Whatever your taste in timepieces—smartwatch or simpleton, decadent or dirt-cheap—these wearables were made for the modern traveler.
Strapping a watch to a wrist isn’t as common as it used to be. Most people get along fine by pulling out their phone to check the time. It’s a shame: As savvy travelers can tell you, wearing the right wristwatch on your journey offers a great amount of utility, no matter whether you’re on the road or lounging by the sea. To show you what we’re talking about, we’ve chosen and tested six of the best travel-oriented timepieces around.
Apple Watch Series 3
Garmin Descent MK1
Serious dive watch with landlubber appeal
Samsung Gear S3 Smartwatch
Cutting-edge kit for Android users
Fossil Q Hybrid
Timex Expedition Scout
Tough time-teller on the cheap
Farer Lander Automatic GMT