Gift Ideas to Make your Dad Smile this Father’s Day

30 MAY 2024

Father’s Day is the perfect occasion to celebrate the dads in our lives, and it’s time to publicly state that socks and underwear are no longer the ideal choice for this occasion. Whether your dad is a tech enthusiast, a DIY expert, or enjoys the great outdoors, this guide will help you find the perfect gift, along with some fantastic deals from the likes of Makro, Game, Builders, Incredible Connection, and HiFi Corp.Father's Day card featuring a mustache, glasses, and a stylish bow tie

Tech Gadgets and Electronics

For the tech-savvy dad, consider these top electronics:

  1. Smartphones and Accessories - Samsung A34: This powerful but affordable smartphone offers a 6.6” FHD+ AMOLED screen, a fingerprint sensor so Dad doesn’t have to keep remembering his PIN, and 128GB storage so he can store his favourite tunes for the next family trip.
  2. Smartwatches - A fantastic gift for dads, especially those who are into fitness or spend a lot of time on the road. Smartwatches not only provide timekeeping at a glance, they can offer a number of fitness tracking apps and also assist in managing your appointments/calls seamlessly and safely while being out and about. Check out the wide selection of smartwatch options at Incredible.
  3. Noise-Cancelling Headphones - Bose QuietComfort Noise-Cancelling Headphones: If your dad is serious about his music and in need of a real treat, then the Bose QuietComfort headphones are a perfect gift for dad. Built to offer astonishing clarity at any volume as well as a smart build for all-day comfort, these classy in-ear headphones will give Dad instant access to his happy place.

DIY and Home Improvement Tools

For the handyman dad, quality tools and equipment are always appreciated, and around this special day you can find a wide selection of deals:

  1. Cordless Drill Sets - Ryobi Cordless Drill Driver Project Kit 18V HLD-180K: This handy kit offers dad a number of crucial tools along with the cordless drill. This is perfect for general home use and will bulk up Dad’s tool options instantly.
  2. Pressure Washers - KARCHER K1.100 High Pressure Cleaner K1.100: Ideal for cleaning patios, driveways, and vehicles, this compact and affordable washer outdoor cleaning easy.

A man joyfully holds a baby in his armsOutdoor and Fitness Gear

For the active and outdoor-loving dad, consider these gifts:

  1. Fitness Trackers - The Fitbit Charge: This fitness tracker helps dads stay on top of their health and fitness goals.
  2. Camping Gear - Tents and Accessories: Perfect for dads who love camping, Makro is stocked with a huge range of camping gear, including tents, lighting, camping furniture and more!
  3. Grills and Outdoor Cooking Equipment - Weber Spirit II E-310 Gas Grill: If you’ve got a decent budget and your dad is often manning the grill to cook meat for the family, then consider spoiling him with the Weber Spirit gas grill. *This high-end grill is available for R1000 less at HiFi Corp until 2 June 2024.

Where to Find These Deals

These stores provide a variety of options to ensure you find the perfect gift for Father’s Day 2024 and, even better, they are all RCS partners so you can get the perfect gift for dad without having to empty your bank account.

RCS Store Card holders can purchase items from any of these stores and will have flexible repayment terms that will stretch the purchase over the coming months. If you are not an RCS card holder, you can still take advantage of these benefits by applying now.

It’s easy to complete an application online, and within minutes you will know whether you qualify. Get your card right now and you could be shopping at thousands of retail stores around South Africa in no time.