We all have very busy schedules these days. With work, kids, school and just plain life we don’t have much time. But even with such busy schedules, we still do have to eat. This is where grocery delivery services have come to the rescue. Grocery delivery services not only save you time, but it also saves you money.
You no longer have to take time out of your busy schedule to go grocery shopping. Looking for items and finding the perfect piece of produce is time consuming. With a grocery delivery service, all this is taken care of for you. Additionally, going to the grocery store usually means purchasing extra items that were not on your list. Consequently, this increases your grocery bill.
Below are the top ten grocery delivery/pick up services:
Instacart is probably the most popular grocery delivery service of the bunch. With Instacart you can shop your groceries online and then have it delivered to you or your can pick up in store. Its that easy! The minimum order is $10. The cost of your delivery depends on how big your order is and when you are asking it to be delivered.
Safeway offers delivery service in seven states in the United States ( Arizona, California, Maryland, Oregon, Virginia, Washington, and D.C.). You order your groceries online and it is then delivered to you. The delivery fee ranges from $9.95-$12.95. The minimum order is $49.
3 – Peapod
Peapod is a big name in grocery delivery. They offer delivery service in the midwest and the East Coast. Peapod offers a wide variety of selections from organic produce, pre-packaged produce and frozen items. The minimum order is $60. Delivery fees range from
$9.95 to $6.95.
Walmart is also another big name grocery store jumping into this quick grocery service. However, Walmart does not offer delivery. They will do the leg work for you and all you have to do is pick up your groceries at the side door of the store. There is no minimum order amount and it is free.
5- Google Express
In 2016 Google Express launched throughout the United States. Google Express is a bit different because you can get non grocery items delivered. For example, you can get your Kohls shopping delivered. The minimum order is $25-$35. And the delivery fees are $95 per year or $4.99 to $7.99 per order
Costco has a program called “Same Day”. You can shop online, schedule your delivery and have the items by a time that you set. This program is available nationwide. Your minimum order is $35. Also there is no delivery fee.
7 – WeGoShop
WeGoShop is very much like Instacart. They have delivery services in the U.S. and in Canada. All you have to do is pick a grocery store, go shopping online and submit for delivery. The minimum order and delivery fees vary.
8- Amazon Fresh
Amazon of course needed to get into the grocery delivery service model. It is still not widely available throughout the United States. The cost of delivery is an add-on to your $99/year amazon prime membership. There is no minimum order.
FreshDirect is a well known service available exclusively on the East Coast. The service offers many options . The minimum order varies on your location. It can be $30-$99 based on your location. The delivery fee also varies from $5.00 to $15.99, depending on location.
ShipT get the help your some of your favorite grocery stores. Services are available in 16 states, and they are quickly growing. Delivery fee is $7 and there is no minimum order. If you want free shipping, you have to spend a minimum of $35.
With so many grocery delivery services available, your grocery shopping should be a bit easier. You can pick what you want comfortably from your own home and save money in the process. Save time and money? Sounds like a win to me.