Garmin InReach Explorer+ Satellite Tracker Rental

Garmin InReach Explorer+ Satellite Tracker Rental

Coverage Map - Iridium

Check out the coverage for Iridium here

SOS Function

Have added peace of mind by settting up the designated SOS button on this device.  You can either set this up to send to friends, family or colleagues or alternatively why not be super safe and sign up to GEOS emergency response (GEOS service not available on PLBs or EPIRBs)

Tracking - inReach

Automated tracking is available on this device meaning people can view your position in real time on Garmin's MapShare feature.

Custom Message

This unit will allow you the ability to type, and send a custom message to friends, family or colleagues.  This is ideal to keep in contact when on the move.

Dust & Water Resistant

One of the more rugged devices, this unit has a very high Ingress Protection (IP) rating. See Specification for the exact rating.

Check In / OK

This device gives you the added peace of mind of being able to send a quick, and simple message to friends, family or colleagues to let them know you are safe. Even in the remotest of places.


Keep you social media contacts up to date by linking this device to Facebook.


Keep your social media contacts up to date by linking this device to Twitter.

£6.00 (Inc. VAT) £5.00 (Ex. VAT)

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
  • £5 ex VAT per day and NO Deposit required. 

Ready to order? Order online today or call us on 0800 112 3919 to discuss your requirements.

How to Book:

1. Select the dates* for your rental unit on the calendar.

2. Choose how many phones are required in the ”quantity”

3. Optional pre-paid vouchers can be added below.

*Please Note: A minimum of 7 days must be selected.

* Required Fields

£6.00 (Inc. VAT) £5.00 (Ex. VAT)

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View FileTracker Rental Contract    Size: (244.27 KB)
Service Charge
Cost per Byte of Data Used £0.01
Tracking Point 13 Bytes
Track Start 18 Bytes
Track 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.


Why rent your satellite tracker from GTC?

  • Book your satellite tracker rental online
  • Our inReach Explorer+ satellite trackers come with all the accessories you need to get started
  • Deposits promptly returned at end of the rental, usually within two business days
  • Next day delivery available for last minute rentals
Physical & Performance
Dimensions 6.8 x 16.4 x 3.8 cm (includes keypad and SOS door bump)
Weight 213g
Water Rating IPX7
Interface USB
Operating Temperature From -20° to 60°C (From -4° to 140°F)
Charging Temperature From 0° to 45°C (From 32° to 113°F)
Battery Type Rechargable internal Lithium Ion
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

Up to 30 days at the 30-minute interval power save mode

Standby Battery Life

Up to 3 years in standby mode

Display and Resolution 200 x 265 pixels Transflective colour TFT
Display Size 3.5 x 4.7 cm
Key Features
Barometric Altimeter and Electronic Compass (tilt compensated 3-axis)
2GB Built-In Memory
Pre-loaded Maps (TOPO)
500 Waypoints/Favourites/Locations
20 Routes
Bluetooth Compatible
Trigger an interactive SOS with 24/7 search and rescue monitoring center
Send and receive text messages to SMS and email
Send and receive messages with other inReach users, exchange locations
Track and share location with friends and family on web-based MapShare® portal
Request weather forecasts for current location and planned destination
Virtual keyboard for custom text messaging
Send waypoints to MapShare portal during trip
Send route selection to MapShare portal for friends and family to see progress

Terms and Conditions

Please make sure you read all the terms and condition in the contract before you sign. Some important terms and conditions are: 


  • 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. Please refer to our terms and conditions for details of applicable charges. We require a credit card verification payment of £1.00 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 fee. All other damages or losses subject to inspection and charged at cost of repair or replacement. A detailed pricing list can be found in our terms and conditions. 


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