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Retirement Gift Ideas for the New Frontier

Unique retirement gift ideas for those with a unique vision of retirement

Retirement gifts for men and women

Whether you’re looking for retirement gifts for men or retirement gifts for women, the idea of the gold watch is long gone. Today’s retirees aren’t sitting around watching the time go by. They’re up for new adventures. More appropriate retirement gift ideas today would include a diving watch or a smart watch for them to take and use on their travel adventures, not a gold watch. Retirement gift ideas can include all kinds of gizmos and gadgets, from smartphones, tablets and wearable technology to digital cameras and accessories.

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  • Safer than cash because the funds can be replaced if lost or stolen*
  • Choose from a variety of designs appropriate for the holidays

For less tech-savvy retirees, more traditional travel-related gifts may be the right fit. Consider luggage, passport carriers or toiletry kits to send off the jet-setting retiree in style. Headsets, travel pillows and anything that makes a flight more comfortable are great retirement gift ideas too. 

Don’t forget experiential gifts as retirements gifts for women or retirement gifts for men. A good experience can make for an unforgettable send off and can create fond memories that last for years to come. Consider a spa package at a luxury hotel. Or for the thrill seekers, fantasy rock star or race car camp.

Kitchen items, from a set of gourmet olive oils to a pasta maker, are perfect retirement gift ideas for men and women who are connecting with their inner foodie. You can accompany the new gadget with a bottle of fine wine -- always a special way to celebrate a new stage in life. Download a wine app for your mobile device to find the best rated wines at various price points.

You can also inspire retirees to buy something they had never considered before with an American Express Gift Card. It’s a thoughtful gift that’s so flexible, it can be used anywhere American Express Cards are accepted. You can even “dress up” your Gift Card with a special presentation. For example, if the retiree is about to embark on a cruise, make a retirement greeting card that looks like a cruise voucher. If he or she is into food, present the card like a menu. Whatever the gift, retirement can be a thrilling time. It’s a perfectly appropriate occasion to say “good luck; we’re going to miss you” with a gift.


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