Recently, Instacart and Costco joined forces to provide prescription delivery to Costco members.
According to a company statement, “After recently expanding on a Costco prescription delivery pilot in seven states plus Washington, D.C., today we’re pleased to announce that Costco prescription delivery via Instacart is now available nationally from more than 500 Costco pharmacies across 42 states including Washington, D.C. — with nearly 100 percent coverage in each state. The new offering allows Costco members and customers to complete their entire shopping trip online — from groceries and household goods to alcohol* and essential prescription medications — and have it all delivered to their door.”
Here’s How it Works: To start, Costco members and customers should arrange for their prescription to be filled at their local, participating Costco location either over the phone, online or in-person. Once the prescription is ready, the customer will receive a text message from their Costco pharmacy. In the text, they will see a link with the option to schedule their prescription for delivery. Once the customer clicks the link, they will be redirected to Costco’s site where the customer can confirm their prescription, sign into their Costco or Instacart account and continue to add groceries and household goods to their order if they choose. When the customer is ready to check out, they can select a delivery time and receive their order as fast as same-day.