TomTom online Route Planner now available in all major countries in Europe

Apr 15 2009

TomTom online Route Planner now available in all major countries in Europe

~ Fastest routes, up-to-date and detailed traffic information, and most accurate travel times available online for free ~

15 April 2009 – TomTom, the world’s leading portable navigation solutions provider, today announces that the TomTom Route Planner www.routes.tomtom.comis now available throughout Europe*.

The web-based Route Planner gives free access to Europe’s most accurate and detailed traffic information**. The Route Planner also incorporates TomTom’s IQ Routes™, which calculates the fastest route to a destination and provides accurate travel times, depending on the time of the day and day of the week. IQ Routes is based on collective travel time experience of 30 million TomTom users.

“The TomTom Route Planner is growing much more quickly than expected. We are pleased that users visiting the Route Planner have given it a high rating and that we have been rated ‘Best web-based Route Planner’,” says Corinne Vigreux, managing director of TomTom. “The Route Planner demonstrates to current and potential users of our navigation products that they can rely on TomTom when it comes to fast and accurate routing.”

In the next few months, the Route Planner will become available in even more countries around the globe and more local languages will be added to the current six available. In addition, TomTom is incorporating users’ suggestions and will continue doing so going forward. For more information and to plan a route on the TomTom online Route Planner, go to www.routes.tomtom.com

Notes to Editors

* The TomTom Route Planner is available in: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

** HD Traffic information is incorporated in France, Germany, Switzerland, The Netherlands and United Kingdom. In other European countries (Austria, Belgium, Italy, Spain and Sweden), TomTom PLUS traffic information is included in the map.

 The TomTom online Route Planner recently won a test for the best route planner in Germany. Check out the test results on:http://routenplanerblog.blogspot.com/2009/03/der-grote-routenplanertest-das-fazit-es.html

For high resolution TomTom images, please visit:
www.extranet.tomtom.com
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