'Tis the Season for 21 Days of Gift-fest at McDonald's

McDonald's USA Is Making Holiday Wishes Come True With Opportunities to Win American Express Gift Cards -- Over $90,000 in Prizes per Day

OAK BROOK, IL--(Marketwired - Dec 2, 2014) - McDonald's USA is making spirits bright this holiday season with Gift-fest, 21 days of opportunities to win American Express Gift Cards and McDonald's Arch Cards.

Beginning today through December 22, participants can enter online at www.mcdgiftfest.com for a chance to win great prizes including $20,000, $5,000 and $500 in American Express Gift Cards and $20 McDonald's Arch Cards (pre-paid card which gives a quick, convenient way to pay at McDonald's).

"In the spirit of giving and spreading some holiday cheer, we are thrilled that American Express is providing American Express Gift Cards for 21 Days of Gift-fest to make this a fun and truly memorable season for our customers, especially at the holidays when a little extra can go a long way," said Tracy Stockard, senior director of marketing at McDonald's USA. 

Individuals can participate in the 21 Days of Gift-fest in the following ways:

In restaurants:
Select McDonald's holiday-themed packaging will contain a QR code and web address www.mcdgiftfest.com, which directs individuals to the Gift-fest website to enter the daily sweepstakes. However, no purchase is necessary to participate or win.

Starting December 2 through December 22, participants can enter to win at www.mcdgiftfest.com

The 21 Days of Gift-fest holiday sweepstakes is open to residents of the 50 United States and D.C. who are 18 and over at the time of entry. Odds of winning a prize will depend on the number of entries received for each drawing. For complete details and Official Game Rules, visit mcdgiftfest.com.

Social Media:
Throughout the promotional window, fans are invited to join in online by following McDonald's Facebook page and @McDonalds on Twitter. #GiftFest will facilitate conversations, allowing them to track updates on winners and help spread the giving spirit of the holidays.

About McDonald's USA
McDonald's USA, LLC, serves a variety of menu options made with quality ingredients to approximately 27 million customers every day. Nearly 90 percent of McDonald's 14,000 U.S. restaurants are independently owned and operated by businessmen and women. Customers can now log online for free at approximately 11,500 participating Wi-Fi enabled McDonald's U.S. restaurants. For more information, visit www.mcdonalds.com, or follow us on Twitter @McDonalds and Facebook www.facebook.com/mcdonalds.

About American Express
American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. Learn more at americanexpress.com and connect with us on facebook.com/americanexpress, twitter.com/americanexpress and youtube.com/americanexpress.

American Express Gift Cards are useable in the U.S., Puerto Rico and USVI and cannot be used at cruise lines, for recurring billing purchases, or at ATMs. Additional limitations apply. See American Express Gift Card Cardholder Agreement at https://www.americanexpress.com/us/content/prepaid/gift-cards/terms-and-conditions.html.

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