Drive with PKUP

Make great money on your own terms.

Sign up to drive
Boost your income

You’ll keep 75% of each pick-up and 100% of any tips you receive. Earnings will be deposited into your account weekly.

Drive with a friend

Spend more time with your partner, mate or neighbour (your Shadow Driver) and make extra money together.

Work when you want

Work around your life and schedule. That said, the more you drive, the more you will earn.

Try something new

PKUP is different. It gives you the opportunity to drive a different car with every pick-up.

Become a PKUP Driver

PKUP will connect you with customers who need their car driven

1. A customer will make a booking 2. You travel to the pick-up location (with your shadow driver) 3. You drive the customer's car.

How it Works
Step 1 Sign up

Be sure to check out the driver requirements before signing up.

Step 2 Find your Shadow Driver

Your Shadow Driver will be dropping you off at the starting address and picking you up at the destination.

Step 3 Start driving, start earning

When a rider requests a pick-up you will be driving their car while your Shadow Driver follows behind.

How To Sign Up

So you want to drive with PKUP?

Great! Signing up to drive is quick and easy. Check out the requirements and click the sign up button to get started.

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Able to drive manual transmission
  • Hold a full/open Australian driver licence
  • Have a ‘Shadow Driver'/Partner to drive you between pick-ups

Questions? Check our FAQ page or contact us.

A: On average you will earn $48 for every pick-up you complete. During busy nights you can completed 1-2 pick-ups per hour. 

You keep 75% of each pick-up you complete. Earnings may then need to be split with your Shadow Driver (the split percentage is an arrangement you make with your shadow driver, however 50/50 is most common).

The cost of each pick-up is based on the distance travelled and trip duration, you can get price estimates here.

The more pick-ups you complete, the more you will earn. Payments are deposited into your account weekly.

A: As a PKUP driver, you will be responsible for driving someone else’s car. This means you will need a method of transport to the customers pickup location and a way back from the destination.

You will need someone to drive you there and pick you up at the destination, a shadow driver.

Your shadow driver can be anyone, your friend, family member or even your neighbour. You can swap shadow drivers at any time and as often as you would like.




A: You keep 75% of each pick-up fare you complete. You may then need to split these earnings with your Shadow Driver (the split percentage is an arrangement you make with your shadow driver, however 50/50 is most common).

On average you will earn $48 for every pick-up you complete. So we have set PKUP prices at a level where both you and your shadow driver make great money. 

A: Signing up to drive is quick and easy. It only takes 3 steps:

– Sign up to drive using our online portal
– Watch the learning videos and download the PKUP Driver App
– Start driving

A: All riders using the PKUP app will have insurance that will cover you in the event of an accident.

Visit our insurance page for more information.

A: When signing up to drive with PKUP you will only need to obtain an Australian Business Number (ABN). You can obtain an ABN here

A: You will not be required to work a certain number of hours. You will choose your hours and work around your own personal schedule.

We love being a part of the PKUP driving team! Jonathan Bolkenhagen, PKUP user

Begin your sign up process below to become a PKUP driver.

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