Users will also be able to get quotes from businesses, buy movie tickets and book appointments at spas and salons, Facebook said in a blog post. (bit.ly/2egQZC4)
Earlier this month, Facebook launched “Marketplace”, a platform that allows people to buy and sell items locally.
Facebook, which has about 1.7 billion monthly active users, also said on Wednesday it would add a “recommendations” feature that will allow users to share recommendations on such things as places to eat.
Facebook shares were up 0.8 percent at $129.58 in early trading.
Shares of GrubHub Inc (GRUB.N), which offers a food ordering service similar to that announced by Facebook, were down 2.4 percent at $41.07.