Fortunately, we have some advice that will make the next time you approach the pump less painful.
Budget-busting gas prices are possible, but if you know where to fill up, you can save money.
Costco: Gasoline is offered at highly competitive prices at many Costco stores.
Sam's Club: You can save between $0.05 and $0.25 per gallon on gas.
When filling up at BJ's Wholesale Club, you can save $0.10 per gallon if you buy items that have the High Octane sticker on them.
The most well-known app for finding inexpensive gas is GasBuddy, which claims to help you save up to $0.25 per gallon.
Use a gas credit card: Using credit cards with rewards programmes is one of the more established ways to save money on a number of purchases.
Become a member of a gasoline rewards programme
Some stations provide you benefits and prizes for filling up frequently, while others, like BJ's, will also give you discounts for shopping for unrelated things within the store.