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Instacart

Published: April 18, 2019

Product Details:

  • $10.00 Minimum order
  • Delivery fee is $9.99 for orders under $35.00 and $5.99 for orders over $35.00; alternatively, pay $99.00/year for the Instacart Express Membership and skip all delivery fees
  • Delivery between one hour to six days in advance
  • Alcohol delivery available for a fee
  • An Instacart employee picks up and delivers all items right to your door
  • Additional information:

Pros:

  • Personal shoppers can suggest substitutions
  • Live GPS updates for deliveries
  • Can choose products from Costco without a Costco membership
  • Simple ordering experience

Cons:

  • Not clear on how price is determined
  • Not partnered with Trader Joe’s

Who It’s For…

Those who want access to products from grocery stores outside their immediate neighborhood.

Who It’s Not For…

Those who want comparable product pricing to local grocery stores, as the prices are often higher online.

Why We Picked It:

  • Instacart offers exclusive coupons on hundreds of items.
  • You can find products from a wide variety of grocers.
  • It offers very flexible delivery time windows.

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