Apple Pay promotion offers six Chicken McNuggets for free with a $1 purchase

Buy a $1 item at McDonald’s, like a Coke or fries, to be treated to free McNuggets as part of the latest Apple Pay promotion from Apple and McDonald’s.

If you’re an iPhone customer who uses Apple Pay and doesn’t mind eating at McDonald’s, you can get free Chicken McNuggets with a minimum $1 purchase.

The company has announced the latest Apple Pay promotion in an email to Apple Pay users in the United States, saying any $1 purchase will get you this perk.

Apple Pay promotion gets you free Chicken McNuggets

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You must make the purchase in the McDonald’s app | Image: Marques Thomas/Unsplash

The email reads:

Order ahead and save. Get a free 6 Piece Chicken McNuggets with any minimum $1 purchase in the McDonald’s app with Apple Pay.

The offer is only valid from April 5 through April 11 in the United States.

The fine print notes that the promotion is limited to participating US McDonald’s restaurants. You must opt into MyMcDonald’s Rewards before selecting this from the Deals section of the mobile McDonald’s app.

The offer is limited to one perk per customer.

You must be an Apple Pay user

Apple Pay lets you make secure purchases on the web, in apps and in retail stores using your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch or Mac. Add your cards from participating banks and card issuers to the Wallet app to use the mobile payment feature.

Apple’s support document lists all the countries and regions that support Apple Pay.

Further details about Apple Pay are available at

Apple Pay and Wallet tutorials