We enable you to make money by driving. And not just ridesharing. There’s a world of other opportunities out there and if you think outside the box, driving is as versatile as you make it.
As far as on-demand gigs go, you can do so much more with your car than just PCO driving. Once you have a good car, you have a powerful tool on your hands to earn an income. Rideshare driving is just one of many. In times of low demand or if you just need a change of pace, you can use your car to do courier work, such as parcel or food deliveries.
Check out our list with some of the best delivery companies in the UK and top up your rideshare income.
Gophr is a same-day delivery service that has expanded across several UK cities. If you’ve got the car, Gophr has got a job for you. Applying takes just over 3 minutes.
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Gophr works on a pay per job scheme, which means the more deliveries you make, the more you earn. Couriers can also access three levels of benefits, depending on how many jobs they complete. The Silver, Gold, and Platinum benefit tiers can include accident & injury pay, sick pay, wellness and wellbeing deals, or various deals and rewards that drivers can choose from a Rewards Marketplace.
CitySprint is the UK’s leading courier and logistics company offering same-day, next-day, and international delivery services. You can use your own car to make local deliveries on a schedule of your choice.
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Drivers are paid weekly with a competitive pay and they also offer fuel cards, discounts on circuit fees, as well as fast payment terms.
Amazon Flex is one of the best delivery companies you can make extra money with, as it allows you to earn money by delivering to Amazon customers in London. You’re the last link in the delivery chain, which means you help Amazon deliver its packages from its regional centres to customers.
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According to the Amazon earnings page, delivery drivers can make between £13-£17 per hour, depending on location and of course, number of deliveries. Earnings are estimated based on delivering a number of blocks in a certain time. This means that the more blocks you deliver, the more you can earn. Delivery partners are paid every Wednesday for all deliveries made the previous seven days.
Evri, formerly known as Hermes is one of the UK’s largest parcel delivery companies. You can sign up as self-employed, use your own car to do deliveries, and there’s no limit on how many parcels you can deliver. You also get a Community Delivery Manager to support and guide you, similar to your Customer Specialist at Splend.
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For self-employed couriers, they advertise great benefits, such as union support and up to 28 days paid holiday. Couriers are paid on a monthly basis via BACS.
Yodel can offer you between 16-25 parcels an hour, up to six days a week (Monday to Saturday), giving you plenty of opportunities to earn an income.
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Yodel gives their new Self-Employed Couriers Business Mileage Payments. This means they pay you from parcel pick-up to first delivery. As with other companies, payment depends on how many deliveries you make.
With Stuart you can either book time slots and be eligible for an Hourly Minimum Guarantee, or earn based on the distance you’ve driven by simply going online when and where it suits you. You can start working within 72 hours of signing up.
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You get your payments via direct bank transfer every week. In London, Stuart doesn’t accept cars as a transport type for London, but you can use either a motorbike or a bike.
As a Street Stream courier you have the freedom to set your own rates, hours and even the postcode areas you want to cover.
Once you’ve registered and gone through Street Stream’s verification process, you can receive job details through the mobile app. You receive payments weekly via Stripe.
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You can set your own rates, as well your own hours, and area to cover. This means greater flexibility and freedom for drivers, and can also mean greater earnings.
GLH recruits on-demand drivers for both ridesharing and courier jobs. They even offer training to get you started. Although they have their own company cars, GLH also welcomes owner-drivers.
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Their drivers are paid weekly and they offer top rates and great opportunities.
You can always find more gigs on Appjobs. Just enter your location and select Delivery or Driving from the category list. From errand running to picking up and delivering laundry to customers all across London, the list is quite diverse, so you can cherry-pick whatever fits you best.
Uber Eats is an online food ordering and delivery platform and is also considered one of the best delivery companies to make extra money with. You can use your own car and work as much or as little as you want—even for an hour or less at a time. The process to become an Uber Eats driver is very easy, being automatically eligible to drive for Uber Eats if you’re already an Uber driver.
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How much do Uber Eats drivers make? Research indicates that Uber Eats drivers can make between £7 – £14 per hour in the UK, making it one of the more competitive delivery apps. Another incentive from Uber Eats is “instant cashout”, allowing you to receive pay for your completed work in a matter of minutes.
Deliveroo works with some of the biggest chain restaurants across the UK, with some of them available exclusively on the Deliveroo app. As a driver you have access to some useful perks such as free international money transfers and partner discounts, and a referral program with cash bonuses.
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Research shows that Deliveroo pays between £2.90 and £6.00 per delivery, but you can collect multiple deliveries from the same restaurant, which can mean more money. Drivers are paid weekly, directly into their bank accounts. Drivers can also request pay for any work completed immediately, but this comes with a 50p surcharge.
Beelivery is a shopping service where the customer can order convenience store products, delivered to their home. Once you accept a job you have 90 minutes to buy the items and deliver them to the customer.
You’re paid on a per-delivery basis, usually ranging between £7 – £20 depending on the distance and the size of the order.
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Payment is done per delivery and, according to them, this usually ranges between £7 – £20 depending on the distance travelled and the size of the order.
As a Tasker you can choose from a multitude of delivery jobs, from groceries to take out food, or even more complex tasks such as errand running.
The TaskRabbit app notifies you of potential jobs nearby. You just need to select the one you want to complete, confirm details with your client and you’re ready to earn.
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Clients pay a surcharge to TaskRabbit on your hourly rate, but any money that you make for a completed task are yours.
For more earning opportunities, check out our referral program and build out a passive revenue stream using these 3 tips to boost your referral income, so you can earn money even when you’re not driving.
Splend is more than a set of wheels. We’ll help steer your career.
In addition to providing you with the most important tool in your career as a rideshare driver, we also offer ongoing training, support, and data-driven feedback via your dedicated Customer Specialist. You also enjoy a growing array of customer benefits including discounts from our partners.
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