Let’s face it, for many Dads today, business casual is the norm at the office, so more than ever, the traditional “Father’s Day” tie, is not as appealing. That is why DealScience.com, a platform that helps consumers shop more intelligently, has pulled together the top deals for gifts that Dad really wants this Father’s Day.
The Anti-Tie: Dad’s Deal Deals on Unique Gifts
● For Thrills: For the NASCAR fan, you can save 40 to 50 percent on a race car experience on Gilt City. This experience is available in 14 different cities across the US and packages range from a ride in a race car to actually driving the car yourself. While you’ll usually pay $130 for a three-lap ride along, Gilt City offers it for $65.● For Cheers: For the sports Dad, take him out to the ballgame with MLB tickets starting at $5 on VividSeats.com. You can also save 25 to 60 percent off tickets on ScoreBig.com, the Priceline for name-your-price event tickets. Always compare to the MLB.com site to make sure you’re not paying more than the face value of the ticket.● For Family Fun: For the busy Dad, what’s better than time with the family? Local deals are available in most cities on activities like go-karting and bowling through service-deal sites like Groupon and Livingsocial. Save 25 to 35 percent per person when you use a go-kart Groupon. DealScience.com found great bowling deals like $15 for three games and shoe rentals for two people to $18 for a two-hour lane rental and shoe rental for up to eight people, making it a great activity and gift for the Dad with a big family!● For Gear: Load Dad up with everything he needs to man the grill. Try a personalized apron from Personalization Mall or Zazzle where you can save anywhere from 20 to 65 percent off! For grill tools and accessories under $20, Amazon is the place to go. You can get bestselling Bear Paw Meat Handlers ($12.95), Silicone BBQ gloves ($18.85), and stainless steel heavy duty grill brushes ($8) for 50 to 70 percent off.● For Eats: Nothing says “I love you” like a full belly. Even if you’re not there to celebrate the day together, order Dad a delicious selection of meats from Omaha Steaks or Stock Yards. Get Dad a four-pack of six-ounce filet mignons for $59.99, a 40 percent savings. Plus if you order one of four combos―like a Father’s Day Favorites variety pack, you’ll receive four free Omaha Steaks burgers and free shipping. At Stock Yards, you can save 15 percent off of any orders of $75 or more. If you’re looking to spend under $75, you can save 10 percent off any order, but you must use the BEEFME promo code in order to receive the discount.
If you want to play it safe with the usual Dad gifts, here are DealScience.com's recommendations on the traditional Father’s Day presents:
● Ties, Ties, and More Ties: Spiff up Dad’s tie selection with a Tie of the Month subscription from Tie Bar with a savings of at least $29. At Nordstrom, you can get bow ties and neck ties from Topman, 1901, and Ted Baker for 30 to 40 percent off.● Watches: At Macy’s, you can get a Bulova watch for as low as $119 with $50 off as the most frequent discount. Get as much as 58 percent off at JCPenney on a Seiko watch and save an average of 20 percent off of a Citizen watch.● Sneakers: Get Dad a new pair of brand-name sneakers for under $50. Save 25 to 40 percent on a pair of New Balance sneakers from DSW. A new pair of Nikes start as low as $29.99 and average 50 percent off at Amazon.● Dress and Casual Shoes: If Dad’s soles are wearing a little thin, Nordstrom Rack and 6PM are the place to go. You can get a pair of Cole Haan loafers for $100-120 off at 6PM. Rockports range from 20 to 65 percent off at Nordstrom Rack.