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Father’s Day Gift Guide 2013

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2013
May 27, 2013
With Father’s Day taking place in the UK on Sunday 16th June 2013, we’ve been busy hunting down the latest offers on everything from cards to once-in-a-lifetime activity gifts.

Getting the right Father’s Day card

There’s always a mass of cards on sale about a month before Father’s Day and it’s often a case of trying to find one you haven’t bought a previous year. Try something different in 2013 with a unique personalised card – you get to pick the image and then add your own text and they don’t tend to cost any more than the standard versions. Marks & Spencer Personalised is currently running a promotion with 50p off when you order online. There’s over 250 designs to choose from, varying from Del Boy classics to Buzz Lightyear.

Gift ideas for footie-mad dads

If you’re dad is a huge football fan the chances are you’ve already bought him the latest team shirt or scarf for Christmas and he has an extensive collection of chipped mugs in the cupboard, charting the team’s success. Has he ever been to Wembley though? If not then this could be the ultimate gift, as Buyagift is offering a tour of the stadium in 2013 for just £17.50, saving £15.50 in the standard price. What’s even better is that this is for two tickets, so you can go with your dad and treat yourself at the same time.  During the Wembley Stadium Tour you and your dad will be able to see the infamous England changing rooms, check out the dugouts and then top it off with a visit to the Royal Box, which contains a replica FA Cup. It’s guaranteed not to disappoint and will make your dad the envy of his mates until the next Father’s Day!

Father's Day gifts for the impossible to buy for

If you spend hours each year trying to work out what to buy then help may be at hand with The Shaving Shack. It’s currently offering 10% off online orders and has an exquisite collection of quality shaving products, from cut-throat razors to badger hair brushes. Don’t worry if your dad dry-shaves as it also has one of the most extensive ranges of balms and after-shave in the UK, perfect for anyone who fancies themself as a true gentleman.

Experience days have also become a popular choice as they give a truly awesome day out that may help your dad to re-live his youth with some adrenaline-packed action. At Gift Ideas For Two you can bag a 15% discount online, with supercar experiences, rallying, helicopter rides and ice-climbing all on offer. You can go with him and then spend the next few months with an unforgettable experience to ponder over at family events.

Buying for men having their first Father’s Day

Baby clothes personalisation has grown hugely in the UK over the last few years and one of the newest to the market is Peachiboo. It only uses clothes produced in the UK (so it’s all home-grown) and you can get the new dad an indirect gift by buying a personalised baby vest or babygrow, with your very own choice of slogan. It’s got a great selection of designs and bespoke orders are available on request if you want something even more unique. My 1st Years is another offering a similar service and currently has 10% off Father’s Day gifts for 2013.

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