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Father's Day Gift Ideas: Tech, Tools, and Treats for Every Type of Dad

Show Dad how much you care with the perfect Father's Day gift! Explore our curated list of thoughtful Father’s Day gift ideas for every type of dad. Whether he's a tech enthusiast, fitness buff, bookworm, or culinary connoisseur, there's something to spark his interest.

For the Tech-Savvy Dad

1. Smart home starter kit

Photo of SmartThings WiFi Hub, Camera, Smart Plug, and Multi-Purpose Sensor.

This comprehensive kit lets Dad control appliances and monitor his home remotely through a user-friendly app.

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Transform your dad’s home with the Samsung SmartThings IOT Bundle with Freebies (₱17,999). This kit includes a SmartThings WiFi Hub, Camera, Smart Plug, and Multi-Purpose Sensor. It’s everything he needs to control lights and appliances and even monitor his home—all from his phone.

 

Looking for other cool smart home options? Consider the Amazon Echo Dot with Clock (5th Gen) (₱3,195), Google Nest Audio Smart Speaker (₱3,795), or the Philips Hue White Ambiance Smart Bulb Starter Kit (₱6,599).

2. Wireless charging station

Product photo of the 0917 PowerStation 4-in-1 Wireless Charger.

The 0917 PowerStation 4-in-1 Wireless Charger boasts a 15-watt charging speed and has one USB-C port for wired charging.

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Help Dad ditch tangled cords and keep his gadgets powered up with the 0917 PowerStation 15W 4-in-1 Wireless Charger (₱2,095). It’s fantastic for fast-charging his smartphone, smartwatch, and earbuds.

 

The 0917 Multifunction Wireless Charger (₱1,017) not only charges his devices wirelessly but also doubles as an alarm clock, UV disinfection box, and digital thermometer.

3. Noise-canceling headphones or earphones

Product photo of Sony’s black wireless earbuds.

Sony’s WF-1000XM5 earbuds have Industry-leading noise cancellation features, including Automatic Wind Noise Reduction Mode.

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Give your dad the gift of peace with Sony's WF-1000XM5 earbuds (₱12,499). These earbuds offer industry-leading noise cancellation and exceptional sound quality—perfect for the frequent traveler or music enthusiast.

 

For a more budget-friendly option, consider the 0917 Wireless Headphones (₱1,356). This Bluetooth pair offers comfort, quality sound, and a built-in mic.

4. The latest smartwatch

Product photo of Apple Watch Series 9 GPS + Cellular in stainless steel.

The latest Apple Watch can help dads track fitness goals and stay connected on the go.

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Give Dad a cutting-edge smartwatch to track his fitness goals and stay connected on the go. The Apple Watch Series 9 GPS + Cellular (₱46,990) is a premium option with cellular connectivity (available with a cellular plan at Globe). Consider dad’s lifestyle, preferred features, and budget when choosing. Or opt for the more budget-friendly Galaxy Watch6 (₱16,990), with comprehensive health tracking features.

5. Portable projector

A product photo of the Lumos Ray Smart Home Cinema Projector.

The Lumos Ray Projector is an excellent Father's Day gift idea for dads who love movies, sports, or gaming.

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Transform any space into a mini cinema with the Lumos Ray Smart Home Cinema Projector (₱11,999). It features a 150-inch display, 1080p resolution, and built-in Dolby Audio speakers. It’s preloaded with popular apps like Netflix and YouTube.

 

For a more premium option, consider the BenQ GV30 (₱34,990), which offers 720p HD visuals, booming sound, and smart features, including Android TV.

For the Foodie Dad

1. Smart grill thermometer

A product photo of the ThermoPro TP930 Wireless and Rechargeable Meat Thermometer.

Take the guesswork out of grilling with a thermometer that monitors the temperature of the meat for the perfect grill.

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Level up Dad's BBQ game with the ThermoPro TP930 Wireless Meat Thermometer (₱2,249). It boasts preset temperatures for various meats, a timer, an alarm, and four color-coded probes for monitoring multiple dishes simultaneously. It’s water-resistant and features a backlit display for easy reading even in low light.

2. Meal delivery service subscription

Photo of boxed meals from The Six Pack Chef.

