Get Paid To Drive Your Car with Advertising
There is a family in my neighborhood that, at first glance, appears to drive some outlandish cars. Take a closer look though, and they are driving cars that have advertising all over them. Typically called "wraps", the ads on each car advertises a company or product and they are getting paid a pretty good chunk of change to drive their cars. So how can you make money by driving your car?
First of all you need to drive a certain number of miles each month, typically 1000 or more. That automatically eliminates my husband and me, as we drive less than half of that each month. Secondly, you need to drive popular routes. If you drive back roads to work each day, then you probably won't qualify. If you are driving on major highways to and from work, or at least frequently, then you could qualify.
Based on the websites I found while determining if we could qualify, it seems you can make $400 or so each month, by allowing a company to put advertising on your vehicle. It doesn't have to cover the entire vehicle, although many do. The larger your vehicle the more you will be paid. The car ads are either magnetic or vinyl and the sites I found say they won't damage your car. From what I could tell there is also a three month trial period, but it was unclear to me if either party could cancel after three months or if just the company could. Something you need to look into before agreeing to do this.
There are a couple of drawbacks in getting paid to drive your car that you need to be aware of. First of all, the ads I have seen by me and the ones I found online are very loud and sometimes obnoxious. You will certainly get a lot of attention driving a car with green flames on it. Are you OK with having people stare at your car all the time? The other drawback I found is that depending on the company, you might be required to make appearances around town. I can't imagine this happening often, but it is something you need to find out about before agreeing to have the ad placed on your car.
Using your car to advertise for companies can be a great way to make some money or to cover your car payment. If you need cash or are having trouble making your monthly car payment, then I would recommend this as an option for you. I wish we qualified, as my husband would do it in a heartbeat.
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