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Ten super useful things about T4A’s brand new atlas

The Tracks4Africa Traveller’s Atlas Southern Africa is jam packed with helpful information.

For a start, it features 10 countries south of the equator: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. And it shows more than 107,000km of roads, both major ones and off-road tracks.

But that’s just the beginning. The Tracks4Africa team have layered lots of handy features onto the maps to make this the ultimate road atlas.

Just take a look at these 10 useful aspects: Continue reading Ten super useful things about T4A’s brand new atlas

Tracks4Africa now on Ford’s navigation systems

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

Celebrating 10 years of GPS mapping!

With the current 16.10 map release, all at Tracks4Africa are celebrating the sale of our GPS maps in the retail market for a full decade! The new release will be available in major outdoor retail shops and from our online shop from mid October.

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We received 555 data submissions from loyal users to create this version which not only means more roads and points of interest on the map, but also corrections to the existing map and data. The overall quality of the map has once again improved significantly.

We now cover:

  • 1 117 780km of fully navigable roads, covering the whole of Africa
  • 3 845 campsites (the most complete camping data base in Africa)
  • 156 753 points of interest
  • 1 452 protected areas such as national parks and game reserves
  • 13 397 accommodation listings
  • 10 562 fuel stops
  • 6 141 places to eat or drink

Continue reading Celebrating 10 years of GPS mapping!