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  • Writer's pictureChelsea Johnson

Father’s Day Trips That Will Knock His Socks Off

Father’s Day is fast approaching and you’re still desperately searching for the perfect gift. What can you give that special dad who has been your rock from your first day of nursery school to your first heartbreak- that special guy who always has your back- no matter what?

Forget the fancy wristwatches and neckties and surprise Dad with memories he will cherish forever with a custom trip this Father’s Day! Whether he loves sports, cars, fishing, craft beers, or whiskey, these trip ideas are sure to put a smile on his face and create a special place in his heart forever.

For the Sports Fan

Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park

MLB International Series (Yankees vs. Red Sox)

Don’t let Dad miss his chance to catch Major League Baseball history in the making as the Boston Red Sox go to bat against their oldest and fiercest rivals at their first-ever game across the pond at London Stadium (home of the 2012 Olympics).

* While General Tickets have already sold out, Alair Travel can still get dad tickets to this first-ever event! We can also arrange accommodations, transportation, and other unique experiences for your stay in London.

Click Here To Purchase Tickets for Saturday, June 29th, 2019

Click Here To Purchase Tickets for Sunday, June 30th, 2019

Private Tour & Batting Practice at Fenway Park

Fenway Park is a place where dreams are made, traditions are celebrated and baseball is forever. Dad will learn everything there is to know about “America’s Most Beloved Ballpark.” The cherry on top will be when he gets to live out those pro-baseball dreams with a round of batting practice.

Contact Chelsea at Alair Travel for Booking Info.

Super Bowl LIV

football in grass

Give dad the ultimate piece of the action with tickets to Super Bowl LIV in Miami. Alair Travel can book everything from the cheapest seats in the nosebleeds to the most extravagant suites with full hospitality. We’ll also take care of accommodations, transportation, and access to exclusive tailgate parties. Dad will never forget this once-in-a-lifetime experience!

NFL Logo

FC Barcelona Soccer Stadium Experience

FC Soccer Stadium Barcelona, Spain

There is nothing better for soccer dads than to step inside the epic FC Barcelona’s Camp Nou soccer stadium and get up-close and personal with one of the best soccer teams in the world with this privately-guided, family-friendly experience. Start off at a local bar for some patatas bravas where the star of the team, Lionel Messi, used to eat, then discover the museum, changing rooms, press rooms, and other backstage areas inside the stadium. Dad’s passion for the game will be forever changed after this amazing experience.

Contact Alair Travel to Book.

For the Golfer

golf course

The Ultimate New Zealand Golf Package

Dad will delight with 9 nights in absolute Golf Heaven, with 3-night stays in each of the 3 award-winning Robertson Lodges, spanning the length of the stunning New Zealand Coast.

The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs New Zealand
he Lodge at Kauri Cliffs

Cape Kidnappers New Zealand
ape Kidnappers

Matakauri Lodge New Zealand
atakauri Lodge

He will love playing the David Harman-designed par 72 PGA championship golf course at Kauri Cliffs and the Tom Doak-designed par 71 course at Cape Kidnappers, both with stunning ocean views. For added thrills, fly him up to the par 3 golf tee on Cecil Peak, 4,500m above Queenstown and accessed only by helicopter.

golfers at Cape Kidnappers New Zealand
hoto Courtesy of Relais & Chateaux

In addition to championship courses, these award-winning Relais & Châteaux properties offer a wide range of leisure activities the entire family will enjoy. From three pristine private beaches, pools, immersive local heritage tours, working farms, bountiful fishing, bush walks, mountain and quad biking, and world-class spas.

swimming pool and spa at Kauri Lodge New Zealand
croquet at Matakauri Lodge New Zealand

sea views from balcony at Kauri Lodge New Zealand
hotos Courtesy of Relais & Chateaux

The owner’s cottages at each resort are perfect for families, couples or friends traveling together, as well as for special celebrations.

Accommodations at Robertson Lodges
hoto Courtesy of Relais & Chateaux

Accommodations at Robertson Lodges
hoto Courtesy of Relais & Chateaux

When you book your Ultimate New Zealand experience with Alair Travel, you also receive:

  1. full breakfast daily

  2. complimentary lunch for each night of stay

  3. daily pre-dinner drinks and hors d’oeuvres

  4. gourmet dinner

  5. complimentary mini-bar (excluding liquor and wines)

  6. use of lodge facilities

  7. traditional lodge inclusions

The Robertson Lodges include The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, and Matakauri Lodge, and are members of Relais & Chateaux.

The Masters 2020

golf swing

A tradition like no other, golf-loving dads will be thrilled to attend the 84th edition of The Masters in 2020 where the biggest names in golf compete for the famous green jacket. We have exclusive access to tickets for this unforgettable event that takes place every year in Augusta, Georgia, and can also arrange accommodations, transportation and VIP entry to special events to complete the experience. We are also able to offer exclusive access to the 1018 Club.

Contact Alair Travel to Book.

For the Car Enthusiast

Keys to Red Ferrari

Hotels With Luxury Cars

Dad will love staying at these amazing family-friendly hotels that make stays even sweeter with an impressive selection of luxury vehicles for their guests.

