How to Use a Gas Gift Card

by Adam Fonseca
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Using a gas gift card the next time you are at the pump is an extremely easy process very similar to using a debit or credit card to purchase gas. Many gas station brands offer gift cards to drivers which typically come in the form of a credit card-sized card to use the next time you fill up your gas tank. You can either use these cards directly at the electronic gas pump or inside at the cashier counter.

Step 1

Determine the amount your gas gift card is worth by reading the face of the card or the packaging accompanying the card. Many times the gift card manufacturer will list the monetary amount your card is worth on the packaging or on the face of the gift card. You will need to stay at or below this dollar amount; do not purchase more gas then what your card is worth.

Step 2

Slide your gift card into the electronic gas pump just as you would with a debit or credit card. Proceed to fill your gas tank with the appropriate amount of purchased gas as defined by the monetary value of your card.

Use your gift card inside at the cashier as an alternative method of paying for your gas. The cashier attendant can offer further assistance with this process, however you will likely use your gift card as you would a debit or credit card.

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