Garmin InReach Explorer+ Rental | Satellite Phones Direct
Garmin InReach Explorer+ Rental | Satellite Phones Direct

InReach Rentals

If you are simply looking for texting and tracking capabilities, then the Garmin inReach® is for you! This unit is not a standard phone and does not offer voice capabilities, but what it does offer is 2-way texting, GPS tracking and sharing, Professional SOS monitoring, Weather forecasting, and a Mobile App compatible with your cell phone! The inReach works off of the Iridium satellite network with 100% global coverage, as long as you have a clear unobstructed view of the sky. We will help guide you through the rental process and provide you with the best customer service.

With inReach satellite technology from Garmin, you can send and receive messages, track and share your journey and — if necessary — trigger an SOS to get emergency help from the 24/7 global monitoring center.

Reserve a phone today using our secure online Garmin InReach Explorer+ Rental Order Form, which also allows you to obtain a quote without entering any personal information and without having to create a login/account.

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Garmin inReach Rental Rates
ProductMonthlyWeeklyDailyinReach Explorer Plus

Garmin inReach Rental

Physical Dimensions (with keypad and SOS door bump):
2.7" x 6.5" x 1.5"
6.8 x 16.4 x 3.8 cm
Weight: 7.5 oz (213 g)
Tech Specs
$160$49$7Garmin inReach Explorer Plus

Garmin inReach Rental Accessories Included FREE

  • 1,000 bytes included with each rental
  • AC Wall and DC Car Combo Charger
  • USB Charging Cable
  • Carabiner Clip
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Deluxe Padded Carrying Case

Garmin inReach Rental Additional Flat Rate Accessories Available:

  • $10 - 4,000 mAh Portable Battery (USB)
  • $25 - Solar Panel Charger
  • $10 - Watertight 1200 Series Pelican Case
  • $25 - One Time Rental Insurance Fee with a $100 Deductible - Covers Damage ONLY - Does NOT Cover Loss or Theft

Garmin inReach Rental Airtime Rates
We offer a pay as you go airtime plan and several bundled data plans. With the pay as you go plan, usage is billed at a $1.00 per 100 bytes ($0.01/byte), with no minimum usage requirement. The bundled plan options below offer discounted data airtime rates for higher usage levels. When you place your order, select the plan that is best for your projected usage. Airtime will be billed in 1 byte increments.

Garmin inReach Rental Message Sizes

Message TypeNumber of bytesComments
Track (Standard)13Location of the device.
Track (Stop or End)15Used for route following
Track (Interval Change)17-18Tracking rate changes based on rest intervals
Text Message (Minimum)16This does not include recipients' contact information. Sent and Received messages are chargeable (1 byte = 1 character)
Text Message (Maximum)160This does not include recipients' contact information. Sent and Received messages are chargeable (1 byte = 1 character)
Text Message (Average)80This does not include recipients' contact information. Sent and Received messages are chargeable (1 byte = 1 character)
Preset Message15 
Quick Text15Does not include recipients' contact information.
Location Requests25 
Mail Check10 
SOS13+It is just another track message + the text message sent.

Garmin inReach Rental - Prepaid Data Bundles

Available BundlesCost/100 bytesTotal Cost
1,500 Additional Bytes$0.67$10
3,000 Additional Bytes$0.67$20
5,000 Additional Bytes$0.60$30
10,000 Additional Bytes$0.55$55
15,000 Additional Bytes$0.50$75
Bundle Rules and Restrictions
  • Unused bundle data is non-refundable.
  • Outgoing text messages to other satellite systems are not included in bundles. These services, if used, will be billed in addition to the bundle charges.
  • Bytes used over the purchased bundle minutes are $1.00/100 bytes ($0.01/Byte).
  • Only one prepaid bundle purchase allowed per rental order, and must be purchased before the rent start date.
  • Rental orders with more than one inReach device will have bundled bytes pooled across the multiple devices. If you wish different inReach devices to have different bundles or bundle/flat rate combination, please submit an order for each inReach, or call our offices.
  • Custom bundles available, please call for more information.

Coverage Area
inReach operates over the Iridium satellite network which offer's worldwide coverage, however there are some countries that have regulatory restrictions that prevent the use of an Iridium device. These countries include Cuba, North Korea, North Sri Lanka, and Poland.

Please remember that all handheld satellite devices can only be used outdoors with an unobstructed view of the sky. Obstructions can include but are not limited to buildings and trees. Inner city use is not recommended. The inReach is meant to be used where land lines or cell phones are either cost prohibitive or simply unavailable.

Rental Period
Your rental period begins on the day the inReach is delivered, and ends on the day you give the inReach back to FedEx using the provided box and return label. The minimum rental period is 1 week. Our Best Rate Calculator will automatically determine the best rate based on how long you will have the phone and the current rental rates. As a courtesy, our Best Rate Calculator automatically deducts the first day from the rental period for testing purposes (any airtime used on this day will still be billed based on the airtime plan chosen).