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Find the best gas prices with free GasBuddy app

ajc -- Gas prices: ugh.

If, like most Americans, you drive to work, you've no doubt felt the pinch at the pump.

I don't know about you, but it pains me deeply to put $50, $60, even $70 into my gas tank every week. (And my wife fills up even more often.)

Needless to say, you should always look for the station with the cheapest gas.

Even if you save only 10 or 20 cents per gallon every time you fill up, it adds up.

Ah, but how can you make sure you're getting the best price? Maybe there's a station just around the corner that costs 15 cents less?

There's an app for that: GasBuddy. Available free for Android, BlackBerry, iOS, and Windows Phone, GasBuddy shows you the nearest gas stations and their current prices.

Just tap Find Gas Near Me, and the app lists every station in the


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honda0105
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I guess ya need to make more advertising for GB here? Like preaching to the converts?
52MPG
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 11:01:06 AM

"Given the way gas prices fluctuate, and how different they can be from one station to another, it's almost crazy not to use GasBuddy."

How true.
DanMtz
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 10:54:00 AM

You learn something new every day.
blupupher
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 9:07:31 AM

never heard of gas buddy.
tomok
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 8:19:39 AM

Find the best gas prices with free GasBuddy app! Plan your trips and look for the best gas prices in your area before leaving home. Use the App and update gas prices you come across
during your travels while stopped off the road, if no smartphone is available - update prices as soon as you get home.
Vehicle manufactures Produce and the population ‘Drives’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
XII/XXII/MMXII! - The Day After......
CCLighthouse
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 1:03:43 AM

I live soo far away from work I have my gas stops mapped out before I leave.
silverfoxv65
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:53:15 AM

It does save money.
Zonk
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:46:47 AM

Use GasBuddy everyday.
greenfog
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:44:52 AM

use it everyday
WIWalt
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:42:39 AM

If I ever get a smart phone, I'll use this.

At lease I am doing others some good
rahcat
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:41:55 AM

Unfortunately my phone does not support this app.
pastorpaulcg
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:39:07 AM

Good app
Rt118E
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:35:49 AM

Guess we do some good after all
Bigwaynef
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:34:30 AM

Yep thereare no Apps for us Dumb Phone users...
us4usa
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:31:24 AM

Everyone on GB looks for lower gas prices... We need everyone NOT on GB to use GB...
DustyHorse
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:31:06 AM

Not planning on getting a smart phone. I'll stick with my trusty "dumb phone".
Cableman66
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:29:44 AM

Old news.
Rooster922
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:26:57 AM

If it cost that much to drive to work a week, Move!

I can't, then find job closer!

I can't, now you still have your 2nd amendments, use it!

Case Close!
pa79th
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:25:07 AM

Been using it for about a year.
crreed1
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:24:51 AM

don't have any thing to use an app on
madison8359
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:23:33 AM

Works for me.
tedjm1
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:18:48 AM

Okay!
MinnesotaDJ
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:14:16 AM

Yeah Gas Buddy!
GaryG7
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:11:58 AM

I wish the app could do searches other than the default set up.
JasTheAce
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:11:47 AM

jeah!
FrankTA2
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:11:36 AM

Don't own an "app" device.
GigHarborHound
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:11:06 AM

OK!
Blue_Cruzer
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:10:09 AM

I've been believer in G.B.for over 5 years now.
pgerassi
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:10:02 AM

No mobile device for me.
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 12:06:47 AM


GB is getting some free publicity! good for them!
Jeeputtputt
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:57:24 PM

we try....
Buddy2264
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:55:15 PM

I use this app all the time on the IPhone and it is GREAT!
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:54:18 PM

It's a great app!
s6sputnik
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:52:05 PM

Ok!
carloco75
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:51:36 PM

Duhhhh...ya don't say...
captainkettel
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:49:06 PM

Finally something to do with gasoline and its Free...OMG!
scrapbasket
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:46:54 PM

If I ever get a smart phone, I'll use this.
nimpy
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:46:42 PM

it is good and I have used it for over a year
SpankyMI
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:45:12 PM

Good idea.
GLCSHADOW
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:45:07 PM

We knew this... an attaboy..
suzmar
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:44:18 PM

I use the GasBuddy app and like it.
gumbyrex
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:44:04 PM

Kudos to GasBuddy for providing a very useful app. When I'm travelling I really appreciate being able to locate the lowest pump prices.
Dragnet
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:42:16 PM

It ain't bad!
CiVX
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:37:09 PM

True
abcdMA
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:34:07 PM

Good deal
WanderDan
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:33:54 PM

ummm - really?
Tekkersmom57
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:33:45 PM

We have the app on my husband's ipod. The wireless internet is free and we don't pay a monthly charge. The app is very helpful when traveling!
BREW9
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:31:28 PM

excellent app
Sapper08
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:29:05 PM

Useful.
Wanda127
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:27:07 PM

I use it a lot especially when I go on a trip.
gilfarm
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:26:24 PM

Nothing new!
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