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Father’s Day Gift Ideas for 2016

There's still time to find a present before Father's Day on 4 September.

Check out our handy guide to the best Father's Day gift ideas, cards and so much more, broken down by budget, personality and gift type – making it easy to find the perfect gift.

Save money when you shop with these Father's Day deals, coupons and promo codes.

You’ve gotta hand it to your dad. He put up with all that crying when you were a baby. And let’s not forget all those times when he had to handle your whiney requests or whenever your mum said “go ask your father”. Have we made you feel properly guilty yet? Don’t be, because this year you’re going to do him proud and buy him the best Father’s Day gift ever.


Gift ideas for every kind of dad

Looking for something in particular? We've created some handy guides for every sort of dad. Whether he's into fixing things up, playing sports, or is fashion forward, we can help.

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What sort of dad are you shopping for?

Foodie  Geeky  Sporty  Golf Dads  Grandfather  New Dad


Gift ideas for every budget

No need to worry if you're on a bit of a budget this year. Find the perfect Father's Day gift for less than $20, $50 or $100 that will surely impress your dad.

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Personalised and customised gift ideas

Make Father's Day personal. Be it a photobook or a funny T-shirt, create a customised gift that's perfect for your dad.

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10 Sites to Make Personalised Gifts


Funny, cute and serious cards to give your dad

From cute poems and serious sayings to silly slogans and the ultimate dad jokes, find (or create!) a card that's got your dad's name on it.

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6 sites for great Father's Day cards


Father's Day experiences

We're all about doing something a little bit different for Father's day. So if you think your dad is over socks, collared shirts and new wallets, check out these borderline-crazy ideas we have to really make this Father's Day stand out from the rest.

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10 Father's Day experiences dad will never forget


Where to take dad for lunch

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In which city would you like to go for lunch?

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Father’s Day deals and coupons

Save some dollars on your present with these Father’s Day promo codes and deals. Buy him a beer or two with the cash you save.


Father’s Day poems and quotes

Can’t find the right words to say to dad in that Father’s Day card of yours? No sweat. Here are some key phrases that’ll melt his heart. Poem: Father, I love you Daddy, I love you For all that you do. I'll kiss you and hug you 'Cause you love me, too. You feed me and need me To teach you to play, So smile 'cause I love you On this Father's Day. By: Unknown Poem: Parent's Murphy's Law

  1. Parenting is a 24-hour-a-day job with no salary, no raises, no promotions and very few vacations.
  2. Parents are responsible for everything that happens to their children.
  3. Guilt and self-blame are occupational hazards.
  4. Parents don't get worker's compensation or any other fringe benefits.
  5. Parents can never retire -- even when their kids ask them to.
  6. Parents "don't get no respect" --until they die--and then it's too late.

By: Bruce Lanksy Poem: Father’s Day It's Father's Day And one thing rings true You're my bestest mate And a great Dad too I love you Happy Father's Day By: Tracey Priddle Quote: He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it. By: Clarence Budington Kelland Quote: Any man can be a Father but it takes someone special to be a dad. By: Anne Geddes Quote: My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. By: Jim Valvano Quote: Dad, you’re someone to look up to no matter how tall I’ve grown. By: Unknown And finally, perhaps the best quote of all:

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Happy Father’s Day, gentleman. And remember: if your child lets you down in the present department this year, we tried. Oh boy, did we try.

Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is a journalist, avid traveller and all-round bargain hunter. If there's an online coupon code, deal or cheap flight available, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too.

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