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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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GPS Triggered Commentary Tours. Listen to stories, tips and advice for what...

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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Made our trip!

Lucky for us we discovered Gypsy Guides early in our tri through the Rockies. We found it very easy to use from the downloaded ap. and excellent value. We used it around Banff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 26, 2015
Alix48
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London, United Kingdom

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Lucky for us we discovered Gypsy Guides early in our tri through the Rockies. We found it very easy to use from the downloaded ap. and excellent value. We used it around Banff and on the road to Jasper and back to Lake Louise. We also used it to get to Kamloops. We were very disappointed they didn't have a... More 

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1 Thank Alix48
South San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

This is an incredible phone app that helped me a lot navigating my way through Alberta,Canada. We were able to cover a lot of must-see/experience sites and activities during our stay. Well worth the price!

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3 Thank wanderlustat50
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

These apps make completely sense. They give you all the information you need and more. There is no alternative if you driving a car. The Calgary to Banff is free so try that one.

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Thank Richard B
Gurgaon, India
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97 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We used the Android App of GyPSy Guide for the Icefields Parkway from Banff to Jasper, and even without cellphone data, this was so accurate in its location identification, and it was really interesting to have all the trivia and information about the places on the way.

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Thank Travel4Shelley
Adelaide, Australia
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35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

What a discovery this group of apps were. They absolutely made the car trip through the beautiful Rockies. Took us to wonderful places we would not have discovered and got us there without having to study maps and work out an itinerary. This is an absolute must if you are driving through the Rockies and want the best sights

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Thank Cr0ws1
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Enjoyed the narration and uncommon informatiion such as the geology lesson. It made the drive more interesting to anticipate what you were about to see as GyPSy provided tips just before the view or suggested stop.

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Thank Georgia D
Reading, Pennsylvania
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We just returned from a trip to Yellowstone NP and used the GyPSy tour guide. This was the best 4.99 I have spent. We were their in September 2015 and spend four days covering both loops. It was very entertaining, it was like we had a tour guide in our back seat. It worked no matter which direction we traveled... More 

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Thank magnetman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

GyPSy was a great addition to our Canadian Rockies road trip. We had all the advantages of a tour guide without the inconvenience or expense. I wish I had known about this company when I was in Hawaii. We had a few glitches... I had to keep pressing the start arrow on the phone and touch screen on car to... More 

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Thank Cmflorida
McKinney, Texas
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

When we got the Avis car as a part of our Rocky Mountaineer tour, it came with the GyPSy Guide. I was unfamiliar with this technology. We used it all around Jasper, Banff and in route to and around Calgary. We found it extremely useful. It tells you history, facts about the area as well as describing and recommending things... More 

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We were a group of six from New Zealand and part of our trip was a self drive around the circuit, Vancouver - Banff.We downloaded the Gypsy guides applicable for our route. It was absolutely fantastic, we definitely saw more with this than we would of. Easy to use, listen too and made our trip a great success. Very informative... More 

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Thanks for the review of GyPSy Guide in the Canadian Rockies. We're glad we made your trip! More 

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