Become a food delivery driver in Orlando, FL
You can get paid to deliver in Orlando using Uber Eats. Learn how it works, and see tips for getting started.
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Instead, try delivering with Uber, which offers more flexibility than traditional courier jobs. Here are some of the benefits to being your own boss with Uber Eats.
Grab your car, bike, or scooter to be a delivery driver—or get around on foot.
Deliver whenever you want—for an hour, on the weekend, or throughout the week.
Before you accept any order, you’ll see how much you’ll get paid to deliver it.
Part-time, flexible hours
An alternative to traditional delivery driving jobs in Orlando.
If you’re looking for delivery jobs in Orlando, give Uber a try instead. Get paid to drive or deliver when you want, on the platform with the largest network of active riders.
Delivering with Uber Eats in Orlando offers a flexible earning opportunity. It’s a great alternative to full-time delivery jobs, part-time delivery jobs, or other part-time gigs, temp jobs, or seasonal employment. Or maybe you’re already a rideshare driver and want to supplement your income by becoming a food delivery driver using the Uber Eats platform. Drivers using Uber come from all backgrounds and industries, setting their own schedule to make work fit into their lives, not the other way around.
Uber offers part-time delivery job alternatives in all major cities in the US, including Austin, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, San Francisco, and Seattle—plus hundreds of other cities of all sizes across the country.
To be a delivery driver in Orlando, you must meet certain requirements. No matter how you deliver, you’ll need to submit your Social Security number for us to run a background screening. If you’re delivering by car, you must be at least 19 years old, have a 2-door or 4-door car, and have a valid driver’s license in your name. If delivering by scooter, you must be at least 19 years old, have a motorized scooter under 50cc, and have a valid driver’s license in your name (when signing up, be sure to choose Delivery by scooter under transportation method). If your deliveries will be completed by bicycle or on foot, you must be at least 18 years old and have a government-issued ID (when signing up, be sure to choose Delivery by bicycle—and in certain cities, Delivery by bicycle or foot—under transportation method).
Uber’s mission is to reimagine the way the world moves for the better. We started in 2010 to solve a simple problem: How do you get access to a ride at the touch of a button? More than 15 billion trips later, we’re building products to get people closer to where they want to be. By changing how people, food, and things move through cities, Uber is a platform that opens up the world to new possibilities.
Delivery drivers using Uber are independent contractors who work on their own schedule with flexible hours. Uber is available in more than 10,000 cities worldwide. Signing up is easy for most people. We welcome drivers from other parts of the driving industry, such as bus, truck, taxi, limo, catering, and commercial drivers. We also welcome rideshare drivers and drivers who have been active on other driving apps and services, such as Bridj, Curb, Lyft, Via, and Wingz. Driving with Uber is a good way to earn additional money. And you might also be eligible to deliver with Uber Eats. It’s easy to get started.
Frequently asked questions
- Is delivering with Uber different from full-time or part-time courier jobs in Orlando?
Delivery driver jobs in Orlando offer different opportunities. Uber Eats has a broad range of merchants on the app, including Alcohol, Halal, and Middle Eastern spots. Not all delivery opportunities offer such a wide range of choices for customers.
- If I deliver with Uber, is there a minimum number of hours required?
Because it isn’t a traditional food delivery job, when you deliver with Uber Eats your schedule is up to you. You can get paid to deliver in Orlando when you want and manage your own hours.
- In Orlando, what modes of transportation can I use for delivery?
When you sign up to become a delivery driver in Orlando, you’ll see a list of vehicle choices. They might include car, scooter, bike, and/or walking, depending on your city. For more details, see above on this page. You can sign up to deliver above or below on this page.
- How do tips work with my delivery earnings?
Uber Eats customers can tip you directly through the app for the service you provide, and you can see total tips in your weekly earnings summary. As a delivery person in Orlando, the tips you make from delivering are on top of earnings and 100% yours—no service fees are applied.
- How do delivery drivers in Orlando get paid after using Uber?
When you deliver with Uber in Orlando, your earnings are transferred automatically, so there’s no need to worry about paperwork. If you’re loading earnings to your debit card, in most instances you’ll get your cash right away, but you can cash out through Instant Pay up to 5 times every day. If you're transferring earnings to a bank account, processing times can vary depending on your bank. Learn more at uber.com/drive/basics/earnings.
- Which stores or merchants in Orlando use Uber Eats?
Uber Eats has more than 825,000 restaurant and merchant partners worldwide. Favorite choices for customers in Orlando include CVS (5300 S JOHN YOUNG PKWY), Copacabana Acai (1600 Edgewater Dr), and Go-Juice.
- Will I be able to track my earnings when I deliver with Uber Eats in Orlando?
After you’ve made a delivery in Orlando, you’ll see a monetary amount at the top of your screen. That shows your earnings. Look for more resources in the app to help you see your real-time totals and other details about how much money you’re making as a delivery driver.
- If I'm already a courier for another food delivery app, can I still sign up to become a delivery driver in Orlando using Uber Eats?
Yes. You can keep doing food delivery jobs, courier jobs, or delivery with other apps and also get paid to deliver using Uber Eats in your free time with your own vehicle in Orlando. Whether you deliver using a car, scooter, bike, or your feet; whether you’re a catering driver, taxi driver, or truck driver, or you drive using another rideshare app; whether you also deliver with other app services, or any other food delivery service worldwide—we welcome you to the Uber platform.
- In Orlando, what’s a good time to deliver to maximize my earnings?
You're likely to get more delivery requests in locations with more Uber Eats restaurants, often in downtown areas. In general in Orlando, 5pm-8pm has typically been the busiest time for deliveries.
- Can drivers in Orlando also receive delivery requests with Uber?
Yes. To toggle between driving and delivering, go to your preferences in the app, then turn on deliveries.
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