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McD app review: finding the best McDonald’s deals from your smart devices

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Introduction

McD app is the latest attempt of McDonald’s to engage its tech-savvy customers. The app offers mobile-only deals including ‘buy one get one’ breakfasts, free coffee, dollar deals, and many more. It can also be used to track local stores, see the menu online, and find new promotions. Developed by Mowingo Inc, the app is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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McD App

Free

A Mobile Coupon for McDonald’s Products

The past years saw the success of mobile applications developed by chain stores and major fast food companies. Perhaps the most successful is Starbuck’s mobile app which can be used to make purchases and earn rewards.

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With the introduction of McD App, McDonald’s is trying to up the ante by allowing its customers to get good deals directly from their mobile devices. According to Bloomberg, the new app is like a glorified coupon designed specifically for the millennial patrons of McDonald’s.

McD App offers a comprehensive list of store menu that customers can view from their device. Each item in the menu contains add-in options and promo price. You can redeem the offer and present the code to MacDonald’s checkout counter to get the promo. So instead of distributing traditional promotional flyers with coupons, McDonald’s is now making it easier for mobile users to get great deals.

The app is easy to use and straightforward. You will be prompted to specify your location when using the app for the first time. That’s because the app’s list of promotions is currently limited to certain U.S. cities and states.

The home screen gives you access to the menu, current offers, and restaurant locator. When you see an offer you want, simply tap the redeem button and show it to the McDonald’s crew. The discounts will be applied to your purchase upon checkout.

Best Features

McD App is currently available for customers in San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Stockton, Modesto, some regions in Oregon and Washington, Baltimore Metro, New England, DC Metro, and Albany. MacDonald’s is constantly updating the app to include more areas in the United States.

The app offers the latest deals and promotions in select McDonald’s stores. Some of the most popular offers in the app include the ‘buy one get one’ breakfasts, dollar deal McChicken sandwiches, and coffee bundles. Each promo comes with an expiration date which is prominently displayed in the offer page.

McD App offers a quick way to browse the available menus of participating stores. Menus are organized into distinct categories such as ‘burgers & sandwiches,’ ‘salads,’ ‘breakfast,’ ‘McCafe,’ ‘beverages,’ and many more. Tapping a category opens the entire menu of the store with photos and descriptions.

One of the best features of this app is the promo page. The promo page comes with a redeem button. Simply tap this button to get the offer.

McD App

Free

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Easy to use with good workflow
  • Offers a good list of promotions
  • Comes with photos, product descriptions, and prices
  • With a map view to locate local stores

Cons

  • Limited to certain locations only

Final Thoughts

McD App offers greater convenience for McDonald’s customers. The app allows customers to view store menus and get the latest deals from participating stores. If you are a regular McDonald’s customer, then this application is perfect for you. 

 

McD App

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