Father’s Day Gifts: What Your Dad Secretly Wants To Receive

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Thinking of the perfect Father’s Day gift is not easy — how exactly do you show your appreciation to the man who brought you into this world? Well, we know how hard it can be to choose a great gift for your dad, so we’ve come up with a list of Father’s Day gifts that won’t break your bank in the process! After all, it shouldn’t be that hard or expensive to express love for your old man!  

Father’s Day gifts for the sporty dads

For the sporty dads who love running marathons and hitting the gym, these Father’s Day gift ideas are bound to fit their athletic lifestyle.

1. HAVIT I93 Waterproof TWS Earphone True Wireless Sports Earbuds

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We know how annoying it is when your earbuds keep falling out in the middle of a workout, and we’re sure your athletic dad hates this too. However, with this pair of sturdy wireless Havit earbuds (available on Havit), this won’t be an issue anymore. They fit snugly in the ear and provide excellent noise-cancelling audio. Additionally, it’s waterproof so your dad can go all out on his next work out without fear of damaging the earbuds with his sweat.

2. XiaoMi Amazfit BIP GPS Smart Sports Watch

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For its affordable price point, the XiaoMi Amazfit BIP (available on CameraSG) sure provides the most bang for your buck. With a long-lasting battery life (up to 45 days!), an accurate GPS and easy-to-use companion app, tracking workout progress has never been this easy. It’s also finely manufactured with lightweight polycarbonate, creating a sleek and minimalist look.

Father’s Day gifts for the jetsetter dad

Sometimes, travelling can be a stressful, tedious and even a lonely affair. If your dad is a frequent business traveller, here are some thoughtful Father’s Day gift ideas to make his jetsetter life much more convenient.

3. Expandable PC Luggage

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Now your dad can travel in style with this set of Water Polo expandable luggage (available on Luggage Outlet). Made of shiny polycarbonate, it’s stylish, lightweight and durable enough to withstand a few hard knocks. It’s also equipped with a TSA compliant number lock, ensuring smooth travels to North America. Choose from three different sizes, with the 20 inches model being the perfect carry-on luggage size.

4. Braun Mobile Shave M 90

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Portable and powerful, the Braun Mobile Shave M 90 (available on Braun Official Store) is a great Father’s Day gift for your dad. It’s especially useful if he travels for business meetings and needs to look presentable. It’s battery-operated, compact and features a flexible wide foil for a comfortable and close shave on the go.

5. Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 4

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The Kindle Paperwhite 4‘s (available on GeekBite) glare-free display and long-lasting battery life ensures hours of continuous reading to keep your dad entertained throughout his journey. With 8GB storage, he can virtually bring an entire library. Some books are also better enjoyed if you listen to them through these audiobook platforms instead of reading them!

Father’s Day Gifts for stylish dads

Just because your dad’s from an older generation doesn’t mean he can’t be cool too. Here are some gift ideas for the fashion-forward father.

6. Ray-Ban Aviator Shades

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An evergreen classic, Ray-Ban Aviator shades (available on Ray-Ban SG Official Store) never go out of style. First designed in 1937, they’ve been worn by celebrities from James Dean to Brad Pitt. Likewise, let Dad rock that effortlessly chic style with this Father’s Day present.

Best of all, orders on Shopee Mall have free shipping and are guaranteed 100% authentic. This means you can be sure that you are getting original Ray-Bans when you buy online!

7. Christian Dior Sauvage

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Add an extra touch of class to your dad’s look with a Dior fragrance travel set (available on FragranceCart.com). Its classic musky fragrance with hints of wood and citrus is one of the manliest scents to spritz on. As a travel kit, it also comes with a refillable travel spray — perfect for your dad to smell good while on the move.

Furthermore, as a Lowest Guaranteed Price item, this fragrance is bound to be one of the most affordable ones out there. If you do manage to find a less expensive option elsewhere, you can expect to receive a refund of the difference — it’s a win-win situation all around.

8. Leuchtturm 1917 Notebook

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Help your dad stay on top of his work with this Leuchtturm 1917 notebook (available on Leaden Arts & Fine Writing). These classic 249-paged notebooks are made with the finest quality material. Each notebook is thoughtfully equipped with numbered pages, a table of contents, self-adhesive labels and two page-markers. Additionally, you can also choose from three different types of pages (grid, lines and plain) and 17 different notebook colours. Organising notes has never been this classy!

Father’s Day gifts for the geeky dads

Maybe your dad’s a secret Marvel/DC fanboy. Or maybe he’s a tech guru who’s always on the lookout for the latest trends in technology. Either way, these gift ideas are bound to delight the inner geek in him.

9. Marvel M238 Logitech Mouse

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Commemorate the end of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’ Phase 3 by gifting your dad this Marvel collection wireless mouse (available on Logitech Certified Store). With five different superhero designs to choose from, he can proudly proclaim his allegiance to #TeamCap, #TeamIronMan or even Wakanda (all available on Logitech Certified Store) from the comfort of his workstation.

If that’s not enough to express love for his favourite superhero, check out this variety of marvel-ous merchandise that every Marvel fan would surely adore.

10. Wide Lens JY018 Selfie Camera Drone

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Drone cameras are all the rage these days. Offering a birds’ eye view of your surroundings in 720p, this camera drone (available on GadgetloungeSG) is essential for travel videos and some amazing selfies. If your dad’s a photography geek, he’s bound to love this present. However, before he operates it, make sure he reads up on the essential tips on flying a drone in Singapore.

11. Google Home

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Give your dad the gift of convenience this Father’s Day. With Google Home (available on GeekBite), he can have his very own personal assistant in the form of a smart speaker. When connected to the WiFi and synced to his Google account, the speaker does everything from playing his favourite Spotify playlist to reading the news headlines.  

Father’s Day gifts suitable for all dads

Is your dad the stoic, mysterious type or is he simply hard to please? No matter what, here are some gift ideas that are bound to put a smile on his face this Father’s Day.

12. Philips Coffee Maker

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This Philips Coffeemaker (available on Philips Official Store SG) is great for grumpy dads who need their daily morning dose of caffeine. Making his own cup of joe can definitely help your dad to save money spent on kopi-o at the coffee shop. This will also be healthier in the long run since he can tailor the amount of sugar and milk to his liking. Further, with a capacity of 1.2L (that’s almost 10 cups of coffee!) you can join your dad with your own cuppa too! Choose from a wide range of coffee powder to complete the set.

13. Batam Ferry 3-in-1 Package

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You might not have any idea of what your dad wants for a Father’s Day present, but one thing’s for sure  — no matter the occasion, he definitely wants to spend time with you! So why not treat him to Batam ferry tickets (available on thktourandtravel)? Just an hour’s ferry ride away from Singapore, Batam offers a myriad of activities that you can enjoy as a family; from relaxing massages to exhilarating go-kart rides and a smorgasbord of culinary options!

If you’re still lost about the perfect Father’s Day gift to get for your dad, you can always organise an outing to spend time with him. After all, time is the most precious gift! Bring him on a trip down memory lane in Singapore, chill out (or thrill out, if your dad’s still young at heart) at Sentosa or treat him to a meal with a view at the best rooftop restaurants in town!

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