For many countries around the world, Father’s Day is celebrated in June. While giving gifts to Dad is always fun, it’s sometimes a little tough to actually find the right gift he’ll love. Doesn’t it seem like he usually has everything he needs? And when you ask him if there’s anything he wants, he answers with a simple, “Nothing.” Oy vey.
We love our dads, so the hunt for the perfect token of our affection will always be there. For all the help you need, Borderlinx is here as your personal shopper. In the weeks leading up to the holidays, we’ll be posting Father’s Day gift ideas, sales and shopping guides on the blog and on our social media pages.
Shop Memorial Day Sales
If you’re looking for budget-friendly shopping, buy your Father’s Day gifts during the U.S.’s Memorial Day weekend sales (May 27 through 30). Many big retailers slash prices on merchandise like spring clothing and home goods, and, in many instances, like to offer free shipping. Some sales have even started now!
Get started on your Father’s Day shopping with these stores.
Dick’s Sporting Goods
This U.S. retailer is a perfect store for Dads who love sports, the outdoors or staying active. Memorial Day Sales are happening right now with up to 50% savings on apparel, camping gear and much more. You can also take advantage of free shipping with no minimum purchase.
If Dad is a basketball fan, the NBA finals are fast-approaching. You’ll find a huge selection of NBA merchandise here.
If Dad appreciates name brands, but you don’t want to pay full price, 6pm.com is the place to go for your Father’s Day gift. You can find a wide range of popular brands at discounts that will be kind to your wallet, like ASICS, PUMA, Calvin Klein, Perry Ellis, Levi’s, Lacoste, and the list goes on and on. Deals come and go daily so check back often for savings. There’s also free shipping to your Borderlinx address when you buy two or more items, or one item over $50.
AliExpress is China’s largest online store, offering a wide variety of products on sale or at deeply discounted prices. With so many inexpensive options for men’s apparel, accessories and electronics, you may walk away with more than one gift! Visit AliExpress from May 16-22 for Father’s Day specials.
And don’t forget to use your Borderlinx Hong Kong address to get AliExpress shipments faster. When selecting shipping through AliExpress, it may take up to six weeks to get packages, but with Borderlinx, you won’t have to wait that long, and you’ll be able to track your shipment every step of the way.
When Dad is a practical guy, something like a new beard trimmer or humidifier would be appreciated. Find these appliances and other electronics at reasonable prices at Hong Kong-based store BeeCrazy. Plus, they boast a good selection of brands and products you can only find in China and Hong Kong. Back massager on wheels, anyone?
Keep in mind that prices are displayed in Hong Kong Dollars (with four other options). Use Google’s currency calculator for easy conversion into your preferred currency.
For an online store dedicated to electronics and other gadgets, consider shopping at German retailer Saturn. It’s a very popular chain of stores that can be found throughout several other countries in Europe. You can search through well-known names like Samsung or Apple and discover new gadgets like the Action Camera from Kodak (image below).
For the fashionable Dad, visit Berlin online retailer Zalando. With over 1,500 international brands (including designer labels and its own collection), you’ll have no trouble selecting a wallet, bag, shirt or watch to fit his style. The store also offers both free delivery and returns, and has a 100-day return policy.
When your father is a gadget collector, it can be a challenge to “Wow” him with something new. Check out the U.K.’s Red5 for an impressive selection of items you probably wouldn’t have thought to search for. Unicorn mood light? Check. T-Rex skull? Check. Kebab rotisserie grill? Check. You’ll also find Star Wars merchandise, gadgets for the home, toys and even remote control robots. Get free shipping on all orders over £50, and get 10% off new items for a limited time with offer code NEW10.
Aspinal of London
When Dad needs to be spoiled, nothing says luxury like leather goods. Aspinal of London is an English high-end lifestyle brand that offers leather accessories and gifts for men. Choose from travel bags, belts, gloves, iPad and iPhone cases, wallets and much more. Each item is handmade by genuine leather craftsmen so you know that the item you purchase is of the highest quality.
Consolidate Your Orders
Save even more when you shop with Borderlinx by using our Consolidation service. When you buy from multiple, you can virtually combine your packages under one tracking number to save you money on international shipping fees. Read our service page for more information.