4 Ways To Get Cash Driving Your Vehicle

Yes you can make money driving your own car

Janice Tovey

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There are many ways that you can earn extra money with your car. Many people are using their vehicles to bring in some extra income. These dollars are great for offsetting the cost of car insurance and maintenance. It may even give you a little extra dollars toward your financial goals.

It can be expensive owning a car. Why not get paid for driving?

There are a few requirements. You need a valid license, a car in good shape, insurance, and a clean driving record. If you fit these regulations, let’s take a look at some great ways to earn cash from driving you own car.

  • You can earn cash delivering groceries. There are numerous apps that will pay you to deliver goods and groceries to consumers in your area. Many people are busy or don’t want to leave their homes. Instacart, DoorDash and Postmates are three such companies.
  • You can rent your car out. Hyrecar is a company that matches owners with renters. You are reimbursed depending on the make and model of your car, and the length of the rental agreement. Location and time of the year also affect how much money you will earn.
  • You can use your car to advertise. Many businesses believe that a mobile advertisement on a car is great way to attract business. Your car would be wrapped with an advertisement and you would get paid to drive the car around. You would be required to submit an application to a valid car advertising company. If approved a wrap would be put on your vehicle. You typically get forwarded a monthly cheque just for your normal everyday driving. Carvertise and Wrapify are two such companies.
  • You can use your car for carpooling and get paid. Cities are searching for ways to reduce traffic and pollution. Some larger urban areas will pay you for sharing your car with others. One such company is Pool Rewards. Google ‘get paid to carpool’ if you are interested. If you are driving to work with four extra people in your car who are paying you for gas you definitely would be turning a profit.

Car ownership can be very costly. The average car payment is estimated to be about $482. Couple this with maintenance and insurance costs, owning a vehicle can be very expensive. Why not offset these costs by taking advantage of the numerous ways you can earn by driving your car.

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Janice Tovey

My passion is writing. I also love reading, teaching, animals, nature, music, and humor. I am curious about everything and enjoy writing about all things.