Win an iPad…


… in bidorbuy’s (ridiculously easy) treasure hunt challenge.

bidorbuy is giving away a brand new, stylish iPad, this year’s must have accessory!

All you need to do is follow our clues, find your way to the mystery product that we have sneakily hidden on the site, and SMS the secret product code to 33003.You may send as many SMSs (charged at the rate of R1.50 per message) as you want to.

The competition opens on 25 October and ends at 17:00 on 5 November 2010. All entrants who submit the correct answer by that time will be entered into a draw. The winner will be informed by telephone no later than 15 November 2010.

How to enter:

  • Find the mystery product we have cunningly hidden on the bidorbuy website. Yes, we know there are over 470,000 listings. But it is an iPad we are giving away – so we have to make it a tiny bit of a challenge!
  • We will give away clues via our social media platforms: our Facebook page, our Twitter page, our blog and our Forum. Visit these pages often in order not to miss an important clue.
  • You will know that you have found the right mystery product because it will contain the congratulations image like the one pictured here:
  • The image in the mystery product listing will detail the next steps you will need to take to discover the mystery keyword code.
  • Once you have the mystery keyword code you will need to SMS it to 33003. SMSs are charged at R1.50 per message.

Very Important! You need to be a registered bidorbuy user to enter this competition.

Good luck and happy hunting!

The bidorbuy Win an iPad Competition Terms & Conditions

1. The bidorbuy Win an iPad Competition is open to all registered bidorbuy users except employees of bidorbuy and their immediate families, advertising and promotion agencies and associated companies.
2. The prize is a 16 GB iPad. The Prize cannot be exchanged for cash.
3. The competition starts on 25 October 2010 and ends at 17h00 on 5 November 2010.
4. Entrants must be 18 years or older registered bidorbuy users to be eligible for the prize.
5. All entrants who submit the correct answer by 17h00 on 5 November 2010 will be entered into a draw.
6. A random draw to select the winner of the competition will be held within 7 days after the closing date. The winner will be informed by telephone no later than 15 November 2010.
7. The winner will be notified via the telephone number supplied on the bidorbuy member details page.
8. bidorbuy reserves the right to select an alternative winner in the event that they cannot reach the original winner telephonically.
9. To enter the competition, entrants must SMS the correct secret code to the bidorbuy SMS line 33003. SMSs are charged R1.50 per message. To locate the competition code, entrants will need to find the hidden mystery item and follow the steps detailed in the listing.
10. Entry to this competition is free and users will not need to conclude the purchase of the mystery item to be eligible.
11. The prize will include delivery to an address of the winners’ choice, within South Africa.
12. By entering the competition, all the contestants agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, which will be interpreted by the organisers. In case of any dispute, the organiser’s decision will be final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
13. Multiple entries are accepted.
14. bidorbuy reserves the right to make media announcements and/or publish the name and photograph of the winner of the competition.
15. bidorbuy reserves the right to withdraw, modify or amend any details of these rules or prizes without prior notice.
16. bidorbuy’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
17. All entrants and winners indemnify bidorbuy and its associated companies against any and all claims for any loss or damages, whether direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise, arising from any cause whatsoever from their participation in any way howsoever in this competition.
18. All bidorbuy Terms and Conditions including bidorbuy SMS terms and conditions apply to this competition.