When does McDonald's Monopoly end in 2022? Plus the rare pieces and prizes to know about

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McDonald's Monopoly returned to it's UK restaurants in September - but your days to get those rare pieces and prizes are limited, as we reveal when McDonald's Monopoly ends in 2022.

Last year's VIP version of the fast food game has got even better with more chances to win thanks to McDonald's Double Peel - which means customers can now peel on pack, then peel in the McDonald’s app, which features a digital game board and prize wallet, giving them more ways to collect and win! Whether you can't resist a McDonald's breakfast or are still feeling a little annoyed at the menu price hike, this might make you want to go back and order.

The game returned to restaurants on September 7th and existing and new customers who are signed up to My McDonald's Rewards can also receive a free code to play the game.

When does McDonald's Monopoly end?

McDonald's Monopoly ends on Tuesday 18 October at 11:59pm in the UK. Whilst you won't be able to collect any more tokens after this date, prize winners have until 15 November to register their winnings online. 

The annual fast food board game promotion runs for six weeks every year - giving people the chance to win prizes with selected McDonald's purchases. Among the food items you need to purchase in order to collect a sticker from its packaging are:

  • Chicken & Bacon Salad or Chicken Salad
  • Chicken Selects (3 or 5 Pieces)
  • McPlant
  • Big Tasty with or without Bacon
  • Any Big Flavour Wrap
  • Chicken Legend (Mayo, BBQ or Spicy)
  • Spicy Chicken McNuggets (6 or 9 Pieces) or Spicy Chicken McNuggets Sharebox
  • Medium or Large Carbonated Soft Drink
  • Any item from the McCafé Iced range
  • Medium or Large Fries
  • Mozzarella Dippers or Mozzarella Dippers Cheese Sharebox
  • Mars or Twix McFlurry
  • Any other Side (meaning a Side Salad, Veg Bag or Fruit Bag) when sold as part of a Medium or Large Meal (not being a Salad Meal) served after 11am
  • Any other Drink when sold as part of a Medium or Large Meal served after 11am

How to play McDonald's Monopoly:

For anyone who hasn't ever played the game, customers have the chance to win prizes by collecting game piece stickers peeled off from menu items such as fries, wraps, drinks and McFlurry’s.

The McDonald’s much-loved promotion was launched back in 2005 and works in a similar way to the classic Monopoly board game.

Simply by peeling off the game pieces from these selected items to reveal a property or instant win prize, customers can instantly win free food items and bigger prizes or collect property pieces of the same colour for a bigger prize via the McDonald’s app and online. 

Scan the property code to complete the set and win that prize. But that's not all, each property banked in your Monopoly wallet gives you another chance to win with an extra Peel feature.

Which McDonald Monopoly pieces are rare?

According to Monopolyland there are nine rare McDonald's Monopoly pieces each year. Mayfair remains the rarest piece with only 5 in circulation during each competition timeframe.

The remaining rare McDonald's Monopoly pieces include Liverpool Street Station, Bond Street (Green), Coventry Street (Yellow), Strand (Red), Marlborough Street (Orange), Euston Road (Light blue), Northumberland Avenue (Pink) and the classic Old Kent Road (Brown).

What are the McDonald's Monopoly prizes?

Among the prizes up for grabs on McDonald's Monopoly are collect and win prizes - either £100k Cash, a Mini Electric Car, £2k Holiday with TUI, See Tickets £250 Events Voucher, AO.com £1,000 spend on Home Entertainment, Grind True Wireless Earbuds from Skullcandy, Experience Day with Buyagift or Nintendo Switch from Zavvi.

Meanwhile, the Instant win prizes include; £2k Holiday with TUI, £1,000 Cash, McDonald’s Gold Card – A Meal Per Week For A Year, £200 for Passing Go! Experience Day with Buyagift, McDonald’s Bean Bag, One4all Paramount+ Annual Subscription, £100 Gift Card to Spend with a Variety of Retailers, £80 Go Ape Activity Voucher, Grind True Wireless Earbuds from Skullcandy, Prezzybox £50 Voucher, £30 I Saw It First Voucher, GLOSSYBOX Beauty Box, Hype Backpack, Wrappz Personalised Phone Case, Choice of Licensed T-Shirt with Zavvi, McDonald’s Reusable Water Bottle, Pair of Cinema Tickets, £75 off a £750 spend with TUI Holidays, 10% off AO.com, 40% Off Skullcandy, 65% off at I Saw It First, Photobox 9 Personalised Photo Magnets, £10 off at Buyagift, 10% Off Go Ape Activities, Readly 3 Month Digital Subscription, 15% Off Zavvi, Paramount+ 1 Month Subscription, £5 off Prezzybox.com, £5 Off a Personalised Phone Case at wrappz.com, and 15% off a GLOSSYBOX Beauty Box Subscription.

And not forgetting the instant wins of free fries, a free cheeseburger or a free McFlurry.

But with the double peel, it means you can win a whole host of other prizes on the digital peel games including; £100k Cash, Mini Electric Car, £2k Holiday with TUI, See Tickets £250 Events Voucher, AO.com £1,000 spend on Home Entertainment, Grind True Wireless Earbuds from Skullcandy, Experience Day with Buyagift, Nintendo Switch from Zavvi, £5 Cash, £10 Cash, £20 Cash, £50 Cash, £100 Cash, Paramount+ 1-Month Subscription, Readly 3-Month Digital Subscription, £10 Skullcandy Digital Voucher, JD £50 e-Gift Card, The Athletic 1-Month Subscription, The Athletic 3-Month Subscription, £10 CeX Voucher, McDonald’s Tote Bag, McDonald’s Socks, Photobox Personalised Photo Magnets, 20% off McDonald’s purchase, £5 off £15 spend McDonald’s purchase, £1.99 Extra Value Meal, Free McFlurry with Extra Value Meal purchase, or Free McFlurry with Extra Value Meal purchase.


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How to claim McDonald's prizes

Instant win McDonald's prizes can be claimed on the spot or you can save the win to claim on another visit - just keep an eye on the expiry date. For other games you must go online to register your tokens and follow the individual instructions for your game of choice.

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