Today’s Travel Better for Less Tip introduces a way to take a free road trip across the country… by transporting someone else’s car from state to state. If you don’t have a car, or you don’t want to put too many miles on yours, this can be a good way to travel for free… gas and all.
You’ll find more details below…
TRAVEL BETTER FOR LESS TIP #6 – FREE CAR USE AND GAS
Auto Driveaway sets up opportunities for you to drive someone else’s car from point A to point B — which can be anywhere in the U.S. or Canada. Over 20,000 vehicles a year are transported this way.
Recent listings include: Seattle to Baltimore, Tennessee to Wisconsin, Arizona to New York, and California to New Mexico.
Requirements: Drivers must be at least 23 years of age and provide a valid driver’s license, a current motor vehicle driver’s record, and a refundable security deposit of approximately $350.
You receive the first full tank of gas for free. An additional allowance of $50 to $150 or more is offered in some cases to help pay for gas. You’re responsible for food and lodging costs. For current listings, visit AutoDriveaway.com.
Traveling by car is a great way to explore the “undiscovered” cities and towns across the U.S. and Canada. Don’t forget to keep your eyes peeled for unique and unusual sights and experiences you could turn into travel articles.
One great place to sell small-town stories is in-flight magazines, where the pay is very good. Most in-flights feature stories on sights and activities within 50 miles of their destination cities — giving you hundreds of places you could easily explore and write up in an article.
[Editor’s Note: Learn more about opportunities to profit from your travels (and even from your own home) in our free online newsletter The Right Way to Travel.]