McDonald’s Monopoly 2022: when can I start taking part in Birmingham restaurants - and how does it work?

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The popular game is back, with plenty of prrizes and free food

McDonald’s has announced that its  hugely popular Monopoly game will be returning to restaurants across the country - including Birmingham - later this year.

The game gives customers the chance to win top prizes and free food.

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Here’s what we know so far about the 2022 Monopoly, including how long it may last and what prizes could be won.

When is McDonald’s Monopoly 2022?

McDonalds Monopoly fever sweeps the UK every year. But what is the fascination?McDonalds Monopoly fever sweeps the UK every year. But what is the fascination?
McDonalds Monopoly fever sweeps the UK every year. But what is the fascination? | Getty Images

An official start date has not yet been announced by McDonald’s, only that it will take place in the autumn.

Usually the game lasts for around six weeks, with the 2021 game running from 25 August to 5 October.

How does McDonald’s Monopoly work?

The McDonald’s version of the classic board game works in a very similar way, with the aim of the game for players to collect colour coordinated street names and train stations.

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You will find them as stickers which appear on the packaging of your food throughout the game.

Each piece represents a tile on the board which you can pick up for free in the restaurant or play along online.

The game has grown in popularity since it was first launched in 2005.

When a set is complete, you win a prize. You can also get an ‘instant win’ which can be redeemed for a prize instantly.

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Instant food prizes can be redeemed by handing over the game stickers to staff at McDonald’s.

You can also cash in game pieces on the touch screen kiosks in store or via the app by entering in the 12 digit prize code.

The more food items you buy, the more pieces you receive.

Customers who select fries as their side will get an extra two stickers.

If you choose a side salad, vegetable bag or fruit bag instead, you will get three more stickers, and a drink will get you a further three stickers.

The sticker items are as follows:

Three stickers

  • Big Tasty 
  • Big Tasty with bacon
  • Chicken selects (three or five)
  • Chicken BBQ Smokehouse
  • Chicken Legend
  • Big Flavour wrap
  • Soft drink
  • Caramel iced frappe
  • Frozen strawberry lemonade
  • Chicken and bacon salad
  • Chicken salad

Two stickers

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  • Fries - medium or large
  • Mozzarella dippers
  • Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate McFlurry
  • Cadbury Caramel McFlurry

Will there be any rare Monopoly pieces this year?

A number of rare McDonald’s pieces will once again be in the game this year.

These usually have pretty big prizes, although the prizes for 2022 are yet to be announced.

The nine rare stickers correspond to different areas of London and are listed below:

  • Dark blue: Mayfair
  • Green: Bond Street
  • Red: Strand
  • Yellow: Coventry Street
  • Train stations: Liverpool St Station
  • Orange: Marlborough Street
  • Pink: Northumberland Avenue
  • Light blue: Euston Road
  • Brown: Old Kent Road

Where is my nearest McDonald’s in Birmingham?

There is a large number of McDonald’s restaurants in Birmingham, listed below are the five closest to the city centre where you can take part in McDonald’s Monopoly in the autumn.

  • Birmingham - Temple Row Birmingham, B2 5AL
  • Birmingham - Stephenson Place Birmingham, B2 4PY  
  • Birmingham Bristol Rd Birmingham, B5 7TT  
  • Birmingham - Small Heath Birmingham, B10 0RJ   
  • Cape Hill - Smethwick, B66 2SF

To find your nearest McDonald’s, visit the McDonald’s restaurant finder.

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