Four times a year, CREST holds travel auctions via Charitybuzz. These online auctions feature travel packages from our Platinum Sponsors and other responsibly- and sustainably-operated travel companies. The proceeds of these auctions are an integral part of making sure we can continue our programs to advance responsible travel and daily operations as a non-profit.

Bidding on one of our packages not only allows you to enjoy a unique responsible travel experience but also allows you to have a positive impact on the places you visit.

Current Auction

Our summer travel auction is LIVE! We have 11 packages for trips around the world, including two luxury cruises to the Galapagos, a hike through the Peruvian Andes, and nature getaways in Belize and Costa Rica.

  • 7 Night Galápagos Luxury Expedition Cruise for 2 with Ecoventura
  • 5 Night Stay & Safari with Basecamp Explorer in Masai Mara, Kenya
  • 3 Night Stay at SCP Hilo Hotel in Hawaii with Airline & Resort Credit
  • 2 Night Stay at the Luxurious White Elephant Hotel, Nantucket
  • 4 Night Stay at Hotel Aguas Claras in Costa Rica
  • 7 Night Stay at a Legacy Vacation Resort US Property of Your Choice
  • 4 Night Costa Rican Adventure at Nayara Gardens
  • 2 Night Stay at The Pavilions Himalayas in Nepal
  • 4 Night Trek with Andean Lodges in the Cordillera Vilcanota in Peru
  • 2 Night Stay at Ka’ana & Itz’ana Resorts in Belize
  • 10 Day Galápagos Adventure Aboard National Geographic Endeavour II

Get Involved

If you represent a high-quality hotelier or tour operator with significant environmental and socially-responsible practices, we’d love to talk to you about joining our next auction. Participating helps to increase your company’s visibility as a sustainably-minded business (see CREST’s 2018 The Case for Responsible Travel: Trends & Statistics) while raising money to ensure CREST can continue to work for you to promote responsible travel.

Benefits include:

  • Share a Welcome Packet of CREST resources, including books, films, articles, and other materials
  • Highlight your company in a rotation of advertising announcements on our social networking media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram)
  • Feature the auction in eBlasts to our network
  • Showcase your package on
  • Publicly thank your company in our quarterly newsletter
  • Provide a “Proud Supporter” graphic for you to use at your disposal on your social media, website, and other promotional materials
  • Keep you updated on CREST’s successes and projects as a result of the auction