TomTom launches free online Route Planner

TomTom, the company known best for their in-car GPS navigation systems, has announced the launch of its free Australian online Route Planner.

TomTom Route PlannerThe TomTom Route Planner allows users to pre-plan the optimal route and obtain precise travel and arrival times before setting off on their journey. In addition, the TomTom Route Planner incorporates the knowledge and experience of TomTom’s core technologies IQ Routes and Map Share in planning the best routes.

“The introduction of the online Route Planner in Australia marks an important step in our strategy to make award-winning navigation available to all users, regardless of the platform that is used,” said Chris Kearney, Marketing Manager Australia & New Zealand.  “Users that do not have a navigation device can now benefit from our high quality route planning before starting their journey, giving them a chance to plan their day better than ever before.”

TomTom’s online Route Planner allows for door-to-door route planning and incorporates TomTom IQ Routes technology compiles the trip information for TomTom in-car GPS users and allows the service to optimise route planning to determine the fastest route for your trip’s time of day.

In addition, local map corrections that are made by TomTom users through TomTom Map Share are regularly uploaded to the Route Planner, so users always have access to the most accurate routes based on the latest map information.