Uber will now deliver orders from more than 70 grocery stores

Uber continues its push toward on-demand and scheduled grocery delivery. Starting Thursday, customers on the West Coast can use Uber and Uber Eats to order sundries from more than 70 grocery stores in California, Oregon and Washington state.

The goal of the pilot partnership “is to provide a reliable and affordable grocery delivery option that works for everyone, regardless of your budget,” Oskar Hjertonsson, Uber’s grocery manager, said in a statement. communicated.

To promote the service, Uber is offering free delivery on the first order of $30 or more through June 19.

Expanded Grocery Delivery is just the latest innovation from the app, which also this week launched Uber Travelallowing users to book flights, hotel rooms and restaurant reservations in the United States and get 10% off to use on Uber rides.

Other new services announced during the Go/Get 2022 product event live stream on May 16 include Uber Charter, which lets you book a party bus or van, vouchers for hosts to cover the cost of rides for guests and on-site ordering on Uber. Eats and Postmates at Yankee Stadium and other sports arenas.

Uber also has Google Assistant integrated into Uber Eats to enable voice control and is preparing to launch a pair of self-driving delivery services in Los Angeles.

The company also offers a paid premium membership, Uber One, with benefits from the Marriott Bonvoy hotel loyalty program, Clear identity verification and Obe Fitness, among other partners. Uber One members will get free shipping on all orders over $15 over $15 for an indefinite period.