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8 Father’s Day gifts for dads excited to hit the road

It’s always nice to be thoughtful around Father’s Day. Dads and other father figures who often go on trips are sure to appreciate Father’s Day travel gifts. With the selection of products we’ve listed below, you can grab goodies that just might come in handy when your dad hits the road again. Not only that, but he’s sure to love anything that will enable him to stay comfortable, connected, and entertained.

With that said, let’s dive right in and talk about some Father’s Day gifts that will demonstrate to Dad that you (and your kiddos) took the time and effort to pick something out that’s just right for him.

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Sleepy Ride Airplane Footrest

If Dad flies a lot, the Sleepy Ride Airplane Footrest would be a thoughtful Father’s Day gift for traveling. It’s a footrest made of plush memory foam that’s 21 inches long and 7 inches wide. It comes with straps that hook around the tray table on the back of the seat in front of you. That allows the footrest to become like a little hammock for your feet!

Who it’s great for: The dad who racks up airline miles flying all over the world for work

Welly 18 oz. Traveler Tumbler

The Welly Traveler Tumbler is an eco-conscious, refillable water bottle. Your dad won’t need to buy drinks that come in single-use plastic bottles with this water bottle. Instead, he can keep his drinks hot or cold as it suits him while engaging in sustainable behavior. Plus, the water bottle comes with an infuser for fruit or tea.

Who it’s great for: The eco-conscious dad

LifeStraw Water Filter

For those dads that thrive on adventure and heading to locations where the water isn’t as pure as it should be, the LifeStraw Water Filter is the perfect gift. Instead of having to purchase a super-expensive water purifier, you can grab this affordable substitute. You can literally drink straight out of a mud-filled pond if you have to and get clean water.

Who it’s great for: The dad who’s always planning family camping trips

BAGAIL 6 Set Packing Cubes

If Dad isn’t the most organized person in the world, then this set of six packing cubes from BAGAIL might be helpful. With these packing cubes, Dad can ensure that he doesn’t pack too much and that his clothing and travel necessities are kept in order.

Who it’s great for: The dad who always waits until the last minute to pack

Priority Pass membership

With the Priority Pass membership, you can help Dad enjoy a less stressful time by giving him access to airport lounges worldwide without the need to purchase a flight’s first-class ticket. There are yearly memberships that will provide him access to more than 1,300 VIP lounges all over the planet.

Who it’s great for: The dad who gets anxious at airports

Pocketalk S Voice Translator

Now, if your dad is a tech geek, you couldn’t find a better Father’s Day gift than the Pocketalk S Voice Translator. It’s cool no matter which way you look at it. It’s a two-way translation device that converts over 82 languages and fits easily into a travel pack.

Who it’s great for: The dad who loves tech

Unidapt Universal Travel Power Adapter

This gift needs very little introduction or explanation. If Dad travels outside of North America, he likely needs a power adapter of some kind. The Unidapt Universal Travel Power Adapter comes with four USB ports, so you can charge all your primary electronic devices with ease no matter what country you happen to be in.

Who it’s great for: The dad who has been planning that world trip for ages

Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones

These noise-canceling headphones are perfect for dads that are music lovers or podcast addicts. It cancels out the hustle and bustle of people-filled commutes, the buzz of the airport, and they look great! Plus, whatever Dad is trying to listen to will come through crisp and clear.

Who it’s great for: The dad who loves music

Getting back to travel

Remember that Father’s Day was invented to show Dad how much his kids appreciate his strength, wisdom, support, and encouragement. You can say “I love you” in a tangible way by picking up one or two things that may as well have been tailor-made for him.

When he’s away, travel doesn’t have to be a frustrating experience. With the items we’ve listed above, Dad can receive highly practical Father’s Day gifts that reduce travel woes. Every single one is designed to help ensure that when he travels, whether it’s just over to the next town or a resort on the other side of the planet, he’ll be just a little more comfortable.

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