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How to be a slacker but still win at life

For those days/weeks when you really, really don't want to leave the house

By Verinia Khoo | Published: 31 Mar 2017

Life, delivered
Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway in 'The Intern' (Photo: Waverly Films)

If you've had a tough week and plan to spend the weekend hibernating, start with our comprehensive list of delivery services for all of life's essentials, from food to laundry services, manicures to wine *cough*. Make use of these and you can binge on TV, food and sleep, but still get s**t done and start Monday feeling like an achiever when you're really a slacker! 

Basically, here's how to outsource your life, without having to put your pants on.

BEAUTY SERVICES AND PRODUCTS
Foot Loose Home Spa
What: Manicures, pedicures, massages (both confinement/post-natal) and facials
How to order: Online, email or by calling 017 655 3139
Delivery zone: Kuala Lumpur and Selangor
Price range: From RM25 to RM950, depending on the type of service and package

Similar services include Nails on Wheels.

Hermo Malaysia
What: A platform that sells makeup, skincare, hair care, bath and body, and fragrances
How to order: Online
Delivery zone: Anywhere in Malaysia

Similar services include Althea Korea Malaysia, and Sephora.

ALCOHOL
BoozEat
What: A wide selection of wine, whisky, champagne, beer, cider and party treats at discounted prices
How to order: Online or call/WhatsApp 010 2283 211
Delivery zone: Anywhere in Malaysia

Similar services include Wine Connection.

HEALTH CARE
Alive Pharmacy
What: Get your medicinal needs – for mothers, babies, and senior citizens – delivered to your doorstep.
How to order: Online or call 03 5879 5901
Delivery zone: Anywhere in Malaysia

Watsons
What: Health care, skincare, cosmetics and hair care products for both men and women
How to order: Online
Delivery zone: Anywhere in Malaysia

Similar services include Guardian Malaysia.

LAUNDRY
Fresh Press
What: A service that picks up your dirty clothing, bedding or household items and returns them after they have been washed, dried and ironed
How to order: Online or call 1700 81 5152 / WhatsApp 017 2411 802
Delivery zone: Ampang, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, KLCC, Kuchai Lama, Petaling Jaya, Mont Kiara, Damansara
Price range: From RM20

Similar services include Laundry On the Move, Mama Wosh and Mama Jo.

GROCERIES
Redtick
What: Delivers groceries – fresh, chilled, frozen or baked – as well as skincare, alcohol, baby diapers, baby formula, baby food, stationery, office tools, and selected furniture
How to order: Online
Delivery zone: Kepong, Wangsa Maju, Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Ampang, Puchong, Seri Kembangan, Putrajaya, Bukit Jalil, and Cyberjaya

Similar services include Tesco Online, Grocer Express, Happy Fresh, TM Farms, Planet Organics, and Honest Bee.

Bonfisken Seafood Market
What:
Whether you want your seafood delivered fresh, cold-smoked, frozen raw, or marinated, Bonfisken Seafood Market has it
How to order: Online or call 03 8937 4708/ 03 8741 4708 or email info@albatross-exim.com
Delivery zone: Within the Klang Valley only

MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES
Go Get 
What: Go Get is a service platform that allows you to hire someone to do just about anything (legal). From standing in line for you to delivering last-minute gifts to pharmacy runs to assembling furniture, Go Get will do it for you
How to order: Online or via the app
Delivery zone: Anywhere in Malaysia

Shop and Box
What:
Anything you want is just a click away. All you have to do is tell them what you want and a Boxer will be assigned to help you locate and purchase the item, whether locally or internationally
How to order: Online
Delivery zone: Everywhere

Similar services include Youbeli.

Easy Parcel
What: This service is specifically for delivering packages, parcels and documents
How to order: Online
Delivery zone: Anywhere in Malaysia

FLOWERS
Love Florist
What:
This website offers floral bouquets, cakes, bottles of wine and hampers. Send to friends and family whose events you're missing because you're hibernating!
How to order: Online
Delivery zone: Anywhere in Malaysia

Similar services include Only Love, Pure Seed, Bloom2U, ZáHuoHang, Flora Hera and Michelle's Flowery.

