Short term rental hire of the Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 satellite phones. Our ultra-compact Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 satellite phone rentals are supplied in tiny cases with unique charging solution and optional miniature solar charger, perfect for travel.
Our Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 satellite phone rentals are ideal for use anywhere around the world with the exception of the polar regions. In addition to voice calling and text messaging capabilities, the iSatPhone 2 has automated GPS tracking features, IP65 ruggedness, and the ability to receive calls with its antenna stowed away.
We offer our Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 satellite phone rentals with your choice of airtime allowance to use over duration of your rental period and insurance is included free of charge. We also supply provide free return shipping waybills so you can conveniently return your rented satphone to us on our own freight account.
Our ultra-compact Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 satellite phone rentals are supplied in tiny cases measuring only 20x5x5cm with a total weight of only 920g, a good 35% lighter and smaller than what you will find elsewhere. Also included is a highly practical charging solution being a simple USB charging cable which you can plug into any USB port, as well as car and wall plug adaptors.
You will specify the date on which you wish to receive your rental phone during the checkout process on our website. To ensure availability, place the order for your iSatPhone 2 Satellite Phone Rental at least 14 days before your rental start date.
Inmarsat iSatPhone Rental Terms
You will select your Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 rental start date during the checkout process on our website, and your rental duration runs from the date you select as the start/delivery date on your order, until the day we receive the phone back.
We will deliver your satellite phone to you just before at the start of the rental period, which will give you an opportunity to get to know and make some test calls with your phone.
We offer a complimentary return overnight shipping service, however you are still liable for payment of any additional rental days until your phone has been delivered back to us. Rentals returned later than the booked time-frame will be charged at $6.50 per day.
You can simply phone our couriers to come and collect your rental from you at the end of your rental period, using the prepaid return waybills we provided you with at the time of dispatch.
Should you deplete your pre-purchased airtime allowance during your trip, we will automatically recharge your account with another of the smallest airtime bundle available for your phone being 35 minutes of airtime at a cost of $59.
Please refer to our website terms and conditions for the full Ts&Cs of our rental services.
Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 Key Features
Incoming Calls with Antenna Stowed Away
High Visibility Display – Readable in Bright Sunlight
Programmable Assistance (Help/SOS) Button
Tracking Button with Automated Tracking Features
Highly Rugged IP65-Rating (Water-Jet Proof)
Ultra Long Battery Life – 8 Hours Talk, 160 Hours Standby
Global Coverage (Excluding Polar Regions)
High Quality Voice Calls
Short Message eMail i.e. SMS to Email
Bluetooth Support for use with Bluetooth Headsets
Free Web-to-iSatPhone 2 Text Messaging (Link provided by Ashbury)
Easy pre-paid top-up in Ashbury web shop
Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 Coverage
This map shows the coverage of Inmarsat’s geo-stationary satellites, situated 39 000km above the equator. Only the north and south poles are not covered, and the coverage at the edge of the coverage nearby the polar regions isn’t guaranteed.
How to Use iSatPhone 2
If you have rented your iSatPhone 2 and you want to be able to make use of the SOS button on your phone, you will need to contact GEOS and buy travel insurance and or search and rescue insurance prior to your travels. You will be required to register your rental phone with GEOS prior to departure, and you will also need to deregister it from GEOS after your return. There is a USD50 handling fee for us to handle deregistration on your behalf.
Simply register your phone at http://www.geosalliance.com/inmarsat and you can travel with the peace of mind of knowing that when you press that SOS button, the guys at GEOS will know you’re in trouble. During registration you will inform GEOS of who your emergency contacts are, so that when you press the SOS button they know which relatives, friends, or colleagues to notify that you’re in trouble.
If you intend to be able to make use of the SOS button in an emergency it is imperative that you test it before your departure from civilisation to make sure that it functions correctly and that you are satisfied that it is working OK. Please note that, the standard service from GEOS does not include any search and rescue (SAR) services. Should you want search and rescue you can sign up for that as an optional extra, at a nominal fee. See the GEOS website for details.
Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 Rentals Insurance
Insurance is included free of charge with all our satellite phone rentals, with an excess of $400 for phones that are lost or damaged and no longer functional, $100 for phones that are damaged but still fully functional, and $50 for missing or damaged accessories.