There’s a very good reason why no one should travel through Africa without T4A’s expert and detailed navigation resources. The online Points of Interest (POI) section boasts a wealth of information with 159,428 listings and 36,873 pictures. By Arnold Ras
T4A’s Points of Interest, also known as waypoints, refer to points on a map that represent a lodge, hotel, guest house, campsite, restaurant, fuel stop, police station, hospital, picnic site, and many more.
Continue reading Make T4A’s Points of Interest your go-to source
Remote areas and patchy cellphone reception are part and parcel of an African overland trip. How will you update family and friends about your location and safety on the road? A nifty satellite device offers the solution. By Arnold Ras
Continue reading Satellite tracker lets you follow trips online
Exciting news for overland travellers is that Tracks4Africa maps are now included as a standard map in the new Ford South Africa range of vehicles which are fitted with the SYNC 3 navigation system. The Ford Ranger (one of SA’s top selling vehicles) and Everest models were recently upgraded with the SYNC 3 system.
Johann Groenewald, Managing Director of T4A, is very excited about this development since it has been in the pipeline for some time. “Ford approached us two years ago about the possibility of including our maps into their in-car navigation system and early last year I was involved in testing our map on their system. After a few small tweaks from our side Ford went ahead with production and they have now included our map in their SYNC 3 system.” Continue reading Tracks4Africa now on Ford’s navigation systems