Today marks the opening of Postmedia’s popular Support and Buy Local Auction, running from today until Tuesday, May 3.
The online auction provides bidders with the chance to save big on wide array of items, from spa packages to jewelry, all while providing valuable exposure to small local businesses in B.C.
To get you ready to take advantage of the massive savings, we’ve put together a list of seven of our favourite picks from Postmedia’s online spring auction.
Race Ride Experience from GT Race Experience
Retail Price: $150 | Starting Bid: $75 | Number of Items Available: 4
Perfect for both car enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies alike, this day at the races is an exhilarating way to experience the thrill of rubber on asphalt. Start your day with a quick classroom tutorial to get you ready to take to the circuit (paired with a professional, of course) in this high octane package from GT Race Experience.
Seiko Presage Enamel Dial Wristwatch from It’s About Time & Jewelry
Retail Price: $4,300 | Starting Bid: $2,150 | Number of Items Available: 1
Collect a piece of history with this timeless wristwatch inspired by the first Seiko watch from 1913. Notice the domed blue dial and the second hand, which curves to match the dial curvature. This wristwatch combines functionality and versatility in a high-quality timepiece that will complete any outfit.
Glistening Cove 36″ x 24″ from Sam’s Original Art
Retail Price: $930 | Starting Bid: $465 | Number of Items Available: 1
Taking inspiration from the beauty of B.C.’s nature, Sam Siegel has been capturing idyllic scenes with modern abstract landscapes and original paintings since 2016. This coastal painting draws in the viewer, making it an exquisite piece for any feature wall in your home.
HotSpring Hot Tub Gift Certificate from Bishop’s Outdoor Living
Retail Price: $2,500 | Starting Bid: $1,250 | Number of Items Available: 4
Turn your lawn or patio into a year-round oasis with a hot tub from Bishop’s Outdoor Living. Perfect for spending time with friends or intimate evenings under the stars, these personal spas will change the amount of time you spend in your backyard.
One Pair Oticon More 1 Hearing Aids, Charger Base & Service Plan from NexGen Hearing
Retail Price: $8,830 | Starting Bid: $4,415 | Number of Items Available: 1
Since any level of hearing loss can have an effect on your life, NexGen audiologists offer discreet solutions that work to facilitate hearing loss at any stage. These listening devices are the peak of hearing technology, working to give the user 360-degree sound 50 times faster than the previous generation of models.
2022 Cruiser RV Embrace EL250 from Woody’s RV World
Retail Price: $74,980 | Starting Bid: $52,486 | Number of Items Available: 1
The perfect mobile home away from home, the 2022 Cruiser RV Embrace from Woody’s RV World has all the luxuries of a high-end trailer — sofas, king beds, big screen LED TVs, high, spacious ceilings and plenty of storage space — while still remaining dependable and easy to tow. Whether you’re taking a trip to a nearby campsite or planning a lengthy soul-searching trip, this mobile home will get you there with style, comfort and practicality to spare.
Gift Certificate from Escape Swimwear
Retail Price: $150 | Starting Bid: $75 | Number of Items Available: 2
Based in Vancouver, Escape Swimwear has been making waves in the fashion industry since 2019 with its unique designs and quality materials. This luxury brand works just as well for lazy days on the beach with friends as it would at the most exclusive pool party in Vancouver.
Postmedia’s Support and Buy Local Auction is currently on until Tuesday, May 3. To view all the available items and place your bids, visit VancouverSun.com/SupportLocal.
This story was created by Content Works, Postmedia’s commercial content division.