Groceries Delivered Right to Your Rental Home
Please note: Due to increased demand and safety requirements related to COVID-19, Delivery Genie might limit the number of deliveries per day, particularly on check-in days. As a result, some days might be blocked off on the calendar once the capacity has been reached. In such cases, an announcement will be posted at the top of the main page. Please visit the 'How It Works' page for the details about placing an order.
On most people’s first day of vacation, a trip to a local grocery store here on the Outer Banks is usually in order. Unfortunately, travelers often have to deal with long lines and congested grocery store aisles during the first few hours of vacation when all they want to be doing is relaxing on the beach. Luckily, we have a solution to this problem meaning that Outer Banks vacationers who have dealt with this inconvenience for decades can now ease right into relaxation mode.
We offer our guests a 15% discount on the grocery delivery fee from Delivery Genie! Prior to your arrival on the OBX, visit https://deliverygenie.com, set up a free account, and pick out the grocery items you’ll need for your upcoming vacation. The experienced shoppers at Delivery Genie will shop at one of the local grocery stores near your home and have your items purchased and delivered to your rental home at the delivery time you choose. You pay for your groceries and benefit from a discounted delivery fee as a benefit of being a Seaside Vacations guest!
The expert shoppers at Delivery Genie will work diligently to get all of the groceries you request. However, since this is a resort area, some items may have to be substituted. Please note that by choosing to use the Delivery Genie service, you are agreeing for equivalent substitutions to be made accordingly.
When a delivery person brings your order, he/she will take the bags to the front door and let you know your order is there. If you need help with taking groceries upstairs to the kitchen, the driver would be able to do that per your request. This hassle-free approach to your vacation means that after a long day of travel, all you'll need to worry about is unpacking, kicking back, and setting your watch to island time.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Will you do all of my shopping for me?
A: Delivery Genie will provide all your grocery needs while you are on vacation. Most of their shopping is done in Food Lion stores. However, a part of your order may be purchased from Publix, Harris Teeter, Walmart, Walgreens, or CVS (in case some key items can’t be found in Food Lion and these stores are in close proximity from a delivery person’s route).
Q: When will my groceries be delivered?
A: Delivery Genie will do its best to deliver your order at the requested delivery time. If for some reason your order is not delivered within the desired delivery timeframe, you will be eligible for 20% discount on the service charge. When a delivery person brings your order, he/she will take the bags to the front door and let you know your order is there. If you need help with taking groceries upstairs to the kitchen, the driver would be able to do that per your request.
You have to be at the house for a driver to collect the payment in case your order is not pre-paid! Please give them a call If you are not able to be at the house at the delivery time. They will work with you and arrange the delivery for a later time.
Q: How much does this delivery service cost?
A: The delivery service fee varies based on the total dollar amount of groceries ordered. Since you're a guest of Seaside Vacations, you will receive 15% off of the grocery delivery fee! All you have to do is select 'SEASIDE VACATIONS' when you checkout.
Q: What if an item I want is out of stock?
A: When you checkout you will be asked if you allow substitutions on your order or not. Delivery Genie encourages you to allow substitutions, so you will not end up without an essential item(s) on your arrival day. They will do their best to find the most compatible item in replacement of the requested product.
If you have any questions about this service, feel free to click here or give them a call.