Not Logged In Log In   Sign Up   Points Leaders
Follow Us    3:16 PM

Message Forum - Read Message

Category: General Gas Talk > Topics Add to favorite topics   Post new topicPost New Topic
Author Topic: Do you use your rewards card at gas stations? Back to Topics
abcRI

Rookie Author
Providence

Posts:16
Points:609,425
Joined:May 2010
Message Posted: Aug 2, 2013 5:41:56 PM

Do you go out of your way to use rewards card at the pump, such as to grocery stores like stop & shop?
REPLIES (newest first) Post a Reply
Profile Pic
tiny1oh
All-Star Author Akron

Posts:836
Points:839,160
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 7:16:06 AM

yes
Profile Pic
tkawashima
Champion Author Honolulu

Posts:5,878
Points:1,358,440
Joined:Sep 2010
Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 12:44:06 PM

no
Profile Pic
tkawashima
Champion Author Honolulu

Posts:5,878
Points:1,358,440
Joined:Sep 2010
Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 12:42:44 PM

no
Profile Pic
bhWY
All-Star Author Wyoming

Posts:543
Points:1,135,565
Joined:Dec 2009
Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 12:39:30 PM

yes
Profile Pic
pilotmass
Champion Author Boston

Posts:4,195
Points:958,440
Joined:Jul 2011
Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 12:04:56 PM

yes
Profile Pic
Dale Jr.
Champion Author Illinois

Posts:18,399
Points:3,693,825
Joined:May 2004
Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 11:38:27 AM

Only for certain months of the year.
Profile Pic
contiki
Champion Author Ontario

Posts:24,742
Points:968,865
Joined:Sep 2008
Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 8:05:19 AM

No...........
Profile Pic
stonejd
Champion Author Illinois

Posts:1,678
Points:607,625
Joined:Feb 2012
Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 6:36:34 AM

no
Profile Pic
mawtaow
Champion Author Boston

Posts:1,502
Points:829,200
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 6:32:02 AM

no
Profile Pic
nickless
Champion Author PEI

Posts:15,966
Points:2,504,365
Joined:Aug 2007
Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 2:28:49 AM

yes
Profile Pic
SpeedyGonzoMD
Champion Author Maryland

Posts:1,526
Points:601,350
Joined:Oct 2009
Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 1:46:31 AM

FRN, gives you a minimum $.03 off per gallon at participating Shell stations.
Profile Pic
shstew
All-Star Author British Columbia

Posts:892
Points:662,765
Joined:Nov 2011
Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 12:52:07 AM

Yes
Profile Pic
Cruiser001
Sophomore Author Michigan

Posts:170
Points:77,145
Joined:Oct 2006
Message Posted: Jun 6, 2014 12:00:08 PM

Yes, for gas and snacks
Profile Pic
Awing1
All-Star Author Ontario

Posts:770
Points:164,785
Joined:Aug 2013
Message Posted: Jun 6, 2014 8:33:33 AM

Yes, rewards for grocery.
Profile Pic
stonejd
Champion Author Illinois

Posts:1,678
Points:607,625
Joined:Feb 2012
Message Posted: Jun 6, 2014 8:20:53 AM

no
Profile Pic
bhWY
All-Star Author Wyoming

Posts:543
Points:1,135,565
Joined:Dec 2009
Message Posted: Jun 6, 2014 8:18:34 AM

yes
Profile Pic
DDubyu
Champion Author Ventura

Posts:21,958
Points:3,626,400
Joined:May 2004
Message Posted: Jun 6, 2014 7:49:09 AM

No
Profile Pic
RadarIN
Champion Author Indiana

Posts:7,278
Points:1,511,070
Joined:Mar 2009
Message Posted: Jun 6, 2014 7:03:49 AM

no
Profile Pic
contiki
Champion Author Ontario

Posts:24,742
Points:968,865
Joined:Sep 2008
Message Posted: Jun 6, 2014 6:50:41 AM

no...........
Profile Pic
Thumper52
Champion Author New Brunswick

Posts:2,035
Points:833,550
Joined:May 2006
Message Posted: Mar 5, 2014 5:13:52 AM

Yes
Profile Pic
hjl17
Champion Author Toronto

Posts:5,005
Points:1,062,360
Joined:Jul 2011
Message Posted: Feb 21, 2014 9:29:26 AM

yes
Profile Pic
CentaurChiron
Veteran Author Toronto

Posts:417
Points:96,280
Joined:Dec 2013
Message Posted: Feb 21, 2014 9:15:23 AM

Absolutely. It is free and will eventually be worth something
Profile Pic
RadarIN
Champion Author Indiana

Posts:7,278
Points:1,511,070
Joined:Mar 2009
Message Posted: Oct 26, 2013 6:45:58 AM

no
Profile Pic
mawtaow
Champion Author Boston

Posts:1,502
Points:829,200
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: Oct 26, 2013 6:23:10 AM

No
Profile Pic
justinemt14
Champion Author Philadelphia

Posts:1,757
Points:545,450
Joined:Sep 2012
Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 11:02:28 AM

Yes.
Profile Pic
PaylessKY
Champion Author Kentucky

Posts:10,910
Points:2,038,775
Joined:Oct 2008
Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 11:01:05 AM

Yes
Profile Pic
tkawashima
Champion Author Honolulu

Posts:5,878
Points:1,358,440
Joined:Sep 2010
Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 10:17:40 AM

no
Profile Pic
bluenvoy
Champion Author Nashville

Posts:17,387
Points:2,144,865
Joined:Oct 2005
Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 9:53:00 AM

Yes, Kroger, Mapco, Pilot and Exxon/Mobil.
Profile Pic
ScottAdams5
Champion Author New York

Posts:1,665
Points:541,910
Joined:Jan 2012
Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 9:05:32 AM

Yes.
Profile Pic
hjl17
Champion Author Toronto

Posts:5,005
Points:1,062,360
Joined:Jul 2011
Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 8:52:18 AM

yes
Profile Pic
dieharder
Sophomore Author Ottawa

Posts:120
Points:427,950
Joined:Sep 2011
Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 8:42:02 AM

Absolutely. Up here, Pioneer and PetroCan have their own rewards programs.

