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Top 9 Gifts for Dads Who Travel


If your dad spends a lot of time on the road or in an airplane, then you might want to consider gifts that will make his traveling easier and more enjoyable. Check out some of these gift ideas for the traveling man in your life.

1. Tomtom 1FC5.019.01 Go 50

Tom Tom GO GPS Navigator

Just plug in the TomTom portable automotive GPS and know the way to any destination in the U.S. and Canada. Get directions via spoken turn-by-turn instructions, in text or via clear easy-to-view 3-D maps. The Tom Tom Go 50 features a 5 inch high-resolution color LCD screen displays crystal clear graphics, connections for iPod cables, and both a lighter and AC charger included.

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2. Concepts Personalized Men's Micro Fiber Toiletry Bag

Hanging Toiletry Bag
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Every traveling man needs a good travel kit. This single zip travel kit fits all of your basic necessities in one roomy space. This toiletry kit is for the man who caries the basics to take care of himself. And I like that when unzipped, it can hang in the motel bathroom for easy access.

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3. Dreamer Black Deep Sleep Mask

Sleep Mask
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If you're like me, you have a hard time sleeping on planes or in hotels where there is ambient light. This deep sleep mask is very comfortable and has great light-blocking features.
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4. JVC HANC250 Noise Cancelling Headphones

JVC Headphones
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Listening to music on your MP3 player with ear buds is one experience; a good set of noise cancelling headphones is a quantum leap in quality. But too often, these larger headphones lose in comfort what they gain in quality sound. The JVC headphones are extremely comfortable and bring a listening experience of exceptional quality.
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5. Big League Tour

If your dad is also a big baseball fan, consider giving him a gift certificate or paying for a tour with Big League Tours. This group specializes in tours involving major league baseball games, interaction with major league players and behind the scenes tours at baseball stadiums. They even have a package for Yankees fans that includes a trip to Cooperstown's Baseball Hall of Fame.

6. Universal Travel Adapter

Universal Travel Adapter
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If your dad travels outside of the United States, a universal power adapter is an essential part of his traveling equipment.  This adapter is compact but fully functional.

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7. 1,000 Places to See Before You Die

1000 Places to See Before You Die
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For the aspiring or actual world traveler, author Patricia Shultz has created a wonderful book detailing the best travel destinations around the world. Whether your dad really travels a lot or just dreams about being a globe-trotter, this book will inspire his travel ambitions.
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8. Filter Stream Travel Ionic Air Purifier

Ionic Air Purfier
Air travelers especially will enjoy this small air purifier that helps keeps environmental pollutants out of your personal space. It is compact, quiet and convenient and can clip onto your dad's shirt or worn around his neck.
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9. Memory Foam Travel Pillow

Memory Foam Travel Pillow
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Whether in the car, on the plane or in a hotel room, this memory foam travel pillow is a wonderful and appreciated addition to your dad's travel kit. It supports his neck and contours to his unique shape.
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