Shipt vs Instacart

Which grocery delivery app is better? To help you decide which is best for you, here’s everything you need to know about membership and cost, store availability, features, and more.

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What’s the difference between Shipt and Instacart?

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Membership and Cost

Shipt Annual Membership

The Shipt Annual Membership costs $99 per year. With the annual membership, you have access to unlimited same-day deliveries. All orders $35+ have $0 delivery fees – no surcharges, no hidden fees.

Plus, get access to exclusive members-only perks like Preferred Shoppers and exclusive deals and savings – all for only $0.27 per day. Talk about more bang for your buck!

Shipt Monthly Membership

Flexibility is essential! Get all of the same great perks of having an annual membership, with smaller, monthly payments. Cancel anytime.

*Free delivery applies to orders over $35. Orders with alcohol may incur a $7 alcohol fee. Shipt membership required for free delivery.

Get what you need delivered with Shipt

Shipt works with tons of national favorites and local gems including Bed Bath & Beyond, Costco, CVS, Harris Teeter, HEB, Meijer, Office Depot, Petco, Sephora, Target, and so many more. That means you can get same-day day delivery on everything you love from home decor to top-tier beauty picks.

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Instacart also offers popular national and regional retailers throughout the country.

Shipt shopper pushing grocery cart through parking lot

With Shipt, choose between 4 substitution options:

  • Contact Me - your shopper will contact you when they start shopping and send substitution options for you to choose from
  • Do Not Substitute - your item will not be substituted
  • Choose a Backup - you'll select which item you'd like to replace the original item with as you place your order
  • Choose Substitute - your shopper will choose the best option for you

With Instacart, choose between 3 options:

  • Find Best Match - Your shopper selects the best replacement
  • Pick Specific Replacement - You'll select your own replacement before check out
  • Don't Replace - You'll get a refund instead
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