With Christmas just around the corner, now is the time to start your long shopping list. We can hear you grinding your teeth already — we hate the Christmas shopping crowds too. So why not beat the retail rush and grab a great bargain by shopping online?
Whether it’s for your husband, wife, brother, sister, mother, father, son, daughter or just a close friend, a GPS unit is a great gift at Christmas time. It's useful for all types of drivers, from those who spend hours on the road a day, to those who spend an hour a week in the car.
The latest GPS units can do so much more than just act as a glorified street directory — offering live traffic capabilities, lane guidance and Bluetooth hands-free functionality.
We've rounded up great value GPS units that will make fantastic Christmas gifts.
Garmin nuvi 1260Price: $297 (Save: $52)
Budget GPS units like the [[artnid:319440|Garmin's nuvi 1260|Review: Garmin nuvi 1260]] generally have smaller displays than more expensive devices. Thanks to its simple interface, though, the nuvi 1260 fares better than many other cheap GPS units. It's the only entry-level model currently on the market with Bluetooth hands-free capabilities, and it also has text-to-speech technology. You can pick it up from [[xref:http://www.officeworks.com.au/retail/products/Technology/GPS-Navigation-Units-and-Accessories/GPS-Navigation-Units/GANUV1260|Officeworks|Officeworks -- Garmin nuvi 1260 GPS unit]], which is selling the nuvi 1260 online for $297, a saving of $52 off the RRP!