Have you ever wanted to buy a watch for travelling? It’s one of the most handy and stylish accessories that you can buy. It’s always functional, a good alternative to looking at your phone for the time, and it could turn some heads if you’re looking to impress. But buying a watch–especially for travel purposes–can be a little difficult. So in this post, we’re going to take a look at some of the top things to consider before you decide to spend your hard-earned cash on a watch.
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How much are you willing to spend on a watch?
Some people are fine with spending hundreds of pounds on a good watch. They might buy a Rolex or another big brand knowing that it’ll retain some resale value, and it could even be passed down in the family as an heirloom at some point. But there are also some people that only want to spend double digits on a watch–and that’s totally fine! Buying a cheaper watch also has the advantage that it’s not as desirable, so you’re less likely to be targeted by thieves if you ever travel with it. But with that said, an expensive watch does look amazing and will impress people if you show up with it to parties and bars.
Is your watch for travelling or just for style?
A watch can be a stylish travel accessory, but there are different kinds of watches that are built for different purposes. For example, some watches come with features such as a compass, it has timers, and can even be used underwater. However, there are other watches that are designed to look and feel great on your wrist. These are expensive watches that aren’t really made for travel purposes. Instead, they’re luxury timepieces that you want to wear at functions, parties, and to flex a little.
What about an Apple watch?
Apple watches are incredible tech devices that can do a lot more than just show you the time. These aren’t really even considered watches by some, but rather wearable devices that are a great accompaniment to your smartphone–especially if you have an iPhone! There are also other smart watches from brands like Samsung that may be a better fit for you if you use a Samsung phone.
These devices are great for travellers because they have a lot of useful features. You can control music from them, you can tell what orientation you’re facing, you can read notifications and messages, and you can also get apps for tracking your steps and your heart rate. These are brilliant devices for travellers, but they do take a bit of time to get used to.
Watches can be expensive, so make sure you’re doing plenty of research into the look of the watch, features, and also the history of the brand if you want to ensure that you’re buying from a reputable brand. Don’t hesitate to spend a bit of time researching, and consider the possibility of buying a used watch if you want something a little more expensive.