If you just want to turn on the Uber or Lyft app, take rides and get paid what they pay you, great! Good for you!
Some drivers want to earn more and we have some ways for you to do it.
According to a field study by the National Bureau of Economic Research, only 16% of all trips are tipped and nearly 60% of people never tip, while only 1% of people always tip. So, let’s look at 6 ways of getting your tip average up near 25% in a world where most riders will never tip.
Drivers are able to make up to $100 per month just for having this free tablet in their car while doing rideshare. Drivers get bonuses too, based on how much their passengers interact with the tablet. Those bonuses are in addition to the $100. In addition to the extra earnings from high scores and advertisements, drivers report that this new source of entertainment inspires better conversation, higher driver ratings, and better tips.
Cargo is a way for Uber & Lyft drivers to earn passive income while doing rideshare. Cargo advertises that drivers can make up to $300 extra per month with the box but this all obviously depends on how much you drive.
As part of Freebird’s Referral Program, Freebird will pay you $10 for every new Freebird rider who uses your invite code. Whenever a new Freebird user enters your invite code and takes their first ride, you receive $10 in your Freebird account. You can then transfer the cash balance to your bank account.