Stress Free Journey Planning at Your Fingertips

MAP&GUIDE, the Mapware Company, today announced the UK retail availability of the latest version of its next generation route planning software, Map & Travel Great Britain & Europe 2003.
With this new edition PC and laptop users can plan their routes quickly and easily with the most advanced route data available including live traffic information which can be downloaded via an internet connection and incorporated directly into the map and route being planned.
Covering 621,400 miles of road in Great Britain and 1.6 million miles across 50 countries in Europe, Map & Travel Great Britain & Europe 2003 offers door-to-door and street-to-street route planning in Great Britain and town-to-town route planning in Europe.
Using new up-to-date high quality precision map data, Map & Travel Great Britain and Europe 2003 provides more details for Great Britain than ever before, with street level routing right down to the street numbers for 14 million houses. With information on more points of interest than ever before, up to 50 stop-off points and new easy-to-use interface and print options, Map & Travel Great Britain and Europe 2003 is essential software for all motorists.
New features include:

á New up-to-date maps with more details in Great Britain covering nearly every street

á Ability to download free the latest live traffic information inside maps of Great Britain

á New interactive print options with small maps, step-by-step and multiple-map

á New stop off points included

á More than 10,000 additional points of interest organised into 23 categories for easy reference

á New modern easy and intuitive html-graphic-interface

á Export route lists & maps to your Pocket PC

Key features and benefits:

á Very high map precision down to one metre resolution

á Fast calculation engine allows you to quickly retrieve different detailed route plans, local information and calculate alternative routes

á 2,950 urban maps

á Search over 370,000 pieces of practical travel information in 23 categories

á Export route lists and maps to your PalmPilot? and new to Pocket PC

á Calculate the cost of your journey in both Pounds and Euros

á Customise the settings for your travel plans integrating chosen points of interest along your route as stops in the itinerary

á GPS compatible - provides constant visualisation of location, speed and driving direction in the map with a standard NMEA GPS receiver

á Printed User-Guide provides clear, user-friendly instructions

For UK retail availability and product information, reader enquiries should be directed to MediaGold on 020 7221 4600, email [email protected] or visit