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    Default WILL GPS WORK IN DR?

    Hey guys, last I checked most people were saying that GPS was useless out there... (2008)..

    Is this still the case or are they trust worthy these days?

    I plan on driving around the North, mostly Salcedo, Tenares, Moca and of-course Santiago and the beaches on the north.

    Can I rely on a GPS?

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    Yeah...they even show traffic in SD...

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    Quote Originally Posted by mekkizm View Post
    Hey guys, last I checked most people were saying that GPS was useless out there... (2008)..

    Is this still the case or are they trust worthy these days?

    I plan on driving around the North, mostly Salcedo, Tenares, Moca and of-course Santiago and the beaches on the north.

    Can I rely on a GPS?
    a lot happens in 10 years these days..

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    GPS works globally however there may not be the associated road maps.

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    GPS on google maps or Waze works great in Santo Domingo. Not too good on the East Coast, Punta Cana, etc.You can download Santo Domingo maps on google and use the GPS with no data plan in SD. Have no experience in Santiago or elsewhere, so maybe someone else can comment on that.

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    Never had any problem with google maps anywhere.

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    Been renting Budget rental cars in Playa Dorada for years. GPS has been a rental option for years. Never use it. I have a DR map I bought years ago and I’ve covered the entire North Coast with it. I refer to it as my treasure map. I’ve noted all the best beaches and bars on it. Information you won’t find on a GPS. Have a safe trip.

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    GPS works. I use both WAZE and Google maps. It works much better than most folks might imagine.

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    Used it about 2 months ago in the PP area....it worked nicely....

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    To the OP, if you mean using your phone, yes.

    If you mean bringing your Garmin, no.  It requires you to buy a DR maps download or card.  

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