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Last-minute Father's Day gifts

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Gifts for Dad when you’re short on time

Did Father’s Day sneak up on you this year? We’ve got you covered. Try one of these sure-to-please Father’s Day gifts. Even if procrastination is the name of your game, you can pick one of these gifts up for the dad in your life with time to spare.

Spa treatments

Gifts for Dad when you’re short on time

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Do you love treating yourself to a facial or massage? Moms aren't the only ones who love the spa. Guys want to get a chance to relax and soothe away aches and pains, but they may be reluctant to book spa appointments themselves. For Father’s Day, offer dad a massage gift card. In a rush? SpaFinder Wellness Gift Cards can be sent online.

Premium sports channels

Gifts for Dad when you’re short on time

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Dad can’t make it out to every game, but he can enjoy more sports with a premium sports entertainment package. Talk to your cable provider about packages related to the sports he loves most. There are great premium packages for everything from UFC to football to soccer. Surprise him with access to the games he loves.

Photo canvas

Gifts for Dad when you’re short on time

Short on time? Don’t rule out photo gifts. Many photo centers now offer same day pickup for gifts. Choose your favorite picture of the kids or dad and the kids and have it printed on a beautiful canvas. Dad will love displaying his custom photo canvas (Walmart, $25) at work and no one will ever know you ordered the day before Father’s Day.

Electronics and gadgetry

Gifts for Dad when you’re short on time

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Let’s face it — dad knows exactly what he wants when it comes to gadgets and computer gear. Instead of trying to guess what he wants for Father’s Day, hook him up with a gift certificate to a retailer he knows and trusts. Newegg has an active reviewer community, making it easy to choose the right electronics. Gift cards are available via email.

Gourmet spice rub

Gifts for Dad when you’re short on time

Whether he’s a great with the grill or he's a novice, a gourmet spice rub will make his next culinary creation sing. By Moroccan-born chef Mourad Lahlou, Mourad's Moroccan Roasting & Grilling Rub (Williams-Sonoma, $11) is perfect for the grill, oven roasting or even a crock pot roast. Pick it up for the dad who loves to cook and enjoys new tastes.

Workout gear

Gifts for Dad when you’re short on time

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Jump-start dad’s fitness routine with new workout gear. Pay attention to his favorite types of workouts to find the right gear and activewear for a great last minute Father’s Day gift. Put together a new exercise outfit or upgrade his current gear. If he’s into strength training, try new hand weights (Target, $9) for easy workouts at home or on the go.

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