By Staff Writer

SYDNEY: Portable GPS maker TomTom has announced a special offer running until the end of March to give Australian consumers who purchase a TomTom GPS unit bonus 2008 maps.

The offer, which started on Wednesday 30 January and will run until Monday 31 March, is available to consumers via redemption through an online application system at

To receive their bonus 2008 map data, the customer will need to download it using the TomTom HOME program which comes with the portable GPS unit.

All map downloads must be completed by 31 August 2008 at the latest.

To be eligible, consumers need to have purchased the TomTom GPS between 30 January and 31 March.