LOS ANGELES – Gas prices are skyrocketing and are only expected to get more expensive in California.
Currently, California has a statewide average of $5.44 per gallon due to stricter environmental regulations as well as retail and wholesale gasoline taxes and fees. which are much higher than anywhere else in the country.
Some people choose to use public transport more or ride an electric bike to relieve pain at the pump.
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But what if you have to get to work and you don’t have the option of working from home or using another mode of transport?
Here are some ways to find “cheap” gasoline near you.
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Do some research before you fill up
Pay in cash
Some gas stations offer a discount to customers who pay cash. This is a good option if you don’t have a cash back credit card.
Sign up for rewards cards
Most gas stations have some form of loyalty program that offers discounts on gas. This way you can accumulate points or other savings for rebates at the pump.
Go to wholesale clubs
Gas is usually cheaper at Sam’s Club or Costco, so if you’re a member, take advantage.
Fuel saving programs for grocery stores
Some grocery stores have programs that offer gas discounts based on your grocery spend.
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