LOYALTY programs are popping up in fast food joints faster than you can say “I’ll have fries with that”.
For decades, fast food chains like McDonald’s or Chick-fil-A have carved their way into our hearts and bellies with their low-cost deals and great food.
Today, many of these restaurants have created rewards apps, offering exclusive deals to customers once they become members.
If you’re a fast foodie and like to save money, you might want to consider downloading their apps and joining these loyalty programs.
Aiming to retain customers, these chains actually offer great deals.
If you’re wondering which one to join, we’ve rounded up the best loyalty programs that offer the most delicious deals without hurting you.
Available for Android and iOS users for free, many foodies consider this app to be one of the best.
It is loved by many because of its daily deals.
Perks include ordering ahead, line skipping, and earning points on every order.
Once customers reach 1,500 points, they’re eligible for a free item like a McChicken, vanilla cone, or cheeseburger.
Customers earn 100 points for every $1 spent, so to earn a reward you need to spend at least $15.
Also, when you download the app, you will be rewarded with a free Big Mac.
2. Dunkin’ Donuts
Dunkin’ is available for Android and iOS users for free and rewards members with a free drink every time they earn 200 points.
For every dollar spent, you earn five points. So to earn your free drink worth 200 points, you need to spend $40.
Perks include ordering ahead, skipping the line, and a free medium cold brew when joining.
Plus, when you buy five drinks, you can save 10 cents the next time you visit a participating gas station.
This beloved cafe’s app is available for free for Android and iOS users and has arguably some of the best deals out there.
Starbucks users have the ability to earn stars – basically points – for free items.
Some baked goods are 50 stars, drinks are 150 stars, and lunch sandwiches are 200 stars.
Perks include free coffee, birthday treats, free coffee and tea refills, and in-store, curbside or drive-thru pickup at select stores.
Plus, on Double Star Days, you can earn twice the stars on almost anything.
The Sonic app is free for Android and iOS users.
On this app, drinks and slush are half price every day – mini drinks and cold iced coffee are excluded.
Perks include being first in line every time you go, ordering ahead, and receiving monthly rewards.
Chick-fil-A One is available for Android and iOS users for free.
Once you join its tiered membership program, you can start earning points every time you order.
Customers will earn points on every qualifying purchase and the more points per dollar you achieve, the higher you join new membership tiers.
Each level will receive a birthday reward, points on purchases, bonus purchases, and new insider content.
At the lower level, each dollar spent is 10 points.
Silver members will receive 11 points per dollar.
Red members get 12 points per dollar and signature members get 13 points per dollar spent.
6. Papa John’s
The Papa John’s app is available for Android and iOS users for free.
Users can customize their pies to perfection.
For every dollar spent, customers will earn one point.
Once 75 points are reached – or $75 is spent – you’ll get $10 off your next total order.
Benefits include tracking your delivery and multiple payment options.
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