If you’re like most people, your car is just sitting in the garage when you don’t need it to go to work, etc. But did you ever consider using it to make extra money? There are plenty of companies today that will hire you part-time or full=time so you can make money on the side.
Below are some of the most popular ways to make extra money with your ride. This article highlights ways that you can make money with your car. But remember, the more you drive, the more likely you could get in a fender bender, so remember to chat with a car accident lawyer if it happens to you.
Help People Move
Do you have a big SUV or truck? You may be able to help people move. You don’t have to assist them in carrying anything, but you might find more work if you are willing to lend a hand. Some say you can make between $20 and $50 per hour, depending on your location.
Some apps to try include GoShare and Dolly. The latter lets you connect with folks who need their stuff moved; this could be moving a houseful of belongings or moving a chair and sofa.
Another new option is Task Rabbit, where you can sign up to drive people’s stuff where they want. You could help with a move or take junk to the dump for them. You can work when you want and take your pick of jobs based on the rates.
Help Older People Get Around
There are many older Americans who need help getting where they need to go. Some will use rideshare companies such as Uber on their cell phones, but others need more assistance.
Eldercare.com may help you snag jobs that including taking senior citizens shopping or to doctor’s appointments.
One of the best-known and popular money-making car jobs is working for Uber and Lyft to drive people around. If these companies operate in your city, they’ve changed the entire taxi concept and made it more competitive.
The nice thing about rideshare apps is you can choose the people you want to pick up based on location and work when you like. Experienced drivers say making the most money usually means driving the airport route in the early hours. Another popular time is when bars close at 2 am.
Deliver Amazon Products
AmazonFlex is a flexible work program that allows you to deliver the company’s products as a contractor. If you ever get a same-day package from Amazon, an Amazon Flex contractor likely delivered it.
If you live in a city that offers it, it’s possible to make up to $15 per hour. It’s easy work: You pick up packages at the Amazon warehouse and deliver with your Android phone. When you deliver a package, just scan the package barcode and keep moving.
You can make extra cash by delivering beer, liquor, and wine if you work in a city that uses Saucey. Today, this service is offered in San Francisco, Dallas, San Diego, Chicago, Brooklyn, and Oakland. If you live in those areas, you can make money to get people their booze within 30 minutes.
Current wages are $5 per delivery and .50 per product, plus tips. You’re allowed to have a car, motorcycle, or truck.
If you like the idea of doing deliveries with less human interaction, consider delivering for DoorDash or Postmates. You also can work for these companies if you have a bike or scooter.
DoorDash is growing fast, and some drivers report there are many excellent ways to snag extra cash on the site.
Ready to make some extra cash with your ride? Try one or two of these options and see what you think!
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