5 Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Travelling Dad

June 4, 2014 by Elle Croft

Is June 15 in your diary yet?

If not, make a note that it’s Father’s Day – a day to appreciate our dads, to celebrate them, spoil them, or just give them a call to say “hi”. Still looking for that perfect gift to give your dad? If he loves travel as much as we do, these gifts are sure to put a smile on his face this Father’s Day:

Travel Book

Fathers Day Gift Ideas

A book is a classic Father’s Day gift for a reason: there’s nothing like a good travel tale to help your dad unwind and be whisked away to another place. Some of our favourites include the classic novel by Jack Kerouac, On the Road, and Bill Bryson’s hilarious Notes from a Small Island.

DVD – The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

A DVD might seem like a boring Father’s Day gift to give your dad this year, but The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is no ordinary movie. Following the journey of daydreamer Walter, this film takes you on a spectacular journey through some of the world’s most beautiful scenery. If this doesn’t inspire some serious wanderlust in your dad, we’re not sure what will!

Sat Nav

Dads love gadgets; it’s a fact. We also know that asking for directions might be a rare phenomenon, so an in-car sat nav is the ideal gift for a directionally-challenged dad. Road trips, here we come!

Photo book

This present may require some stealth on your part, but trust us – it’ll be worth it! If your dad fancies himself a bit of a photographer, or if you have some of your own pictures from family holidays together, gather those snaps and collate them into a photo book – they come professionally printed and bound (try a company such as Snapfish), which means your dad will enjoy this gift for years to come.

Flight Centre Gift Card

What better present for your travel loving dad than the gift of travel itself? A Flight Centre gift card can be used in any one of over 100 Flight Centre stores across the UK, and they offer the flexibility to buy anything – you can load them up with anywhere from £5 to £1000 credit, so your dad can choose his own adventure!

About Elle Croft

When Elle is not travelling, she's blogging about it over at A Bird in the Hand Travel. She believes that you don't have to look like a backpacker to travel, and writes about the stylish side of wanderlust, from stylish destinations to packing tips.