When in the US, I shop at Price Choppers, where some products give discounted gas from Sunoco on their rewards program. Do it all the time.

[Edited by: dieharder at 10/3/2013 8:42:42 AM EST]
Profile Pic
Maxer105
Champion Author New Jersey

Posts:4,266
Points:604,490
Joined:Jun 2012
Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 6:20:52 AM

no
Profile Pic
valby
Champion Author Massachusetts

Posts:5,095
Points:885,025
Joined:Jan 2005
Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 5:57:37 AM

SmartPay.
Profile Pic
cujo1977
Champion Author Nashville

Posts:1,595
Points:309,225
Joined:Apr 2013
Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 5:57:13 AM

N
Profile Pic
Thumper52
Champion Author New Brunswick

Posts:2,035
Points:833,550
Joined:May 2006
Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 5:33:25 AM

No
Profile Pic
mandydonnaprinc
Champion Author Hamilton

Posts:6,266
Points:2,381,190
Joined:Sep 2006
Message Posted: Sep 25, 2013 7:59:47 AM

no
Profile Pic
coach39
Champion Author Pittsburgh

Posts:6,266
Points:1,497,365
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Sep 25, 2013 7:41:02 AM

No
Profile Pic
valby
Champion Author Massachusetts

Posts:5,095
Points:885,025
Joined:Jan 2005
Message Posted: Sep 25, 2013 6:03:44 AM

No.
Profile Pic
RalphHightower
Champion Author South Carolina

Posts:5,547
Points:1,147,720
Joined:May 2011
Message Posted: Sep 25, 2013 6:02:25 AM

yes
Profile Pic
Thumper52
Champion Author New Brunswick

Posts:2,035
Points:833,550
Joined:May 2006
Message Posted: Sep 25, 2013 5:36:41 AM

No
Profile Pic
GuitarmanMS
Champion Author Mississippi

Posts:1,468
Points:1,037,650
Joined:May 2009
Message Posted: Sep 25, 2013 12:46:40 AM

Yes
Profile Pic
nourdives
Champion Author San Antonio

Posts:1,153
Points:418,170
Joined:Oct 2012
Message Posted: Aug 24, 2013 10:35:45 PM

don't have one
Profile Pic
PaylessKY
Champion Author Kentucky

Posts:10,910
Points:2,038,775
Joined:Oct 2008
Message Posted: Aug 24, 2013 8:14:25 AM

Yes
Profile Pic
Thumper52
Champion Author New Brunswick

Posts:2,035
Points:833,550
Joined:May 2006
Message Posted: Aug 24, 2013 3:09:04 AM

No
Profile Pic
BartandLisa
Champion Author Newfoundland

Posts:4,334
Points:871,120
Joined:Feb 2012
Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 7:51:35 AM

Yes
Profile Pic
pt1KY
Champion Author Lexington

Posts:1,779
Points:401,790
Joined:Jun 2013
Message Posted: Aug 22, 2013 8:38:37 AM

yes
Profile Pic
FarmTech
Champion Author Virginia

Posts:14,467
Points:2,728,210
Joined:May 2006
Message Posted: Aug 22, 2013 8:30:18 AM

Do not go "out of my way" to use the Rewards Cards and their associated points. We do plan our trips to redeem the points.

We use the Kroger and Shell's Fuel Rewards Network cards at Shell. In Central VA, we have a lot of Shell stations that are Independently Owned and very competitive in pricing, with many even beating or matching the "generic" gas discounters. Those Shells that are company owned have promo programs, such as the "20¢ OFF PREMIUM Tuesdays" and "5¢ OFF ALL Gas Thursdays", which can make them CHEAPER than the "generic" gas discounters.

We use GasBuddy and our own network of friends to keep tabs on the best prices.

We redeem our Kroger and Fuel Rewards Network points at Shell stations when they have their gas at the lowest price. We plan ahead and buy the full amount of discounted gas the cards allow, since they only allow you a one time chance to redeem your points. I bring cans or use the tank in the truck to buy it all. Then we can pump it into our other vehicles as needed or pour it into our gas-powered equipment.

By using GasBuddy and from our own adventures, we have found other Shells throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. that are very competitive in pricing. Texas is another area where Shells are ultra competitive. While we will not usually be using the discount points, we do buy fuel there.
Profile Pic
EVBuddy
Champion Author Nevada

Posts:18,834
Points:3,477,290
Joined:Sep 2004
Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 2:54:43 AM

Yes
Profile Pic
04Ram1500
Champion Author Boston

Posts:7,741
Points:2,161,240
Joined:Feb 2008
Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 12:08:18 AM

No
Profile Pic
Sneakers55
Champion Author Houston

Posts:60,752
Points:2,547,035
Joined:Nov 2005
Message Posted: Aug 17, 2013 9:20:52 PM

Kroger Plus Card at Shell. Just about the cheapest gas you can get in the Galveston Bay area.
Post a reply Back to Topics