When prices skyrocket and where the purchasing power French is put to the test, all means (or almost) are good to legally round the ends of the month. In this article we talk about a additional income unknown, and yet not inconsiderable!
The latter consists of become a particular relay point. In other words, make your personal address a place where others can pick up their packages. Yes, this method used by many small businesses to increase their turnover is not only intended for professionals!
Special relay point: who can become one?
as revealed house and worksa registration on the site or mobile application Welcome (which offer a collaborative package recovery solution between neighbors) makes this project a reality. The promise is simple: Become a private relay and earn up to €250 per month “.
The good news is that anyone can become a particular relay point. Indeed, whether you are active, student, retired, renter, owner… It doesn’t matter! The key is to have a smartphone, be of legal age and be available at least 4 hours a day, several times a week.
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— La Poste Group (@GroupeLaPoste) June 15, 2022
How to become a particular relay point?
When you go to Welco, all you have to do is create your profile, fill in your availability, and provide a few administrative documents (ID, proof of address, etc.) and voila! You can also indicate the number, size and weight of packages you want to receive each week.
You will then be given a brief online training before your information is associated with a relay point. The latter is free and lasts no more than twenty minutes. It makes it easier to get started and understand all aspects of the role of a particular relay point.
Private relay point – how much do you pay?
Thanks to Welco, you can charge between 50 cents and 1 euro per redistributed package. The remuneration depends on its size. In total, it is possible to earn up to 250 euros per month thanks to this activity. Income cannot exceed this amount, because beyond 3,000 euros per year, self-employment is necessary.
Welco is a collaborative platform (like Airbnb, Blablacar or even Vinted…) and all income from this type of activity must be declared for taxes. Fortunately, earnings are usually generated automatically and all that remains is to validate them. Don’t worry: below 3,000 euros per year, you won’t have to pay anything.
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In addition to making ends meet, becoming a special relay point will also allow you to help your neighbors and do something for the planet. Yes, each package collected saves up to 1 kilo of CO2! So why not start?