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Our getaways are truly priceless: 

No blackout days, customized to each destination and valid for two years

Consignment travel packages for Non-Profit Fundraising offers no-risk fundraising!  Your Non-Profit pays nothing unless a trip sells during your fundraiser.

We offer group, couple and family travel experiences in all price ranges.

Our getaways include not only the  fun of area attractions but also exposure to  local culture, food and history, making our trips truly priceless experiences of a lifetime.

Browse through our brief getaway descriptions below.

Prices listed below are the suggested auction opening bid for the destinations.

For more information on each trip or to print a poster, select the "Trips" drop down and click on the destination you wish to print. 

To see how easy it is to select and offer our trips for Non-Profit fundraising,  go to "Instructions for Charities".

Four Nights for Four People in Magical Santa Fe

A trip full of culture, art, beauty and wonderful food!  Stay in a beautiful and cozy Southwestern style home located in downtown Santa Fe.  Dine privately in a traditional teepee featuring contemporary menus with nods to the region's rick Native American history.  Enjoy a full-day tour to explore magical Northern New Mexico, experience diverse art, personally meet artisans and savor Native American and Hispanic cuisine. 

              


                No Black Out Dates   Valid for Two Years   

Opening Bid: $2,600

       Value:  Priceless

Three Nights for Four People in Fun and Wonderful New Orleans

Experience the magic of New Orleans on this 3 night getaway for two people! Stay in a your choice of a nice modern hotel or apartment, ideally located near the French Quarter. Also included is a private tour of your choice through the streets and history of the Crescent City!

History, Voodoo, Jazz, and Ghosts Walking Tour: Take to the streets of New Orleans with your private tour guide on a unique walking tour of the city! Hear the stories that formed New Orleans, learn about the founders and those who lived under the French and Spanish control, and gain understanding of why Voodoo and Jazz flourished here! Hop on the river front street car to Faubourg Marigny and go to the famous Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro, famous for it’s live jazz music every night! And no New Orleans tour is complete without ghost stories and haunted sites!

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1 Hour Carriage Tour: Discover New Orleans in an authentic way with a private horse drawn carriage ride tour! Travel in style to explore the enchanting city! This tour can be personally customized to suit your interests. Wonder the streets of The Garden District with luxurious mansions and estates, the more contemporary and trendy Arts District, the historic French Quarter, or the river front for an authentic creole culture!


No Black Out Dates    Valid for 2 years
Opening Bid:  $2,800      
Value:  Priceless

Seven Nights for 10 on Alabama's Relaxing Gulf Shores Beach

Adventure, fun, relaxation…you’ll find it all on Alabama’s white-sand beaches. For years, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach remained a little-known vacation treasure, but more and more, families are discovering the 32 miles of soft sand and clear waters that lace the edges of Alabama’s southern border on the Gulf of Mexico. With attractions like zip lines, championship golf and water sports, travelers are escaping to the beach for their annual vacations and weekend getaways.  Located directly on the Beach with a large balcony overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, this condo or house is where you want to be for your next beach vacation!   Both offer a convenient proximity to dining, shopping, and various entertaining activities. Beds are available for 10 people  or 4 bedrooms with king or queens and a bunk room with up to 2 set of bunk beds.  Hide a beds are also available if you wish to push the “10” number.

No Black Out Dates    Valid for Two Years      Opening Bid:  $3,900    

Value:  Priceless


Five Nights for Four in Beautiful St Lucia 

Enjoy five nights in beautiful St Lucia with four people! Stay in a contemporary-Caribbean themed, two bedroom, two bathroom apartment located just above popular Marigot Bay. The apartment is on the outskirts of a rainforest and affords breathtaking views of Marigot Bay, the Caribbean sea, and the surrounding mountain range. Accommodations can be substituted to on the beach if available. Also included -  a romantic sunset Champagne cruise.

