The United States’ most familiar mapmaker now offers one of the smallest and cheapest global positioning systems for travelers at a price of $500. You can find more information about the Rand McNally product at www.randmcnally.com/gps.

The wallet-sized portable Navigator is simple and intuitive to use. It has a built-in stylus for accurate tapping on the 3.5-inch color display. Besides the latest roadmaps, it comes with 26 "Best-of-the-Road" trip itineraries preloaded; it shows restaurants, shops and other attractions.