Press Release

Garmin Offers Year-End Savings on Panel Mounts and Portables

November 5, 2009 7:00 AM EST

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced a dramatic savings program, “Soar into Savings,” where customers can earn up to $7,000 in rebates on a variety of panel mount avionics. Customers selecting any combination of the G600 retrofit flight display, GNS 500W or GNS 400W GPS/Nav/Comm panel mount series, GTS traffic series, GWX 68 weather RADAR series or the GDL 69 or 69A datalink receivers, will be able to take advantage of these rebates. The “Soar into Savings” rebate offer expires December 31, 2009, and rebate submissions must be postmarked by January 31, 2010. Full details and conditions are available at

In addition, Garmin recently announced a $300 rebate for the GPSMAP® 695/696 portable GPS device on purchases made between now and December 31, 2009. The GPSMAP 695/696 is Garmin’s flagship portable that offers airways, electronic chart and expanded weather capabilities. It has a 7-inch portrait screen that makes it possible to view an entire approach plate on the display. It also includes features such as Smart Airspace, SafeTaxi and AOPA Airport Directory data. Those customers deciding to take advantage of the $300 GPSMAP 695/696 rebate, should also consider Garmin’s new online eLearning program that will walk them through the product's robust features.

About Garmin International Inc.

Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation. Since 1989, this group of companies has designed, manufactured, marketed and sold navigation, communication and information devices and applications – most of which are enabled by GPS technology. Garmin’s products serve automotive, mobile, wireless, outdoor recreation, marine, aviation, and OEM applications. Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in the Cayman Islands, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit Garmin's virtual pressroom at or contact the Media Relations department at 913-397-8200. Garmin and GPSMAP are registered trademarks of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.

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Notice on forward-looking statements:

This release includes forward-looking statements regarding Garmin Ltd. and its business. All statements regarding the company’s future product introductions are forward-looking statements. Such statements are based on management's current expectations. The forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this release may not occur and actual results could differ materially as a result of known and unknown risk factors and uncertainties affecting Garmin, including, but not limited to, the risk factors listed in the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 27, 2008, filed by Garmin with the Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission file number 0-31983). A copy of Garmin’s Form 10-K can be downloaded at No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and Garmin undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.