Should You Open a Gas Station Credit Card?

As summer approaches, Americans can expect to spend an average of $3.86 per gallon of gas, a figure 40 percent higher than last summer, says, using data provided by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Many people feel powerless as figures climb at the pump, and assume driving slower, driving less, or ditching their vehicles for smaller, more fuel-efficient cars is the only answer. For some motorists, a smart refueling option might be a gas station credit card. Here are’s top three picks for the best gas station credit cards:

Shell Credit Card : Offers a 5 percent rebate on gas purchases at Shell stations.
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BP Credit Card: Offers a 5 percent rebate on gas at BP stations.
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Exxon Mobil Credit Card: 15 cents per gallon rebate on gas purchases made at Exxon Mobile stations.
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Read’s “Best Gas Credit Cards” to see 3 additional options for taming gas price tension.

See also:
1 Simple Tip to Beat Rising Gas Prices
10 Ways to Save a Gallon of Gas


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