2017 Gift Ideas for Malaysian Dads

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It’s Father’s Day!

Your dad was one who probably bought you your first basketball, the one who stood on the sidelines at your sports games, picked you up from your first party (and probably subsequently scolded you for attending said party), and taught you a plethora of valuable life lessons.

Now, since your dad has probably given you a lifetime of sage advice, we’re here with some sage advice of our own: it’s time to trade in that tie you get him every year for some out-of-the-box gift ideas.

We’ve put together a list of need-to-know pointers to help get you started for your Malaysian dads.

Image credit: A clip from The Journey (2014) – A screen shot from heart-warming movie that reminds us how amazing Malaysian dads could be and how much are they willing to sacrifice. It is a story of an aging father who goes on a cross-country motorcycle road trip through Malaysia with his future Caucasian son-in-law to hand delivers wedding invitations.


Shopping Tips To Find The Coolest Gift

  • Budget:

    If you’re stumped on what to get your favorite guy for Father’s Day, remember that showing appreciation doesn’t have to have to break the bank.

    It really is the thought that counts. Be realistic and stay within your means, especially if you find yourself celebrating several exceptional men on this special day.


  • Type Of Dad:
    What does your Malaysian Dad love?
    This is the type of question you need to be exploring.Is he a music buff?
    Consider getting him a pair of hip new headphones. Most dads usually love new hip things.Is he an avid runner or cyclist? He may very well enjoy a fitness tracker so that he can monitor his progress.Whatever it is, make sure you take his character and interests into account while you shop. It will make it easier to come up with the ideal gift.


  • Personalized:
    If you have ample time, consider a personalized gift to make it extra special.Whether it’s with an engraving or a monogram, personalizing a gift is a sure way to honor your Father, and make him feel exclusive.


  • Last Minute:
    We get it. Life gets hectic, time flies and suddenly you’re left with no other choice than to get a last-minute gift.Luckily, there’s this thing called online shopping now and thanks to 1-day shipping and a little help on our part, there are still plenty of options out there for all of you last-minute shoppers.

Best Gifts For Malaysian Dads

Shopping for Dads is hard.

Trust us, we know. But don’t you worry, that’s where we come in.

We’ve rounded up some the best selling and top rated gift ideas we have found for every type of Malaysian Dads.

Looking for something unique? We have you covered. There’s a little something in here for everyone.

Amazon Echo

For The Business Dad

One-Day Shipping Available!

Think of Amazon’s Echo like his new personal assistant (minus the horrifying hourly rate).

Operating via voice control, the Echo can recite daily news, read him an audiobook, blast his favorite dad rock, or even order him a pizza. The Echo can also help out with the chores, including controlling the thermostat, any outdoor sprinklers, and lock any doors.

Editor’s Note: Receive $40 off the Echo from now until 6/20/2017!
$179.99 at Amazon.com

HyperChiller Iced Coffee Maker

For The Classic Dad
Who doesn’t love a chilled-to-perfection iced coffee on a hot Malaysian weather?

Simple yet effective, the HyperChiller is able to chill hot coffee in about a minute — without diluting your beverage.

If that’s not enough, it’s also able to chill whiskey, wine, and any other liquid vice Dad may have.

Editor’s Note: Receive free shipping with Amazon Prime!
$34.99 at Amazon.com

Philips Norelco Vacuum Beard Trimmer

For The Bearded Dad

One-Day Shipping Available!

It doesn’t hurt to have a little extra when executing facial trims.

A staggering 20 length settings optimized for precision makes this Philips beard trimmer simple and enjoyable to use. A rechargeable battery provides up to one hour of cordless use on a full charge — more than enough time to get even the thickest beard under control.

Editor’s Note: Receive $10 off from now until 6/20/2017!
$59.99 at Amazon.com

RM448 at Lazada.com.my

Tile Mate

For The Classic Dad

Old age or not, we’ve all experienced the chaos of trying to remember where the heck you left your house keys.

Enter Tile: the slim little trackers can be attached to wallets, keys, or whatever other items seem to walk out on their own. Next time you lose your item, simply open the Tile app and Tile-Mate will locate the item.

RM249 at Lazada.com.my
$24.99 at Amazon.com

Discovery Drone With Camera & Wi-Fi Feature

One-Day Shipping Available!
This small but mighty drone should not be dismissed as cute. Not only is it fun and easy to fly, he’ll actually be able to capture video thanks to the built-in HD camera and Wi-Fi function. Great for drone beginners and flying experts alike, the 6-axis flight control system with adjustable gyro sensitivity makes it easy to fly stable. Whether young or older, the Hubsan drone is sure to evoke his inner kid on Christmas morning.

$139.99 at Amazon.com

MVMT Watches

For the Dapper Dad

Born from a love of the timepiece and the need to eliminate markups by popular brands, meet MVMT — the watch company single-handedly revolutionizing the art of the wristwatch.

These leather-clad watches offer a minimal design made from high-quality materials that exude fine detailing and premium quality. So good, you’ll probably want to pick one up for yourself while you’re at it.

$144.21 with Free Shipping at Amazon.com
From RM39.50 at Lazada.com.my


Mophie Power Reserve

One-Day Shipping Available!

It’s easy to lose track of how much juice is left on your smartphone.

Mophie’s power banks combine style and function, stuffing up to two times the extra battery power inside a sleek design. Built-in cables eliminate the need to carry those annoying USB cords too.

Starts from RM169 at Lazada.com.my
$34.99 at Amazon.com


Leather Card Case

For the Practical Dad
Sometimes, you don’t need to drag a full wallet with you. A thin, slick card case is all you need for a quick trip to the grocery store or a dinner out with mom.

This vacchetta number will grow more distinguished with age — developing a deep honey hue patina the more he uses it.

From $17.97 at Amazon.com

After all, it is not what you give your dad.

The point is to let your dad knows that you care and love him.

If you want to make it an even more, special day, take your dad out for a dinner at his favorite restaurant. I bet he would be crying out of happiness.

For those who are overseas, don’t forget to at least call your dad and tell him that you love him.

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