Best Food Delivery Apps to Work For

Best Food Delivery Apps to Work For

Demand for food delivery boomed during lockdown and has stayed high ever since. This makes food delivery apps a great way to earn extra income. But which ones should you work for?

Whether you work for Uber or another platform, offering food delivery means you can flex your driving business based on the best earning opportunities.

We’ve put together this handy list of the main food delivery apps you can work for, some of the perks of each app and how you can apply. 

This article was updated in April 2022.

Uber Eats

Uber Eats first launched in 2015 and is now in hundreds of cities all over the world. In the UK you can deliver with Uber Eats across many cities, including London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and Liverpool.

Some of the benefits:

  • Uber drivers can get started via the Uber Driver app
  • Option for Instant Pay, where couriers can cash out earnings up to 5 times a day
  • Flexibility to work when you want
  • Potential for greater earnings through tips

To find out more and sign up, click here


Deliveroo was founded in London in 2013 and now operates around the world. In March 2022 Deliveroo went beyond food delivery in a trial with WH Smith, delivering stationery and books to people’s homes.  

Some of the benefits:

  • Promises competitive fees, plus the potential for customer tips
  • Free accident cover while you’re on the road
  • Free kit for those on bikes and scooters
  • Exclusive deals with big-name restaurants

You can find out more and apply here

Just Eat

One of the giants of the food delivery world, Just Eat has been around for a while and was set up in Denmark in 2001. Popular locations in the UK include Birmingham, Cardiff, Glasgow, Leeds and Manchester.  

Some of the benefits:

  • Flexibility over your schedule
  • Get paid weekly
  • No commission on courier fees
  • Technology to match your availability/location to when food is ready

Get started and sign up here.


Perhaps less well known, Zomato launched in 2010. It’s a bit different from other apps in that it also allows customers to find out about new restaurants, book tables and pay as well as ordering food delivery. 

Some of the benefits:

  • Range of employee benefits such as 26 weeks paid parental leave 
  • Large office perks include in-house creche and discounted food and snacks
  • Opportunity to discover popular restaurants for future fares

Zomato only takes applications through employee referrals – find out more here.

Amazon Fresh

Amazon Fresh was initially launched as an online-only grocer for Amazon Prime members in the UK in 2016, and is currently available in a limited number of postcodes.

On the delivery side, it offers customers same-day grocery delivery free to Prime members from both Amazon Fresh stores and through a partnership with Morrisons.

Some of the benefits:

  • Flexibility on schedule
  • Know how much you’ll earn before you start work
  • Doorstep delivery means you can keep active being in and out of your vehicle

Sign up to drive for Amazon with its Amazon Flex app here.


Beelivery was set up in 2015 and offers on-demand grocery delivery. It says it delivers 24 hours a day, seven days a week to most towns and cities across the UK. The company wants drivers to be able to deliver within 90 minutes.

Some of the benefits:

  • Choose your own hours
  • Paid for each delivery you make – this usually ranges between £7 and £20 depending on trip distance and size of order
  • You’re sent nearby delivery jobs in your area, which you can accept or reject.
  • If you regularly accept jobs and provide good service, you are sent more delivery jobs in future

Sign up for Beelivery and apply here.

At INSHUR, we help our drivers to keep earning. Find out more about food delivery insurance or courier insurance and see how we can help you.

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