Does Pay with GasBuddy work at Costco?

Category: travel road trips
4/5 (704 Views . 44 Votes)
Pay with GasBuddy Plus offers major fuel savings on every gallon of gas you pump. All major fuel retailers accept the Pay with GasBuddy card with the exception of the following brands: Exxon Mobil, BJs, Costco, Sam's Club, H-E-B, Select Walmart stations, Select Arco Stations.

Also know, can you use GasBuddy at Costco?

GasBuddy said its new card works at most stations across the country, including brands like Shell and Mobil. But you won't get the discount at Costco, Sam's Club, ARCO, BJ's Gas and H-E-B stations. The card can only be used for fuel purchases.

One may also ask, how does pay with GasBuddy work? GasBuddy is introducing a gas payment card, tied to your checking account, which automatically deducts gas purchases from your bank balances at 5 cents per gallon lower than what's advertised on the pump. Thus, if you fill up with gallons at $3 a gallon, the $30 charge would show up as $29.50.

Additionally, is pay with GasBuddy worth it?

Free discounts are always good, and if you normally pay for gas with cash or use a debit card, then Pay with GasBuddy is certainly a better option. But with the national average gas price of $2.43, saving 5 cents per gallon is only a savings of about 2 percent.

Is pay with GasBuddy a credit card?

Pay with GasBuddy™ is the first-of-its-kind gasoline savings program giving U.S. drivers a discount on virtually every gallon of gas they pump. Pay with GasBuddy™ works at stations nationwide, is completely secure, and no credit card application is required.

23 Related Question Answers Found

Is Costco Gas good quality?

Costco's gas may be the cheapest in town, but it's still high-quality. It doesn't matter whether you buy regular or premium grades of fuel, you're always getting Top Tier gas at Costco. Costco's regular and premium fuel meets Top Tier standards. Costco isn't the only Top Tier gasoline retailer around.

Can I use someone else's Costco card for gas?

LIke a lot of things the answer is yes and no. Technically Costco cards are not transferable. That means that a member cannot lend you their card to go make a purchase. HOWEVER, Costco seldom checks at the pump (unless your in a state where they are required to pump for you (Oregon and New Jersey)).

Where can I use Pay with GasBuddy?

Where Pay with GasBuddy is accepted
  • BJs.
  • Costco.
  • Sam's Club.
  • H-E-B.
  • Exxon Mobil.
  • Select Walmart stations.
  • Select Arco stations.

Why is Costco gas so cheap?

Most of the neighborhood gas stations that aggressively price their fuel do not take credit cards. For the typical Costco member, the gasoline is still cheaper at Costco because they use their Costco credit card with a 4% rebate on gasoline.

Where does Costco get their gas from?

We receive our gasoline from the same major refineries and distributors that supply all of the gas stations in an area. Costco does not purchase gasoline from a single supplier. Typically the gasoline we purchase is unbranded.

How can I get a discount on gas?

10 Savvy Ways to Save on Gas
  1. Buy discounted gas gift cards.
  2. Drive like a sane person.
  3. Strategically time your trips to the pump.
  4. Use your smartphone.
  5. Consider a gas rewards card (your grocery store might even offer one)
  6. Don't let the engine idle too long.
  7. Pay the right way.
  8. Do the proper maintenance.

What's better Costco or Sam's Club?

Costco and Sam's Club have very similar business models. They charge essentially the same prices for their memberships and the same prices for their goods. Yet Costco generally fares better. The reason is that Sam's Club may be shooting themselves in the foot with their parent company Walmart stores.

Is GasBuddy app free?

Total package: For a free application, GasBuddy provides many features. Google Maps integration gives you access to GPS navigation, and each gas station has a profile that describes amenities and even includes photos.

How do I redeem my GasBuddy points?

Just go to Once you sign up, and link your Shop Your Way account with GasBuddy, you will receive a GasBuddy card in the mail. You can use this card to pay at the pump and earn points.

Is a gas station a good investment?

Gas stations are a good investment if you have convenience stores on them and if they're off a major highway where a premium can be charged on the gasoline. Owning a gas station is a very hard business from what I understand. Their money is made on the convenience store or autobody shop.

How do I cancel GasBuddy premium?

If you would like to cancel your paid membership prior to renewing the service, please submit a ticket here to start the process. Select Pay with GasBuddy > My Membership > Cancel Membership.

How do I cancel my GasBuddy card?

Deactivating your Pay with GasBuddy account
In the meantime, to cancel your Pay With GasBuddycard please submit a ticket using the link below. Be sure to select "Cancel Account" from the Account Information drop down menu. Submit your request here.

Is there an app to pay for gas?

Shell's app allows a customer to pay for gas with an eligible Chase Visa card via Chase Pay. The app is available from the Apple and Google Play app stores. Oh, and Chase Pay users can earn 35 cents per gallon in Fuel Perks savings after your first 5-gallon fill-up at Shell.

How do I use my GasBuddy card?

How to use the Pay With GasBuddy Card
  1. Insert/swipe the card as directed at the pump.
  2. Select CREDIT if prompted to choose between credit and debit.
  3. If prompted to enter your odometer reading, please enter your current mileage on your vehicle (or press 99 to skip).

How do I get a GasBuddy card?

By signing up online or in our mobile app, you get your card in the mail within 1-2 weeks and you will save 10 cents per gallon off of your first fill up and 5 cents off every gallon of gas thereafter. In order to enroll, you must be a GasBuddy user in the United States, 18+ years old and have a valid checking account.

How does gas Buddy Deal Alert work?

Deal Alert discounts are inclusive of your Pay with GasBuddy discount, the activated offer includes the discount you receive for using the card plus an additional discount from the station. You will receive a transaction receipt from GasBuddy and be able to review the discount received for that purchase.

How does pay with GasBuddy make money?

Pay with GasBuddy: What you need to know
This new program is able to provide discounts on gas because the Pay with GasBuddy card that you swipe at the pump is linked to your checking account. Drivers get a discount of 15 cents per gallon on their first purchase — and at least 5 cents per gallon after that.