01 March 2016

Buffalo Broadcast: Introducing the Buffalo Selfie Challenge!

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Show your tour guide how much you loved exploring Asia with them! Throughout the month of March, a selfie with your tour guide could win you and your guide great travel prizes.

We love our tour guides – and we know that our travellers do, too. After your trip and your review on TripAdvisor, it can be hard to show your favourite tour guides how much you loved travelling with them! So throughout the month of March, we’re inviting you to share your favourite photo with your tour guide on Facebook or Instagram, for a chance to win prizes for you and for your tour guide!

Share your favourite photo with your Buffalo tour guide on Facebook or Instagram, tag your location and Buffalo Tours in your caption. Share your photo to Instagram or Facebook and you’re entered to win from March 1 and March 31!

Your entry puts you in the running to win a travel voucher for you, and one for your tour guide’s next holiday, too!

How does it work?

It’s easy! Follow four quick and easy steps to get in on the fun:

1. Follow Buffalo Tours on Instagram (@BuffaloTours) or Facebook (/buffalo.tours.travel)

2. During your tour with us, snap a selfie of you and your tour guide

3. Tag your location and mention Buffalo Tours in your caption to enter!

On Facebook: Type @Buffalo Tours into the photo description and select our official page!

On Instagram: Type @buffalotours into the caption!

4. We will inform two winners by private message and post on Facebook and Instagram on March 18 and April 1 – Winners receive a US$ 100 Travel Voucher for themselves, and one for their tour guide, too!


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How long will the contest last?

The competition starts on March 1st, with three weekly winners until our final winner on March 25. Photos submitted with a location tag and @buffalotours mention between March 1 and March 24 are eligible to win.

Two winners will be chosen based on two submission periods:


For submissions between March 1 – 10: First Winner announced March 18

For submissions between March 11 – 24: Second Winner announced April 1

What should my photo include?

Each entry must include:

1. A “selfie” photo featuring you (or your entire travel group) and your guide (photos taken by someone not on camera are also okay)

2. A Geotag location of your photo – a city, country or landmark (just click “add location” when entering your photo caption or description)

3. A mention Buffalo Tours in your caption to let us know you’ve entered!

Remember: You need to follow Buffalo Tours to add them in your photo description – use @buffalotours on Instagram and @Buffalo Tours on Facebook!

The best entries will also include a short caption telling us why you loved your Buffalo Tours guide!


How do I win, and what are the prizes?

Two winners will be chosen throughout the month – on March 11 and March 25.

For submissions between March 1 – 10: First Winner announced March 18

For submissions between March 11 – 24: Second Winner announced April 1

Each winner will be informed by the Buffalo Tours team via private message on Instagram or Facebook, and with a post congratulating our winners. Check your inbox to find out if you won!

Prize: The winning photo will earn you a US$100 travel voucher with us, and a US$100 travel voucher for your guide, too!

Your travel voucher can be used for hotel stays and tours operated by Buffalo Tours! You can redeem your voucher by showing a digital or printed version to a tour desk agent, or redeem your prize with an online booking by email to caj.sales@buffalotours.com!



– The photo contest is open to all Buffalo Tours travellers, except employees of Buffalo Tours (or related business units under Thien Minh Group corporation) and immediate family members of employees.

– The contest opens on 1st March 2016 and closes for photo submission on 24th March 2016. For a photo to be eligible, it must be shared on Instagram using a location tag and Buffalo Tours mention in the caption. Photos must include the traveller(s) and their guides. Stories in the caption or description are not required, but encouraged.

– Contest participants have the obligation to ensure entries are received on time. Participants can request the removal of their photos by email to community@buffalotours.com.

– Copyright of submitted photos remains with the participant. By entering the contest, participants grant Buffalo Tours the permission to share their entry photo on their travel blog and re-gram on Instagram.

– The winning photo is chosen by the Buffalo Tours team for creativity, story and style.

– Participants are allowed to enter up to 3 separate entries with the same or different tour guides, but entries must be in different locations within a city or country.



Two winners, informed by private Instagram message directly from the Buffalo Tours’ account, will win a US$ 100 travel voucher for themselves, and a US$ 100 travel voucher for the tour guide included in the photo. The following conditions apply to use of travel vouchers.

This booking:

– Can be for a hotel stay (restricted to partner hotels with Buffalo Tours) and tours – cannot be used for transfers not included in a guided tour or flights

– Booking must be made at least 48 hours prior to reservation/travel date

– Must be used within one booking

– No minimum value for booking

– Any unused value is not redeemable for cash or exchange

– Is transferable (can be redeemed by family member or friend of winner) if Buffalo team is notified by winner, with email to community@buffalotours.com.

– Must be operated by Buffalo Tours. Choice of tours can be browsed on buffalotours.com.

– To book a tour using the travel voucher, booking requests must be made by emailing caj.sales@buffalotours.com. You may be asked to include the digital copy of the travel voucher in the email for confirmation.

– Is valid for any booking date from 1st April 2016 until 31st December 2016. Departure travel date is not limited.

– Cannot be combined with any existing bookings or in conjunction with any other discounts/special offers.

Share your Buffalo tour guide selfie before March 25 to enter! Email your questions to community@buffalotours.com or share in the comments below.