Father’s Day Gift Guide: The Top Gifts For Dads Who Travel For Work
Give your dad a gift that he won’t see coming. This year, for Father’s Day, honor him with something helpful that he can use for when he’s mobile. Whether he steps aboard an aircraft, gets behind the wheel, or commutes on the train, here are the top gifts for the men in your life who travel for work.
The Most Comfortable Shoe
Without sacrificing style, the Raum Goods Men’s Slip-On shoe hugs the foot and promotes relaxation—even if you’re commuting from point A to point B. The sewn-by-hand leather sole is porous, which grants breathability when worn without socks. Integral to the design are the principles of acupuncture—there’s a round copper rivet on the bottom of the shoe, which touches the ground as well as the foot. Plus, this shoe is flexible, making it packable and conducive to travel.
Work Out Anywhere
When traveling, it can be tough to find time to break a sweat. Enter the FitFighter Steelhose, a versatile piece of equipment, originally designed for fire fighters, that can easily fit in your suitcase for workout sessions in your hotel room or while on the road. Stash a hose in the trunk of your car for quick weightlifting before a meeting or conference call or while on a break from work. Plus, when you purchase a hose, you’ll have access to on-demand classes that will help you craft a fitness plan around your busy schedule.
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Dress Up or Down
For your eco-minded traveling dad, get him a multipurpose shirt, made from recycled coffee grounds (you’ve read that right) that he can wear to a casual work get-together, on a conference call, or while en route to his next meeting. Bonus: if your dad loves to hike between business Tête-à-tête consultations, he can wear the Coalatree Men’s Switchback Shirt, which is odor and wrinkle-resistant.
Unique Eye Wear
When traveling, your dad will need to protect his eyes from the sun with polarized lenses that are stylish and comfortable to wear. Ombraz armless sunglasses are made strong—these specs pack flat and don’t have extra hardware that can snap or break. Instead of rigid plastic arms, these glasses have an adjustable cord that can tighten or loosen depending on if you’re wearing them on your head or around your neck. Choose from three different styles and lenses.
Nutrition on the Road
If your dad is a busy bee, always on the go, and in need of quick ways to access healthy nutrition, then get him a box of AMPower Energy Bars. Plant-forward, these bars are high in protein (21 grams) and low in sugar. Stash a couple of the chocolate mocha or salted caramel latte bars in your travel bag and he’s good to go.
Smelling good isn’t just for moms. Treat your dad to the House of Sillage Men’s Signature Parfum Discovery Travel Set, complete with five travel sized bottles for your dad to sniff and try. He can stash one or two in his Dopp kit or in his work bag. Your dad will love that you thought of him and gave him something that he normally must buy for himself.
Out of the Ordinary
If your dad likes—no, loves—driving, yet he’s tired of navigating in his own car, give him the gift of adventure, suiting his passion. Xtreme Xperience, located in dozens of cities across the nation, permits your dad to drive a luxury vehicle on a racetrack at top speeds. He’ll go through a safety class and then get behind the wheel. A professional racecar driver instructor will sit in the passenger seat to help him safely complete three laps around the course. Be sure to snap photos of your dad as he dons a helmet and slides into a Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren, Porsche, Mercedes, Corvette, or Ford Mustang Shelby.
Long Lasting Layers
Versatile, soft and comfy clothing, in neutral colors, is a must when traveling. Give your dad a piece of clothing from Ibex, leaders in the outdoor space for merino wool layers. The Men’s 24-Hour Long Sleeve Crew is a handy piece of performance wear that he’ll have for years to come.
Running Around, Everywhere
Just because your dad must travel for work doesn’t mean he has to sacrifice his love of running. Give your dad a pair of running shorts that he can easily stow in his suitcase for workouts in the hotel’s fitness center or while he’s out exploring a new city. The Men’s Frontrunner Shorts, made by Nathan, are lightweight, moisture wicking, and designed with reflective details.
The Ultimate Work Space
Streamlined and modern in design, the MojoDesk is the definitive glow up for work-from-home office solutions for when your dad is homebased. This sleek space usurps all others due to the innovative sit-to-stand craftmanship that will allow your dad to improve his posture and fitness while he stands up to work and take calls or transfers to sitting, all at the push of programmable buttons. The MojoDesk Organic Curve comes in multiple colors and sizes to fit various spaces and it’s simple to put together upon delivery. The best part: this desk is built hard-wearing and wobble-free.
For the Note Taker
If your father likes to get creative when he is planning his next work trip, get him the George & Willy wall-mounted Studio Roller. He’ll be able to scribble out his ideas, workshop upcoming travel plans, leave notes for his family, and stay organized. Available in black or white, and in four different sizes, this unique gift is a fun idea for visually centric dads who like to see their thoughts written down on paper.