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All France Just For You travelers will now have free internet and GPS access via smartphone for the duration of their trip.

(TRAVPR.COM) FRANCE - April 3rd, 2018 - French self-drive tour company, France Just For You, has partnered up with Insidr and is now including a smartphone in their self-drive tour travel packs. Previously, travelers had reported high international roaming fees from their cellphone providers and no access to GPS on their phones, so these customized smartphones have provided the solution.

“I had been looking for a way to solve the GPS problem for a while.” says Emilie Thyebaut, owner of France Just For You. “So I was delighted when Insidr contacted me about working in partnership. We now have smartphones which are specially designed for our self-drive tours, with popular apps such as Google Maps, Facebook and Uber pre-installed. Travelers can also access the digital version of their personalized France Just For You guidebook through the smartphone.”

This innovation bodes well with the way people are now using their smartphones when it comes to travel. A survey of 1,000 US mobile users found that 66 percent of respondents chose to use their smartphones over computers when trip-planning, with 85 percent saying they used their mobile devices to book travel activities. 60 percent of respondents from the same survey said they used navigation apps such as Waze or Google Maps while traveling, while 54 percent used their smartphones to search for restaurants while on the road.

The Insidr smartphone also means that travelers need not worry about not speaking the local language or getting lost during their trip. Insidr’s technology combined with France Just For You’s expertise has it all covered. If travelers run into technical or logistical difficulties, both companies are always at the end of the phone.

Travelers can pick up their Insidr smartphone from Charles de Gaulle international airport in Paris, or France Just For You can ship it to the accommodation at the first stop on their travelers’ itinerary. At the end of their trip, travelers only need to place it in the pre-paid addressed envelope provided and post it back. As one traveler put it, having the Insidr smartphone was ‘like having a new best friend in France’.


Notes for Editors

France Just For You

France Just For You is a self-guided, self-drive tour company established by Emilie and Guillaume Thyebaut in 2011. The family business is run from their home in the Loire Valley, where Emilie grew up. Their aim is to immerse travelers in French culture by having them meet and interact with locals and stay in premium, family-run Bed and Breakfasts. Their tours cover ten different regions in France and take visitors off the beaten track to discover the best of France’s hidden gems.


Insidr is the brainchild of Parisian brother-sister duo, Ben and Nina Forlani. Born and bred in Paris, they both feel a deep connection to the city, and wish to share this with as many travelers as possible. Their vision was to design an innovative solution to ease problems commonly faced by travelers when coming to Paris, and build a tool to enhance their whole city experience. The Insidr smartphone has achieved exactly this.

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Emilie Thyebaut

France Just For You
12 Chemin de la Raguenière
37130 Langeais,


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