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What do you wear when travelling on vacation?

  1. MRC

    MRC Jan 14, 2019

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    This is for the journey, I would not want to go around the London and Paris rail stations with anything fancier visible.

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  2. Risto

    Risto Jan 14, 2019

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    I chose to wear Constellation 168.018 on my 5000 miles USA trip. It was perfect. But now I travel with the Pro, it’s daily.
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  3. Humptymarsbar

    Humptymarsbar Jan 14, 2019

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    Longines hydroquest.
    I put a rubber strap on to calm it down a bit for travelling.
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  4. rudagger

    rudagger Jan 15, 2019

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    Time to stink up the joint...I wear a 1990's Polar heart rate monitor. It has a loud alarm, is easy to change the time, and it's not something I worry about. I kept it after the chest strap (for the heart rate) went kaput, just for the times I needed a watch that I didn't worry about at all.
     
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  5. Screwbacks

    Screwbacks Jan 15, 2019

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    if it is not a business trip, avoid bringing collectible or expensive watch.
     
  6. REckroat

    REckroat Jan 16, 2019

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    Watches are meant to be worn and enjoyed, not left behind. If you’re genuinely concerned, I’d say just take one that way you don’t have to worry about leaving one behind in a hotel room.

    Took a trip to Scotland and Ireland a few years back, had no hesitation wearing my PO. It’s also made a couple trips to the happiest place on earth, no concerns. I’ve worn my SM300 on a family trip to San Diego, complete with beach, zoo, and all the normal stops, again no worries.
     
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  7. Bernardino

    Bernardino Jan 16, 2019

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    As my collection is a lot smaller now I took two watches to Croatia last year, SM300 and my AT keeping the one that I wasn’t wearing in the room safe.

    Also took a spare strap to change things up if I fancied
     
  8. rudagger

    rudagger Jan 16, 2019

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    I remember going to Venezuela in 1998 and the guy beside me on the flight was wearing a Rolex. I thought he was nuts. I was wearing a 10 year old digital watch and old shoes to blend in upon landing as much as possible.
     
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  9. Archer

    Archer Omega Qualified Watchmaker Feb 7, 2019

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    I was there in 2001 (for an archery tournament), and while waiting at the gate in NJ a local who was returning to Venezuela told me to "try not to look like a Gringo" when I got there. Apparently it didn't work because some guys on motorcycles tried to mug me and the other 2 guys I was with while we were walking back to our accommodation one day...I didn't wear a watch around (even left my wedding ring at home), and only kept one cheap watch in my bag.

    These days I usually wear my SM300 while on vacation. Here it is last month at the Australian Open...taunting the guy outside the Rolex room...

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  10. mikekchc

    mikekchc Feb 9, 2019

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    May I ask how you had it stolen?
    Good mentality!
     
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  11. TimtimeIntl

    TimtimeIntl Feb 9, 2019

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    I wear something cheap or not at all. Worry about leaving in room when in pool, snorkeling or doing something active. My Omega friend buys cheap modern cool watches ($500 or less) and leaves the good stuff back in safety deposit box as he is retired and often lives on cruise ships.
     
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  12. maitreya

    maitreya Feb 9, 2019

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  13. maitreya

    maitreya Feb 9, 2019

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    Suunto Essential or Tissot t touch
    Both have altimeter and barometer.
    Suunto has dual time and weather alarm
     
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  14. Neek

    Neek U-neek. Get it? Feb 9, 2019

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    Planet Ocean GMT in Ti. Even to Barcelona. YOLO IMG-9378.jpg
     
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  15. Spruce

    Spruce Feb 9, 2019

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    Generally one of these

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  16. mgarelik

    mgarelik Feb 9, 2019

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    Seiko Turtle PADI or 1675 GMT... Depends where...
     
  17. italy1861

    italy1861 Feb 9, 2019

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  18. maitreya

    maitreya Feb 10, 2019

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    Tissot and Suunto
    Both built for the job.
     
  19. Matty01

    Matty01 Port Adelaide's No.1 Fan Feb 10, 2019

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    It varies, but a different one pretty much every time ... only one, the chrono has been on more than one trip

    Next trip I’ll be wearing the Alpina

    step counter, gps, awesome digi display (great for second time zone)
     
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    Matty01 Port Adelaide's No.1 Fan Feb 10, 2019

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    Photo of the Alpina... next trip a month in Dusseldorf (Prowein) Champagne, Spain, Tuscany, Valpolicella and the Veneto generally ... hunting for wine for work.
     
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