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FAQ 3958:

GPS Coordinates

Your GPS coordinates locates the precise location of your B&B and is used in helping locate you in many features of this website including your Google Map, so please make sure your GPS coordinates are accurate!

Please use only your exact GPS coordinates in this box.

Example of GPS coordinates:

Please use this exact format: Latitude, Longitude

52.86918, -118.10101

Hint: In North America, Longitude is ALWAYS a negative number.

Your GPS coordinates help drive business to your B&B through BBCanada features such as:

  • Your Google Map on your subscriber page
  • Handheld navigation GPS devices (TomTom/Garmin etc) that we allow people to download so that they may find you while on the road
  • BBDUG-Reservation locations (where you are relative to other B&Bs, nearby attractions etc.)

Please do NOT place an address, words or any other NON GPS information here. This field must only contain GPS data.

How Do I Find My GPS Coordinates?

BBCanada might have already found your GPS Coordinates and populated this field for you. However, if your GPS Coordinates field is blank, please visit an outside GPS site such as www.geocoder.ca to find yours.

Google Maps:

BBCanada has Google maps directly to each subscriber page!

Your Google map allows guests to zoom in and zoom out on your location and to reposition the map as needed using the arrow buttons. Your map will also allow users to alternate between a standard map view, a satellite image, and a hybrid of the two.

These maps, together with your driving directions, should provide guests with a detailed understanding of where your B&B is located.

The Map isn't Accurate

If you feel the map is not accurate, you can edit it in BBDUG! Under the section 'GPS Coordinates', we have placed an field that can be modified as needed.

I Prefer Not to Use this Map

If you would rather not use the map, simply uncheck the box beside 'Display Google Map on Subscriber Page' and only your directions will appear on your BBCanada page.

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