With rising petrol prices and increasing household fuel costs as well as mortgage repayments going up a lot of people may be struggling financially and looking for ways to supplement their earned or self employed income. Did you know that you might be able to do this by becoming a part time self-employed courier driver?

No, you don’t have to do the role on a full time basis as there are some opportunities available on a part time basis. For instance, Amazon offer part time work in certain locations through their Amazon Flex scheme.

If you look on their website you will find a lot of information about this scheme. You could earn between £13 to £15 per hour and be paid on a weekly basis. They have hourly delivery blocks available so, within reason, you can arrange your own schedule to hopefully fit in with other work commitments.

You must be 18 years of age or older, be allowed to work in the UK and have a valid UK full driver’s license. You will need a mid sized vehicle so you could even have the likes of an SUV or van. You will need a mobile phone and you will have to pass a background check.

The above scheme may interest a number of people so if it appeals to you why not visit Amazon’s website to find out more information. It may attract people who enjoy driving and meeting people. It could be a great way to generate more income for you and your family, Who knows, if you really enjoy it and feel that you could make a living from being a courier driver on a full time basis it may be a great way of finding this out.

You will no doubt need to check out vehicle insurance as you will need to make sure that you have adequate cover for being a courier driver. In that respect, you can always get in contact with your existing insurer to see what their requirements are or get in touch with us with a view to obtaining a competitive quote without any obligation.