FlyerTalk Sponsors Eleventh Annual Kids First Auction: Bid on Airline Tickets, Hotel Nights, Car Rentals, Vouchers and Miles

ow would you like to bid on a chance to win one of a number of great travel prizes while simultaneously supporting a worthy cause where you can have a positive impact on the lives of many children who need your help?

You can bid on a global selection of travel items during the eleventh annual Kids First Auction — sponsored by FlyerTalk — which includes airline tickets, hotel stays, car rentals and feature signature items. Unfortunately, the first auction — which began on Friday, May 8, 2015 — has already concluded. However, the second auction is currently active; and the final auction will begin on Monday, May 25, 2015 at the Internet bidding sites of FlyerTalk and eBay — so be sure to mark those dates on your calendar. Click here for access to both auction sites, each of which will be active for a total of ten days.

New for 2015 is an auction page on FlyerTalk with for the “wild and weird”, which offers a selection of the some of the most unique and unusual travel experiences in the world — such as one hour at the heavy equipment playground in Las Vegas; a bicycle tour of the most dangerous road in the world in La Paz, Bolivia; and a helicopter tour of the Franz Josef Glacier in New Zealand — courtesy of Viator, which is the leading resource for booking travel experiences in the world.

In addition to the experiences, exclusive items being offered for auction include vouchers for stays at Best Western and Tune Hotels properties; rental car vouchers from Avis and Budget Rent a Car; and vouchers for use on flights operated by Icelandair and Southwest Airlines. If you prefer frequent flier loyalty program miles; you can bid on bonus certificates for Air Berlin Topbonus miles, Delta Air Lines Skymiles, or Spirit Airlines Spirit Miles.

Returning for 2015 is the eBay auction Internet web site of Kids First Fund, offering a traditional array of airline tickets, hotel stays, car rental vouchers, and sightseeing tours.

The Kids First Fund is a charity based in the United States which helps abused children in resource-poor areas of the world by developing programs which provide professional education to identify and treat abused children. For example, the fund has been responsible for creating a family shelter in Latvia which cares for abused women and their children. Every penny donated during this auction and to the Kids First Fund will be spent on projects to benefit children. No funds are deducted for salaries or administrative expense.

A discussion has been launched in the FlyerTalk Cares forum pertaining to the Kids First Auction sponsored by FlyerTalk. Please consider participating in this auction — perhaps you will win one of the aforementioned travel prizes!

I apologize for not bringing this information to your attention sooner like I did last year; but I first found out about it from this article written by Joe Cortez at FlyerTalk.

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