the color of the less expensive machine: most of the controls were an almost radioactive-looking purple*. I wouldn't want to look at that color for hours at a time (and she tends to keep her sewing machines for many years). If the most advanced GPS in the world only cost $100, but only had two voices (Fran Drescher or Roseanne Barr) I don't think I'd buy it.

*The third alternative involved me with a can of spray paint, but that got shot down immediately.

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"Recalculating... drive 0.2 miles, then abandon vehicle." ------------- [ETrex Venture CX; Nüvi 40]

Just got my Nuvi 650 from

Just got my Nuvi 650 from Costco for $299. My C340 is about three years old. Figured it would cost me $60 to update the map data on it so I subtracted that cost, in my mind, from the $299 to justify the new 650. My son will get the C340 for Christmas.

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Garmin Emap, Garmin C340, Garmin Nuvi650

???

rbrown3rd wrote:

Just got my Nuvi 650 from Costco for $299. My C340 is about three years old. Figured it would cost me $60 to update the map data on it so I subtracted that cost, in my mind, from the $299 to justify the new 650. My son will get the C340 for Christmas.

... with or w/out the map update? ...

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“There is always a solution; the only challenge is to find the best one”