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Pied a Terre in the Heart of Paris
Passionate for Paris

Seven exquisite nights amidst 17th century antiques, priceless paintings and modern amenities in one of three multi-million dollar, private apartment suites near the heart of Paris on the famous island, the Ile St. Louis. Located in the heart of Paris, the famed Ile St. Louis is the city’s most exclusive neighborhood, authentically maintaining its charming Renaissance-era origins. Named for a popular king who read poetry to the animals of the island, it was Paris’ very first residential development, created in the late 1500s to mid-1600s. Since then, the island has been home to the Rothschild family for centuries. The Ile St. Louis remains a quiet oasis in the center of the city, within minutes of absolutely everything.

   

Salvador Dali Beachfront Villa
Costa Dorada, Spain

Spend a week (seven nights) in Salvador Dali's Beachfront Villa. This 200-year old vacation property located south of Barcelona is in the province of Tarragona. This classic vacation property is on the Spanish Gold Coast, “the Costa Dorada,” in the charming village of Creixell. The beautiful beaches, awash with crystal blue waters against a mountainous backdrop, are characteristic of Costa Dorada. Travelers to the Coast can explore its various medieval monasteries and picturesque spots famous for their beautiful scenery. The Villa sleeps one to three couples or a family -- with a 6 guest maximum -- and was a favorite vacation spot for the artist Salvador Dali. He adored the gorgeous fireplace made of stone from the Roman-era road that passes by, built by Julius Caesar. This dreamy villa is directly adjacent to a long, white sand beach and just minutes to a beach restaurant famed for its Catalan cuisine, especially paella and amazing desserts. A classic Mediterranean community, the area is known for charming outdoor markets, fresh local seafood and and local wines produced for millennia. And the community is known for the talented people native to the area, including Dali, the architect Gaudi, soprano Montserrat Caballe, tenor Jose Carreras, cellist Pablo Casals, bandleader Xavier Cugat and artist Joan Miro. The world-class city of Barcelona, considered the San Francisco of western Europe, offers a carefree, fun-filled society and the exquisite architecture of Gaudi.

   

Hilton Hawaiian Village Penthouse
Lagoon Tower-Waikiki Beach, Hawaii

Three bedroom, three and one half baths, well-furnished two-story penthouse right on Waikiki Beach.  Wonderful views.  One week occupancy. Can sleep eight with studio couch. Located on Waikiki’s widest stretch of beach, the impressive Hilton Hawaiian Village is nestled on 22 oceanfront acres, offering the best Waikiki resort experience.  Duke Kahanamoku Beach fronting the resort was recently named the third best beach in America for 2011.  It features over 20 restaurants and lounges, 90 shops and boutiques, and a 5,000 square foot family activity pool.  Every Friday night, guests can enjoy a fireworks show.  A natural sanctuary at the resort features beautiful gardens and over 60 species of exotic animals.  Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach and Spa was named as One of the Best Family Beach Resorts by Parents Magazine in the March issue 2010. Downtown Honolulu is is just three miles from the Hilton Hawaiian Village.  The Honolulu Airport is 8 miles away.

   

Hale Mar Vacation Home, Hawaii
Hilo, Hawaii

A weekend stay (two nights) at a luxury, ocean front Hawaii vacation home villa with a 38’ lap pool and six-person hot tub on the Big Island of Hawaii.  This three bedroom private home accommodates up to seven guests. Each bedroom features ocean views and a lanai or balcony facing the sea.  The home has all amenities including an exercise area. Nearby sites include black sand beaches, snorkeling tide pools, live lava flows, waterfall hikes, orchid gardens, macadamia nut farms, wine tasting, galleries, golf courses and the Mauna Kea observatory. Just 20 minutes from Hilo airport.

   

Cottage Townhome in Queenstown, New Zealand
Queenstown, New Zealand

One week at luxurious New Zealand golf resort for two couples in a private townhome. This cottage townhome is decorated individually and has all the comforts of a home away from home. The cottage has a fireplace, large communal area and a fully equipped kitchen. Close to wineries, bungy jumping, shopping, scenic tours and restaurants.

