A little help for my first purchase !

Discussion in 'Which TomTom Should I Buy?' started by Christian_, Sep 4, 2017.

  1. Christian_


    Sep 4, 2017
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    Hello everybody,
    I am here as I need an advice regarding the purchase of my first ever GPS navigator.

    I was looking at TomTom website and I am interested in TomTom Go 520, but please, I have some question :

    - once bought it, maps download and all other features like traffic updates, will be always for free?
    - - should I pay a subscription like an annual one?
    - - - what is the main difference between the 520 and 5200 model ?
    - - - - what is the main difference between Go520 / Start and Via ?

    I hope to receive your answer !

    Have a nice day all !
    Christian_, Sep 4, 2017
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  2. Christian_

    dhn Moderator

    Oct 1, 2007
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    Toronto Canada
    TomTom Model(s):
    720; 1535 LIVE; Via 1605; Go 50; Go 520
    Here's some info about a 5200:

    and here is stuff about a 520:

    Major difference is the 5200 has a built in SIM card to get traffic info. The 520 requires a smart phone in association with MyDrive to get the traffic.

    I think services like traffic are always free for both but confirm with support and get further information from them:
    Nederland (Holland)
    020 850 1007
    Maandag t/m vrijdag van 9.00 tot 17:30
    dhn, Sep 4, 2017
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