Fall is here and along with harvesting the crop it is also time to harvest your Monopoly Game pieces at McDonald’s again. The annual McDonald’s Monopoly game kicks off on Tuesday Sept. 30 and goes until Oct. 27, 2014, according to the website Jaunted on Sept. 29.
Cash prizes for McDonald’s Monopoly this year range from $50 to $1 million and many denominations in between. They also have a $10,000 prize to help you pay your utility bills.
Monopoly is also offer a $5,000 gift card to Target with early access to Target’s Black Friday sales. They offer the smaller prizes of free food and Redbox one-day movie rentals. Then they bring out the big guns, with the bigger prizes listed below.
Don’t forget the game tabs are found on a multitude of McDonald’s food packages. You can find them on their Big Mac boxes to their fountain drink cups and just about everything else in between for breakfast, lunch and dinner, suggests Yahoo Finance today.
While that $1 million grand prize is still there, which often motivates the masses to pull off the game pieces from their McDonald’s wrappers, there are also some exciting new offerings from the game this year. The travel prizes are not ones to sneeze at considering one involves a private jet for you and three of your friends. Travel Prizes offered:
Cessna Private Jet Trip:
This is a three-day and two-night trip for the winner and three buddies. You can fly to any North America location within 2,500 miles from the airport of departure, which pretty much opens up the entire mainland USA. Number of prizes: 2
Properties to look for: Pacific Avenue, North Carolina Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue.
There are two of these prizes and each are estimated at $16,900.
“Beaches Resort Luxury Included Caribbean Vacation”:
This is a three-day four-night trip for two adults and two children (15 years and under). You can go to your choice of three beach properties in either Jamaica or Turks &Caicos.
Number of these prizes: 75
Collect Atlantic Avenue, Marvin Garden and Ventnor Avenue.
These 75 prizes have the cost of about $6,500 each.
“Shell Fuel for a Year”
This prize is pretty straight forward. The winner gets a Shell gas card entitling you to gas purchases at Shell stations around the country.
Number of prizes available: 4
These four prizes have the value of about $2,350
Properties to collect: Connecticut Avenue, Oriental Avenue, Vermont Avenue
“Delta Vacations Dream Trip”
This “dream trip” allows you to select one of “250+ locations” from Delta Vacations.
Estimated value: $7,500
Number of prizes available: 20
Properties to collect: Kentucky Avenue, Indiana Avenue, Illinois Avenue
“Trips to Super Bowl XLIX”
Winners of this prize head off to Arizona for the next Super Bowl. McDonald’s is sending 2 Monopoly winners to the big game, complete with round-trip airfare and hotel accommodations.
Estimated value: $7,000
Number of prizes : 2
Nothing to collect here, this is an “Instant Win” tab!
“Trips to Meet Superstar Athletes”
This prize lets you pick one of the four top athletes for a meet-and-greet session, including travel. You can meet LeBron James (basketball), Jamie McMurray (racing), Alex Morgan (soccer), and Patrick Kane (hockey).
Estimated value: $3,200-$3,800
Number of prizes available: 4 (1 each)
This is also an instant win prize, so there’s nothing to collect to win this prize.
“Cessna Discovery Flights”
It is not as exciting as the other prizes, but it is cool. You can win a sightseeing flight for up to two hours, plus transfers between the winners home and the airfield.
Estimated value: $400
Number of prizes available: 10
This is another instant win tab so there’s not a thing to collect.
View all the prizes offered this year at the Official Monopoly at McDonald’s site.