The Best GMT Watches for Every Budget

Rolex GMT-Master: The Pioneer’s Legacy
The Rolex GMT-Master, the genre’s namesake, introduced a separately adjustable hand for travel enthusiasts. The Batman ref 116710BLNR, commissioned for Pan-Am pilots, remains a travel icon with its duo-colored bezel. Popular among celebrities like Jack Harlow and Tom Cruise, it continues to set the standard. (£9,150)
Seiko Prospex SPB385 Glacier Blue Limited Edition: Japanese Craftsmanship
Combining Seiko’s diver watch expertise with a mesmerizing glacier-blue dial, this 42mm watch offers Swiss-beating 72 hours of power reserve. Its broad-shouldered design and striking aesthetics make it a compelling choice. (£1,600)
Tudor Black Bay Pro: Rolex’s Worthy Cousin
Emulating replica Rolex’s success, the Tudor Black Bay Pro boasts brushed pure steel and a comfortable 39mm case. The ’60s rivet-look steel bracelet adds a retro touch, making it a stylish alternative to its Batman cousin. (£3,460)
Bell & Ross BR05 GMT: French Flair and Sharp Design
Bell & Ross’s sleek 41mm BR05 GMT, with a red arrow-tipped hand, integrates seamlessly on its bracelet. The opaline white dial and thoughtful design elements make it an attractive option. (£5,000)
Louis Vuitton Tambour Dual Time: Fashion Meets Function
Louis Vuitton’s Tambour Dual Time blends fashion and functionality with a slim 39.5mm case. The LV flower motif marks the second time zone, offering travel inspiration in style. (£3,235)
Baltic Aquascaphe GMT: French Microbrand Charm
Known for vintage-cool fake watches, Baltic’s Aquascaphe GMT combines a mandarin orange and blue design with a robust 39mm case. Its retro charm and affordability make it a standout choice. (€920)
Raymond Weil Tango: Swiss Jet-Setter
With a Pepsi-look 24-hour bezel, the Raymond Weil Tango exudes jet-setting vibes. The 42mm GMT diver, with a 300m depth rating, pairs well with its smooth steel three-link bracelet. (£1,195)
Unimatic Modello Quattro Henry Singer Edition: Italian Sartorial Elegance
Unimatic’s limited GMT version, the U4, embraces monochrome calm and Italian sartorial style. Crafted from titanium, it exudes modernity while maintaining retro touches. ($1,995)
Farer Lander IV: British Twist on Travel
Farer’s C60 Anthropocene, powered by a custom Sellita movement, infuses a British twist into travel watches. The 39.5mm brushed case, sea green dial, and orange accents create a refreshing aesthetic. (£1,225)
Christopher Ward C60 Anthropocene: Modern GMT with a Cause
With a small contribution towards wildlife preservation, the C60 Anthropocene presents a modern GMT with a ceramic bezel and pops of orange. Its 600m depth rating makes it a robust yet affordable option. (£1,100)
Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time: Grail-Status Sophistication
Patek Philippe offers a lesser-known gem with a 37.5mm case size, easy time-difference reading, and retro-tool watch aesthetics. It’s a grail-status GMT watch with timeless sophistication. (POA)
Vacheron Constantin Overseas Dual Time: Eloquent Slim Style
The Vacheron Constantin Overseas, now appreciated in 2023, boasts a slim style with a deep blue dial and an AM/PM indicator. Its elegance and functionality make it a sought-after choice. (£26,200)
Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or a style enthusiast, these replica watches cater to various tastes and budgets, proving that keeping track of time can be both functional and fashionable.