Garmin 2597LMT Gps in Europe

I am  planning to travel to Europe I  want to buy Garmi nuvi 2597 LMT Gps  device  at Costco Canada .
In store salesmen told me that that unit will not work at Europe.  I am little confused.
Unit has good price and has life time map updated. Does anybody has experience with that unit and what I need to do after buying it to get map of Italy, Slovenia, Croatia on it.
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I'm confused as well. The exact reason for it not to work?

Power etc, of  course you will need an adapter.
GPS compatibility? No, GPS is universal.
Map compatibility? No, the official website ( provides the option to purchase extra maps (either on SD card, or on DVD, after which you will have to use a computer to transfer it to an SD card yourself).

To confirm what I said, check the support page: and look for your country (either by phone or use email)
TarasAuthor Commented:
No power, adapter   is not issue. He told me something about issue with compatibility of GPS signal.
No maps, he said that  I will be able to load map but I will not be able to use device for  road navigation as I use it here in Canada.
 I assume that he want to say that device will not have all functionally in Europe as in Canada.
Then you should call the support. Because I'm pretty sure GPS is UNIVERSAL. Besides, how can it be called a GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM if you can only use it in some parts of the world?

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