The Best On-Demand Services And Apps For New Yorkers

June 19, 2015 by MichelleMadhok
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Thanks to millions of dollars in tech funding, there’s an app for almost any on-demand service you could dream of. From blowouts in your cubicle to at-home doctor visits–the latest and greatest apps are all about convenience. And they’re even offering great incentives, like freebies and deals, just to get you to sign up. I compiled the best ones here (hurry–investors will be moving on to the next big idea soon!):

Fashion & Beauty: 

GLAMSQUAD is an app-based beauty provider delivering professional and affordable beauty services to the home, office, or wherever you may be.  Enjoy a complimentary blowout for first time users when you download the GLAMSQUAD app.

MassageNow is the only place you can easily find, book and save on massages at great spas near you. See available appointment times and book a massage with just a few taps or clicks. Plus,same-day blind bookings means extra savings for you. Use this link or code, miche30 to get a $20 credit.

PRIV is a one-stop destination for all your beauty and wellness needs.  The PRIV app brings your favorite services, along with their highly-vetted network of professionals directly to your location; anytime, anywhere.  Click here to claim your $20 to spend on PRIV.

Zeel delivers massage to your doorstep in as little as an hour, or at the time you choose — 365 days a year, seven days a week, as early as 8am and as late as 10:30pm. Get a $25 credit for each first massage booked from this link or using invite code 40ya.

Food, Liquor & Drugstore Delivery: 

Caviar delivers food from the best restaurants straight to your door. Sign up here to get $15 off your 1st Caviar order, no minimums, and free first delivery.

HelloFresh delivers great recipes and fresh ingredients to your doorstep each week. Cook quick and healthy meals designed by nutritionists and chefs.  Use the Hello SheFinds promo code:  JJSHKJ to receive $40 off your first box.

Instacart delivers groceries from local stores like Whole Foods Market and Costco in as little as 1 hour. Get $10 off your first Instacart Order and Free Delivery when you use this link Or use promo code MM881

Kitchensurfing is an on-demand service that redefines the dining experience by directly connecting chefs to diners.  It creates a more intimate and rewarding experience for everyone around the table.  For just $25 per person, a Kitchensurfing chef will prepare a casual, weeknight dinner in your home. Click this link or use code kst1ad9c0871669 for  for a $25 credit.

MaxDelivery  has fresh food and everything you need, delivered  WITHIN ONE HOUR! Use the coupon code: MMadhok8094 for  $20 coupon off your groceries.

Minibar provides wine, spirits and beer delivered to your door in under an hour. Use promo code MM045788  for $10 off your order.

Munchery’s in-house chefs create dishes that get delivered right to your door, ready to heat when you want to eat.  Use my Munchery promo code, 9A47X74D, and get $20 off your first Munchery dinner.   Redeem it here.

Car Services & Parking: 

Gett is a simpler, faster way to order a black car from your iPhone, Android or Blackberry. Use my code GTMICHE41  or click here for $20.00 off your first ride.

Lyft is an app to be matched with a friendly, background-checked driver.  Get Lyft, the most welcoming, affordable, and memorable ride in town. Here’s $30 toward your first Lyft ride.

Spot Hero is an app to book a parking spot when and where you want it. Use this link for $5 off your first park.

Uber is an app to get a taxi, private car or rideshare from your mobile phone. Uber connects you with a driver in minutes.  Use my invite code, umsd4, and get a free ride up to $20. Redeem it here.

Valet Anywhere is the first parking spot that comes to you so you never have to park yourself again!  Sign up and get 50% off your first monthly parking with Valet Anywhere.  Sign up here.

Via offers on-demand shared rides in premium vehicles for just $5 / ride plus tax.  Download the app here.


TodayTix is an app for buying last-minute Broadway theater tickets at the best prices.   You get $20 for signing up with referral code:  XGNJC

Personal/Business Services: 

Breather offers beautiful, practical spaces that you can reserve on the go for as long as you need it.  Escape the daily grind or brainstorm with colleagues. Once you’re in, you can also extend your stay if you need to.  Use code FJD74T for 1 free hour.

Cleanly picks up and delivers laundry and dry-cleaning to your door all from a mobile app. Use code MICHELLEMA10 to get $10 off your first order at Cleanly.

Fancy Hands employs virtual personal assistants to hand off some of your to do list to. Thought you’d be interested too. Use this link and you’ll get 50% off of your first month.

Handy helps you book expert home cleaners and handymen at a moment’s notice.  Download the app and use my code MICHELLE1771 for $25 off your first booking.

MoveLoot the easiest way to buy and sell used furniture on consignment.  The service includes pickup, storage and delivery.  Use this link to sign up and get $25 Loot Bucks added to your account.

Shyp is the easiest way to ship anything. The mobile app provides an easy on demand shipping experience. Use my referral link to get $30 off your first shipment.

Zeel delivers massage to your doorstep in as little as an hour, or at the time you choose — 365 days a year, seven days a week, as early as 8am and as late as 10:30pm. Get a $25 credit for each first massage booked from this link or using invite code 40ya.


Hotel Tonight is a mobile travel app for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone devices that allows users to find discounted last-minute accommodations throughout the Americas and Europe.  You can get $25 off a booking at top-rated hotels with Hotel Tonight, tonight or a week from now using our referral – HSHEFINDS

Rocket Miles allows you to earn thousands of miles whenever you book a hotel through them.  You can get 1,000 miles/points when you signs up using this referral link and complete a stay.


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