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Address: 215 Banff Ave. | Sundance Mall, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B4, Canada
Phone Number: +1 866-477-4171
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Description: GPS Triggered Commentary Tours. Listen to stories, tips and advice for...
GPS Triggered Commentary Tours. Listen to stories, tips and advice for what to see and do on scenic drives throughout Western Canada, Maui and Las Vegas. GyPSy Guide is a small device that you rent by the day and it automatically plays commentary on the best things to see and do as they come into view, through your vehicle stereo. A team of professional tour guides has filled GyPSy Guide with stories about past explorers, where to watch for wildlife and locals advice so you don’t miss any of the best attractions and sightseeing. The audio is recorded by real people and plays as you drive, just like listening to the radio.
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Banff Self-Guided Driving Tour with GPS Navigation

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Worth every penny!

Downloaded the app onto my IPhone, used it both ways on the icefields parkway, great info, gave us an idea of where to stop, now looking to download another one for our next trip!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Harrogate
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Downloaded the app onto my IPhone, used it both ways on the icefields parkway, great info, gave us an idea of where to stop, now looking to download another one for our next trip!

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Monterey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This map made the trip so much better. We weren't trying to find things with gps and it knew all the great places to stop. I never want to travel without a gypsy app.

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Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I used the GyPsy Guide app for a solo self-drive tour across the Rockies and it was the best choice made for the small price. I had 2 dogs with me so those tourist buses were out of the question. The gps guide suggests where to head while on the move for the highlights so you don't need a map... More 

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Upminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

WE have just toured the Canadian Rockies in a campervan. We downloaded 6 GyPSy Guides from Vancouver to Banff Then the National Parks and return. The GyPSy guides were brilliant and totally made our holiday. I cannot praise them enough. They recommend sights to see and help take you there. They are essential kit for an enjoyable vacation.

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Worcester
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Downloaded this app to my iPad , for my travels from Calgary to Jasper Canada, The audio tour was brilliant and was the best value to have for the trips. I have already recommended this to several Canadians who have never heard of this

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We bought all the guides we wanted for British Columbia and Alberta before we left the UK. I had a couple of queries on the routes and these were answered promptly and fully via email. By the time we arrived at Kamloops (the first guide) we know longer needed the maps, guide books and other info' we had previously downloaded... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Just wanted to let you know this was a great way to see the Rockies. I live in BC and learners so much. It was a great balance of natural and human history information. If this is you first trip to Canada, get it. It will make you trip that much more memorable.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We absolutely loved our GyPSy guides for our hire car self-drive tour in Canada! We drove from Vancouver to Banff (quite a drive!), and then within Vancouver, Banff, Lake Louise and the Icefields Parkway, and we couldn't have done it without our guide! We would have missed so much. The commentary was spot on- it felt like the guide was... More 

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Saint John, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We really enjoyed having downloaded Gypsy Guide for our recent trip to Banff. We didn't have it downloaded properly for the trip from Calgary airport to Banff, but did figure out how to download it for the Banff Town tour as well as the Banff to Lake Louise tour. We wouldn't have found all the hidden spots without it. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I downloaded the free Calgary to Banff tour and purchased the Banff town, icefields parkway and Banff/Lake Louise/Yoho versions for my Android. They were all excellent. The narrator provided directions, tips and recommendations, local flavor and interesting educational tidbits. I usually have my nose in a guidebook reading aloud while my husband drives. I was able to sit back, listen... More 

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Additional Information about GyPSy Guide

Address: Address: 215 Banff Ave. | Sundance Mall, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B4, Canada
Phone Number: +1 866-477-4171
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm

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