Today marks the last day of Postmedia’s popular Support and Buy Local Auction, so if you’ve been humming and hawing about whether or not to place that bid, this is your sign to go for it.
The online auction has plenty to choose from, from home appliances to coffee beans. To help you choose, we’ve come up with a list of five great deals that are still up for grabs.
Fishing Package for Two from Bear Cove Cottages
Retail Price: $5,840 | Starting Bid: $2,920 | Number of Items Available: 1
Head to beautiful Port Hardy with a friend for two fully-guided days of salmon and halibut fishing in northern Vancouver Island’s fishing-rich waters. In the evenings, relax in your oceanview cottage as your experienced guides take care of everything, from fish processing to meal preparation.
Dan Desk from In Elements Design
Retail Price: $1,520 | Starting Bid: $760 | Number of Items Available: 1
Turn anywhere in your space into a home office with this indoor/outdoor adjustable desk from In Element Design. Fusing Japanese design with Western influences, this piece has the signature makings of any furniture from In Element Design — the perfect combination of art, form and function.
Behind the Scenes Rhino Experience from Greater Vancouver Zoo
Retail Price: $375 | Starting Bid: $188 | Number of Items Available: 3
Get an up-close and personal rhino encounter with this unforgettable and educational experience from the Greater Vancouver Zoo. With the knowledgeable and experienced zookeepers on hand, you’ll be able to interact directly and safely with the majestic rhinos that call this zoo home.
$250 Gift Certificate toward Skincare Services from Derma Bright Clinic
Retail Price: $250 | Starting Bid: $125 | Number of Items Available: 4
Treat yourself with an anti-aging, acne skin care or body treatment using state-of-the-art technology from the folks at Derma Bright Clinic. Take advantage of major savings from this Vancouver-based clinic and feel like your best self just in time for pool season.
$100 Gift Card for Personal Services for Aging Adults from Tuktu Care Inc
Retail Price: $100 | Starting Bid: $50 | Number of Items Available: 25
This community-based app uses an intelligent algorithm to match mature adults or loved ones to compatible community members to provide a wide array of services. Perfect for those looking for assistance (or just companionship) while doing tasks such as shopping, gardening, housekeeping and meal prep, Tuktu is a new way to use technology to connect.
The Support and Buy Local Auction closes today. Browse items quickly and place your bids now at VancouverSun.com/SupportLocal.