Did you know that there are different ways to pay when ordering delivery with Doordash? Each Doordash local offers a variety of ways to pay them. Some prefer cash, some credit card, and some check. But what if you don’t have any of that money on you? What if the last time you had cash was so long ago that it makes no sense to use it again? And what if your favorite restaurant accepts payment only with a gift card?
Well, we are happy to announce that Doordash now accepts scanning cards as a method of payment! Yay! So how do you go about doing this? Read on.
What is a scanning card?
A scanning card is a smartphone app that allows you to scan your credit or debit card and pay for items using that card. There are many apps that offer this functionality, and will quickly become your favorite way to pay for things.
Download the app
While many apps are available, the one we will be focusing on is Cash app. You can download the app either on Android or iOS. Once the app is downloaded, you will set up a profile and follow the instructions on the screen. Once you have created your account, you can easily make payments to any service that accepts the app. To pull up the scanning feature, you simply click on the button at the top of the screen that says “scan a card”. You will then be taken to another screen where you can select the type of card you want to use.
How to Pay With A Scanning Card On Doordash
Once you have selected the type of card you want to use, you will be taken to the camera section of the app. The camera icon, as the name suggests, is used to take a picture of your card. While it might sound a bit confusing, let us assure you that it’s a very simple process that would take you no longer than a couple of seconds to achieve.
Before you proceed to take a picture of the card, make sure that there are sufficient funds in the card’s account. Doordash will not deduct any money from the balance in your card account. They will simply charge the card’s account for the exact amount that you order. So make sure you have sufficient funds in your card account before you proceed to take a picture of it. Once you are ready, open the app on your phone and tap on “scan a card”. On the screen that appears, select the type of card you want to use. The app will then ask you to take a photo of the front and back of the card.
Should you pay with a card on Doordash?
Asking whether you should pay with a card on Doordash is a bit like asking whether you should use a debit card or cash when making a purchase. It just depends on the situation.
While paying with a scanning card on Doordash is very convenient, it is not without its disadvantages. As with paying with a debit or check card, paying with a card on Doordash will result in a fee from your card provider. This is because you are using your card to purchase goods or services from a third party. Such transactions are referred to as “authorizations”, and are different from transactions where you actually withdraw money from your card account.
Scanning cards is a great and easy way to pay for deliveries. It is quick, secure, and easy to use. Plus, it is a great alternative if you are out of cash or don’t have a credit card on you. Doordash accepts scanning cards, so you can use the card with which you have funds in your account. So what are you waiting for? Get ready to change the way you pay for deliveries!