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Mayukh Saha
Mayukh Saha
February 10, 2024 ·  2 min read

You Should Start Getting Your Bags Of Ice at McDonald’s—Here’s Why

McDonald’s- like every famous fast-food chain- has its own secrets. It could be something as sought after as their secret recipe. Or, it could be something that looks quite ingenious. Here, we will be talking about a unique purchase that you could do at the chain- bags of ice. Yes- the fast-food chain also sells ice, but we rarely hear about it. Now, we know it sounds a bit odd- but trust us. There will be times when you wished you had some ice handy. Imagine having a party around. Wouldn’t you mind some ice that would keep the beverages cool? Going over to a gas station or a grocery store can be a bother at that point. 

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Image Credit: Mile High On The Cheap

According to Mile High on The Cheap, McDonald’s offers cubed ice for a price of $1.50 per bag— and that’s a great deal. It should be noted that you won’t find the option to purchase ice and every location. So, ensure that the chain you are visiting actually sells ice- or it could get embarrassing (not really, but they might be confused). You can purchase the cubed ice either inside the restaurant- or at the drive-thru. If you are going to attend any sporting event- a bag of ice could definitely come in handy. 

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McDonald’s Sells Cubed Ice- Check it Out!

Now, the main question is- does McDonald’s sell ice at cheaper rates? For this, you need to check the stores that are around your house. Some convenience stores may sell it at a lower price- so it is always good to catalog. At several 7/11 stores, you will find ice at $2.50. On the other hand, Walmart sells ice at $4 for a 20-pound bag.

So, if you’re ever looking for some reasonably priced ice, Mcdonald’s might have you covered. Just don’t try and get any ice cream, that machine doesn’t work at any of its locations. That last part was kind of a joke (kind of).

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  1. “McDonald’s Sells 8-lb. Bag of Ice For Cool Price” Mile High on the Cheap.
  2. McDonald’s Offers This Secret Deal On Bagged Ice.” Eat This.  Kristen Warfield. June 3, 2022.
  3. Here’s Why You Should Get Ice at McDonald’s from Now On.” Taste of Home. Melany Love. June 2, 2022.