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blckwolf
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Message Posted: Jun 4, 2013 7:49:25 PM

I just saved 15¢/gal just by looking at the various prices at gas stations along my route, and finding the station near that route, that had the cheapest gas . Do you do this, and if so, what's the most you have saved per gallon by doing this?

[Edited by: blckwolf at 6/4/2013 7:49:58 PM EST]
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Godozo
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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2013 11:56:08 PM

About $.70 this time.
Godozo
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2013 11:30:34 PM

$.50 when compared to my base station.
Godozo
Champion Author Gary

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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2013 10:02:27 PM

$0.00, as I filled up at the base station today.

Over the past two days I saved $.40-$.60/day, as where I filled up was cheaper than the base station.
Guile69
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2013 8:15:11 AM

$10-$2o every time
Godozo
Champion Author Gary

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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2013 11:30:42 PM

$.52 saved today compared to my base station.

Will be saving a bunch tomorrow as I'm traveling and can plan a fillup on the way to a friend's. Since it's much cheaper on the way than around here (or at the friend's), I'll save plenty.
Pizza53
Champion Author London

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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2013 12:26:52 AM

5 cents a liter... roughly 20 cents per gallon... got it at 129.9 vs 134.9.
BuzzLOL
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2013 10:41:59 AM

.. Stations around here usually on a 50c-60c/gallon price spread... I can usually plan my routes to fill up at the lowest priced station without going out of my way more than a block or two...
BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2013 5:16:00 PM

Didn't buy today
HannahM2013
Champion Author Chicago

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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2013 9:12:32 AM

did not buy gas today but the last time I did, I saved about $0.30/gallon
Titanic1985
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2013 9:04:41 AM

Although I contribute to Gas Buddy fuel price posting, I don't use it for my fuel purchases. There are two reasons for this. The first is that there are only two gasoline stations in my locale which are eleven miles from any another -- their prices are traditionally lower also. The second reason is that I use non-ethanol 87 Octane Regular, only available at one of the two stations, a truck stop. I always keep my tanks full as the nearest station that sells E-0 is 27 miles away.

With all that said, the efforts of Gas Buddy posting gas prices are apparent by the responses here. These days every few cents does matter. I've read on numerous posts where GBs post more than just enough to acquire 750 points. That is admirable :-).
cv
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2013 6:27:14 AM

Several cent/gal in most cases.
jack4141
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2013 10:41:46 AM

Maybe 5 to 10 cents.
OceanArcher
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2013 10:33:56 AM

Saved about 20 cents per gallon on the fill-up
alphanyr
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2013 10:16:13 AM

LOTS
NickoliMB
Champion Author Manitoba

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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2013 9:59:38 AM

Nothing. Just be an oportunist before the gas corporations gouge you and that is coming with the labor day weekend. Quick to go up but slow to come down. Funny thing is I think governments rely on this tax to cover all their financial blunders.
BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2013 4:18:20 PM

Nothing today, since I filled up last Wednesday before the weekend gouge fest began
PatAZ
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2013 10:50:38 AM

Nothing
dfp609
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2013 10:09:53 AM

I saved $ .23 per gallon on 08/24/2013. Thanks GasBuddy
bluenvoy
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2013 9:41:58 AM

Up to 40 cents a gallon.
33gort33
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2013 6:53:28 AM

10-20 cents...depending upon where I am...
RadarIN
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2013 6:49:44 AM

nothing
RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2013 5:59:44 AM

$0.20/gal
Glasman
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2013 5:44:43 AM

-0-
CactusBobs
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2013 12:46:07 AM

none
estroh
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2013 12:01:41 AM

Nada
Godozo
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2013 11:52:46 PM

No driving, so no savings.
JStory17
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2013 8:02:34 PM

5 cents a gallon today
Philo_Gray
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2013 5:59:50 PM

I save $2-$7 per fill.
* filling before the spike
* filling at cheaper stations.
* using coupons and discount offers

Gas buddy is great. Wish they had one for the grocery store.
Glasman
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2013 4:29:09 PM

the BP station is 9/10 of a mile from my digs. nuff said ?
grim_farva
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2013 10:03:37 AM

usually about $.05 - $.10
OceanArcher
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2013 9:57:47 AM

Being aware of today's prices along my route of travel, I usually save about 15 cents/gal
rrtruck
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2013 9:37:13 AM

Since this is early morning, I'll answer for yesterday. I saved about 14 cents a gallon by knowing this out of the way (for me) station was much cheaper. Thanks GB.
bluenvoy
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2013 9:35:38 AM

Wednesday I saved 35 cents a gallon. From the station closest to where I live to where I bought gas.
nichols
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2013 9:32:14 AM

did not gas up
Godozo
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2013 12:41:15 AM

$0.00 - too close to base to make it worth going anywhere else.
HannahM2013
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Message Posted: Jul 30, 2013 11:49:32 AM

last time I bought gas (3 weeks ago) I think I saved about 15 cents/gal
PatAZ
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Message Posted: Jul 30, 2013 11:28:33 AM

Not a cent. We don't need gas and won't leave home today.
Godozo
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2013 11:59:38 PM

$0.00 – saw a station that was one cent cheaper, but wouldn't have made sense to go there - especially since I was still at work (must consider my boss).
grim_farva
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 2:11:40 PM

none, I was already at the cheapest station
bluenvoy
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 1:31:35 PM

About 20 cents a gallon.
Godozo
Champion Author Gary

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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 1:05:34 PM

did not gas up today, so...

x/0
cujo1977
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 4:52:35 AM

not sure
jkje
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 2:24:32 AM

none did not buy gas
Godozo
Champion Author Gary

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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:17:26 AM

$0.00 today – base station was cheapest station, all things considered.
valby
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 8:08:04 AM

?
pilotmass
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 7:23:37 AM

8-10 cents a gallon
Godozo
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 12:06:55 AM

$1.48 today versus base. Of course, the price was a few miles from the main station, but it was on the way to the base, so it made sense to gas up
EvPv
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2013 5:58:02 AM

none. Did not travel out of the area from the store I manage.
Wanda127
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2013 12:00:24 AM

About .02 cent a gal today
Godozo
Champion Author Gary

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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2013 10:41:18 PM

Wouldabeen $.85 cents today had the base station been open. As it happened, the station I went to was quite a bit cheaper, but from the angle I came in at I only went there because the base station had its pumps closed.
rjb34747
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2013 12:08:31 AM

About 10¢ a gallon
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