The Six Pack Chef delivers delicious, nutritious meals making it easier for dad to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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Introduce Dad to new culinary experiences! The Six Pack Chef offers customizable healthy and high-protein meals. The seven-day meal plan costs ₱990/day for three meals. Their menu changes weekly, so he can always try something new.

 

Does Dad have specific dietary requirements or health goals? Nuthera provides personalized meal plans designed by nutritionists. Their Heart Healthy Meal Plan starts at ₱630/day or ₱3,150 for four meals/day for five days.

3. Craft beer or whiskey tasting set

Product photo of a Whiskey tasting box set containing test tubes and glasses.

Indulge Dad’s taste buds with a curated selection of whiskey flavors.

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Indulge Dad's love for fine spirits with a curated tasting set. For the whiskey enthusiast, The Whisky Treasure Box Set of 4 (₱6,990) offers a diverse range of flavors and styles in elegant packaging.

 

If he's more of a beer connoisseur, the Engkanto Discovery Kit (₱2,199) is an excellent way to explore different brews and discover new favorites.

4. Artisanal food boxes

Photo of a “Best Dad Ever” grazing box filled with cold cut, cheese, grapes, and chocolates.

The Best Dad Ever Grazing Box features fewer crackers and more mains—just how Dad wants it!

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Surprise Dad with a curated selection of local delicacies, from artisanal cheeses to cured meats and unique sauces. Grazing Box Manila‘s Best Dad Ever Box (starts at ₱3,299) includes a wide selection of premium cold cuts and cheeses, with a free mini heart caviar pie.

5. High-quality chef's knife

Product photo of the 190mm Agila Chef’s Knife with a wooden sheath.

Upgrade dad’s knife skills with the Agila Chef’s Knife! 

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Level up Dad's culinary skills with the Philippine-made Agila 190mm Chef's Knife from Itamae (₱3,499). This hand-forged knife has a Kamagong wood handle and a full-tang carbon leaf spring blade. Make it even more personal with a laser engraving of your dad's name (₱3,998).

For the Active Dad

1. Sports streaming subscription

Still of Players’ Top Dunks of the Week from the NBA League Pass.

Help Dad catch every game with a subscription to a sports streaming service like NBA League Pass.

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If your dad loves sports, gift him an NBA League Pass subscription (₱425 monthly). He can access live and on-demand NBA games, daily recaps, and expert analysis from NBA legends. Whether he's a die-hard fan or just enjoys rewatching unforgettable NBA moments, he stays connected to the action.

2. Fitness tracker

Product photo of Fitbit Charge 5.

A fitness tracker is a stylish and practical gift that shows you care about Dad’s well-being and encourages him to stay active.

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Help Dad take charge of his health with the Fitbit Charge 5 Fitness Tracker (₱7,999). This sleek and stylish wearable counts steps and monitors heart rate, calories burned, and sleep patterns. The built-in GPS accurately tracks runs, walks, and bike rides. Tell Dad to download a fitness app to maximize the benefits of his new tracker.

3. Smart water bottle

Photo of a hand pressing the UV sterilization for the LIZ Smart Bottle in black beside a laptop.

A smart water bottle is one of the best Father's Day gifts to help Dad take care of himself.

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Does your dad often forget to stay hydrated? The LIZ Smart Bottle  (₱3,720) tracks his daily intake, sends reminders to drink, and even displays the water temperature. It also features a built-in UV sterilization system for clean water on the go. The thermal insulation keeps drinks cold or hot for hours.

4. Lightweight backpack

Product photo of the Deuter Speed Lite 25 lightweight backpack in blue.

Deuter specializes in outdoor gear, including lightweight backpacks designed for hiking, backpacking, and travel.

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For the dad who's always on the move, the Deuter Speed Lite 25 (₱7,900) is an excellent choice. It's designed for fast-paced hiking and trail running, with a breathable back panel, supportive hip fins, and multiple compartments. Its 100% recycled materials make it an eco-conscious choice as well.

5. Fitness class passes

Asian man exercising on a curved treadmill.

A fitness class pass is the perfect present for the active or aspiring fit father.

