The 2016 Missouri Travel Council Online Tourism Auction is underway and is your opportunity to bid for great prizes and help raise money for the council.

Whether shopping for yourself or someone else, check out this year's fabulous getaways and great gifts. Businesses also can bid on advertising opportunities in a variety of publications.

To place a bid, simply click on this link: where you’ll be prompted to enter a username and password.

Then let the bidding begin!

If someone outbids you, you will receive an email notification.  Then, simply log on and increase your bid. Remember to observe minimum bids and bid intervals to have your bid count. The auction will run until 1 p.m. Oct. 31.

You’re encouraged to share this information with colleagues, family, friends and your social network. The more the merrier!

If you have any questions, contact Chuck Martin, Missouri Travel Council executive director, 573.803.3777 or