What to get dad for Fathers Day

Fathers Day is the perfect opportunity to show your dad how much you care about him. Not only is it a time to honour the conitrbution your dad has made to your life, it is also an opportunity to spend quality time with him. If you are looking for Fathers Day ideas, there are plenty of exciting presents to choose from. From sports tickets to gift vouchers, there are a variety of ways that you can spoil your dad.


From Canada to India, Fathers Day is celebrated across the world. Although the dates may vary, dads are honoured in numerous different countries. Fathers Day is a great way to say thank you to the father-figure in your life. You can make your dad feel special by spending quality time with him or buying him a gift. As this is a modern holiday, Fathers Day traditions vary according to each family. Family gatherings are a great way to celebrate all the father figures in your family. From grandfathers to stepfathers, there are plenty of male relatives to be grateful for. The day is also used to highlight the important role that fathers play in raising children and building a happy society.

Here are some great Fathers Day gifts to get:

1. Tickets to his favourite sporting game

Buying your dad tickets to watch his favourite team play is an awesome way to commemorate Fathers Day. Depending on what sport your dad is passionate about, you can find suitable tickets to an upcoming match. Rugby, soccer and cricket are great options. Why not buy yourself a ticket too and head to the game with your dad to spend some quality time together? When it comes to gift ideas for men, sports game tickets are a great choice.


2. Gift vouchers

Are you struggling to decide what to buy your dad? Why not buy him a gift voucher and let him decide for himself? A Builders Warehouse voucher is one fantastic option. You could also buy him a gift voucher for a shopping centre in the area where he lives. Exclusive Books has an extensive range of interesting books for sale. From riveting novels to fascinating biographies, at Exclusive Books your dad will be spoilt for choice. If you buy a voucher, your dad can browse through their range and find a book that catches his attention. Another option is to buy your dad a paid dinner for two. Some great restaurants offer vouchers which are a great way to treat your dad to a relaxing evening and a delicious meal.


3. Plan a weekend away

Give your dad a weekend away for Fathers Day. You can spoil both your dad and mom by planning a relaxing holiday away for them. When you are choosing a holiday spot, pick one which offers fun activities. If your dad is an avid fisherman, choose a guesthouse which has good fishing spots nearby. Birding is another great way of spending time in nature and your dad can enjoy some prime bird watching if you pick the right holiday destination. Hiking trails are an awesome way to relax and spend time in nature. The Drakensburg is a great place for a relaxing holiday if your dad enjoys the outdoors. You could also plan a trip for Mpumalanga or Limpopo. If you want to treat your dad to a coastal holiday, you can find plenty of holiday accommodation options in Hermanus or Plettenburg Bay. Umhlanga Rocks and St Lucia also have great beaches.


4. A day of pampering

Book your dad for a haircut or beard trimming with a grooming voucher at a salon for men. Another way to pamper your dad is by treating him to a day at a Spa. You can find great spa packages on Junk Mail this Fathers Day. Depending on the package that you choose, you can spoil your dad with breakfast, massages, facials and foot exfoliation.


5. A braai kit

A braai kit makes a fantastic Father’s Day gift and you can find awesome deals on Junk Mail. There are Stainless Steel Safari Braai and braai accessories for sale. The Safari Braai Lite is made from 430 Brushed Stainless Steel and it weighs 4 kgs. It comes with meat tongs, a bottle opener and a braai grid.


6. Cooking classes

If your dad is passionate about food and cooking, you can book him a cooking class. For food fundi’s, cooking classes are a great way to learn how to prepare delicious gourmet meals. There are various cooking classes available across South Africa.


7. A subscription to his favourite magazine

As winter progresses, staying indoors seems like the better, cosier option. Why not buy your dad a subscription to his favourite digital or printed magazine to give him some good reading to do on those cold winter evenings? One great option is the Car Travel magazine.


8. Hi-Tech Gadgets

Most men love their hi-tech gadgets, so it would make the perfect gift this Fathers Day. You can find great hi-tech gadgets for sale on Junk Mail at bargain prices. There is a range of gift ideas for men including computers, cameras, tablets, mobile accessories and novelty items.


With so many exciting Fathers Day ideas, it is easy to make your dad feel special. Now that you have reviewed our different suggestions, you can pick a gift that suits your dad’s personal preferences. Whether you choose to treat your dad to a day out or spoil him with a special gift, Fathers Day is the perfect time to show your appreciation.


Looking for something awesome for dad this Fathers Day? Junk Mail is a great place to start – with so many gift ideas for men, you are sure to find stunning Fathers Day gifts. Selling your goods? Why not place your free ad on Junk Mail?


Neshika Thakurdin

I'm Neshika Thakurdin, I'm 24 and I'm an experienced Search engine Optimization (SEO) Engineer at Junk Mail classifieds with a national diploma in Marketing.

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