InterContinental, Madrid

Porsche driving experience at InterContinental Madrid
hoto Courtesy of InterContinental Madrid

Centrally located on the prestigious Paseo de la Castellana, near the Real Madrid Stadium, the exclusive shopping area of Serrano Street, and the “Art Triangle” with the Prado Museum, guests staying in one of their amazing Presidential Suites get to drive a Porsche Boxter during their stay. To get a feel for Madrid’s local art culture, I suggest staying in one of their Signature Presidential Suites which are dedicated to Picasso, Miró, and Dalí. Guests staying in their Penthouse Royal Suite get to cruise around in a Porsche 911.

suite at InterContinental Madrid
hoto Courtesy of InterContinental Madrid

When you book your stay with Alair Travel, you also receive:

  1. Early check-in upon arrival, subject to availability.

  2. Prado Museum tickets for up to two w/ minimum 3-night stay

  3. Club Lounge access, with exclusive Club services:

  4. Private check-in.

  5. Late check-out until 4:00 pm

  6. Private breakfast at the Lounge

  7. A buffet with a wide range of snacks and drinks from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm

  8. 10% discount at El Jardin Restaurant & Brunch

  9. 2-hour meeting room at Moncloa Club Lounge meeting room.

  10. Internet access

  11. 2 pressing services at the laundry

The Dorchester, London

hoto Courtesy of the Dorchester

Families will love the spacious Dorchester Suite with its spectacular views of London and Hyde Park.

hoto Courtesy of the Dorchester

Dads will love being chauffeured in their choice of a Rolls Royce Phantom, Rolls Royce Silver Cloud or Daimler Vanden Plas for trips to Buckingham Palace or out to Coworth Park for a polo lesson or bike ride through the countryside.

Rolls Royce in London

Complimentary early check-in is guaranteed for all guests traveling from North America. In the event a specific suite is occupied, the hotel will offer a resting suite (or room) of a similar standard until your booked suite is available.

When you book your VIP Stay with Alair Travel, you also receive:

  1. Room upgrade on arrival, subject to availability

  2. Full breakfast daily for up to two in-room guests

  3. $85 Food & Beverage credit

  4. Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability

  5. Complimentary Wi-Fi

Explore Tuscany by Ferrari

Ferrari Interior

After a quick lesson on the mechanics and proper handling techniques, put dad behind the wheel of the quintessential red Ferrari convertible so he can fulfill every car-lover’s fantasy! He’ll take in breathtaking views of the Tuscan countryside as he winds along the vineyard and olive grove-lined roads just outside of Florence. After the adrenaline subsides, he can relax and unwind in the heart of the Chianti wine region where he will stop in a medieval local village, enjoy a guided visit to a boutique winery with ancient cellars, learn the secrets of wine and olive oil production, and enjoy a traditional Tuscan lunch paired with a wine tasting.

Don’t miss the Ferrari Museums in Modena and Maranello as well!

Contact Alair Travel to book this amazing experience.

2019 British Grand Prix

Don’t let dad miss history being made at this year’s Formula 1 British Grand Prix, as 2019 may be the last year to witness this race!

Contact Alair Travel for tickets and arrangements.

For the Fisherman

fly fisherman

Fly Out Fly Fishing in Alaska (day trip)

Let dad experience Alaskan fishing at its finest as he heads out into the heart of the Alaskan wilderness by floatplane.

Whether dad is a seasoned fisherman or a first-timer, the trip will be suited to your needs, and hands-on instruction is at the ready for anyone who needs it. All skill levels will enjoy the challenge of Alaskan fishing in these remote waters, as well as the abundant wildlife in this awe-inspiring setting.

Your experienced local guide and pilot are able to select the best location suited to your particular group and that offers the best fishing opportunities available on any given day. Fishing species include cutthroat trout, steelhead, Dolly Varden and various salmon species. The experience includes transportation, all gear and equipment, plus a smoked salmon snack. For ages 5 and up.

Contact Alair Travel for arrangements.

Heli-Fishing in British Columbia (5 Nights)

aerial lake view from helicopter

Dad will love exploring the vast wilderness and heli-fishing in the remote Nimmo Bay, located near Vancouver in the Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia. With over 50,000 square miles of pristine terrain, his expert pilot guide will lead him on fishing expeditions in search of Wild Pacific Salmon. He’ll also have the opportunity to reel in Coho, Chinook, Pinks and Steelhead, as well as Dolly Varden Char, Rainbow and Cutthroat Trout. The trip will begin in beautiful downtown Vancouver in a luxurious suite at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia, then he will be whisked off via planes or helicopter to Nimmo Bay Resort where he will stay in a private cabin for the next 4 nights. That will be the jumping off point for daily guided fishing expeditions. With his expert pilot and guide, he’ll go where the fish are, touching down on glaciers, remote riverbeds, and near pristine lakes teeming with fish. Dad will never forget this fishing trip!

Contact Alair Travel to arrange this amazing expedition!

remote fishing lake

For The Beer Connoisseur

beer sign

Belgian Beer Tour

If dad is a true beer connoisseur, he is sure to be wowed as he tastes his way through Belgium, visiting Trappist monastery-breweries, exploring quaint towns, and filling up on delicious mussels, waffles, and chocolate galore.

Contact Chelsea at Alair Travel for booking information.

beer cheers

For the Whiskey Aficionado

whiskey pour

Whiskey Tours in Ireland & Scotland

Dublin, Ireland

Dad can explore the whiskey trails of Ireland and Scotland with his own private driver guide, taking in visits to the Old Jameson Distillery in Dublin, the Bushmills Distillery in Northern Ireland or the Oban Distillery in Scotland, and even taking a boat over to Lambay Island for a Private VIP whiskey experience which includes tastings of the Lambay Irish Whiskey range and a tour with the owner (access to the island is by invite only). He can complement these tours with whiskey masterclasses, samplings in traditional pubs, an opportunity to blend his own whiskey, all while stopping in at castles and noteworthy sites along the way.

Contact Alair Travel to customize the perfect tour for dad.

Irish castle

Happy Father’s Day!

Contact Chelsea at Alair Travel to help you customize the perfect trip for your dad this Father’s Day!

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