Uber Eats is adding a stay location-sharing functionality to assist couriers discover prospects in difficult-to-find places, together with public locations corresponding to campus courtyards, parks and playgrounds.

Beginning right now, the brand new characteristic is rolling out to all markets besides Quebec. Uber Eats is on the market in additional than 11,000 cities throughout six continents.

When customers make a “meet exterior” or “meet at door” order on Uber Eats, they’ll be notified that their location is being shared with the courier, which activates when the courier is three minutes away and the client is inside 100 meters of the drop-off website. Uber Eats stops sharing the situation as soon as the order is delivered. Customers also can manually flip off the characteristic at any time.

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The corporate hopes its new stay location-sharing characteristic will assist remedy a serious problem that many couriers face, particularly within the hotter months when individuals are spending extra time open air, ordering meals for birthdays and different occasions. Domino’s launched an analogous answer in June 2023 when it launched Pinpoint Supply, which permits prospects to drop a pin on the map to get their pizza delivered practically wherever.

“We’re thrilled to carry location sharing to Uber Eats and assist customers guarantee higher reliability with each supply they obtain,” Divya Dalapathi, director of Product Administration at Uber, mentioned in a press release. “After launching the characteristic on Uber rides and seeing nice success, we knew that constructing this characteristic on Uber Eats could be a recreation changer—particularly for customers who order from tricky-to-navigate places like workplace buildings, parks, and huge condo complexes.”

Uber has applied the stay location-sharing characteristic in its rider app since 2017.