No Black Out Dates       Valid for Two Years   
Opening Bid:  $2,800   
Value:  Priceless 

Key West Five Nights in a Marriott Superior King Room for Two

Five nights in Key West at the Marriott Resort Hotel, set on seven lush acres with a beach and waterfront pool.  The Marriott provides the ideal location for your Key West vacation with easy access to all the beaches, arts and entertainment venues.  Watch the famous Key West sunset on a  two hour catamaran cruise while you enjoy twilight views of the sea as the sun goes down with included wine, sparkling wine, beer or sangria on board. The following day, enjoy an afternoon of sailing and snorkeling on this five hour small-group cruise off the coast of Key West. Spend a relaxing afternoon on a schooner headed to North America’s only living coral barrier reef for the adventure of a lifetime. You will pass some of Key West’s top attractions on the way, then dive right in and see more than 600 species of colorful fish, coral and other sea life. This cruise includes professional snorkeling instruction and a delicious on board buffet.

No Black Out Dates   Valid for Two Years

Opening Bid:  $2,800

Value:  Priceless


Ski or Golf in Banff or Whistler  for Two for Three Nights

Whistler

Explore your passion for adventure and relaxation in Whistler at the award winning Fairmont Chateau Whistler resort in British Columbia, voted Canada's #1 Golf and #1 Ski Resort by the readers of the Condé Nast Traveler Magazine. Nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler hotel defines mountain luxury. With true ski-in and ski-out convenience and on-site golf course, the classic elegance of this landmark Whistler hotel offers a modern alpine setting for unsurpassed guest services, exceptional dining, and full resort amenities, breakfast included.

                                                  Banff

Fairmont Banff Springs, iconic beauty amidst snow-capped peaks, enchanting lakes and pristine wilderness. The majestic “Castle in the Rockies,” a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the heart of Banff National Park, has been providing legendary hospitality to guests for 125 years. This winter, ski champagne powder at your choice of three world renowned ski areas and enjoy many other exhilarating winter activities. In summer months, experience championship golf on the Stanley Thompson designed Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course and choose from a diverse offering of summer activities. Just steps away from the hotel is the authentic mountain town of Banff. Enjoy year-round events and attractions from the Banff Snow Days Festival to The Fairmont Banff Springs Sports Invitational Gala, local museums, the Banff Gondola and mineral-rich hot springs. Either trip includes a 500.00 credit for Golf or Skiing.
    No Black Out Dates   Valid for Two  Years    
Opening Bid:  $3,100

  Value:  Priceless


Seven Nights for Two in Naples, Italy Vatican and Sistine Chapel

Stay in the Breathtaking Decumani Hotel De Charme complete with luxurious room and daily breakfast(may be substituted with equal accommodations). The hotel is located near many historical and cultural attractions. This trip includes the following activities- 1) a half day guided tour of Pompeii, 2) one day tour of Vatican and Sistine Chapel via high speed train, the guides will meet you at train station and you will get to do the “skip the line” Vatican and Sistine Chapel 3) an afternoon 2.5 hour walking tour of Historical Naples. Romantic Naples, two hours south of Rome, is the largest city in southern Italy. It has some of the world's best opera and theater houses and is often called an open-air museum, due to its many historic statues and monuments. Perfect travel season in the Mediterranean is May – September. 

        No Black Out Dates   Valid for 2 Years         
Opening Bid: $3,300  
Value:  Priceless

Texas Wine Country Winery Tour for Four , Three Nights in Fredericksburg. 

Included is a 3 night stay in a charming 2 bedroom, 2 bath Texas Hill Country home; a full day private tour to select wineries with wine tastings led by a professional tour guide; and dinner for 4 at The Cabernet Grill (5 star) home of Upscale Texas Hill Country Cuisine.

Priceless Experience! Fun and full of the taste and stars of Texas!

 



No Black Out Dates Valid for 2 years  

Opening Bid:  $2,100

Value:  Priceless


Seven Days in St. Emilion and Bordeaux, France for Four people

Beautifully decorated modern apartment in the very center of the bustling district of Place Gambetta, in the historic center of Bordeaux.  Conveniently located 500 meters from the Grand Theatre, 200 meters from the tram and close to restaurants and bars. (Two bedroom, Two bathroom).  This trip includes a five hour tour of two wine chateaux including tastings, and a stroll through the vineyards.  Another evening will be filled with a beautiful  three hour dinner cruise on the Garonne Rive


