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Freedom Companion Driving Services

Freedom Companion Driving Services provides transport services for those requiring safe, caring transport. With the population of New Zealanders aged 65+ projected to double over the next 25 years there has never been a better time to own a Freedom Drivers franchise.

The Freedom Drivers opportunity

If you’d like your own home-based, community-orientated, "feel good" business this could be for you!

A Freedom Drivers franchise is easy to run and is operated from your home office. The weekly commitment is typically full-time, but the hours are flexible and you are in control of them. You can develop the business in a direction you choose, and no two days are ever the same.

Freedom Drivers provide personalised, affordable transport with extra help at either end of the journey. Clients include senior citizens, special needs groups and children. We are ACC registered vendors and Total Mobility providers. Our services include transportation to and from medical appointments, business appointments, work, shopping excursions, social outings, sightseeing, airport transfers and school pick-ups to name a few. We also offer personal driver services to tourists and holidaymakers. 

Our ideal franchisee is: 

  • Looking for a rewarding business opportunity with flexible hours working from home
  • Someone who enjoys driving
  • Kind, caring, helpful and patient
  • An outgoing people person who likes building relationships
  • Well-presented and confident
  • Good time management skills
  • Proficient, clear spoken and written English (in person, on the phone and in writing). This is a relationship business so good communication is very important
  • Keen to build a business and prepared to work hard

Freedom franchisees receive:

  • A rewarding lifestyle business in a rapidly growing market
  • A simple uncomplicated business system to follow
  • Fixed royalty fees
  • Ongoing marketing and sales support
  • Full training - (no previous experience needed)
  • Opportunity to grow your business with additional vehicles
  • Exclusive franchise territory

If you're ready for a rewarding change, want to get paid for something you enjoy, get in touch today.

The investment

Exclusive franchise territory including marketing materials and set-up, uniform, equipment and training is approx $32K. Your licenses and a suitable car (which does not need to be brand new) are additional.

Next steps

We appreciate that committing to a business is a big step. Our process is simple and there is no obligation at any stage. The first step is a conversation! 

  1. After your online enquiry we like to have a chat on the phone in which we provide an overview of the opportunity and also find out a little about you and what you are looking for.
  2. Complete an application form.
  3. Receive full details about the business.
  4. Further conversation/meeting to answer questions in full.

Phone:  0800 333 499



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