FOOD
Food Panda
What: It offers healthy, halal and various cuisines delivered to your doorstep
How to order: Online and via the app
Delivery zone: Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, Penang, Sunway, Subang Jaya, Puchong, Putrajaya, Cyberjaya, Klang, Shah Alam

Deliver Eat
What:
This food delivery service was established by Penangites for Penangites
How to order: Online
Delivery zone: Penang only

Mammam
What:
Specialises in Malay, Chinese, Thai, Indian and Vegetarian cuisine
How to order: Online, via the app or call 1800 88 6266
Delivery zone: Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Subang Jaya, Puchong, Shah Alam, Ampang, Bangsar, Petaling Jaya, Cheras, Damansara, and more
Price range: From RM14

Canton2Go
What:
Chinese cuisine in buffet spread-style suitable for small gatherings, company events, and parties
How to order: Online
Delivery zone: Anywhere in Malaysia
Price range: From RM380

Monday Night Rescue Dinners 
What:
The meals are specially curated for your stay-at-home nights and for big groups as well as alone diners. Make sure to place your order at least 3 days in advance
How to order: Email mondaynightrescuedinners@gmail.com or message them on Facebook or Instagram
Delivery zone: Kuala Lumpur only
Price range: RM300

Food Matters
What:
Specialises in healthy and affordable dishes created to help you maintain a balanced diet. The website includes calorie counts of every dish nu so you are always aware of how much you're consuming
How to order: Email custmy@foodmatters.me or via the website
Delivery zone: In Malaysia and Singapore
Price range: RM10 to RM14 per meal. Subscriptions from RM64 per month

The Naked Lunchbox
What:
 Meals without any added preservatives, sugar, artificial sweeteners, dairies, gluten or MSG whatsoever
How to order: Online
Delivery zone: Ara Damansara, Subang, Kuala Lumpur, Bukit Jalil, Puchong, Segambut, Kota Damansara, Sunway, TTDI, Petaling Jaya, Tropicana
Price range: From RM15, depending on the meal and subscription

Dah Makan 
What:
Fresh gourmet lunches and dinners
How to order: Online or via app or email care@dahmakan.com or call 012 526 0774
Delivery zone: Kuala Lumpur, Ampang, Petaling Jaya, Puchong, Seri Kembangan, Cyberjaya, Kota Kemuning, Bukit Jalil, Wangsa Maju, Selangor
Price range: From RM21

Kotaklunch
What:
Wholesome healthy meals made with the freshest ingredients
How to order: Online or WhatsApp 017 4724 284 or email wenxin@kotaklunch.com
Delivery zone: Kuala Lumpur, Bukit Tunku, Mont Kiara, TTDI, Damansara Utama, Kota Damansara, Setia Alam and more
Price range: From RM20

Yumcious
What:
It's a food discovery platform made by local chefs for local chefs and foodies alike. The platform suggests homemade dishes for you to try based on the ratings and reviews they've received. Here you can find The Rebellious Chick Pea, Quick Brown Fox, and more
How to order: Online
Delivery zone: Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Bangsar, Brickfields, Bukit Damansara, Mont Kiara, Pudu, Segambut, Setapak, Setiawangsa, Sri Hartamas, Titiwangsa, Wangsa Maju and more
Price range: From RM15

Eat Cake Today
What:
They offer cakes, brownies, cupcakes, biscuits, mille crepe and tarts including gluten-free, eggless and dairy-free. They're great with all those last-minute cake orders you forgot to put in a month ago too
How to order: Online
Delivery zone: Anywhere in Malaysia, except for Sabah and Sarawak
Price range: From RM52

Other similar services include The Tiny Temptress.

PALMS Malaysia
What:
PALMS is Malaysia's first fresh coconut water delivery service that offers the most natural coconut water without any added sugar or preservatives
How to order: Online
Delivery zone: Subang Jaya, Sunway, Damansara, Petaling Jaya and Puchong
Price range: RM6.50 each bottle, RM5 per bottle under a subscription


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