Hotlink partners McDonald’s to reward Malaysians who smile


As the saying goes, ‘smile, and the world will smile with you.’ Hotlink and McDonald’s Malaysia have teamed up to reward Malaysians…for simply smiling! 

All customers need to do is walk up to any four special Smile4REWARDS Kiosks located at selected McDonald’s restaurants – McDonald’s Bangi Drive-Thru, McDonald’s Section 3 Shah Alam, McDonald’s Jalan Gopeng Drive-Thru, and McDonald’s Jalan Tebrau Drive-Thru – smile, take a picture, and be instantly rewarded with a FREE Chocolate Sundae with any purchase. And to make things sweeter, Hotlink and Maxis customers who show the Deals page on their Hotlink RED App or MyMaxis App while making that redemption will also receive an additional 4 pieces of Chicken McNuggets ® absolutely free.

Since smiles are contagious, customers who have had their pictures taken at the Smile4REWARDS Kiosks will be in the running to win a pair of FREE flight tickets to destinations in Southeast Asia. There are a total of 10 pairs of flight tickets up for grabs. All they need to do is share their Smile4REWARDS photo on Facebook and Instagram with the hashtags #HotlinkxMcD #Smile4REWARDS.

Here’s how to be rewarded: 

  1. Walk up to the Smile4REWARDS Kiosk. Press enter to start
  2. Position your face within the circle on the screen and smile!
  3. The webcam will capture four photos of you
  4. Select your favourite photo and save it
  5. Enter your contact number and email address (the photo that you have selected will be sent to your email)
  6. The kiosk will print out your McD Voucher and you will receive an SMS
  7. Present the voucher at the counter to redeem your reward
  8. Don’t forget to present your Hotlink RED App or MyMaxis App for even more rewards!

Customers who are not able to visit the selected restaurants with Smile4REWARDS Kiosks can still enjoy great rewards when they download the deal for a FREE Large Sundae Cone from the Hotlink RED App or MyMaxis App, redeemable at all McDonald’s restaurants nationwide. 

“At Hotlink, we’re all about giving our customers the value that they deserve every day, and what better way for this than to reward them for doing the simplest thing – smiling! It’s so easy to be rewarded with great deals and we want to make it very simple for our customers. Our collaboration with McDonald’s is a perfect example of this, and we are thrilled to share this goal,” said Navin Manian, Maxis’ Head of Prepaid.

“McDonald’s is thrilled to be partnering with Maxis and Hotlink to offer these exclusive deals. Our customers love being rewarded, and we want to put an even bigger smile on their faces through this partnership. The Smile4REWARDS Kiosks are meant to engage our customers in a fun and creative way, and reward them for simply smiling! This unique experience will definitely make their visit to our restaurants that much more memorable,” said Eugene Lee, Marketing Director, McDonald's Malaysia.

Hotlink Rewards is the easiest way to be rewarded. All customers need to do is log in to the app to get exclusive deals and offers that are most relevant to them. Hotlink partners with various e-commerce and retail brands that have chain outlets nationwide. There are over 250 deals on the apps for customers to enjoy. For the full list of brands and merchants, please log in to the Hotlink RED App and MyMaxis App.

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