Supersize my Earning

I’ll be earning miles even more quickly now that McDonald’s will be accepting credit cards.

What the piece doesn’t say is the reason — their tests have found that customers using credit cards spend more on food than those using cash.

While I’m not sure if this is selection bias (people who don’t have credit cards might tend to have less cash to spend?), it still sounds about right.

About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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