If you can't be there for your dad's birthday you still want to let him know you're thinking of him. I've put together some great ideas for gift baskets for birthday presents for dadwhen you can't be there. Gifts baskets really do make great birthday presents and hostess gifts and thank you gifts and just about any other gift giving occasion you can think of. They are easy to order online and have delivered on the specified day when you can't be there in person. Gift baskets are no longer limited to fruit or cheese and crackers and salami like they once were. Now they are available in just about any combination you can think of and not just food. Gift baskets are available with drink mixes, spa goodies, and car washing supplies too. Fruit baskets do have a traditional place in gift baskets for a reason. They're great to receive! You can get them with dried fruit, fruit and nuts, tropical fruit, seasonal fruit, chocolate dipped or covered fruit! I especially like fruit of the month selections, they are always a special treat when they arrive and are a treat that's spread out over time. You can get them for anywhere from 3 months up to a year depending on your budget. Finding birthday gift ideas for dad online is a breeze when you look at the different types of baskets available. Does your dad have any dietary restrictions? Baskets come with selections of goodies that are low fat, low cal, low carb, low sugar, gluten free, organic. Just about every dietary concern you can think of. When you take the time to send a basket of treats that are foods the recipient on a special diet can truly enjoy on it really is appreciated. If your dad likes to fire up the grill and try new flavors he'll enjoy a gift basket filled with specialty BBQ spices, rubs or marinades that he can't get locally. If he's a hot sauce fan who can never get enough there are birthday ideas for him as well. Does your dad's tastes run more to salty and crunchy than sweet or spicy? How about a gift basket filled with crunchy snacks to be enjoyed while watching the next big game? Or a selection of different seasoned popcorns to pop for the next at-home movie night? Coffee baskets make great birthday presents for him if he's a coffee lover. Baskets come with a great selection of different coffees for dad to try and maybe find a new one, that'll you'll be getting him a bag of for the next holiday! Baskets also come packed with selections of teas for the tea lover in your life. Whatever tastes or hobbies your dad has you're sure to be able to find a gift basket that will give him a smile on his birthday. Finding the perfect birthday presents for dad when you can't be there to celebrate is a breeze when you check out the selection of goodies I've put together for you.