Retirement ushers in a new phase in someone’s life. It’s a time when retirees can finally sit back, relax and enjoy the finer things in life. Therefore, it’s important to mark this occasion with a special gift. While hunting for a special retirement gift for a professional who is saying goodbye to their work life, consider the below gift ideas:
1. A Passport Holder
A passport holder not only stores all travel documents, but also reduces the risk of losing your passport by having the holder’s name or initials engraved on it. Passport holders come extremely handy if the pensioner plans to travel to exotic locations or meet family and relatives living abroad.
2. Bottles of Fine Wine
Wine is often consumed by guests at house parties or on special occasions. A case of wine could be a good retirement gift since it would certainly come in handy while entertaining guests at home. Wine also pairs well with a variety of cheeses, pastas, pizzas, salads and meat. You can gift an assortment of different types of wine.
3. Saregama Carvaan
The Saregama Carvaan is a portable music player that has hundreds of evergreen Bollywood songs sung by the melodious Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhonsle, Mohd. Rafi, Kishore Kumar and many other renowned artists. The soon-to-be pensioner can sing along to tunes of these fine singers using this bluetooth music player in their free time whis is a perfect gift for music lovers.
A Watch with Their Name Engraved on it
Watches are more than just tellers of time. They are a fashionable accessory, a symbol of prestige and are highly functional. Today, watches don’t just help you keep track of time. Smart watches, as they are called, can help you keep track of your fitness levels, answer calls, display WhatsApp messages and even click photos.
However, if you want to give something traditional and elegant, give a conventional watch with their name engraved at the back.
4. A Chess Board
Retirement is the perfect time to pursue hobbies, meet old friends and spend more time with family. Playing chess is a popular hobby and comes with myriad benefits. Several studies have shown that playing chess exercises both sides of the brain, improves memory, boosts creativity, promotes concentration and prevents Alzheimer’s. Besides its well-documented benefits, playing chess with friends and family members is a great way to bond with them.
5. A Monogrammed Wallet
Wallets safely store currency notes, ID cards, credit cards, debit cards, loose change and passport-sized pictures. A leather wallet with the retiree’s name or initials engraved on it would make a good retirement gift.
Use the above retirement gift ideas to present something special to the person saying goodbye to their working life on their last day in office.