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GyPSy Guide

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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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GyPSy you're the best!

Just got back from Banff. Had the best tour ever thanks to our GyPSy guides. We used the Calgary-Banff, Banff town, Banff-Lake Louise, Icefield Parkway Guides. Loved the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Just got back from Banff. Had the best tour ever thanks to our GyPSy guides. We used the Calgary-Banff, Banff town, Banff-Lake Louise, Icefield Parkway Guides. Loved the commentary, suggested stops, parking tips ( especially in Lake Moraine). It was like having this real, super cool tour guide in your car. And when the guide says to pay attention to... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

“GyPSy” was a colorful friend and guide during a memorable visit to Banff, Lake Louise, Yoho National Park and Icefields Parkway. GyPSy added information and fun to a spectacular destination!

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Ohio
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84 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I can not speak highly enough of GyPSy Guides. I want one everywhere I go. We had a Gypsy guide from Banff to Lake Louise. It adjusts to wherever you are. Gives you great history and info. Gives you clear driving directions. It stops while you get out and look or go on hikes. This is just the greatest way... More 

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

very nice guide. easy to run and check out the places while u r on the way. Tried different routes and worked well.

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Westfield, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Just returned from Banff, Lake Louise, and Jasper and had the most excellent trip ever...thanks to Gypsy Guides. We used all the tours associated with these areas and felt like we had our own personal tour guide in the car with the four of us. He became so much a part of our day-to-day that we named him: Rufus G.... More 

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Bellevue
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

These guides are amazing. Best purchase for a road trip. We purchased 6 for a trip to Canada. Just plug your phone into the car and it's like having a personal guide. Sights, history, geology. Some work in either direction. Wish they all did. Buy them you won't be sorry.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The Gypsy Guides for the Canadians Rockies are absolutely amazing! Best money spend on our trip and on any application ever. I planned a 9 day vacation in Banff and Jasper with my husband’s family, 6 adults in total, so I was a little nervous about what that many days of car traveling and decision making might do to us.... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I highly, highly recommend GyPSy Guide - it really made our trip in Banff. We did the Calgary to Banff trip, the Banff Townsite trip, and the Icefields Parkway Trip. What a great way to sightsee! This is way less expensive than booking a tour, plus you are on your own schedule and you aren't dealing with crowds. We skipped... More 

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NY, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We downloaded the GyPSy guides for Banff to Lake Louise and for the Icefields Parkway. Both were great guides for the car trips, giving interesting information and explanations about the area, along the way. We used Android for one segment and IPhone for the other. The system works off the GPS of the phone - WHICH DOES NOT USE DATA... More 

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South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Perfect guide to our trip- just downloaded on iphone before leaving home and let the GyPSy guide point out all kinds of things we would have never noticed without it. We had been driving about 15 minutes when my husband looked at me, pointed at the phone, and said "I love that." We learned a lot and the app enriched... More 

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