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    • smarttips
    • By smarttips 25th Nov 17, 9:59 AM
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    McDonald's restaurants - are you paying too much?
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    • 25th Nov 17, 9:59 AM
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    McDonald's restaurants - are you paying too much? 25th Nov 17 at 9:59 AM
    In case you haven't noticed, McDonald's charge DIFFERENT prices in different stores for the SAME items!

    It might only be a 10p difference on an item but it adds up if buying for a family or you regularly visit that particular restaurant over a long period. Sometimes price differences can be even more e.g. Beef & Cheese Feast meal is currently £5.89 in one local restaurant but £6.19 in another store a couple of miles away. A 30p difference!

    So, if you live near more than one McDonald's restaurants, find out which one is the cheapest and then...let your friends know too!

    Last edited by smarttips; 25-11-2017 at 11:22 AM.
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    • sarah1972
    • By sarah1972 25th Nov 17, 1:23 PM
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    • 25th Nov 17, 1:23 PM
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    • 25th Nov 17, 1:23 PM
    Most places are the same,

    I have 3 local Tescoís and they all charge different prices for some things, itís just an area thing.
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    • ohreally
    • By ohreally 25th Nov 17, 5:56 PM
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    • 25th Nov 17, 5:56 PM
    So, if you live near more than one McDonald's restaurants, find out which one is the cheapest and then...let your friends know too!
    Originally posted by smarttips
    Why would you darken the door of this outfit?
    • DCFC79
    • By DCFC79 25th Nov 17, 8:04 PM
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    • 25th Nov 17, 8:04 PM
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    • 25th Nov 17, 8:04 PM
    Are some of the restaurants not franchises, if that's the case then thats up to them what price they charge.

    No need for the word "different" to be in capitals nor the sentence in red.
    Can people stop loaning money/being a guarator to family/friends, it rarely ends well and you lose out as your money is gone or you get shafted with being a guarantor.
    • RichardD1970
    • By RichardD1970 25th Nov 17, 8:39 PM
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    • 25th Nov 17, 8:39 PM
    Same with Burger King.
    • p00hsticks
    • By p00hsticks 26th Nov 17, 11:01 AM
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    • 26th Nov 17, 11:01 AM
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    • 26th Nov 17, 11:01 AM
    Many chain 'restaurants' vary their prices according to locality like this - Wetherspoons and Brewers Fayre certainly do.
    • Iamzee
    • By Iamzee 6th Dec 17, 1:47 PM
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    • 6th Dec 17, 1:47 PM
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    • 6th Dec 17, 1:47 PM
    Some branches vary in pricing but not so much as to reflect huge difference. I think all prices are regulated.
    • NineDeuce
    • By NineDeuce 6th Dec 17, 2:40 PM
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    • 6th Dec 17, 2:40 PM
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    • 6th Dec 17, 2:40 PM
    In case you haven't noticed, McDonald's charge DIFFERENT prices in different stores for the SAME items!

    It might only be a 10p difference on an item but it adds up if buying for a family or you regularly visit that particular restaurant over a long period. Sometimes price differences can be even more e.g. Beef & Cheese Feast meal is currently £5.89 in one local restaurant but £6.19 in another store a couple of miles away. A 30p difference!

    So, if you live near more than one McDonald's restaurants, find out which one is the cheapest and then...let your friends know too!

    Originally posted by smarttips
    It doesnt really 'all add up'.

    It only 'all adds up' if you spend too much time in there, and even if you went there 7 days a week, that would be a whole £2.10 per person. But then you wouldnt go there 7 days per week if £2.10 made a difference.

    But in any case, I have told my friends to go to the one 5 miles down the road where a Big Mac meal is 15p cheaper. The petrol station round the corner is only charging £1.15/litre at the moment....

    #firstworldproblem
    Last edited by NineDeuce; 06-12-2017 at 2:42 PM.
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