No Black Out Dates   Valid for Two Years
Opening Bid:  $2,900 

Value:  Priceless 

World Class Saltwater Fishing Adventure Sitka, Alaska four nights for Two

Trip includes airport pick up and return and excursion shuttles into Sitka.   Ten hours of fishing.  Fleet of custom built Almar boats with 360 degree walk-around, full cabin and quiet 4-stroke twin outboards. Captains are U.S. Coast Guard licensed, have NW fishing experience and work with deckhands. Top quality fishing equipment featuring G Loomis rods, Shimano reels and Avet 2-speed halibut reels.  On the dock the deckhands filet, vacuum seal, flash freeze, label and box the fish for air travel.   Deluxe Accommodations Overlooking Sitka Sound:  Secluded and quiet hilltop location. 200 Yards to our private dock. 20 Minutes to the center of Sitka. Large deck overlooking the water with a heated gazebo and hot tub. Two indoor common areas include a comfortable quiet area, full wet bar, 60" TV, pool table, Wifi access and fax .   Large dining room with open kitchen. Breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner prepared by on site chef.   Season is from May through September.        

No Black out dates   Valid for Two Years
Opening Bid:  $6,200
Value:  Priceless

Five nights for four people in Breckenridge, Colorado

Design your own adventure at Breckenridge, Colorado! Experience the world famous 300 annual inches of Colorado white gold, a.k.a. SNOW! Or when snowy slopes melt away, enjoy the green mountain side’s and cool summer weather Breckenridge has to offer. Included in the package: accommodations for four people for five nights in a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, modern condo and a $500 voucher to be used toward anything you want!

 

No Blackout dates     Valid for two years      60 day travel notice

Opening Bid : $2,800

Seven Nights for two people on the Island of Crete

Spend 4 nights at the historic and beautiful Veneziano Boutique Hotel in Heraklion, known for Knossos Palace, stunning views, and, of course, wine! Enjoy a day exploring Roman Aqueducts and the cave where Zeus was born; local living and try Raki, olive oil, and home-made cheese; outstanding views of the region’s countryside; and traditional Cretan food with wine!

Spend 3 nights in Vranas “Venice of the East” Studios in picturesque Chiana, famous for the Venetian Harbour! Crete’s struggle for independence flowered this beautiful and diverse city! Wander through Chiana’s winding streets, fore walked by Romans, Byzantine officials, Arabs, Venetians, Ottomans, and Germans. Hear about the sailors, traders, and heroes who shaped the city’s past, admire the architecture and monuments, and savor tasty “mezedes” appetizers with Raki by the waterside!

 


No Blackout dates     Valid for two years      60 day travel notice

Opening Bid : $3,100


Six nights for two people in elegant Florence, Italy

Florence is full of beautiful sights from historic buildings to the rolling countryside. But do you really know the stories and secrets hidden behind the marvels? Join us for a journey to discover Florence, admire the art, and fall in love with the history!


6 nights for 2 people, featuring a unique “palace” experience. Stay on the ground floor of a 16th century palace that belonged to Florentine notables in the heart of Florence. Enjoy the tranquility amongst the busy city center with exquisite fresco ceilings and access to a private garden!

Included in this package is an exclusive private walking tour to see some of the world’s greatest art and discover the city’s fascinating history. Expose yourself to the abundant treasures of Florence when you get to know the city intimately! Take a journey to the Chianti Classico wine region for a half-day wine tour! Visit 2 of Tuscany’s most renowned wineries to savor 6 different wines and olive oils paired with cheese, salami, and bruschetta



No Blackout dates     Valid for two years      60 day travel notice

Opening Bid : $3,300


Five nights for 2 people in magical Reykjavik, Iceland 

Your Northern Lights expert tour guide takes you away from the lights of the city into Iceland’s countryside in a super-jeep, built to handle rough Icelandic terrain. With favorable weather and solar conditions, watch the incredible dancing lights in the sky!

Let the adventure continue with Iceland’s famous “Golden Circle Tour”, highlighting Gullfoss, the “Golden Waterfall”; Strokkur geyser, which erupts every 3-4 minutes with spouts as high as 30 meters; Kerid, a volcanic crater lake; and Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with stunning views! Also included is your choice of a nice, modern apartment or a hotel for 2 people for 5 nights.

 


No Blackout dates     Valid for two years      60 day travel notice

Opening Bid : $3,100