Viral TikTok video explains the genius trick that gets you more food for less money at McDonald’s - here’s how

A TikToker has explained how he bags free food from McDonald’s using a simple but genius hack.

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A man has been branded a ‘hero’ after he revealed the genius trick that will get you extra food while spending less money at McDonald’s. Darren Dowling from Glasgow posted the moneysaving fast-food hack on TikTok.

The video, which went out to the 26-year-old’s over 42,000 followers, has gone viral on the social platform. It has more than 1.3 million views and 76,000 likes

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Darren’s smart thinking is good news for fans of McDonald’s tasty Chicken Selects items. The special trick allows foodies to get four for the price of three.

Normally on the menu, Chicken Selects cost around £4.30 for a set portion, but with this handy trick you will only need to pay £3.98 for four pieces. The revelation came after the TikToker had a look at the wraps of the day item.

In the video, Darren notes that a McDonald’s wrap is made up of two Chicken Select pieces. He explains that customers, much like with the burgers, have the option to remove ingredients.

When you purchase two wraps of the day, which are priced at £1.99 each, and remove everything except the chicken pieces, you will end up with four pieces of Chicken Selects. Darren’s hack will save customers a grand total of 32p.

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There has been an uproar of positive reactions from viewers, as well as McDonald’s regulars and even workers following the publishing of the video. One person called the hack “monumental” while another branded Darren “the hero we deserve.”