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In a world which now relies heavily on technology and convenient transport, earning extra income through driving has never been easier. All you need is a bit of free time, and a passion for driving, and you’re all set!

Top 3 ways to make money in your car

Are you ready to earn a bit of extra cash while doing something as simple as driving? If so, then check out three of the most popular ways to make money in your car below.

  1. Become an Uber Driver

Uber Driving is easily the most popular scheme in place for earning some extra income. It is entirely up to you whether you decide to work full-time or part-time, meaning the amount of money you earn is completely in your control, too. With the demand for Uber rising just as much as the number of Uber Drivers on the road, it’s never been easier to sign up and start your venture.

Requirements: There aren’t many requirements involved with becoming an Uber driver, but if you don’t meet them, then you can’t get involved. Before you sign up, make sure that you have applied for a private hire licence. Please note that you need to be at least 21 years old to do this. From here, a series of medical and CRB checks will be carried out, to ensure that you’re suitable to be an Uber Driver. If you wish to drive in London and cater to over 3.5 million users, then you will be expected to pass an English test.

How to apply: Applying to become an Uber Driver is incredibly simple and can be done via the website. However, to avoid wasting time, ensure that you have an Uber-ready PCO car before you apply. If you need help with this, we have a great range of rental cars for Uber drivers here at Hirebrid, which can be yours within just a few days.

  1. Deliver food orders

Another great way to make a bit of extra money through driving is by utilising the incredibly popular food apps on the market. Delivery services like Uber Eats work in a very similar way to the standard Uber service, so if you’d rather deliver food, then this will be an excellent option for you. In the words of Uber themselves, everyday is payday, when you’re involved with a flexible job like this!

  1. Sign up to be a self-employed courier

The self-employed courier industry has recently taken the world by a storm and is certainly worth keeping an eye on. Courier services like Hermes are looking for individuals precisely like yourself; they currently have a network of over 15,000 self-employed couriers who are enjoying one of the best work-life balances imaginable.

Although it’s another fantastic way to generate income through driving, we recommend only applying to be a courier driver if you don’t already have a demanding full-time job. Nobody wants a parcel to turn up at midnight…

Give yourself the financial freedom you deserve

Are you tempted by any of these remarkable ways to make money through driving? If so, then why not take the leap and give yourself the financial freedom you deserve. Get in touch with us today if you’d like more information on renting a Prius and kickstarting this awesome journey.