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If you’ve ever wanted to go on a road trip but couldn’t for some reason (like don’t have a car, or your car is a piece of shit and won’t make it) you should look into Auto Driveaway. Basically what they do is take someone who needs their car transported some place and connect them with someone to drive it there (possibly you). What a perfect match right? The only connection I can think of that tops it is the combo of lube and butthole. Now that is what I call dynamite!

Anyways, here’s how it works: you give them a $350 deposit that is returned to you when you safely deliver the car in the condition you picked it up in. They even give you your first tank of gas for free! You’re only expected to drive 8 hours or 400 miles a day and if you work it out with agent before hand you might be able to negotiate extra time for site seeing. It’s a hell of a lot cheaper than renting a car.

An alternative to Auto Driveaway is It’s the same concept really but I’m pretty sure they pay for all the gas meaning that it’s a totally free trip for you. That being said they have a bigger deposit, theirs is $500 Canadian which at the time I’m writing this equals $473.82 American. Ain’t that some shit? America Jr. is coming up! Did you know that the Canadian dollar is called the Loonie and that the $2 bill is called the Toonie? Yeah, dood. Looney Tunes money. I’d say that they should just go ahead and put Elmer Fudd on the bill, but having the Queen of England on it is silly enough.

Oh yeah, if you do go with, tell them I sent you. They’ll give me $50 .

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  1. March 9, 2010 at 7:59 pm

    Hey! Thanks for the plug of!

    We’re looking forward to paying you $50 … $50 Canadian … However, we posted that offer in 1996 when the loonie was worth $0.0007 US$ … 😉


  2. Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
    March 9, 2010 at 10:11 pm

    I guess $50 Canadian will have to do…dammit. 🙂