With less than a week remaining to Father’s Day on Sunday, 2nd September 2018, we’ve put together this last minute gift guide for all of you who haven’t got a gift for Dad!
If you don’t have time to visit the local mall, we recommend you purchase a Gift Card for Dad. Amazon Australia announced last week that customers in Australia can now buy Gift Cards for select brick and mortar retailers Australia Post, 7-Eleven, BP and United Petroleum, among others.
Customers can also buy digital eGift Cards for Amazon Australia, Kindle, Xbox and others.
Another popular Gift Card in Australia is the Red Balloon Gift Card which will give your Dad the choice of more than 4000 experiences around Australia.
If you plan on visiting a bricks and mortar store this week for Dad’s Father’s Day Gift, look out for these new products and old favourites:
For Every Kind of Dad
Available online and in-store at Target Australia is a range of menswear, activewear, sleepwear and underwear. Also available in Target’s Father’s Day Gift Guide is entertainment and men’s grooming gifts. You’ll also find a range of gadgets and novelty gifts for Dad. Home Entertainment gifts for Dad at Target include: Smartphones; Gaming Consoles; Printers of his home office; Platinum Full HD LED/LCD TV; Books; DVDs; and much more. FREE Click & Collect is available for orders over $20 and FREE Home Delivery when you spend more than $80. Shop Now at Target and Pay Later with Afterpay!
Tools for the Handy Dad
There’s nothing more satisfying than completing a dream home or garden project, especially if it involves the whole family or a bonding session with dad and the kids. Trojan offer an extensive range of good quality tools for the DIY dad including, affordable tool sets that make the perfect gift. Whether he’s out building a deck or dreaming of renovating the garage into a man-cave, there’s no better time to pick up the tools than Father’s Day. Trojan Father’s Day Tools are available now at your local Bunnings Warehouse where prices range from $12.98 – $59.98 and with Trojan’s lifetime guarantee.
Gadgets for the Tech Dad
iRobot have a range of high tech gadgets for cleaning that men will really enjoy using. The range of high tech cleaning units are available now at major electrical retail stores and online at www.irobot.com.au
The Braava Jet mopping robot (RRP: $479) tackles dirt and stains in small spaces, like kitchens and bathrooms. It’s designed specifically to wet mop, damp sweep, or dry sweep hard floors. Connect to the iRobot HOME app which can allow users to schedule cleaning, customised tips, information about cleaning jobs and more.
The top of the line Roomba 980 Vacuuming Robot (RRP: $1,499) seamlessly navigates an entire level of the home, keeping track of its location and recharging as needed until the job is done. The AeroForce® Cleaning System with Carpet Boost automatically increases power on carpets where it’s needed most. With the iRobot HOME App, you can clean and schedule on the go. In addition to the HOME app, the Roomba 980 now connects to Amazon Alexa, If This Then That and Google Home.
Premium Audio Accessories for the Music Loving DadThese audio accessories from Dynaudio, Astell & Kern, Focal and Grado, will elevate Dad’s daily life, changing how he consumes music to be easier and more fulfilling. The functional headphones and audio player will be a welcome addition when traveling or exercising, and the design-savvy speakers will mean playing music at home or away is uncomplicated and fun. For local stockists in Australia and NZ, visit the website BusiSoft AV.
Spark Wireless, are Focal’s entry-level model, giving customers access to the high-quality Focal sound. A candidate for the best in-ear headphones in their category, Spark WirelessIn-Ear open the door to fans of streaming music who want to enjoy their favourite songs on the move. Easy to handle with a simple design, Focal Spark Wireless In-Ear Headphones will always meet this immediate need with discretion and comfort. With in-ear headphones, listeners can live the emotion wherever they are, whenever they want, in complete freedom.
Give dad a pair of Grado SR225E Prestige Series Headphones (RRP: $279 AUD / $349 NZD) to enjoy his favourite music the way it was meant to be heard. Grado’s traditional open-back design features enhanced airflow through the rear metal grill, and reproduction that is the definition of high fidelity, with crystal clear spatial placement. Listeners can experience true intimacy with their favorite artists.
Astell&Kern SR15 Digital Audio Player (RRP: $999 AUD / $1149 NZD), known as the “friend in your pocket”, this is a portable digital audio player designed and built for both the professional sound engineer and the audio enthusiast. Providing a music listening experience that most people can only dream of, the SR15 offers the truest and most natural sound possible, and houses up to 64GB worth of songs and can be expanded with a microSD card. The sleek design is perfect for dad to take with him everywhere.
Also available: Dynaudio Music 1 ($699 AUD / $849 NZD), a family of four intelligent wireless speakers that will make a statement in any home. Dynaudio Music 3 ($999 AUD / $1199 NZD), boasts all the same features of Music 1, but also comes with an infrared remote control and is suitable for slightly larger spaces.