What is Instacart?
Instacart is a same-day grocery delivery and pickup service. The company allows customers to select groceries through an online application platform from various retailers and have them delivered by personal shoppers.
How does Instacart work?
Customers can download the app, order groceries from local stores, and get them delivered.
How quickly can I get my groceries from Instacart?
The service allows you to choose a delivery timeframe - often the same day and possibly within hours of ordering.
How can I make money with Instacart?
Full-Service Shoppers receive orders, pull and bag them, and deliver them to customers at the appointed time.
How much money can I make with Instacart?
The amount of money you can make with Instacart depends on several factors, including the: hours you work, the number of orders you fill, and the types of orders you receive.
How do I pay for the food as an Instacart Shopper?
Instacart Shoppers are given a special company debit card to pay for customer orders. You’ll swipe this card and hit enter when prompted to input a pin number. At some stores, you may be required to enter a pin code.
Is Instacart safe?
According to Instacart, customer demand is up 300% year-over-year, and its shopper community has grown to 350,000 active shoppers. They have been seen on CNN, The New York Times, Forbes and ABC.
Can I chat with my shopper after I place an order?
While your personal shopper is working on your order, you can chat with them about changes to your order, to get more information about a recommended replacement, and anything else you want to communicate.
Who uses Instacart?
Instacart is used by busy people and families across the U.S. and Canada that want fresh groceries and everyday essentials delivered or easily ready to be picked up. Instacart is also used by people that want to make extra income by delivering groceries.
How many hours do I have to work with Instacart?
Once approved to be a Full-Service Driver, you can download the shopper app and schedule your work hours. There is no required agenda or time devotion. You get to choose your hours. Sign up for as many or as few hours as you want to work any given week.
How do I sign up to become an Instacart Shopper?
Just create an account at shoppers.instacart.com. After that, just download the Shopper app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store to complete the sign up process and get your background check started. When your background check has cleared and you’re approved to shop, you can sign on to shop and make money on your own schedule.