inreach messenger rental

Garmin inReach Messenger

From $55.00

  • $55 for 4 days. Only $2/day after.

Seamless communication for just a few dollars per day with a Garmin inReach Messenger rental from OER.  Lightweight and compact satellite communicator.

  • Pair your inReach device with the Garmin Messenger™ app on your compatible smartphone to text via satellite, wifi or cellular networks – automatically.
  • Need emergency assistance? Send an interactive SOS to our coordination center.
  • Use preset messages to easily check in with contacts as you travel.
  • 28 day battery life in 10 minute tracking mode
  • TracBack routing – find your way back if you get lost

Data Plans *

We provide a basic data plan in every rental. For more messaging or tracking usage, you will save by pre-selecting an upgraded plan (vs. paying overage fees) See the “Data” section (below this options and date selection section) for details on each plan option.

Name of user

Name of the person who will be using the device, if different than the billing name. (This is used for InReach account setup)

Power Bank ($5)

Add external power banks. Each power bank stores enough to fully recharge your InReach at least 1 time or more.

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Damage Protection

Add Damage Protection to your rental to lower your liability in the event of accidental damage to the rental item. See ‘About Renting’ > ‘Damage Protection’ for full details.



Garmin inReach Messenger Rental – Seamless messaging between satellite/wifi/cellular, amazing 28 day battery life, and inReach tracking and SOS in a smaller package.

OER’s Garmin inReach Messenger Rental:

  • Small, rugged, lightweight satellite communicator enables two-way text messaging even in areas with no cell coverage
  • Send two-way messages globally; easily text back and forth directly with friends via the Garmin Messenger™ app, even when you’re out of cellular coverage.
  • Group messaging via the Garmin Messenger™ smartphone app lets you share your adventures with multiple contacts simultaneously — and have group text chats with friends and family
  • Check in with contacts directly by using preset messages that do not count toward your allotted text messages
  • Share your GPS location
  • Trigger an interactive SOS to the Garmin IERCC 24/7-staffed monitoring and coordination center for help in an emergency
  • Optimize the way your message is sent through both cellular and satellite communication options
  • Internal, rechargeable lithium battery gives up to 28 days of battery life in 10-minute tracking mode — and provides safety charging to help recover a depleted phone”

SOS messages are received by GEOS, a worldwide emergency response coordination center with 24/7/365 staffing.

For complete technical specifications and detailed features see the inReach Messenger page at Garmin

More information on Garmin InReach Rental data plans available in the ‘Data’ tab.

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  • InReach device
  • USB charging/sync cable
  • Basic data plan
  • inReach Messenger Manual

    The following uses are available for the InReach:

    • Pre-Set messages: Create 3 pre-written messages with pre-determined recipients.
    • Messages: create a custom message on the fly and send to a contact or email/sms number.
    • Incoming Messages: messages sent to your device
    • SOS message: communications with Search and Rescue upon pushing the SOS button
    • Tracking: send out tracking pings for folks back home to follow on your MapShare. Tracking intervals available from 2 minutes to 4 hours.
    • Location Pings: allows folks to ping your location from the MapShare site (device must be powered on with view of sky)
    • Weather – request a weather report for your location

    Plan Options:

    Level 1 Basic – included in all rental for no additional cost:
    • Pre-Set messages: Unlimited
    • Text Messages (incoming and outgoing): 10 messages included & $0.50/message overage.
    • SOS messages: Unlimited
    • Tracking: 10minute+ tracking intervals. $0.10/tracking point sent
    • Location Pings: $0.10/ping
    • Weather: $1.00/request

    Level 2 – $30.00/rental
    • Pre-Set messages: Unlimited
    • Text Messages (incoming and outgoing): 30 messages included & $0.50/message overage.
    • SOS messages: Unlimited
    • Tracking: 10minute+ tracking intervals. Unlimited tracking points
    • Location Pings: Unlimited
    • Weather: $1.00/request

    Level 3 – $60.00/rental
    • Pre-Set messages: Unlimited
    • Text Messages (incoming and outgoing): Unlimited
    • SOS messages: Unlimited
    • Tracking: 2minute+ tracking intervals. Unlimited tracking points
    • Location Pings: Unlimited
    • Weather: Basic: Unlimited; Premium: $1.00/request

    Choosing your plan:
    Basic – might send a message or 2 but using mainly for emergencies
    Level 2 – more included messaging and ability to use unlimited tracking and location pinging. Great for when you plan to message more and possibly track your travels.
    Level 3 – unlimited messaging and detailed tracking. For high use.