What if we could order anything and receive it at an express pace? You do not have to be afraid – it is something that becomes completely real thanks to the Glovo application, which can be used by more and more Poles without any obstacles. What is this and how does it work?
Over 30 million downloads and 1.8 million active users, 20,000 partner stores and restaurants in 200 cities and 36,000 registered couriers are statistics that show that Glovo he doesn't complain about the lack of popularity. In Poland, it is only spreading its wings, but it has great potential. This is one of the hottest mobile applications!
Let's start with the basics, so what is Glovo?
Some stores and restaurants allow you to order products with delivery to your home or workplace. However, each such point usually promotes its own application. Alternatively, we can use programs assigned to a specific category, for example, ordering food. Spanish authors do not agree to such restrictions Glovo – the application allows you to order anything. Literally. Delivery is handled by registered couriers (so it works in a similar way as Uber).
It doesn't matter if you want to order a delicious dish from your favorite restaurant, shop in one or another supermarket, buy medicines at the pharmacy, pick up clothes from the laundry or give flowers to your other half – Glovo allows you to order any item and pick it up at a selected time and place . Cooperating with the service the courier can bring you anything within an hour – as long as it is legal.
Glovo currently operates in several Polish cities – among others Warsaw, Krakow, Katowice, Gdańsk and Wroclaw. In each of them you can use the courier service or delivery from selected points. The list of partner stores and premises is long and growing every month (these include supermarkets Biedronka, Carrefour Express and Tesco or the Żabka chain and local restaurants).
But is it worth using Glovo at all? How much is it?
To use Glovo you must create a user account – either on the website or in the application. It's for free. Delivery prices, however, depend on how far the courier has to travel. At best, delivery is cost at the level of PLN 6, although it may increase. You also have to reckon with an additional service charge if you place your order at night.
The amount you pay is displayed when placing the order. However, if the courier has to make the purchase himself, the costs are only given after he has done it. Let's add that Glovo accepts credit and debit cards issued by Visa, MasterCard and American Express.
Okay, so how does the Glovo app work?
The principle of Glovo is simple. Once we have an account (and we have added a debit or credit card), we go to choosing the type of order. Currently available options are:
- Snacks and drinks
Glovo allows you to send any item from point A to point B, order any dish or any product in selected stores and restaurants with home delivery, as well as any custom stuff.
In the latter case, we describe exactly to the courier what we need, and he will find it for us and buy it, and then deliver it to a specific place. This, of course, may take a little longer. What and how exactly can we order? We find the answers on the official website.
As you can see in the picture above, the order can be tracked in real time. We always know if the courier is already on the road, where he is and how much he should be there. It is a convenient solution that may not save our lives, but improve comfort as much as possible.
If you are interested, visit the Glovo website or download the application:
Glovo on Android
Glovo for iOS
If you want to learn more or place an order from a web browser, the official website is GlovoApp.com
Source: Glovo, inf. own
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