Sustainable Travel International (STI) is running its second annual Green Travel Auction , in which you can buy earth-friendly trips, hotel stays, and travel accessories for prices well below the retail value.
Over 50 of its member organizations have generously donated to the Auction. These companies include recognizable names from sustainable travel such as Boundless Journey, Intrepid Travel, Journeys Within, Seascape Kayak Tours, Tahiti Expeditions, Peace Through Travel, Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge and many more. Donations include hand-crafted handbags to once-in-a-lifetime experiences!
Many of the travel packages are still at the opening bid — often 50% off the retail price — they are some of the best deals around! Some favorites:
A 4-night all-inclusive stay in Costa Rica for 2 people at the Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge, $600
A 15-day trip in southern Thailand with Intrepid Travel exploring Bangkok, staying in bamboo rafthouse, explore jungles of the Khao Sok National Park, $400
A 3-night stay at Journeys Within’s B&B in Siem Reap , and a tour of their projects with founder Brandon Ross, $220.
A 3-night all-inclusive stay at the Yachana Lodge in the Ecuadorian rain forest, $250.
A 4-person rafting trip on Idaho’s Clearwater River , plus 2 nights at ROW Adventures’ River Dance Lodge, $400.
The bidding ends at 8 p.m. EDT on Sunday, July 19. All proceeds from the auction goes to support Sustainable Travel International, a not-for-profit dedicated to promoting responsible travel and ecotourism and supporting sustainable development.