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Old Jul 23rd 2017, 12:59 am
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Up a bit here, comes to roughly $5.01 per US gallon. Luckily we only have a 10 gallon tank or so.
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Old Jul 23rd 2017, 1:31 am
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I was driving around LAX earlier and saw $3.49.
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Old Jul 23rd 2017, 3:37 am
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I was driving around LAX earlier and saw $3.49.
If there is one gas station close to the car rental lots the price of gas can be rather silly.
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Old Jul 24th 2017, 4:27 pm
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On the slow rise. Cheapest place, with their discount card is $2.15G though, but they're the cheapest by 10-20c.
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Old Jul 24th 2017, 9:54 pm
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On the slow rise. Cheapest place, with their discount card is $2.15G though, but they're the cheapest by 10-20c.
Whereas it's still coming down in FL. I saw several stations at $2.089 toady.
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I paid $2.18 for 20 gallons today. .... Meaning "I bought 20 gallons, and paid a total of $2.18."

Thank you BP!
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Originally Posted by Pulaski View Post
I paid $2.18 for 20 gallons today. .... Meaning "I bought 20 gallons, and paid a total of $2.18."

Thank you BP!
I'm intrigued...
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I'm intrigued...
We recently upgraded from a BP "gas card" to a BP VISA card, so the rebate/ cash back on card usage comes as a gas discount. By yesterday we were entitled to a discount of $2.46/gal, but only actually got a $1.92 discount. So with about 50c still unused, within about another two-three weeks we can probably get a similar discount again.

The rebates are higher during the first six months, but even later on I expect that the ongoing rebates will be sufficient to get us 20gal/month that is virtually free.
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Old Aug 22nd 2017, 5:41 am
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Gas gas for whatever reason started to climb again, 1.39 to 1.41 per liter for regular.
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Old Aug 22nd 2017, 11:59 am
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We recently upgraded from a BP "gas card" to a BP VISA card, so the rebate/ cash back on card usage comes as a gas discount. By yesterday we were entitled to a discount of $2.46/gal, but only actually got a $1.92 discount. So with about 50c still unused, within about another two-three weeks we can probably get a similar discount again.

The rebates are higher during the first six months, but even later on I expect that the ongoing rebates will be sufficient to get us 20gal/month that is virtually free.
We have now bought 100 gallons (20gal on five occasions) at 10.9c/gal, in four weekends.
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Old Aug 22nd 2017, 1:46 pm
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Originally Posted by Pulaski View Post
We have now bought 100 gallons (20gal on five occasions) at 10.9c/gal, in four weekends.
Jesus Murphy, that's like 7 weeks' worth (more if I don't have a lot of driving) of gas for me
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Jesus Murphy, that's like 7 weeks' worth (more if I don't have a lot of driving) of gas for me
8 weeks for us when we had the car... Now 100 gallons is more like 25 weeks worth of gas...ha ha
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Old Aug 22nd 2017, 4:24 pm
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8 weeks for us when we had the car... Now 100 gallons is more like 25 weeks worth of gas...ha ha
My wife just got a job less than a mile from our house. She's driving in at the moment but will also walk it when it's not so humid. I bet she'll make 100 gallons last about that long.
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I work from home, so I rarely even get the car out of the garage!
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Old Aug 23rd 2017, 11:54 pm
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I work from home, so I rarely even get the car out of the garage!
How do you fetch the mail?

Our next door neighbour used to get her car out of the garage to go and collect the mail. After driving down the road to our house to turn her car around she then collected the mail on the way back home!
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