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Frequently asked questions
Transform your passion for cars into a Lucrative Gig as a Driver! Are you a business or car enthusiast looking to make extra cash? Look no further! By becoming a driver you can share your love for cars with others while earning money at the same time. The process is easy, flexible and it’s completely free to to advertise your car on the website. You can use the service as much or as little as you would like, and you’ll only pay a small booking fee if your car gets booked.
It’s simple, you just need to complete your details in the Become a Driver section of our website on the top left side of page. Include some photos, a description of your car and some further details that will enhance your listing and get you more rides. You will also need to provide us with the documentation required to be a licenced ride share driver including a licence to drive passengers in your state, an ABN and your GST registration details.
Dream Rides is committed to being Australia’s largest and most trusted Vintage and Unique Car Ride Share company. To become a driver with Dream Rides you are required to provide the following:
- Driver’s license
- Car registration details
- ABN and GST
In addition to this you will need to abide by the licensing requirements of the state you reside in. Each state has their own accreditation processes which will ensure drivers meet the safety standards necessary to operate in the industry.
Please select the state you reside in to find out more information to support you in this process. Calling into your local transport authority is a simple way of ensuring you have all the forms and documentation you need.
Dream Rides is an accredited Booking Service Provider with the following State Authorities
It is FREE to list your vehicle with Dream Rides. Drivers are only charged a booking fee once they accept a booking, and that booking is paid for by the passenger. On accepting a booking, a 15% booking fee will be deducted from the total booking cost that the user has paid. Drivers receive their payment within 24 hours of completing the drive.
To receive booking enquiries from passengers, drivers will be notified via email and SMS to log into their driver dashboard. Once logged in, driver can review and respond to any pending booking requests.
Approving a booking enquiry informs the passenger that you as a driver are willing to complete the booking enquiry. If the passenger wants to secure the ride, they will be required to make prompt payment via the website in full.
Yes! We understand that there may be instances where an additional fee may be required. With the ‘add fee’ feature, you can easily charge for any additional travel costs with just the click of a button.
At times, potential passengers are in the early stages of planning and are not yet prepared to finalise their ride. Don’t worry – all passengers will receive reminders once their booking has been approved, giving them the chance to secure their ride by making a payment. However if a passenger decides to cancel, you will receive a notification right away.
Yes, every booking enquiry you receive as a driver on the Dream Rides website is an enquiry. As a driver you can view each booking enquiry and respond accordingly.
Drivers can connect with passenger via the messaging system on the site if needed to ask questions or seek clarification before approving a ride.
Drivers will receive notification that a payment has been successful and that the booking is paid & confirmed. All contact details for the passenger will be included on this notification so you as a driver can reach out to your passenger and make any final preparations.
Yes! Once you have created your driver account, adding additional vehicles is easy. In fact all your vehicles are linked to your account so the customer can book more than one vehicle through you for their special day as required.
Creating the most appealing profile of yourself and your vehicle gives you the best chance to maximise your bookings. While pictures of your dream ride may tell a thousand words, potential users still like more information.
Here is a list of things to remember when completing your profile.
Passengers have 7 days to make payment before the enquiry is released. Dream Rides takes care of all the follow-up to ensure the customer has the opportunity to secure their ride with in the 7-day time period.
Once you have completed a drive with Dream Rides your payment will be processed within 24 hours. All payments are via PayPal so you will need a PayPal account. If you don’t already have a PayPal account, creating one is quick and easy and will ensure you receive your first payment in no time. Please use this link to create a PayPal account now.
The driver will receive your booking enquiry and respond to you accordingly. Most drivers will respond to your request within a day. On occasion this can take longer than anticipated especially in busy wedding and formal season. Please check your junk mail if you are concerned you haven’t received a response from your driver or check in with us at email@example.com
Paying for your booking is easy follow the links in the email or SMS approval, or by logging into your account, selecting my bookings, action and make payment. Payment can also be made using PayPal payin4 if you’d prefer to pay for your booking in 4 instalments.
Yes, at Dream Rides we are committed to bringing quality cars with quality drivers to the greater public to make their special event even better. To be able to complete this pledge and abide by State Legislation, drivers will need to be properly licenced.
Yes, creating an account enables you to submit an enquiry to the driver to check their availability and provides you with the opportunity to give specific details about your requirements.
No, submitting a booking enquiry does not mean you have to book straight away. Submitting an enquiry allows you to connect with the driver and see if they are available to take your booking. We understand that sometimes people are still in the early planning stages and are not ready to book straight away. You can inform the driver of this intention in your booking enquiry if necessary and you have the ability to cancel the enquiry at any time before payment is made.
You will receive notification if your booking request has been approved. Prompt payment will need to be made to secure your ride, this can be done via the links in the email confirmation, or by logging into your account, selecting my bookings, action and make payment. Payment can also be made using PayPal payin4 if you prefer to pay for your booking in instalments.