   

“Sea Shadows”, Carmel-by-the-Sea Vacation Home with Two Tickets to Monterey Bay Aquarium
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Wake up to a beautiful ocean sunrise and gaze at a spectacular ocean sunset in the lovingly designed, sun-drenched three bedroom, two and one half bath cottage. This captivating Carmel vacation home offers beautiful ocean views in all but two rooms with ocean view decks, fireplaces and large flat screen TVs off main living areas and master suite.  This wonderfully furnished garden home is fully stocked will all the creature comforts. There are two bedroom suites (King and Queen) plus a beautiful third bedroom (large daybed with additional pop-up trundle) and two and one half baths. Down furniture, comforters and euro shams create cozy inviting spaces.  This perfectly located getaway is in the heart of magical Carmel-by-the-Sea and an easy walk to both the beach and Carmel’s wonderful shops, galleries and restaurants. Just four blocks to the entrance gate to the 17-Mile Drive and Pebble Beach with an endless variety of hiking, golf, biking and water sports at your disposal.

   

Whistler, Bristish Columbia Weekend Stay-Condo
Whistler, BC

A weekend stay (two nights) at Whistler, BC Condo at world-renowned Whistler ski area—home of the recent 2010 Winter Olympics.  This luxurious condo is two bedrooms, two baths with bunk beds and an extra single in the second bedroom to accommodate a family of five. Located in the Aspens, on the slopes of Blackcomb Mountain, the complex has one  of the largest pools in all of Whistler, plus three large hot tubs. The condo has been recently remodeled with new appliances, granite counter tops and slate floors in kitchen, bathrooms and entry.  The living room features a flat screen TV and stereo.  The kitchen is fully equipped.  The complex is located an easy five minute walk into the famous Whistler Village with hundreds of shops, gourmet restaurants, nightclubs, art galleries, movie theater and more.

   

San Francisco Giants Game Package with Former Giants First Baseman, J.T. Snow
AT&T Park, San Francisco, CA

Bring a baseball, glove or hat and get ready to have it signed! Four lucky Giants fans will arrive two hours before game time and be escorted by former SF Giants Six Time Gold Glove Winner, JT Snow, to on field batting practice.  Then you and your friends will take your seats in a Luxury Suite. Your group’s name will be featured in lights on the Jumbrotron. You will also receive autographed memorabilia from JT Snow.

   

Sightseeing Air Flight Over the Beautiful Bay Area
Palo Alto Airport, CA

Experience a Bay Area tour for three in a modern Garmin 1000 Equipped Cessna 182 Aircraft.  You’ll begin by departing from Palo Alto airport and enjoy seeing the entire Bay Area. First you’ll view the beauty of the un-developed East Bay hills and open space.  Then you’ll fly north over the cities of the East Bay and then make a turn directly over the spectacular Golden Gate Bridge.  You’ll take in the breath-taking city of San Francisco below in no other way.  You will then head south over Burlingame, Hillsborough and the cities along the South Bay.  Next you’ll turn west over the Crystal Springs Reservoir to the coastal community of Half Moon Bay and the surrounding farms by the gorgeous Pacific Ocean.  Next you will head back to the Palo Alto Airport by flying over the city of Palo Alto with views of Stanford University. At this point you’ll wish the flight didn’t have to end.  Your pilot is a Gold Seal (FAA Orders 8700.1) Certified Flight Instructor with over 6000 hours of flight time.  Hew has flown every kind of aircraft from WW1, WW2 military planes to modern multi-engine aircraft. In addition he is an accomplished aerobatic pilot and instructor.

   

Be a part of the drama & excitement that is Historic Can-Am Racing as an Honorary Crew Chief for Pets In Need 1968 T-160 Lola Can-Am Car!
Infineon Raceway, Sonoma, CA

Your day will include admission tickets and lunch in the paddock for you and five friends on qualifying day at the Sonoma Historic Motorsport Festival, a Pets In Need Embroidered Racing Team Jacket (made to order), and a Pets In Need Embroidered Racing Team Baseball Cap.

   

World Series Champions SF Giants Team Autographed Jersey

Official World Series SF Giants Team Autographed Jersey signed by players on the team.

 

(And no...it's not this particular jersey!)

   

Five Tahoe Cabin Vacation Homes/Some with Ski Packages

Outstanding Wines and Wine Tasting Tours

Commisioned Paintings and Photographed Portraits of Your Pet

Decadent Spa Treatments

Luxury Hotel Packages

Tickets to the San Francisco Opera

Various Sports Memorabilia

Dog and Cat Adoption Packages with Goodies to Pamper Your New Furry Family Member

Favorite Bay Area Restaurant Gift Certificates

 

...And many more surprises!

   


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