Delivery Drivers Tipping in Australia and NZ: How to and How much to tip Drivers

I have completed hundreds of deliveries with Uber Eats and DoorDash in Australia. From both platforms, I received several tip from Uber customers but not with DoorDash. However, I have no problem with it since I never expect tip from customers. But lately, I’ve been frequently asked by a couple of DoorDash customers about how to tip drivers when delivering their orders. I can’t answer it because I’ve never tried the customer app to make Read more…

Order has been changed and updated Notification from DoorDash – What does it mean?

Hi brand new Dasher here, I’ve done a dozen deliveries with DoorDash this week and I’m quite satisfied with the results. But there are a few things in the driver app that intrigue me. One of them is a notification about someone’s order has been changed and updated. I’ve been getting this notification more than once this week. The notification message from the Dasher app I received was [customer name] order at [merchant name] has Read more…

Using DoorDash Background Check Certificate for Uber or Vice Versa

I have been a delivery driver for Uber Eats in Australia for the past year. Since it’s less busy these days, I have plans to sign up with other platforms like Menulog and DoorDash. With the hope of earning more when compared to just one app. However, there is one problem, especially regarding the background check. Do I have to do a background check again when I sign up with Menulog and DoorDash? Do I Read more…

DoorDash Weekly Payment Deposit to Bank Blocked – What is it and How to Fix it?

Do you know why my weekly payment status is blocked in the Dasher app? It says Deposited to bank with Blocked status. I have contacted the DoorDash support team before, and they said that my payment will be received within 24 hours, but no money came even after waiting for 2 days. When I contacted them again they advised me to check my banking information and they assumed my banking details were incorrect. I double-check Read more…

Unable to load data error message on the Dasher app when scheduling a Dash or tap a Dash Now

Hi there, have you ever got an “Unable to load data” error message when you want to schedule a dash using the Dasher app on your iPhone. When I’ve had this problem once or twice, I still ignore it, but lately, it’s been popping up more and more and it’s frustrating me. It seems I have been cursed with this issue because it comes almost every day and not only happens when I’m going to Read more…

DoorDash for Restaurant: How To Become a Merchant, How Much Do They Charge and more

The on-demand food delivery industry in Australia and New Zealand has experienced rapid growth in recent years. According to Roy Morgan’s findings, more than a quarter of Australians used delivery apps in 2020. The pandemic and government restrictions related to social distancing might have further multiplied the demand for on-demand delivery. This sector has enjoyed rapid growth in Australia, according to IbisWorld, the online food ordering and delivery platforms industry has grown 23.5% per year Read more…

Using Driver’s Licence Renewal Receipt as Uber Driver Requirements

Hi, I’m an Uber Eats driver with more than two years of working with this platform. I haven’t had any problems until a few days ago when I received a message from Uber about my driver’s licence which will expire in the next few days. Indeed, my driver’s licence is due for renewal next week and I did the renewal process not long ago. However, RMS only gives me a receipt and tells me that Read more…

DoorDash Driver in New Zealand: Requirements, Availability, Pay and more

After more than two years of operation in Australia, DoorDash is finally available in New Zealand starting May 2022. The positive growth of their on-demand delivery service in neighbouring countries may be a strong motive for their decision to open their service here. In New Zealand, DoorDash will go head to head with Uber Eats, which is an existing market leader in the country. In addition, the company will compete with the local delivery platform Read more…

Error message “Please have your red card setup” when Try to Schedule or Start a Dash

I ran into a pretty weird issue with the Dasher app today. The app doesn’t allow me to start a Dash for an unusual reason. It’s related to the Dasher red card. I often hear drivers around asking about this, and today I felt it too. When I tap a Dash Now button in the app, a popup window appears saying, We are unable to start your dash at this time due to “Please have Read more…

Sign Up DoorDash Australia but Stuck on Checkr Background Check

Can you give me a solution to the problem I’m currently facing? The problem I’m having is related to the registration process to become a DoorDash delivery driver in Australia. I will try to explain it in as much detail as possible. About a week ago I registered to become a Dasher through the company’s official website which I found through a Google search. After landing on the sign-up page, I started to enter my Read more…