Need a last-minute Father’s Day gift? You’re not alone. Plenty of people are on the hunt for a great Father’s Day gift, and they’re feeling the crunch just as much as you are. If you don’t want to deal with the hassle of driving to your local mall, there’s still time to order a cool Father’s Day gift online and get it shipped in time for the holiday.
Even though you’ve waited ’til the last minute to get your shopping done, you can still save some cash. Amazon is running several Father’s Day deals you should know about. The promo code “JUSTFORDAD” will work through June 21, and save you 20 percent on select Father’s Day gifts. You can peruse items that are part of this promo right here. Other select items like apparel and watches sold on Amazon are available with free one-day shipping. This free shipping promo ends June 18, and you can shop all included items for that promo here. You can also sign up for a free trial of Amazon Prime, which will let you get free two-day shipping on select items.
Our list of cool Father’s Day gift ideas includes items that can be rush-shipped to you in time for Father’s Day, as well as gifts that can be delivered instantly via email. If you are feeling the time crunch, our list will help you find the perfect last-minute gift for Father’s Day 2015.
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1. Columbia Sportswear Blood and Guts III Long Sleeve Woven Shirt
This is a great shirt for dads who love fishing. The shirt boasts built-in SPF protection, as well as a special treatment to minimize the fishy smells most clothing picks up after a long day of gutting and scaling the day’s catch. If your dad loves to spend his summers relaxing on the dock or on his boat, this is a thoughtful gift he will definitely love. And since it keeps him from getting smelly, the rest of your family will also appreciate it.
Price: $36.61 – $55.00, depending on size and color selected
2. The Friendly Swede Carabiner ‘Grenade’ Survival Kit
Need a last-minute gift for dad that’s also inexpensive? This survival “grenade” is a cool gift that won’t cost you an arm and a leg. In the event of an emergency, your dad can open the grenade and use the contents inside to start a fire, find some food, and signal for help. The exterior of the grenade is made from paracord, which can be used as a rope in emergencies. Inside the grenade, he’ll find aluminum foil, an alcohol pad, tinder, fire starter, fishing lines, fishing hooks, weights, swivels, dobber, and a knife blade. The survival grenade is backed by a lifetime warranty.
Price: $9.99 (52 percent off MSRP)
3. Cigar Aficionado Gifts
If dad enjoys a cigar every now and then, his Father’s Day gift should reflect his love of a good stogie. Two gifts we recommend for last-minute shoppers are the cigar torch with built-in cigar punch, and the Cigar Companion book. Whether he wants to learn more about the craft of great cigars, or ensure that his cigar gets properly lit, these gifts will definitely make him smile.
Price: $12.98 for the Scorch Torch, $19.78 for the Cigar Companion
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4. The Underwater Welder
Shopping for a man who loves comic books and graphic novels, but not sure what to get him? Chances are, he probably doesn’t have this unusual title in his collection. The Underwater Welder has been described by fans as “the best Twilight Zone episode never produced”. The story follows an underwater welder named Jack Joseph who is struggling to wrap his head around the impending birth of his first child, as well as the disappearance of his father many years ago. It’s a creepy, unusual tale, and it’s sort of the perfect story to read on Father’s Day.
Price: $12.78 (36 percent off MSRP)
5. Buck Compadre Series Tools
Ideal for campers, hunters, backpackers, and survivalists, the bright red tools in the Buck Compadre Series make a great gift. You can choose from a camp knife, axe, or froe. You could also get dad a combination of the three tools. These quality tools come with a lifetime warranty, a leather sheath, and include a solid walnut handle.
Price: $59.95 and up, depending on tool selected
6. Van Der Hagen Men’s Luxury Shave Set
Shaving gifts are a traditional present for Father’s Day, and this Van Der Hagen Men’s Luxury Shave Set is a nice option. It comes with an apothecary-style mug, badger hair brush, stand, and hypoallergenic shave soap. For any dad who likes an old-school shave, this makes a stellar gift.
Price: $24.99 (38 percent off MSRP)
7. Yozzy Trunk Organizer
A lot of dads appreciate a gift that’s practical. For the dad with a perpetually messy car, this trunk organizer is a nice Father’s Day gift idea. The organization panel fits over the back seats, creating a simple way to keep gym clothes, sporting goods, emergency kits, beach gear, and much more contained in a clean, attractive manner.
Price: $15.99 (56 percent off MSRP)
8. Eton FRX5 Hand Crank Emergency Weather Radio with SAME Alerts
Does your dad live in a part of the country that faces tornadoes, hurricanes, or blizzards? This emergency radio can give you both some peace of mind. The radio receives FM/AM stations, as well as S.A.M.E. and NOAA Weather Alerts. In the event of a power outage, there are four ways to recharge the battery. In addition to a rechargeable lithium battery, you can also power the radio using the attached solar panel, hand crank, or AAA batteries.
Price: $90.18 (31 percent off MSRP)
9. Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Wide Mouth Water Bottle/Beer Growler
Hydro Flask makes double-walled, vacuum-insulated containers that are perfect for hikers, gym rats, or anyone who loves a cold drink. These flasks are designed to keep beer, water, or any other beverage cold for up to 24 hours. It can also be used to keep drinks hot for up to 12 hours. Dad can use this gallon-sized flask to grab beer from his favorite brewery, or to keep a supply of fresh water handy while he’s camping. Oh, and did we mention that it’s backed by a lifetime warranty?
Price: $49.99 (9 percent off MSRP)
10. Amazon Gift Card or Amazon Prime Membership
Amazon gift cards are a great last-minute gift idea for Father’s Day. They can be ordered online, and sent instantly via email. Dad can use his gift card to buy himself something nice, such as a bottle of fine wine, a new gadget, or a fresh item for his wardrobe. If an Amazon gift card isn’t ideal for your dad, check out our other last minute Father’s Day gift guide, which is packed with gift ideas that can delivered instantly via email.
Amazon is also running a cool promotion for Movember. When you give dad a gift membership to Amazon Prime, Amazon will donate $10 to Movember, a global charity raising funds and awareness for men’s health. This promo runs through June 21. The gift recipient can start their Prime membership right away. If the recipient is already a Prime member, the gift can be exchanged for an Amazon.com Gift Card. The one-year gift membership does not automatically renew. A Prime gift membership costs $99, and your dad can use his membership to get free two-day shipping, watch movies and TV on Prime Instant Video, listen to music ad-free, get unlimited photo storage in Amazon Cloud Drive, and read free books through the Kindle lending library program.