Top 5 GPS trackers for your kids 2016
Even if you are a super-parent and have eyes in the back of your head, children have minds of their own and can sometimes wander away. While it’s hard to imagine this happening, it is important for your family to have a plan in case you need to react quickly to find a missing child, whether it’s on a family outing, field trip, or on the child’s way home from school.
Here are my top picks:
Amber Alert GPS $99.99
the Amber Alert GPS is a GPS tracker optimized for kids. It has the most features of any GPS tracker we tested, including two-way calling, a panic button and live tracking. It also has customizable zones and alerts. For its exceptional functionality, the Amber Alert GPS is our Gold Award winner for GPS trackers. .. Get it now
The FiLIP 2 is a watch-style GPS tracker and basic phone designed for kids. It enables you to track your kid’s location using an iPhone or Android app. Unlike its predecessor, the FiLIP 2 has spacers, which allow the watch band to expand so that larger as well as smaller children can wear it. Get it now
hereO gps trackers $199
is the first GPS tracking device cleverly disguised to look like a cute, colourful watch so little ones can show off and tell the time while you keep tabs on their whereabouts via your iOS or Android device.
Simply sync the watch with the free HereO app on your mobile device and a map pops up displaying your kid’s precise location. If lost, the child can also send a panic alert using a series of simple commands.
HereO also allows you to set a geo-fenced safe zone so that when your child crosses the boundary, an alert is sent to your device. The HereO launches in December. Expect to pay a monthly subscription of around $5. Get it here
Trax gps trackers $242
The Trax is a small, tough GPS tracker that works in over 30 countries. It uses three satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS and Galileo) to produce highly accurate readings. This device does real-time GPS tracking, which means that you can use the iPhone app or Android app to see its location on a map. Get it here
PocketFinder gps trackers $129.95
The PocketFinder GPS tracker is a minimalistic device with exceptional battery life. You won’t find extra features, such as voice-to-voice capabilities, but the PocketFinder is simple to track and easy to use. For its ease of use and excellent battery life Get it here