Guys can be hard to buy for, especially those few that fall into the “have everything” category. Here are our top 10 suggestions for men’s gifts.
1. Beer Club Subscription
OK, so we might be slightly biased but it is truly the gift that keeps on giving. Choose between a beer pack delivered monthly or quarterly and we sort out the rest. With a variety of pack sizes available there’s something to quench even the biggest of thirsts! Admittedly, if he’s not a beer drinker than maybe it’s not for him - perhaps go for a wine or whiskey subscription as an alternative.
Price: from $30 per month
2. Tandem Skydiving
For the adrenalin junky, there is no better thrill than jumping out of a perfectly good plane! Often a bucket list activity and if you get it for him he’ll have to do it, right?
Price: from $250
3. Indoor Skydiving
Not quite the adrenalin rush as a real skydive but at half the price it won’t blow the budget and can be a good way to test the waters. And if you're keen to have a go too, then this is a great couples weekend activity. Quick tip,look for packages which include 2 flights.
Price: from $100
4. Gold Class Movie Tickets
Take his movie experience to the next level, and treat yourself at the same time! With reclining “lazy boy” styled seats, a VIP area and limited seats it truly is an exclusive movie goers experience. Quick tip, arrive 15-20 minutes prior to the movie start time and browse the food and drinks menu to have something brought out to you while you watch the movie.
Price: single Gold Class tickets from $55
5. Portable Bluetooth Speakers
With music now at everyone’s fingertips through phone apps like Spotify and Deezer this little pressie means he can amplify his music beyond the built in phone speakers. Some, like the Wonderboom, are waterproof too - perfect for men into watersports, boating or fishing.
Price: from $129
6. Spotify Subscription
Forget buying him a CD! These days tens of thousands of songs can be at his fingertips through an app like Spotify. This allows them to listen to their favourite music ad free and listen to music offline as well.
Starts: from $11.99
7. Personalised Leather Wallet
Every man has one and takes it everywhere with him, so you’ll be on his mind each time he reaches for it… or at least you should be. Most suppliers allow for 3 or 4 letters to be stamped onto the wallet.
Price: from $89
8. Hot Sauce Box
Whether it be to spice up his Saturday night nachos or create the ultimate meat rub for his 16 hour slow cooked brisket, nothing compares to hand crafted hot sauce. Hot Sauce Boxes like the ones from Chilli Bom put generic Tabasco sauces to shame and give any dish a real unique bite.
Price: from $40
9. Custom Sports Jersey
If he is a die hard sports fan and has supported his team since day dot then he’ll likely have a sporting jersey or two already in the wardrobe. But what about a personalised jersey with his name on it? Businesses like Your Jersey specialise in creating one off items of his favourite soccer or football team. No one else will want to wear it, literally.
Price: from $100
10. Grand Final / Finals Match / World Cup Tickets
Now this one can get a bit pricey but if he’s a sports fan it is a guaranteed winner. You’ll have to plan ahead as tickets often sell out well in advance depending on the sporting match. You may also need to factor in accommodation and flights if the event is interstate or overseas. Maybe save this one for that ultimate occasion, and if you’re not into sports and don’t want accompany him then consider getting one of his mates in on the occasion.