We enable you to make money by driving. And not just with 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 rideshare driving. Once you have a good car for rideshare, you have a powerful tool on your hands to earn an income.

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 most popular delivery apps in Australia and top up your rideshare income:

Courier and parcel delivery

Amazon Flex

Amazon Flex allows you to earn money by delivering packages to customers in your city. You’re the last link in the delivery chain, which means you help Amazon transport its packages from its regional centres to customers.

Requirements to drive with Amazon Flex:

  • 20 years or older
  • Full AU driver’s licence
  • Smartphone (iOS 11 or above / Android 6.0 or above)
  • Valid car insurance

Signing up to drive with Amazon Flex:

  1. Download the app and sign up
  2. Enter your tax information (your background check may take 3-5 days)
  3. Watch the Amazon Flex video and take the quiz (it takes about 30 minutes)


With Yello, you can choose not only your working hours, but also the retailers you deliver for. They charge a one-time onboarding fee as opposed to a commission after your deliveries. You can use the promo code SPLENDYELLO and get 80% off on the signup with a 30-day money-back guarantee.

You’ll receive your payments into your nominated bank account daily, directly from the retailers you work with.

Requirements to drive with Yello:

  • Active ABN registered to your name as Sole Trader
  • Valid car insurance (minimum Third Party Property Damage)
  • Clean police check
  • Smartphone (iOS 10 or above / Android 5.0 or above)
  • Bank details

Signing up to drive with Yello:

  1. Download the Drive Yello app for iOS or Android and set up your personal profile
  2. Book a spot in the online onboarding webinar and pass the quiz at the end
  3. Upload your documents: ABN, vehicle details, insurance, police check & driver licence

Uber Parcel

Our members have been selected to take part in one of Uber’s pilots – Uber Parcel. With this service, you can pick up and drop off items using your Uber Driver app.

Requirements to drive with Uber Parcel:

If you’re an active Uber driver, you’re automatically eligible to work on the Parcel platform too.

How it works:

  • If you’re a Splend member, Uber will activate the Parcel feature in your account automatically. You can opt out anytime: just email hello@splend.com.au
  • After you accept a delivery request, you’ll see additional pick-up and drop-off notes from the requester.
  • Pick-ups and drop-offs are designed to be contactless to help with social distancing.
  • If you’re having difficulty locating the item or the drop-off location, you can call the requester in the app for additional information.


By joining the Sherpa network of crowdsourced couriers, you can deliver packages 7 days a week between 7 AM and 9 PM within the major cities.

Sherpa is present in several Australian cities, including Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Hobart, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Newcastle, and Cairns.

Requirements to drive with Sherpa:

  • Active ABN
  • Valid car insurance
  • Proof of right to work in Australia
  • Clean police check
  • Valid AU or international drivers license
  • Smartphone (iOS 10 or above / Android 4.0 or above)
  • Bank account or PayPal

Signing up to drive with Sherpa:

  1. Download the app for iOS or Android or sign up online
  2. Fill out the form with your personal details upon confirming your account
  3. Read the online onboarding material and pass a short quiz
  4. Complete your background checks and upload your proofs of insurance
  5. Upload your onboarding video
  6. Wait for Sherpa to approve your application


A platform designed to connect couriers with customers, the Zoom2u marketplace offers you the freedom to work whenever you want and choose which bookings you want to deliver. They transfer your payments into your account once a week.

Zoom2u is available in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, and Gold Coast.

Requirements to drive with Zoom2u:

  • Active ABN
  • AU driver’s license
  • Proof of right to work in Australia
  • Valid car insurance with comprehensive coverage
  • Smartphone (iOS 9.1 or above / Android 4.1 or above)

Signing up to drive with Zoom2u:

  1. Sign up online
  2. Download the app for iOS or Android

Food delivery

Uber Eats

Uber Eats is an online food ordering and delivery platform. 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.

As a special consideration, Uber has agreed to activate cross-dispatch for all Splend members and soon you will see a notification in your Uber Driver app.

You’ll then be asked via the app to accept the terms and conditions to start delivering, and will then receive information about how to get started.

If you wish to opt out of this, please email us at hello@splend.com.au

Requirements to drive with Uber Eats:

If you’re an active Uber driver, you’re automatically eligible for Uber Eats and you can start delivering.

Signing up to drive with Uber Eats:

If you’re a Splend member, Uber has already activated Uber Eats in your account.

Local restaurants

With the delivery demand booming, we suggest you also reach out to your local cafés, restaurants, and pizzerias to offer delivery services to these businesses.

For more earning opportunities, check out our referral program and build out a passive revenue stream using these 5 tips to boost your referral income, so you can earn money even when you’re not driving. If you want to further diversify your work, check out our comparison of the most popular rideshare apps in Australia too:

About Splend

Splend is more than a set of wheels. We’ll help steer your career.

In addition to new-model cars and all the essentials to start earning money with Uber as quickly as possible, our members enjoy driver training and dedicated support via a personal account manager, as well as member benefits such as partner discounts and exclusive events.

For more information about Splend, drop by to your local Member Support Centre, email us or say hello on 1800 775 363.