Score Big At The Sydney Airport Lost Property Auction

Cool Sh*t, Sydney / 8 May 2024
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Score Big At The Sydney Airport Lost Property Auction

Cool Sh*t, Sydney / 8 May 2024

Calling all bargain hunters!

Have you ever misplaced something precious at the airport? Fumbled a pair of earrings in the security line or forgotten a well-loved paperback in the departure lounge? That pang of loss, the frantic search, the resigned sigh – it’s a familiar experience for many travellers. Well, fret no more! 

Sydney Airport’s annual Lost Property Auction offers a chance for these lost items to find new homes, all while supporting a worthy cause.

This year, over 2,500 forgotten treasures are up for grabs, a treasure trove waiting to be explored. The catalogue reads like a whimsical inventory of life’s little necessities and unexpected delights. You could snag a brand new pair of noise-cancelling headphones for your next long-haul flight, or a sleek laptop to finally replace your trusty but tired companion.

But the auction extends far beyond the realm of the practical.  For the thrill-seekers and the romantics at heart, there are more unusual finds.  Perhaps a framed photo of international soccer legend Lionel Messi, signed in his iconic scrawl, will catch your eye. Or maybe a pristine white wedding dress awaits a second walk down the aisle, ready to create new memories for a lucky bride.

The beauty of this auction lies in its accessibility. Bidding starts at a mere $10, making it an open invitation for everyone to participate. You could potentially score a valuable item at a fraction of its original price, or simply unearth a hidden gem that sparks joy.

More importantly, every bid placed contributes to a fantastic cause. All proceeds from the auction go to the Harding Miller Education Foundation, a charity dedicated to empowering young women. These scholarships support high-potential, disadvantaged high school girls, providing them with the resources and opportunities to thrive. By participating in the auction, you’re not just scoring a great deal, you’re also helping pave the way for a brighter future for a deserving young woman.

The chance to snag a bargain, unearth a hidden treasure, and support a good cause makes this auction a win-win on all fronts. The user-friendly online catalogue allows you to browse the extensive selection of items at your leisure, so you can strategise your bids and plan your virtual shopping spree.

So why not take a peek and see if there’s something that catches your eyeYou might just discover a hidden gem – a second chance for a lost item, and a chance to make a positive impact on someone’s life.  The auction runs until May 12th, so happy bidding! Remember, you never know what forgotten treasure awaits you at Sydney Airport’s Lost Property Auction.

Sydney Airport notes that lost checked bags are handled by airlines and are not included in the auctions.