With Garmin n Maps Lifetime, you ll get the most up-to-date maps available for the life of your individual Garmin GPS. This one-time, single purchase gives you access to the newest map information on streets, highways and points of interest as soon as new content is available. Then, you can download the new data to your device, retrieving up to four updates per year, for the lifetime of one Garmin GPS. It s the most comprehensive update plan you can buy. n Maps Lifetime Features: Part # 010-11269-00 (Gift Card), 010-D0129-00 (Download), Navigational Software, Updated 2015 Version, Lifetime Map Update, Download Highly Detailed Maps of United States and Canada, including Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico, Get updated information on street and highway changes, new roads, new points of interest and other features, Pay only once and update a single Garmin GPS for life: no monthly fees or other ongoing costs, Updates the street maps on your compatible Garmin GPS for the lifetime of the device, Select Your Format: You can purchase your n Maps Lifetime subscription as a download or a gift card. Purchase the download to update your maps right away (We will email you your activation code and download instructions as soon as your order is processed ). Or, give the gift of new maps with our gift card: it's the perfect present for friends and family who own a Garmin device. How It Works: To use n Maps Lifetime, all you need is your Garmin device, your computer and a USB cable. There are no monthly fees or continuing maintenance costs you pay only once per Garmin GPS. When you want to update your maps, connect your device to your computer and log into your myGarmin account, where the latest map data is ready to load to your individual device. We re constantly gathering new map data, and a new update is available up to 4 times per year. NOTE: For download purchases, we will email you your activation code and download instructions as soon as your order is processed. Orders are processed Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST, and order processing can take anywhere from ten minutes to one hour to complete - depending on the authorization speed of your financial institution. Download purchases are NOT refundable. Click Here for Compatible Models"
3/2012 update to my original review: Garmin has new software called "Lifetime Map Updater" (LMU) for folks with Lifetime Maps, including nuMap subscriptions. I like its interface better than WebUpdater, but highly-experienced Garmin users at GpsPasSion do not give it high marks, so YMMV. I am a very experienced Macintosh user with a broadband connection and several years' experience updating two Nuvis and I dread the process so much that I install no more than one update per device every one-two years. Alm..
This is well near a brilliant plan for owners of Garmin GPS's. Pay one time, get up to four updates to your core GPS map software per year, for the life of your device. I've actually paid more than the price of this subscription to update one of my GPS's. So this was a no brainer for me.First step - go to the Garmin Website and verify that the exact model of GPS you own is listed. Don't assume your model is listed - go to the website and verify it is really listed first. The list is huge, long, major long. ..
We have a 3 year old Garmin 350. We find the unit itself is very easy to use. Our problem is we used our fee update 18 months ago and it did not include much of the new road construction around us. We also found that the changing face of our city had many new, moved and closed businesses and our Points of Interest were also out of date. An update was imminent and it was going to cost us this time. I saw on the lifetime map updates on the Garmin site and thought I might find a bit better deal and that brou..