If somebody desires to depart extra, or much less, there are nonetheless choices to tip nothing in any respect, 10 p.c, 15 p.c, 20 p.c and different quantities.
Instacart has had a rocky relationship through the years with its drivers and consumers. In 2016, Instacart removed the option to tip in favor of guaranteeing increased supply commissions. About a month later, following stress from consumers, the corporate reintroduced tipping.
“After announcing this change, we heard a lot of feedback from our shopper community,” the company said in a blog post at the time. “While our shoppers liked most of the changes, they did not like the fact that we were removing tips from our online platform. Taking that feedback into account, we have decided to continue to accept tips as part of this change.”
In addition to placing suggestions extra entrance and middle, Instacart additionally modified its service payment from a 10 p.c waivable payment to a 5 p.c fastened payment.
Just earlier this month, Instacart raised $150 million in funding, valuing the corporate at $4.35 billion.