Drive with Uber
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The ridesharing industry has not only changed how people get around, it’s also opened up a lot of opportunities for drivers, even if you don’t have your own car. Specialised long-term car rentals for Uber-ready vehicles give you a way to drive and earn with Uber without wear and tear on your own car.
However, a car rental for Uber driving is a considerable commitment and it’s important to make sure you know what’s involved before getting started.
You can get a long-term rental from many standard hire car providers, but it’s worth considering some of the newer and more specialised providers that focus almost exclusively on renting cars to Uber drivers. Traditional hire cars are meant to be one size fits all, but Uber car rental providers are focused on helping you maximise your earnings.
With the specialised providers, you get a hire car which is Uber-ready (meets Uber’s requirements) that you can use to drive with Uber as well as for personal use. You have a wide range of vehicles to choose from, they comes with full insurance and you can even nominate other drivers.
When comparing individual providers, look at how the various options will affect your earnings.
These specialist providers understand Uber’s requirements for vehicles. This means you don’t have to spend time deciding between options which may not necessarily be suitable for you.
There are only a handful of rideshare specialists operating in Australia as well as many standard rental companies. Each rental specialist has their own tailored rental agreements.
|Rental Company||From price per week||Other fees||Find out more|
|Splend||$199||$275 joining fee||Splend Review|
|Thrifty||$246||$200 deposit and one-week advance payment required||Thrifty Review|
|RideLender||$350-$350||$650 insurance excess bond||RideLender Review|
|Rent2Drive||$350-$350||$650 insurance excess bond (paid over 13 weeks)||Rent2Drive Review|
|Krooz||$250||Excess deducted over 13 weeks||Krooz review|
|UCAR||$231||$500 insurance excess bond (paid over 10 weeks)||UCAR Review|
|DriveMyCar||$160||$0 annual fee $300 deposit||DriveMyCar Review|
|Raceway Motorcycles||$169||$1,000 deposit||Raceway Motorcycles Review|
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