Garmin inReach® Explorer+ Rental


The Garmin InReach Explorer + uses Iridium's global satellite network to enable you to transmit your GPS coordinates from anywhere in the world.

  • Global coverage
  • SMS, Automated Tracking to online MapShare page & SOS Button
  • No Deposit required
  • Free UK shipping and returns
  • Use charges apply, see rates table below for details

Please note: we are only able to ship rental products to mainland UK and Isle of Wight addresses.

Upon placing your order please ensure you complete your emergency contact information.

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Garmin inReach® Explorer+ Rental


Why rent your satellite tracker from GTC?

Renting a satellite tracker from us is easy and cost-effective. Simply choose your rental period using our calendar date picker, and choose next-day delivery should you need your rental device in a hurry. There is no deposit needed apart from an initial £1 charge to your payment card in case of any loss or damages (see the Terms and Conditions section below for more details). When you need to return the device, simply leave it at your nearest DPD drop-off point.

Renting the inReach Explorer+

  • Select your dates using the online calendar (please select your start date as the date you need the equipment and we will deliver one business day before this. Set your end date as the day you will return the equipment).
  • Upon placing your order please ensure you complete your emergency contact information.
  • We aim to ship your rental to you one business day ahead of your rental start date to ensure it arrives in time for your trip.
  • Documentation sent with your rental will include instructions on how to arrange return free of charge to our business address (Global Telesat Communications, 19-25 Nuffield Road, Poole, BH17 0RU) from your nearest DPD drop-off point. 

What is included in your inReach Explorer+ Rental?

  • inReach Explorer+ Tracker
  • Carabiner
  • Lanyard/Wrist Strap
  • USB Data Cable
  • Peli Case

    Terms & Conditions


    • Rentals cancelled 7 days prior to the rental start date are eligible for a 50% refund of the total rental cost. 
    • Rentals cancelled 2 days prior to the rental start date are not eligible for a refund. 


    • We do not charge a deposit for your rental. However, you are liable for any loss or damage to the rental equipment. We require a credit card verification payment of £1 before your rental can be dispatched to ensure we have the means to collect any payment due as a result of lost or damaged equipment.

    Damage or Loss Charges

    • The damage or loss of the handset or accessories will result in a fee. All other damages or losses are subject to inspection and charged at cost of repair or replacement.
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    Calling Rates

    Service Charge
    1 Byte £0.01
    Tracking Point 13 Bytes
    Tracking Start 18 Bytes
    Tracking Stop 18 Bytes
    Preset Message 15 Bytes
    Find Me Ping 23 Bytes
    Text Message (send) 160 Bytes
    Message via MapShare 84 Bytes
    Mail Check 10 Bytes
    Weather Report - Basic 80 Bytes (approx.)
    Weather Report - Premium or Marine 200 Bytes (approx.)



    • Coverage: Use the inReach Explorer+ anywhere in the world via the Iridium network
    • Messages: Pair your inReach tracker to your smartphone, using the Garmin Earthmate app to access a virtual keyboard and send custom messages
    • GPS Tracking: Send waypoints to MapShare portal during trip for friends and family to see progress
    • Waypoints and Routes: 500 Waypoints/Favourites/Locations and 20 Routes
    • SOS Function: Press the SOS button in an emergency situation to communicate with Search and Rescue organisations
    • Additional Features: The inReach Explorer+ allows you to request weather forecasts for current location and planned destination
    • Weight: 213g
    • Dimensions: 6.8 x 16.4 x 3.8 cm
    • Operating Battery Life: Up to 100 hours at 10-minute tracking mode (default)*

    *Up to 75 hours at 10-minute tracking with 1-second logging or Up to 30 days at the 30-minute interval power save mode



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