You can use your TomTom device to plan a route in advance, selecting your starting point and your destination.
Here are some more reasons to plan a route in advance:
Find out how long a journey is going to take before you start.
You can also compare journey times for the same route at different times of the day or on different days of the week. Your device uses IQ Routes when planning a route. IQ Routes calculates routes based on the real average speeds measured on roads.
Study the route of a journey you are planning.
Check a route for someone who is coming to visit you and then explain the route to them in detail.
To plan a route in advance, follow these steps:
Tap the screen to bring up the Main menu.
Tap the arrow button to move to the next menu screen and tap Plan route.
This button is shown while there is no planned route on your TomTom device.
Select the starting point for your journey in the same way that you would select your destination.
Set the destination for your journey.
If Route planning settings are set to Ask me every time I plan, select the type of route you want to plan:
Fastest route - the route which takes the least time.
Eco route - the most fuel-efficient route for your journey.
Shortest route - the shortest distance between the locations you set. This may not be the quickest route, especially if the shortest route is through a town or city.
Avoid motorways - a route which avoids motorways.
Walking route - a route designed for making the journey on foot.
Bicycle route - a route designed for making the journey on a bicycle.
Choose the date and time that you will make the journey you are planning.
Your device uses IQ Routes to work out the best possible route at that time. This is useful to see how long a journey takes at different times of the day or on different days of the week.
Your navigation device plans the route between the two locations you selected.