GPS Pricing Deal Fest - Post that good price or deal here

Discussion in 'GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me' started by 9Dave, Jul 12, 2008.

  1. byways

    byways byways

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  2. Afry

    Afry Why hike?

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    76cx at West Marine for $150 with free shipping right now..
  3. DualMule

    DualMule Been here awhile

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    I just picked one up at Best Buy online for $50 (free shipping). Thought I would spread the word.
  4. DLFLHT

    DLFLHT I'm a little fuzzy

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    Thanks - ordered one. Figured I'd risk $50 and a year's service to give it a try.
  5. heliyardsale

    heliyardsale Always looking for Dirt!

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    A reasonable purchase! Thanks for the heads up!
    I've been fighting with the purchase of a spot 2 for a while, many places we travel off-road have cell service these days. But, it only takes once without it or a dead phone to screw things up. One unit on the way!
  6. SR1

    SR1 Back in S. Korea

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    Thanks!!!
  7. Unstable Rider

    Unstable Rider Moto Fotografist

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    FYI,

    Had a Spot and they are a fine device. No issues with the product.

    But.

    At about the 11 month mark, they "auto renew" you for a second year, uhhh, without ASKING YOU first.

    I hate seeing crap like that on my credit card statement..... I had intended to drop the service at the one year mark ( i lost my job), and I was watching for it on a calender, and was going to call them. Then at 11 months, they auto renewed it and it was like pulling teeth to get out of the next's years contract, but I did.

    Again, the product is great, and the service is great, I just disagree with that type of approach to "retain customers" without asking them first. :deal

    I had nearly all the services stacked on my service that they offered, as I typically travel alone, so I was shocked when I saw the charge. FYI, if you put things like this on a Debit Card or Check card, talk to your bank, you DONT have the "reverse charge" protection that you THINK YOU HAVE. Your money pretty much is gone and you may not be able to reverse or contest the charge.

    Be safe. Be informed, again, wonderful product.
  8. Ron from BC

    Ron from BC Long timer

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    I'm not a fan of negative billing either but I was pleased when I got an email from them one month prior to the end of my billing cycle reminding me that it will renew unless I decided to cancel it.
  9. unlawfulsm

    unlawfulsm Bearded Hooligan

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    Just picked one up thanks to this thread! You get commission...:lol3 Best Buy doesn't carry them in stock, West Marine does and they price match. Wife is picking it up now while out on her errands. :evil Just emailed her the link from Best Buy showing $49 to her iPhone, at checkout they said to just pull up the link and she gets it for that price. Thanks guys for the heads up:deal
  10. teizms

    teizms Long timer

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    bought one from Best Buy for $79. Saw this post and called them - got a $30 credit back :deal
  11. Y E T I

    Y E T I Unpossible

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    For those interested (I am) here's a LINK. Running it past the Household CFO right now . . .
  12. vipers28

    vipers28 GSA Mountains

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    What is the difference between the silver one and the orange? Features? Thanks
  13. Bikerv2

    Bikerv2 Adventurer

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    No difference.....

    Check out Spotwalla http://spotwalla.com/index.php
  14. ShoelessJoe

    ShoelessJoe DefromisSedSupendium

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    Just happened to find a best buy gift card last night left over from Christmas. $25 with an in store pick up tomorrow this was a hell of a deal. Thanks for the heads up!
  15. Y E T I

    Y E T I Unpossible

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    Just ordered mine! :clap
  16. fluff34567

    fluff34567 Long timer

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    mine too . thanks for the info!!!!!
  17. Bicyclist

    Bicyclist Been here awhile

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    Hmmm, must mean the Spot 3 is ready to be released.
  18. CO-or-bust

    CO-or-bust Been here awhile

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    I agree... However, I don't really care about that too much. For me, anyway, I'm buying it for #1 Emergency's, and #2 for the gps tracking (for my family to be able to track me). Not too interested in all the bells & whistles (in fact, not too fond of the Spot Connect and could give a rats-ass about Facebook, Flicker, Twitter, etc. etc. etc.).

    I may be wrong, and I may kick myself for NOT waiting, but for $50 (plus the cost of monthly service), a Spot 2 should do me just fine...

    And thanks to the ADV community for getting the word out there on this one!
  19. semaja2

    semaja2 Been here awhile

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    I would love one but best buys is a tad out of range for me ;) anyone willing to be super nice and post one to oz for me :D
  20. Dcc46

    Dcc46 Been here awhile

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    Thats a really good price, thanks for posting it.