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  #1859996 6-Sep-2017 22:29
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I always go out as parking isn't that easy in our area, and, well, I like to be considerate. Not saying that someone who doesn't isn't, but it's not an issue for me to go out and hopefully it makes their day a tiny bit better. 

 

 


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  #1860514 7-Sep-2017 19:01
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Thanks @michaelmurfy and @networkn, I'm on Manners which is bus only so will meet them outside


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  #1860822 8-Sep-2017 12:39
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Just got Mad Mex delivered, very cool service

 

Just wish Alaturka was on itas I love their Iskender but I'm too lazy to walk to Warring Taylor




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  #1977301 15-Mar-2018 18:44
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UberEats has expanded, in Wellington it now covers Johnsonville up to Churton Park and all of Newlands. 

 

Lower Hutt has it now from the Western hills - Petone - Seaview up to the northern end of Taita (Wainuiomata and Eastbourne have missed out)

 

Hamilton also has it, I'd assume Tauranga won't be far off from getting it.


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  #1977323 15-Mar-2018 19:52
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I see back when this thread started people commenting on viability at $6 per delivery (it's $5 in Australia, fun fact).

 

Most of the money they pay to the courier comes from the 35% they charge the restaurant. (Yes, really).

 

So if you order food to the value of $20, Uber charges you $6 for a total of $26, but takes $7 of that $20, leaving the restaurant with $13. If the delivery driver doesn't deliver the food and Uber has to refund you, they pay the restaurant $0, even though they already produced the food and gave it to the courier that Uber supplied. They also outright forbid in the contract charging more for Uber Eats customers to compensate for the usurious charges, and impose a $200/month "technology access charge" to the restaurant.

 

For the most part, anytime you order Uber Eats, the restaurant is making a loss on your order, or barely breaking even. If you can afford to get up and go there to get your food, please for the love of all that's holy do so.


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  #1978322 15-Mar-2018 21:10
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Kyanar:

 

I see back when this thread started people commenting on viability at $6 per delivery (it's $5 in Australia, fun fact).

 

Most of the money they pay to the courier comes from the 35% they charge the restaurant. (Yes, really).

 

So if you order food to the value of $20, Uber charges you $6 for a total of $26, but takes $7 of that $20, leaving the restaurant with $13. If the delivery driver doesn't deliver the food and Uber has to refund you, they pay the restaurant $0, even though they already produced the food and gave it to the courier that Uber supplied. They also outright forbid in the contract charging more for Uber Eats customers to compensate for the usurious charges, and impose a $200/month "technology access charge" to the restaurant.

 

For the most part, anytime you order Uber Eats, the restaurant is making a loss on your order, or barely breaking even. If you can afford to get up and go there to get your food, please for the love of all that's holy do so.

 

 

I'm surprised the police haven't arrested Uber for holding guns to the heads of restaurant owners and forcing them to enter into such agreements [/sarc]

 

It's a free market.  If the restaurant, Uber and the consumer enter into a voluntary contract, the love of all that's holy doesn't enter into it.


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  #1978447 16-Mar-2018 09:21
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I'm sadly JUST outside of their delivery area. I was going to try it for lunch today. It sounds like a good service though, hopefully they expand that extra few hundred meters so I can try it in the future.





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  #1978462 16-Mar-2018 10:01
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nas:

 

Just got Mad Mex delivered, very cool service

 

 

I think you mentioned being on Manners St.  If you like Mexican food the  place on Dixon St has some really nice dishes.  Their chicken in particular is really nice.  Not the cheapest though.





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  #1978465 16-Mar-2018 10:04
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I know a few restaurants who have pulled out due to the fees. They aren't bitter about it, they all agreed to the fees to see how it went, didn't work for them. A few have negotiated lower fees, but most are released if they ask.

 

 


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