Travel Watches

A luxury travel watch isn't just a watch, it's a statement. Seamlessly blending elegance with unparalleled functionality, a timepiece like this belongs in the collection of every citizen of the world. Discover watches with GMT and world-time complications, allowing you to effortlessly track time across multiple time zones. Always on time, no matter where you are. 

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Luxury Travel Watches

Do you crave the thrill of exploring new cultures and the exhilaration of adventure? Then a luxury travel watch can be your ideal companion.

Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, these timepieces rise above the ordinary, offering a combination of functionality and design that perfectly caters to the discerning taste of well-traveled luxury watch collectors.

Key Features of Luxury Watches for Travel

What are the key characteristics of luxury travel watches for men you can find in our collection?

  • World-Time Complications: A key feature of many travel watches is the ability to track multiple time zones simultaneously. This is often achieved through a complication like a GMT bezel or a world timer function, allowing the owner to see both their local time and home time at a glance.
  • Durability: These watches, built to withstand the rigors of travel, can offer water resistance suitable for swimming or diving and shock resistance to handle the inevitable bumps of being on the go.
  • Style: Luxury travel watches are often crafted from high-quality materials like stainless steel, precious metals, or even ceramic, and can feature intricate complications or beautiful design elements. They easily adapt from a business meeting to a dinner on a rooftop.

Legendary Timepieces for Discerning Travelers

The world of luxury travel watches is marked by innovation. Many of the models in this niche were born out of necessity for timekeeping that is not limited to only one time zone.

That is how the Rolex GMT-Master was created. The watch came into existence as a result of a collaboration with Pan American Airways. The GMT-Master was a revolutionary concept, featuring an ingenious 24-hour bezel and a GMT hand that allowed Pan Am pilots to track two time zones simultaneously, making it a game-changer for international travels. This functionality remains unmatched in its simplicity and effectiveness to this day.

Rolex is often associated with breaking old forms and achieving extraordinary milestones, and that’s also the case for their iconic Rolex Explorer - a watch intertwined with the history of conquering Mount Everest. While this particular model was not the one to reach the world’s rooftop for the first time, as that honor goes to the Rolex Oyster Perpetual, it would prove to be the ancestor to the Rolex Explorer, paving the way for what would become one of the most iconic travel watches ever created.

Since its introduction, the Explorer has become synonymous with adventure. It has accompanied explorers on countless expeditions, from the deepest caves to the highest mountain peaks.

Price Trends for Pre-Owned Men’s Luxury Travel Watches

The pre-owned market for men's luxury travel watches has seen some interesting trends recently, with a shift from the boom period that we observed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Despite the healthy market correction, prices for many coveted models remain higher than pre-pandemic levels. Additionally, strong demand from younger generations is expected to stabilize the market in the long run.

Why Buy Luxury Travel Watches from Watch Chest?

Finding the right timepiece that will express your individual style and will be a cherished accessory on all your travels around the globe might be a challenge. After all, a luxury watch is an investment for years and decades.

It’s important to buy pre-owned luxury watches from a retailer you trust. And that’s precisely what you will find with Watch Chest.

Top Quality

Each watch in our collection undergoes a rigorous authentication odyssey, thoroughly examined by our team of seasoned horology specialists. From performance to condition – we leave no detail undiscovered. This ensures you receive a watch that is authentic and fully functional, ready to go on new adventures with you.

Our dedication to quality goes beyond the remarkable pieces you can find in our collection. We always strive to make your experience as smooth and professional as possible.

We’re ready to assist you with every question - just contact us via email and phone and you will be connected with one of our representatives to resolve any issue in a timely manner.

Impeccable Curation

Our timepieces have unique histories, but they are all connected by one thing - stellar quality that we’re proud to offer. Watch Chest’s selection of pre-owned travel watches for men includes bold and timeless models, pieces that will capture attention with their flawless designs and great functionality.

Leveraging our extensive network and in-depth market knowledge, we also offer a personalized watch sourcing service. This service functions to diligently source and secure the exact model you desire.

Sell or Trade a Luxury Travel Watch

Our services include the sale and trading of luxury travel watches. If you have a piece you’d like to part ways with, submit it to receive an offer. Our team will evaluate it and come back to you with a competitive offer, usually within 1 business day.

Travel Watches Repair and Servicing

If your watch needs assistance to bring it back to life, you can take advantage of our repair service.

We work with an experienced AWCI-certified and Rolex-trained watchmaker, Glenn Rutledge, to ensure your piece receives the absolute best care. More than just a cleaning, our expert service includes inspection and comprehensive quality checks. For your complete peace of mind, every watch we service receives a 1-year warranty.

Buy a Luxury Pre-Owned Travel Watch From Watch Chest

Every beautiful journey starts with a well-timed decision. We’re here to help you make as many of those as possible. Browse our collection of luxury travel watches and find a piece to measure unforgettable moments with - no matter where you are.

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