Many companies have realized the advantages of using advertising on cars to bring in local business. You may have seen these vehicles around town, completely covered with an ad. What you may not have known is that the drivers have been given these vehicles, or have been paid to place ads on their own car!
If you drive a lot around town (school activities, children's sports, club meetings, etc) you may qualify to receive a car to drive and be able to cut a large monthly payment out of your budget! Alternately, if you are a stay at home mom with very small children and do not get out as much but your husband drives extensively, he could apply for the program.
Often, if you own your own car and drive it enough to meet program requirements, you can simply let the company install the car wraps on your personal vehicle. They will pay you hundreds of dollars per month for letting them use it as a billboard!
To qualify for car wraps you need to be over 18 with a good driving record, drive and park your car in open, highly populated areas, and drive often. The company usually installs a GPS tracking system on the vehicle so they can verify that the advertising is reaching the desired audience.
You can apply to a large car wraps company online or get a list of companies in your area from a directory for a small fee. Be prepared to be put on a waiting list for 90 days or more; the competition for these opportunities is fierce!
The most attractive aspect of the program is getting a car to drive without the hassle of a monthly payment. Some companies will even pay the car insurance!
The other option of getting paid to drive your car is just as appealing. If you own a Volkswagen Beetle, a PT Cruiser, a Hummer or other SUV, you stand a good chance of qualifying for car wraps (other makes and models are considered as well).
Car wraps will not damage your car; it's just like a huge layer of vinyl film! Some companies wrap the entire car, while others just cover a portion of it. The larger amount of the vehicle's surface covered, the higher the payout.
If you do not drive extensively, or you live in a very rural area, you probably will not want to waste your time applying for car wraps. There is no sense in trying to scam the company; with the GPS system they can easily tell if you are using the vehicle enough to get proper exposure.
However, if you would enjoy getting paid to drive your car or getting a vehicle for nothing, and you drive enough to make it feasible, car wraps could be the perfect way for you to cut down on your monthly bills or bring in a little extra income!