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What to Look for in a Gas Credit Card

What to Look for in a Gas Credit Card

Have you heard about the benefits of a gas credit card? Are you ready to learn more about this type of offer? If you answer yes to these questions, it may not be long before you are applying for one of these and using it regularly.

But before you do anything, remember this: there are hundreds of gas credit card offers to choose from. For this reason, you need to be patient as you search for the right one.

Here are several things to look for in a gas credit card:

1. Cash back rate. In other words, how much cash back do you receive on the money you spend at the pump? While one percent is average, don’t be surprised if you come across offers that reach as high as two percent.

In short, the higher the cash back rate the more you will earn on each purchase.

2. Annual fee. While not always the case, many gas credit cards have an annual fee. If you are uncomfortable paying this, search around for free offers. These are the best of both worlds, as you don’t have to pay an annual fee to earn cash back.

3. Other benefits. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could earn cash back on other purchases as well? There are gas credit cards that allow you to do so. With these, you receive cash back on purchases in other categories, such as grocery stores and restaurants. Subsequently, you can accelerate your earnings.

If you always find yourself at the gas station, you might as well do what you can to reduce the overall cost of filling your tank. One of the best ways of doing so is to use a gas credit card.

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Comments 1

Frank on Tuesday, 19 April 2016 20:13

You should definitely be able to find a gas credit card that offers above 1% cash back. Some go as high as 5%, so make sure you do your diligence to find the best card for you.

You should definitely be able to find a gas credit card that offers above 1% cash back. Some go as high as 5%, so make sure you do your diligence to find the best card for you.
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