11 Side hustles to make money using your car in Canada
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There are ridesharing apps that allow you to play taxi cab in your off hours; food delivery programs that turn you into drivers for your local restaurants; rental apps that allow you to hire your vehicles out to strangers for cash; and even companies that will pay you to use the side of your car as advertising space.
For the purposes of this article, we’ve leaned on Canadian income details gathered by employment websites Indeed and Glassdoor. But before you quit your day job to sign on full-time as an Uber driver or TaskRabbit, be sure to factor in all the expenses you’ll be expected to cover, like maintenance and insurance for your vehicle, and gas.
Uber is easily the most popular passenger-faring app on the market right now and the bane of taxi cab companies around the world. The California-born brand has seen expanding use in Canada, and is now available in more than 30 cities, giving millions of Canadians the opportunity to earn an average of around $20.50/hr (according to Indeed.com at the time of writing) to drive strangers from A to B.