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TomTom invites people to “unwrap the world”

TomTom invites people to “unwrap the world” and win
~ Six driving adventures and thousands more great prizes to be won with new online game ~

Auckland and Amsterdam, 5 December 2012TomTom today launches an online competition TomTom Gives You More, which offers people the chance to “unwrap the world” and win one of six unforgettable driving adventures at

The game is easy to play and puts players’ virtual unwrapping skills to the test. To be eligible to win, entrants need to select a wrapped-up continent and unwrap it. In addition to the six main prizes, there are thousands of other prizes to be won, including TomTom navigation devices, Nike+ sports watches and gift vouchers.

The global competition runs from 26th November until 15th January and is open to people living in New Zealand, UK, Germany, France, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Ireland, Portugal, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Czech Republic, South Africa, Turkey, Australia, USA*, Canada**, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and India.

The six main prizewinners will be sent on a two-week driving adventure for four people along one of these spectacular routes: Ruta 40 in Argentina; the Garden Route in South Africa; the Grand Alpine Tour in Europe; the Malaysian Roundabout; the Australian Coastal Route; or the Pacific Coast Highway in California.

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Notes for editors

How to win
Contestants should visit between 26th November 6.00 pm CET and 15th January 00.01 AM CET 2013 to play the game and be in with a chance of winning. Players pick a route to follow and help Christopher unwrap presents along the way. Once contestants have successfully unwrapped an entire route, they’ll be asked to create and upload a file that explains why they think they should win the holiday. It could be a video, a song, a short story or even a short poem. The most original and fun entry will win the route they just unwrapped.

* (excluding residents of New York and Florida) and the District of Columbia
** (excluding residents of Quebec)

Further information

For full information about the game and gift guide, please visit

About TomTom

Founded in 1991, TomTom (AEX: TOM2) is a leading provider of navigation and location-based products and services.

TomTom maps, traffic information and navigation technology power automotive in-dash systems, mobile devices, web based applications and government and business solutions. TomTom also designs and manufactures its own location-based products including portable navigation devices and fleet management solutions, as well as GPS-enabled sports watches.

Headquartered in Amsterdam, TomTom has 3,500 employees worldwide and sells its products in over 35 countries.

For further information about TomTom, please visit

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