Are you McLoyal? The Golden Arches are getting more golden, especially for its most loyal customers.
McDonald’s is unveiling its first-ever customer loyalty program — MyMcDonald’s Rewards. The program is expected to launch nationwide soon. (As of now, the program is only available at participating locations in your local area.)
Here’s how it works:
The program will only be available via the McDonald’s app. You must download the app and register for an account. Then, select “Earn Points” in the app and you’ll have access to a personal MyMcDonald’s Rewards code.
Provide your code before ordering at the drive-thru or scan in-restaurant and the points will be added to your account. (Contactless ordering in the app adds points automatically.)
Earn 1,500 bonus points, after your first purchase. Use the bonus points for a FREE item or save them to use toward a higher reward level. (The bonus points are available for new members only — through Dec. 31.)
For every dollar you spend, earn 100 points. Earn points on every order, from breakfast to midnight snacks. The more points you earn, the more rewards that are unlocked.
There will also be opportunities to earn bonus points for certain purchases or purchases made on a specific day. Check your account for bonus point offers.
When you want to redeem your points, open the app and go to the “Rewards” tab. Next, select your reward. Then, click on “Use at Restaurant” to get a special code you provide at the register before you start your order. (For contactless ordering, select your reward and choose “Add to Mobile Order.”)
There are four reward levels with a total of 16 menu options:
Chicken McNuggets (6-ct.)
Large iced coffee
Sausage McMuffin with egg breakfast sandwich
Quarter Pounder with Cheese
Bacon, egg & cheese biscuit breakfast sandwich
Note: Points expire on the first day of the month after the sixth month from the day the points were earned.
What about My McCafé Rewards?
McCafé Rewards is now part of MyMcDonald’s Rewards. Members can find any rewards they’ve already earned under “My Rewards” in the Rewards tab. (Existing members will automatically receive 400 points for every McCafé Rewards punch already earned — up to four qualifying purchases.)
Any McCafé rewards earned after Dec. 27, 2020 will expire 60 days from the date they were earned. After that, McCafé purchases will simply earn points toward complimentary menu items under the new system.
To review all of the program’s fine print, click here.
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