Postmates, an app that promises on demand delivery from any restaurant or store that prepares to-go orders, will launch on Thursday in Sacramento.
Here's how the company describes itself:
Imagine being able to order in brunch from Cafeteria 15L, dinner from Mikuni Japanese, a charger from the Apple store and groceries from your local market — with a couple of clicks. Postmates makes that possible by picking up from merchants that don't offer delivery themselves. The app, available for iOS and Android, as well as Postmates web, allows users to browse an inventory of thousands of restaurants and stores in their city, add items instantly, watch their rated "Postmate" moving on a map, and track their order status in real time. Deliveries start at $5 and customers pay for everything within the app — including tip — so you never have to run out and get cash.
To help promote their launch, they're offering FREE sandwiches from Roxie Deli from Thursday, Aug. 13 through Sunday, Aug. 16 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Realistically, you could have lunch and dinner on Postmates (and their venture capitol funders) for four days from Roxie over that time span for free. Their free offer includes both the delivery fee and the price of the meal. Everything is free. Just download the app, select the Free Roxie Deli On-Demand store, add your choice of specialty sandwich and request delivery.
In addition, for the first 500 people who download the app and enter code SACVIP will get $50 in credit (good towards delivery fee) added to their account (expires 9/15).
Finally, they're waiving all delivery fees for the entire month of August.
So what are you waiting for? Your annoying friends in San Francisco and New York are already enjoying the on demand lifestyle. You should too.
Here's where they serve:
Visit Postmates to download the app. BTW: If you use the promo code t3bj, you'll get a $10 delivery credit and I'll get $10 after you use it. It's free to you. Why not help Cowtown Eats get a couple free deliveries?
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