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Encourage Dad to try different workouts and find his fitness groove! The Fitness First FitPass (starts at ₱3,800 for 5 class credits, 70-day validity) lets him choose from over 2,300 group exercise classes or access to 11 premium gyms in Metro Manila, all without the commitment of a monthly membership. 

 

You can also gift Dad with a membership to Surge Fitness + Lifestyle (starting at ₱4,999 for multi-branch use). Get a 30% discount on his monthly membership for just 10 Globe Rewards points. This exclusive offer is available until July 25, 2024, for Globe Postpaid, Platinum, and GAH customers.

For the Bibliophile Dad

1. E-Reader

Product photo of Amazon’s 16 GB Kindle Paperwhite International Version.

With the Kindle Paperwhite, Dad can access thousands of books instantly.

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Upgrade Dad's reading experience with the 16 GB Kindle Paperwhite International Version ($169.99 or ₱9,965.32 depending on daily conversion rate). This sleek e-reader boasts a 6.8-inch glare-free display that reads like paper, even in bright sunlight. Its impressive battery life lasts weeks, allowing him to carry his entire library wherever he goes.

2. Bookstore gift card

Smiling Asian man, relaxing and reading a book outdoors.

A gift card to your dad’s favorite bookstore is a thoughtful present to any book-loving dad.

Let Dad choose from a vast collection of books, stationery, and other literary treasures with a Fully Booked gift card. With various denominations available (from ₱500 to ₱5,000), he can select the perfect addition to his library. If Dad prefers to shop online, give him a Fully Booked Virtual Gift Card.

3. Reading pillow

An old man sitting on a sofa, reading a magazine, with a reading pillow on his lap.

A supportive pillow is a great gift for the dad who enjoys reading in bed or lounging on the couch.

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Help Dad create the ultimate cozy reading space with a supportive reading pillow. The Husband Pillow ($59.99 or ₱3,516.79 depending on daily conversion rate) offers ergonomic back and neck support, plush armrests, and a soft cover. It’s perfect for hours of comfortable reading in bed or on the couch.

4. Audible subscription

Older man lying on the sofa with headphones on, listening to an audiobook.

An Audible subscription can enrich your dad’s life with stories, knowledge, and new perspectives.

If your dad loves to read but struggles to find the time, give him an Audible subscription (₱468.02 a month)! He can access thousands of titles, from bestsellers to classics, and listen while commuting, exercising, or relaxing.

5. Bookends featuring literary figures

Product photo of handcrafted resin bookends featuring Dr. Jose Rizal.

If Dad's a fan of Philippine history and literature, these Rizal bookends are a great Father’s Day gift.

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Add a touch of personality and literary flair to Dad's bookshelf with unique bookends. The Jose Rizal Bookends (₱8,000) are a striking choice. These handcrafted resin bookends add a touch of cultural pride and literary significance to his collection.

For the DIY Dad

1. High-quality tool set

Product photo of two Tolsen cordless drills with a carrying bag.

A cordless drill makes a practical and durable gift that will surely be appreciated by any DIY enthusiast.

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Upgrade Dad's toolbox and make his DIY projects a breeze with the Tolsen LI-ON Cordless Drill & Impact Driver Set (₱9,800). This versatile set includes a powerful cordless drill and an impact driver with long-lasting lithium-ion batteries. It also comes with a convenient carrying bag for easy storage and transportation.

2. Workshop organization system

Ikea’s BROR system, featuring shelving units with drawers and shelves.

Ikea’s GROR system offers various shelves, cabinets, and drawers that can be customized to fit Dad’s needs. 

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Help declutter Dad’s workshop and create an efficient workspace with smart storage solutions. IKEA's BROR system is a fantastic option. If he has a bigger space to work with, the BROR Shelving unit (₱7,600) and BROR Cabinet with 2 doors (₱7,500) offer ample storage for larger tools and equipment.

3. A specialized toolbox

Product photo of the Stanley Mobile Work Center Tool Box.

Give Dad a mobile workstation with multiple compartments to organize his tools and supplies.

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Is your dad constantly searching for tools in a cluttered workspace? The STANLEY 3-in-1 Mobile Work Center Toolbox (₱3,830.82) helps him stay organized and efficient. This versatile toolbox is a mobile workstation with a detachable toolbox, organizer tray, and a large bottom bin.

