The 10 Best Holiday Gifts for Dads

Dads love jokes, and they probably love leaning on the one where they say they don’t want anything from you during the holiday season but your love. But you know better. Dads appreciate presents, too, especially thoughtful ones. Need a little help picking out your father’s festive-season gift? We’ve pulled together this gift guide with some great ideas that’ll be perfect for all kinds of dads, granddads, husbands, sons, uncles—you name ’em! Looking for more? Check out our entire collection of holiday gifts for him.

Sam’s Club Membership

If there’s one thing all dads have in common, it’s maintaining fiscal responsibility. With a Sam’s Club membership, you’ll show pops that you speak his language. Sam’s Club is a premium warehouse club that offers outstanding deals on everything from groceries and kitchen supplies to electronics and furniture and even services like tire repair. With this deal, you’ll get a one-year membership for dad, and he’ll receive a free Seasoned Rotisserie Chicken and eight Gourmet Cupcakes after his first trip.

Get a Sam’s Club Membership for $19.99 (reg. $57) during our limited-time price drop.

12min Micro Book Library: Lifetime Premium Subscription

Dad can’t stay on top of his reading list? Help him out with this innovative app. 12min curates books and distills them into text or audio files designed to be consumed in, you guessed it, 12 minutes. That way, your father can read over 1,800 micro books (with more added every month) covering a huge range of topics without missing out on time spent with you. He can even ask 12min to summarize books that he can’t find in the existing library.

Get 12min Micro Book Library for $39 (reg. $399), a savings of 90%.

PhiGolf: Mobile & Home Smart Golf Simulator with Swing Stick

If he can’t get out to the links, he’s going to be grumpy. So send dad golfing from the comfort of home with this Indiegogo-funded simulator. It works from a phone app and pairs with a TV and swing stick to let him play virtual versions of some of the world’s most famous courses. And he only has to go to the kitchen to grab a new beer.

Get PhiGolf for $169 (reg. $249) with promo code GOLF10.

Babbel Language Learning: Lifetime Subscription

For dads who want to travel the globe and not come off like the Ugly American, Babbel is the key. It’s the world’s top-grossing language software for good reason. More than 10 million users worldwide have learned 14 new languages through a curriculum developed by 100+ expert linguists. Babbel is designed to deliver bite-sized lessons that fit into your schedule so anyone can learn a little bit of practical vocabulary whenever you have time. It’s perfect for adventurous people on the go.

Get Babbel for $299 (reg. $499), a savings of 40%.

Degoo Premium: Lifetime 10TB Backup Plan

Chances are, dad takes pictures constantly. Of you, of your family, of the changing color in the trees—dads love taking photos and videos. That is until all that data slows his devices down to a crawl. Help him out with a secure place to store it all. Degoo offers 10TB of cloud backup—that’s more than Google Drive, Dropbox, and OneDrive combined—all managed in a super-secure, easily operated vault.

Get Degoo for $99.99 (reg. $3,600), a savings of 97%.

Sticky Password Premium: Lifetime Subscription

It’s not uncommon to see dads, granddads, uncles, and the like writing their passwords down on sticky notes and putting them on their computer monitors. Sticky Password is for them. This award-winning password manager helps them generate better passwords than “ChildsName1” and automatically fills out forms to save them time and energy. They just need to remember their one master password; everything else is maintained in a secure, seamless vault.

Get Sticky Password for $29.99 (reg. $199), a savings of 80%.

Ninja Dragon Alpha Z PRO 4K Wide Angle Dual Camera Drone

Some guys just love their toys, and this is one hell of a toy. The Dragon Alpha Z drone has a powerful wide-angle 4K camera on the front and a 720p camera on the bottom, allowing you to stream and record video from way up above. With an altitude hold mode function that stabilizes flight and a headless mode that allows you to fly it in all directions, it’s easy for even beginners to fly right out of the box. Plus, you can always bring it back with one click, so dad can’t lose it right away.

Get the Ninja Dragon Alpha Z PRO 4K Wide Angle Dual Camera Drone for $99.99 (reg. $199), a savings of 50%.

Lamp Depot Minimalist LED Corner Floor Lamp (2-Pack)

If dad complains about your generation all the time, he’ll appreciate the gesture when you give him these minimalist lamps that look straight out of a Frank Lloyd Wright house. With a space-saving design, this functional decor features soft-white, integrated LEDs that are completely customizable. The remote control lets you shuffle through more than 16 million colors and 300 multicolor effects to find the perfect lighting. Dad will have to admit that your generation is good for something.

Get the Lamp Depot Minimalist LED Corner Floor Lamp (2-Pack) for $159.99 (reg. $299), a savings of 46%.

JAWKU Speed: Wearable Speed & Agility Measurement System

JAWKU Speed is an app-based wearable that measures speed, agility, and reaction time for the athletes always trying to push their performance threshold. It incorporates all the elements that professional coaches would use to track speed but in a tiny personal device that activates in seconds. You can track any sprint from 5 yards to 800 meters and agility runs like 5-10-5 or 3-cone drills. Plus, you can even build your own routine to track your unique training methods.

Get JAWKU Speed for $149.99 (reg. $199), a savings of 24%.

Apple AirPods Pro

Dad may have joked about all the things hanging from people’s ears when AirPods first got popular, but the joke’s over now. It’s time for him to catch up with the times and listen to his sweet Pearl Jam jams in his own dang ears. A leader in the True Wireless earbud game, AirPods Pro delivers elite Active Noise Cancellation (ANC), a clever transparency mode, and integrated sensors to control music, take calls, and more.

Get the Apple AirPods Pro for $229.99 (reg. $249), a savings of 15%.

Looking for something else? There’s lots more to see in our full collection of holiday gifts for him.

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