Whether you commute to work, to church, to school, to your kids games, to deliver goods, or for any other reasons, you could earn the equivalent of your car payment, and I some case even more, by having your car wrapped with an ad.
How does Car Wrap advertising work?
Get paid to drive is a legitimate advertisement method that aims at using cars as an advertising platform to display ads of all kinds. In a nutshell, you get paid to advertise products and services using your automobile while you travel.
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When you look at a “brand driver” (as they are called) car, it may seem like images and text are actually painted on the car, but that’s not the case. It’s simply a vinyl decals (also known as car-wraps or auto wraps) consisting of the logo of a particular company, a message and contact information, that is attached to the car. Basically your car becomes a moving billboard!
Car wrap advertising work in two different ways.
You can either earn money to drive your own car wrapped with ads, or some companies give you a brand new free car with advertising on it.
Obviously, with the second option, you don’t get paid since you get the car for free.
Although it’s a very simple job to do that even a 15 year old can do, there are a few requirements for qualifying to get paid to drive your warped car:
- Most companies require you to be at least 18 years of age, though there are a few companies that require you to be at least 21 years old.
- You must agree to the fact that your vehicle will be monitored with GPS (Global Positioning System).
- Obviously, you must have a valid driver’s license along with a clean driving record for at least the past 24 months.
- Most companies have an average of 800-1200 miles per month. That means, in order for you to get paid to drive your car, you have to drive a certain number of miles with your warped car.
Beware of scams
And yes, there are a few scams in this industry as well.
Basically, what I consider to be a get paid to drive scams, are sites that charge you a fee (say $49), and all they give you is a list of get paid to drive companies that you can apply for. But the fact is that you can get that list for free on the Internet, just like this one!
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Top 10 Car Wrap Companies
A Missouri based company accepting application nation wide.
2. AdSmart AutoAds-(USA)
They will wrap your car and pay you $350 a month to drive it. The good thing is that you don’t have to change your driving habits. You just drive as you normally do. The also offer free cars.
3. Adwraps (USA)
A New Jersey based company founded in 1999 that enables drivers to earn up to $400 per month or driving a free wrapped car.
4. Car Wraps (USA)
Founded in 1995, CarWraps operates nationwide. They have wrapped well over 2,000 cars of all shapes and sizes.
5. Ads To Go Canada (Canada)
It’s the same company that started in Missouri, but now they have expanded their work to include Canada.
6. Ad-Wraps (United Kingdom)
They pay anywhere from £66 to £200 per month, depending on if they wrap your whole car or just part of it.
7. AutoWrapped (International)
You get 2 options: Drive you own wrapped car and get paid up to $400 a month or get a free wrapped car and drive it for free.
8. FreeCar (International)
You can either get a free ad sponsored brand new vehicles or get paid to drive your own wrapped car ($900 a month).
9. VistaMotion (International)
You can make up to £220/$400 per month to use your own wrapped vehicle and you don’t even have to change your daily driving routine.
10. Driven Media (USA)
You keep your driving pattern while they pay you to have your vehicle wrapped in their client’s advertisement. They are looking for all kinds of drivers, from busy parents with active kids (sports, clubs, events, etc.), active adults with heavy commutes to delivery guys and limo drivers.
Obviously, you won’t get rich driving an ad-wrapped car. However, it’s an easy way to make extra money.
And to be honest, the amount you earn is not that bad either. You can make anywhere from $300 to $900 a month with get paid to drive programs.