4. A sturdy tool belt

Product photo of a fabric tool pouch by Stanley.

The Stanley tool belt is a simple yet thoughtful gift that shows you support his DIY passions.

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The Stanley Tools 600 Denier Fabric Tool Pouch (₱1,579.45 inc. VAT) is a practical and durable gift option. Its tough fabric withstands wear and tear, and its multiple pockets and loops are great for organizing tools and small parts.

5. Online DIY class subscriptions

Photo of an online class on the basics of furniture making from Udemy.

DIY dads find joy in a variety of hands-on projects, from home renovations and repairs to woodworking and crafting. 

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Encourage your dad's love for DIY with a subscription to online learning platforms. Both Skillshare (₱229.50 monthly) and Udemy (as low as ₱500 per class during sales) offer a vast library of woodworking, home repair, and crafting classes. He can explore various topics at his own pace.

For the OFW Dad

1. Filipino streaming service subscription

Movie still of Seven Sundays from iWantTFC.

Gift your OFW dad the comforts of home with a subscription to a streaming service featuring Filipino content.

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Bring the Philippines to your OFW dad with an iWantTFC subscription. It offers over 95,000 hours of Filipino content, including movies, TV shows, news, and live events. He can enjoy his favorite Kapamilya shows, classic films, and original series anytime, anywhere. Plans start at ₱15 per day, ₱60 per week, or ₱120 per month.

2. Personalized luggage tag and passport holder

Product photo of a leather passport holder and luggage tag in a box on top of a marble counter.

Engrave Dad’s name on a sleek leather tag and passport holder for a personal touch to his journeys. 

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Looking for personalized gifts? The Things Remembered Bespoke Passport Holder and Luggage Tag Gift Set (₱2,499.00) is a luxurious option crafted from top-grade leather and can be monogrammed.

 

For a more budget-friendly alternative, there’s the Made Lokal by Melissa Set of Passport Holder + Luggage/Bag Tag (₱590.00) in quality faux leather.

3. Digital picture frame

Product photo of Arzopa’s digital picture frame with a mobile phone beside it.

A digital picture frame displays a slideshow of photos, bringing smiles and warmth to any space.

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Display Dad’s cherished memories with a digital photo frame. The ARZOPA WiFi Digital Photo Frame (₱3,369) stands out with its 10.1-inch touchscreen, 32 GB storage, and WiFi connectivity. Pre-load it with photos of loved ones and memorable moments for a truly heartwarming gift.

 

Other great options include the MAGCH Digital Photo Frame (₱3,469.43) and the Andoer 10.1-inch Digital Photo Frame (₱2,682.00).

4. International calling plans

Asian man on a video call, waving.

An international calling plan can help Dad stay in touch with family and friends back home without high roaming charges.

For the OFW dad who misses the voices of his loved ones back home, there’s the Viber Out calling plan. With it, he can make affordable international calls to any landline or mobile phone, especially if the person he’s calling doesn't have WiFi (or Viber!). Choose from 120 minutes of talk time in the Philippines for ₱519 per month or 180 minutes for ₱779 per month.

5. Power bank

Product photo of 0917 Powerbank Wireless Charger.

A powerful power bank is a great gift for the OFW dad who’s always on the move.

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Never let Dad's gadgets run out of juice with a power bank. The Anker PowerCore Essential 20000 PD (₱2,277.00) with 20,000mAh capacity holds enough power to charge your phone multiple times and supports fast charging for quicker power-up.

 

Another great option is the 0917 Powerbank Wireless Charger with Phone Stand (₱2,395 for 5000mAh or ₱2,995 for 10000mAh). The multiple charging ports and fast-charging capabilities offer convenience and peace of mind, no matter where Dad's adventures take him.

Treats for Every Dad

With this comprehensive guide, you can find the perfect gift to make his day. You can also take advantage of Globe Go+ promos or download the GlobeOne app to score a Lazada voucher and surprise Dad with something special. Whether he's a tech enthusiast eager to upgrade his home or a fitness buff looking for new ways to stay active, these Father's Day gift ideas can help you give him something he'll cherish and use.

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