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Does McDonald’s take Google Pay?

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A favourite among the world’s leading fast-food chains, McDonald’s has come a long way in serving delicious varieties of burgers, fries, chicken, and a lot more. A staple food in many countries, McDonald’s has been operating since 1940 and now, in keeping with the times, they have also started accepting all forms of digital payments other than the customary cash or cards.

In this article, we will be discussing whether McDonald’s takes Google Pay and the other forms of acceptable payment options.

Also read: Does McDonald’s take Apple Pay?

Does McDonald’s take Google Pay?

Yes, McDonald’s take Google Pay.

Yes, if you are currently standing in a queue at the outlet or outside in the drive-thru, Google Pay is an acceptable form of payment as long as you have a card registered on Google Pay that has been issued by a US bank. This is usually convenient for Android users as iOS users can use Apple Pay instead. Hold your phone to the contactless QR code reader and you can continue to pay for your bill.

Hidden fees for using GPay

There are no hidden fees for using GPay for any order while you are at a Mcdonald’s outlet, which includes the restaurant and the drive-thru, or on their app. With online payments usually, you will not incur any hidden charges however, some apps charge a small amount of fee on every transaction for using their app to make any payment.

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Does McDonald’s app take Google Pay?

Yes, the McDonald’s app takes Google Pay as a legitimate form of online payment. You can pay via their app using Google Pay remotely, as well as at the restaurant.

Does McDonald’s drive-thru take Google Pay?

As mentioned above, the McDonald’s app can take Google Pay at the restaurant or at the drive-thru. You can order on their app or pay directly using GPay at the drive-thru or restaurant.

Other forms of acceptable payments at McDonald

Serving millions of people daily, it is important for a large fast food chain such as McDonald’s to keep its payment methods updated. Hence, some other forms of payment, contactless and otherwise, are:

  • Credit cards like Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover
  • Debit cards
  • Apple Pay 
  • Gift cards
  • Cash
  • Coupons and discount codes
  • PayPal (not directly) set up on GPay or Apple Pay

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Sania Usmani

Sania Usmani

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