Alcohol Delivery Apps to Get You Through the Pandemic

5 Apr, 2020 Gloria R. Wilson No Comments

Social-distancing measures may well continue for several weeks, and you may already be experiencing a cocktail of anxiety, stress, and boredom while copped-up in your home. But there’s a cure for all those ills and you can now order it directly from your phone! Keep reading for a round-up of the best alcohol-delivery apps to help you take off the edge during this global pandemic.

Drizly

Order online or via the app (Apple & Android)

Delivery Fee: $5 in most markets

Drizly offers a wide selection of wines, beers, and spirits, including brand-names like Tito’s, Smirnoff, and White Claw. Plus, their website promises delivery in under 60 minutes. The app partners with local businesses, and according to their website, is available in over 100 cities in North America.

Saucy

Order online or via the app (Apple & Android)

Delivery Fee: None

With no delivery fee or order minimums, Saucy is a great option if you live in one of the 13 cities where it’s currently available (including NYC, LA, Chicago, and San Francisco). Plus, their website claims your order will be delivered within a half hour!

Minibar

Order online or via the app (Apple & Android)

Delivery Fee: Mostly free

Minibar is available in 17 states and DC, and gives you the opportunity to place an order up to two weeks in advance.

Swill

How to Order: Online or via an app

Delivery Fee: None

Swill is another service that partners with your local liquor stores to make deliveries as convenient as possible. Their website promises delivery in an hour or less in 11 cities, including Miami, Seattle, Las Vegas, and New York City.

Instacart

Order online or via an app (Apple & Android)

Delivery Fee: Between $3.99 and $7.99 — free for Instacart Express members

The nationwide grocery-delivery service, which partners with local supermarkets and pharmacies, will allow you to select from a range of wines and spirits if your local grocery store sells such products.

In response to an Instacart employee strike that erupted due to insufficient safety measures for in-store shoppers, the company has promised to supply all their shoppers with proper masks and gloves so it can continue serving its vast client base that includes 25,000 supermarkets.

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