CHICAGO, Illinois. – McDonald’s is rolling out its new loyalty program, MyMcDonald’s Rewards, and to celebrate, the company is giving away free fries on July 13 and launching a lifetime free fries contest.
The fast food chain is renaming National Fry Day, celebrated on July 13, as World Fan Day.
Here’s what you need to do to get free fries on July 13:
First, download the McDonald’s app and sign up for the rewards. Then, on July 13, add free medium fries to your basket and enjoy a hot batch of iconic McDonald’s fries.
McDonald’s will also be holding a contest to find the most loyal fans. Sixty-six participants, one for each year of McDonald’s activity, will earn 1 million MyMcDonald’s Rewards points and one Golden Arches fan can win free lifetime fries worth $ 19,685.
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“We have the best fans in the world who deserve to unlock perks for their loyalty,” said Alycia Mason, vice president of digital customer experience and media, McDonald’s USA. “That’s why we’re excited to offer MyMcDonald’s Rewards nationwide and to celebrate with all of our guests on World Fan Day.
McDonald’s is rolling out its new loyalty program, MyMcDonald’s Rewards, and to celebrate, the company is giving away free fries.
The big winner of the contest will win two medium fries per week for 50 years, according to the fine print. The 66 regional winners will receive their million points in four deposits of 250,000 points over two years, bringing the total value of the prize to $ 950.
MyMcDonald’s Rewards allows members to unlock free items by collecting points with every purchase. After 1500 points, users can redeem their points for a free gift.
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After 1500 points, users can redeem their points for a free gift. (McDonalds)
For a chance to win Lifetime Fries, fans will need to explain why they are the most loyal McDonald’s fans on Twitter starting July 13, tag @McDonalds and use #MyMcDonaldsFanConstest and hashtag their home state (e.g. #CA). According to McDonald’s, fans will judge the contest and declare the winners.
This story was reported from Boston.