TECHNOLOGY | Staff Reporter, Hong Kong

McDonald's Hong Kong, Alipay team up for in-app payment upgrade

AlipayHK users will now be able to order and pay for food by e-wallet using the McDonald’s app.

McDonald’s Hong Kong has enhanced its partnership with AlipayHK, with users now able to order and pay for food by e-wallet using the McDonald’s app on smartphones.

Aside from the new payment method, which has been open to AlipayHK customers since 11 April, the company is also offering rewards to attract users.

“We have been committed to expanding our electronic payment platform to give customers’ unparalleled experience with McDonald’s in recent years. Since our collaboration with AlipayHK last year, customers have greatly enjoyed various special and incredible offers,” McDonald’s Hong Kong CEO Randy Lai said.

Alipay Payment Services (HK) chief executive Jennifer Tan said the collaboration will enhance the convenience of mobile ordering.

“In collaboration with McDonald’s Hong Kong, AlipayHK hopes the initiative will help spearhead and incentivise more restaurants to engage in digital transformation in the food and beverage sector,” Tan said.

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