If You Travel Often, It’s Worth Getting a GMT Watch

It'll let you keep tabs on multiple time zones.

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What sets a GMT watch apart from other timepieces is its ability to display time in two locations. The handy GMT complication makes the timepieces a great choice for frequent global travelers or people who do business internationally. If you're looking to get your own, we've rounded up the 10 best GMT watches you should look at before taking your next big trip.

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Tissot
​Tissot Couturier Chronograph GMT Watch
$595.00

The Couturier chronograph watch by Tissot displays its second time zone in a silver sub-dial. The latter contrasts nicely with the black dial of the watch, and it's easy to read at a quick glance. The rest of the timepiece's highlights include an accurate Swiss quartz movement and a stainless steel bracelet.

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Citizen
​Citizen Eco Drive Nighthawk GMT Watch
$223.88

The Eco Drive Nighthawk watch by Citizen is truly an affordable classic. Powered by light, the aviation-inspired watch has a second time zone complication that's neatly integrated into the center of its dial. Citizen backs the timepiece with an excellent 5-year warranty. 

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Tag Heuer
Tag Heuer Formula 1 GMT Watch
$2,050.00

This Tag Heuer Formula 1 variant features the Swiss giant's own Calibre 7 GMT movement with a date complication tucked into an elegant 41-millimeter stainless steel case. The latter is paired with a matching bracelet.

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Luminox
​Luminox Recon GMT Watch
$230.38

The Luminox Recon GMT watch is designed for outdoorsy personalities. In addition to a second time zone complication, the watch has a tool for measuring walking speed, as well as a removable compass. Of course, like all Luminox products, the Recon GMT has tritium-powered lume.

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Baume & Mercier
​Baume & Mercier​ Clifton GMT Watch
$3,690.00

The Baume & Mercier Clifton GMT is a splurge-worthy dress watch with a stainless steel case and an automatic movement. The second time zone sub-dial sits discreetly underneath 12 o'clock, with a power-reserve complication sitting right below it. The watch comes with a high-quality leather strap.

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Orient
​Orient Polaris GMT Watch
$756.96

The Orient Polaris GMT watch is one of the coolest dress offerings in its price range. The automatic timepiece has a beautifully detailed white dial with contrasting blue hands. In addition to a GMT complication, the watch has a power reserve indicator. Sapphire crystal on both sides and a stylish leather band round up the key highlights. 

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Seiko
​Seiko Padi Kinetic GMT Watch​
$543.75

The Seiko Padi Kinetic GMT watch is a great diver's timepiece with imposing looks and an easy-to-read dial with superb lume. The GMT hand of the watch has a red finish, which matches nicely with the blue dial.  The movement of the watch is powered by your hand motions, and it has a 6-month power reserve.

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Breitling
Breitling Avenger II GMT​​ Watch
$3,825.00

The exceptionally crafted Breitling Avenger II GMT watch packs an automatic movement that's a certified chronometer. The second time zone has a red finish, so it's incredibly easy to spot on every occasion. The Swiss timepiece is water-resistant to 300 meters. It comes on a tough rubber strap.

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Timex
​Timex Allied Three GMT Watch
$179.00

The affordably priced Timex Allied Three GMT watch has sporty looks, headlined by an orange GMT hand and a sweet-looking silicone strap. The watch has a 43-millimeter case and a battery-powered movement.

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Raymond Weil
​Raymond Weil​ Tango 300 GMT Watch
$1,050.00

The Raymond Weil Tango 300 GMT watch has a 42-millimeter stainless steel case and an automatic movement. Its 24-hour GMT dial is finished in red and blue, so it looks great in the metal. The Swiss-made watch is water-resistant to 300 meters.