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Why AppHipMom loves it: shows gas prices near you
With the price of gas at an all time high, GasBuddy certainly comes in handy right about now. This easy to use app lets you search for gas prices based on your current location or by city within Canada and the United States.
For those with summer road trips ahead, GasBuddy is fantastic. How many times have you found yourself driving along the highway looking for the next gas station? Not only will GasBuddy tell you how far it is to the nearest gas station, it will tell you what you’ll find when you get there, i.e. washrooms, bank machines, convenience store, pay at pump, car wash, etc. It can even provide you with directions on how to get there. If you commute by car, this app could help you save some money. With one quick glance you’ll be able to compare gas prices at the pumps near you.
So how do they do it? Prices are reported by members. Their incentive? Points. Each time members submit gas prices, they receive points which can be used to win prizes. You don’t need to be a member to use GasBuddy, but if you want to be rewarded for your efforts, then you best sign up.