McDonald’s Gift Card – How to Buy? Terms & Conditions

A Gift Card is the best gift from McDonald’s USA that you can send to anyone, and you can buy one for yourself too. McDonald’s Gift cards offered are loaded with dollar value and used to buy and purchase different goods and services at McDonald’s restaurants in the USA.

This Gift Card is not any type of debit card, and no depository insurance is associated with it. By purchasing this gift or arch card, you are bound by the terms and conditions associated with it. The card balance can never expire. This Arch Card comes in two ways:

  1. A Physical Card
  2. Electronically Transmitted eGift Card

Different Gift Card Designs Offered By McDonald’s 

Different types of designs are available that you can choose according to your choice and gift someone. These are the best gifts for any occasion—holidays, birthdays, etc. Everyone will love a McDonald’s gift.  There are two categories of designs mentioned in the occasion option that you can take, i.e., 1. Anytime and 2. Holiday. The design names and prices are mentioned in the table below:

How can we buy this McDonald’s Gift Card?

Buying a gift card and sending a gift card are so easy. To purchase a gift card, follow these steps:

  • Go to the Gift Card page of the McDonald’s app.
  • Here, tap on the option “Buy A Gift Card.”
  • You will be provided there with different Gift Card designs. Select the one you like.
  • After selecting one of your desires, a new page will open where you have to provide information.
  • Select the “Card Value” (ranging from $10 to $100).
  • Select the “Quantity” you want to take.
  • Write the recipient’s name and the sender’s name.
  • In the next step, you will be provided with the option “Gift Message,” where you can write any message or greeting to which you are sending the gift card.
  • In the end, click on “Add to Cart” and then “Continue Shopping.
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Is the Arch Gift Card available in bulk?

If you want to buy in bulk, go to the option “Buy in Bulk”, here you need to provide your detailed information so you can get all the Arch cards you want. You can take in a quantity of 25 or more.

How Do You Check Your Gift Balance?

  • To check your Gift Balance, click on the option “Check your Balance” on the main page.
  • A new page will open; here, enter your “Arch Card Number” in the box.
  • Then enter your PIN in the tab.
  • Click on “I am not a Robot.”
  • And in the right bottom corner, click on “Check Balance.”

How Do You Reload Your Card?

You can reload your Arch Card in two ways:

  • By visiting McDonald’s restaurant and contacting the crew member to load your card.
  • The other method is to go to the “Reload Your Card” site to reload your card online.
  • By clicking on “Reload your card,” a new page will open.
  • Here, you can log in by providing your “Username and Password.”
  • Click on I am not a Robot, and then click on “Go” in the left bottom corner.
  • Your card will be loaded.
  • If you forgot your password, then write your username, email, or registered card number, so your username and temporary password will be sent to your email.

How to Replace Lost, Damaged, or Stolen Card?

If your Arch Card is lost, damaged, or stolen and you want to replace it, it is necessary to keep your activation and Reload Receipts. To replace your card, you have to “Submit” a request through the “Contact Us” form. Provide your personal information in the form. Different supporting documents like activation receipts, purchase receipts, account summaries, etc. also have to be provided, and in the case of a damaged card, you need to provide a picture of the damaged card. If your request qualifies, a new replacement card will be delivered to you in 4-6 weeks.

Terms & Conditions

Different terms and conditions are applied to the Arch Card and its uses, and the terms and conditions for purchase are as follows: This Arch Card is presented and issued by P2W. P2W is a trade association issued to McDonald’s gift cards and is amendable for the maintenance and operation of the McDonald’s Arch Card program

Arch Card Terms & Conditions:

No Refunds:

These arch cards are not refundable except as required by law and are not redeemable. Once you receive the card, you can’t cancel or refund it. Third-party retailers can refund the card, but this is not entirely done by P2W.


You can check the balance by different methods, including by calling (877) 458-2200 on the website and also by participating at McDonald’s USA Restaurant. No one can make a purchase of more than $10,000 in a calendar day.


The balance on the physical card can be reloaded, but the balance on the eGift Card is not reloadable. You can reload your card balance on McDonald’s Reload Website, but this is not hosted by McDonald’s or P2W; it is in fact hosted by a third party. To reload your balance, you have to make an account on the website. By creating an account, you have to accept its terms and conditions. Make sure to keep the activation and reload recipient, so you can replace your card if it is damaged or lost.


McDonald’s Gift Cards are loaded with dollar value and used to buy and purchase different goods and services at McDonald’s restaurants in the USA. This gift card is something you must bring when purchasing any item. The card can be used by adults older than 13 years old, and children between 13 and 18 years old can use it under their parents’ supervision.


Your card cannot expire. If P2W finds any of the Arch Card and its balance obtained through any fraud or unlawful means, they cancel the Arch Card and its balance.

McDonald's Gift card terms & conditions

Unauthorized Transaction/Lost Card:

For all the transactions done by the card, you are responsible for them. If your Arch Card is lost or damaged, it can be replaced to avoid any unauthorized transactions. It is necessary to keep your activation and reload receipts for the replacement of the card.

P2W does not operate any restaurants

All matters are regulated and maintained by McDonald’s and their restaurants and franchises. Each restaurant is responsible for all legal and other matters. P2W does not operate any restaurants; it is only related to the Arch Card maintenance and operation.

Arch Card Shipment:

P2W maintains the shipment process. The person responsible for all the costs who wants to purchase the card, and can choose any shipment method and have to pay for it.  After you receive the arch Card by shipping, P2W is not responsible for loss or any damage.