NYC Same Day Book Delivery Service

According to Strand Book Store, there are currently 80 bookstores in Manhattan, down from a high of 386 in 1950. Unfortunately, as the beautiful movie ‘You’ve Got Mail’ portrayed, it is tough for independent bookstores to keep up with retail giants like Amazon. The convenience they offer is just too enjoyable - however, what if you could get books delivered, same-day, from any NYC bookstore without sacrificing any convenience? That’s where Getcho comes into play.

Book Delivery Getcho

Getcho is a same-day, dependable, and efficient delivery service that can transport almost anything you need across NYC – forgotten credit cards, curbside orders, and of course, books.

Since we are a delivery-focused platform, we don’t charge any fees to retailers or restaurants. Instead, customers can conveniently place delivery orders through the Getcho app. Local businesses appreciate the opportunity to make direct sales, while customers enjoy the convenience of a centralized delivery solution.

How to use Getcho for on-demand book delivery in NYC

In order to ensure we can make the book delivery you want, you can simply:

  1. Search the web for nearby bookstores (or use the list we have created below).
  2. Check for your online title over the phone or on the store’s website. Not all indie booksellers have an up-to-date catalog, so we recommend calling.
  3. Get a delivery quote using our simple online quote generator.
  4. Purchase the book; if the seller doesn’t have an online checkout page, then call and tell them you’d like to purchase over the phone. Let them know that you’ll be sending a driver to pick up the book when it’s ready.

Now, you are ready to get started with Getcho! Simply download the Getcho app from the App Store or the Play Store.

Getcho Quote Screen

Dispatching your courier

You can start creating quotes for your deliveries without creating an account. All you need to do is input the pickup and drop-off address, and you will get prices and time estimates instantly. Once you are done, you will need to provide relevant pickup and drop-off information.

Input your pick-up details

  1. Pickup for: Enter the name on the order so the driver can easily find your books!
  2. Pickup contact number: Enter your phone number. This will allow the bike messenger to contact you if there are any issues.
  3. Pickup instructions: Please provide any additional information necessary to ensure a successful pickup. For example, if the seller gives you an order ID, add that info in the “pickup notes”.

Input your drop-off details

Please provide any relevant notes to assist the driver in locating your drop-off location. This may include apartment numbers, special instructions, or any other details that can facilitate a smooth delivery.

Done! Getcho will send you a tracking link to view the status of your bike messenger riding around NYC with your books. Feel free to contact your driver and check in anytime!

Getcho Tracking Screen

Example NYC bookstores that allow same-day book delivery

Small Revisions Bookstore same-day NYC delivery

Locations: Manhattan, New York

Greenlight Bookstore same-day NYC delivery

Locations: Brooklyn, New York (Flatbush and Fort Greene)

Books Are Magic same-day NYC delivery

Locations: Brooklyn, New York (Cobble Hill)

Astoria Bookshop same-day NYC delivery

Locations: Queens, New York (Astoria)

Strand Book Store same-day NYC delivery

Locations: Manhattan, New York (Union Square)

Argosy Book Store same-day NYC delivery

Locations: Manhattan, New York (Midtown East)

McNally Jackson same-day NYC delivery

Locations: Manhattan & Brooklyn, New York (Soho, FiDi, Fort Greene)

Spoonbill and Sugartown same-day NYC delivery

Locations: Brooklyn, New York (Williamsburg)

Why use Getcho as a same-day book delivery service in NYC

For swift and hassle-free same-day book delivery in NYC, rely on Getcho. Enjoy the convenience you expect while also contributing to local independent bookstores across the boroughs. Getcho ensures prompt service, allowing you to dive into your reading without delay, all while supporting the vibrant community of NYC’s bookshops. Choose Getcho to experience seamless book delivery while making a positive impact on your local literary ecosystem.

Enjoy Hassle-Free Deliveries Today!

It takes 30 seconds to get a quote. So why wait? Download the Getcho App now and experience the ultimate convenience in courier services at your fingertips!

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Thousands of people have used Getcho. Discover how we helped them.

At Getcho, we are committed to making it easier than ever to send anything you need. We do so by providing our customers with the most reliable and convenient courier service possible. Don't just take our word for it - check out our customer reviews and see for yourself how we are helping people live hassle-free.

Frequently asked questions

If you have anything else you want to ask, reach out to us.

    • What is Getcho?

      Getcho (“get-cho”) is a platform for requesting on-demand deliveries. Forget mail. We send a courier to the pickup point the second you submit an order. Deliveries typically take under 45 minutes. No need to meet the driver.

    • What can I deliver with Getcho?

      Our customers use Getcho to deliver just about anything. Here are a few ideas to get started:
    • How do I request a delivery?

      • Upon opening the app input your pickup and drop-off address in the inputs at the bottom of the page. Once you do you will see your delivery ETA and price estimate.
      • Next, fill-out the pick-up information. If you have any specific instructions, add them to the notes. For example: "My package will be in front of the door." Or, "My order number is 12345."
      • Next, fill in the drop-off information and add any instructions your driver needs to know about the delivery. For example, “Please carry this package right-side up.” Or, “Leave it at the front desk.”
      • Finally, add a description for the payload type and select a pickup time if you need.
      • Ready to make it official? Click "Order Now" and your package is on the move.
    • What can't I send?

      Items must be under 80 pounds and must be able to fit in a vehicle. To find a list of prohibited items, please check out our terms page, under "prohibited Getcho items."

    • How much does a delivery cost?

      Our prices are flexible! Feel free to play around with our quote generator above

    • How do small businesses use Getcho?

      We partner with medium and small businesses to help them compete with the biggest online retailers. Unlike other delivery services, Getcho won’t charge your business with delivery fees. We want local business to thrive, and we’re here to provide courier services for anything your team needs delivered. Our priority is to keep business moving - and keep your employees and customers safe.

    • How do I become a driver?

      Interested in driving for Getcho? Fill out this formand we will reach out to you if we see any potential in your area.

    • Are there monetary value limits to the packages?

      • All items valued under $30 will be insured by default. This means that any delivery with a declared value of $30 or less will automatically be covered by insurance.
      • For items with a declared value between $30 and $300, customers have the option to purchase additional insurance coverage for a fee of 8% of the item value minus the basic insurance coverage provided. This fee will be added to the total delivery cost.
      • Items with a declared value over $300 are not eligible for additional insurance coverage. In this case, they will be covered for up to $300.

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