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Do you go where the lowest price is (one way is to check sites like http://www.ottawagasprices.com or other local sites) or do you stick with a particular name to earn points/rebates ?

Thankfully, the gas prices this year are nowhere near what we had to pay last summer. We generally fill up at Esso using our Speedpass because it is linked to my wife's credit card which accumulates Aeroplan points for future trips.
 

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Mostly we just stick to Husky/Mohawk. We collect CAA points with the CAA Mastercard, which then covers our RV insurance and Membership fees.
 

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My wife and I work where all our car expenses (including gasoline) is paid by the company. This is not only good for obvious reasons, but also benefits us when we collect rewards points on gas that we didn't pay for.

Being less sensitive on the movement of gas prices is both good and bad - it's bad because we become out of touch; it's good because there are more interesting things to think about than gas prices.
 

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I go to esso to get the AM points, but my wife just goes wherever is closest when the yellow light comes on (unless she knows I'm using the car next, then she does her best to get home).

In Nova Scotia gas is regulated, so points are the only reason to go one place rather than another.
 

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Real Canadian Superstore - Save 3.5 cents on every litre. (actually 7 cents, but here in Calgary, gas stations have a habit of taking 3.5 cents off the posted rate).

A tank of gas usually gives me $4-$5 back for groceries.
 

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I do the same as Sampson! the Superstore Gas station where I live (just outside of Calgary) gives us .05 back towards groceries. Yesterday we redeemed over $20 towards groceries!! Makes a big difference!
 

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I use Shell to collect Air Miles, althought it's hard to get an actual plane ticket out of them, I can get free car washes and gas coupons instead!
 

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In my area, gas prices don't range more than $.004 between stations, so no point trying to find cheaper gas.

I try to fill up at Shell or Petro Can, as I have rewards cards.
 

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Brockville...

I wish...I live in Ottawa and went to Toronto for the weekend. Gas prices there were 68.7 per litre - prices in Toronto were 88.4 per litre and 84.7 in Ottawa last night. Now if only I didn't have to drive a 200km round trip to get gas!

But normally, it's Esso to top up the Aeroplan points, where I always fill up in units of $3, to ensure that I don't miss out on any points by putting too much or too little in the tank (is that being frugal or cheap?!).
 

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Like in Calgary, most Edmonton gas stations also mark-up their posted prices by 3.5 cents but only charge you the normal price at the pump. They like to claim that "you save 3.5 cents at the pump" but that's just a markerting gimmick. Superstore gas stations (in Edmonton and Calgary) will charge you the marked-up price, but give you 7 cents back in "Superbucks" that you have about 2 months to redeem in the store. Since I shop at Superstore at least once a month, using up the superbucks isn't too hard, so that's why I usually fill up there.
 

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I use Esso, Petro Canada, Shell and Sunoco since I get points towards various things at all of them. I have a slight preference towards Esso for Aeroplan points but must stomach the ads while pumping gas. When the ads were just visual they were easy to ignore until they added the audio. Grr!
 

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We normally go to petro stations. The fiance has the citi card that gives 2 cents off of every litre.
I could have sworn last year when gas had hit the $1.30 range, that Petro Canada was offering $0.05 off every litre on the citi cards. Did anyone actually get that card, and is it still $0.05? I know you can cash in petro points for a $0.05 off card, but I'm pretty sure what I saw was for a credit card.
 

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I could have sworn last year when gas had hit the $1.30 range, that Petro Canada was offering $0.05 off every litre on the citi cards. Did anyone actually get that card, and is it still $0.05? I know you can cash in petro points for a $0.05 off card, but I'm pretty sure what I saw was for a credit card.
I don't remember it ever dropping by 5 cents. The citi credit card only allowed for 2 cents.
 

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I usually fill up at whatever is convenient. I carry a Petro Points card and have the key chain fob cards for Shell (Air Miles) and Esso (Aeroplan).

The other week I pulled into a Petro (not my usual one) and I usually do the pay at the pump. So I swiped my Petro Points card first and it was having trouble reading it. So I tried it a couple of more times and no go. I gave up and just swiped my credit card and it read it fine. I was a little ticked off and wondering if I needed to replace my card, when as I pulled out of the gas station I realized it was a Canadian Tire station. :eek: Petro Canada was across the street. :eek:
 
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