With fuels becoming more and more expensive, and facing a more than foreseeable rise that will make reach record high pricesas a result, it is more necessary than ever to have the tools to locate the nearest gas station where the price of gasoline and diesel are as affordable as possible.
Browsers such as Google Maps also provide information on gas station locations and fuel prices
Even depending on the case it may be worthwhile to make a journey of a few kilometers or deviate slightly from the route if in return you save a few euros when filling the tank. Fortunately the proliferation of applications and websites that help in this task facilitates the task of finding the best alternatives.
Find the cheapest gasoline with Google Maps
The most useful case for many may be Google Maps, ubiquitous navigation platform, since in addition to serving to trace routes and locate locations, Google Maps contains complete information on gas station locations, as well as fuel prices. This makes it easy to make queries to locate nearby gas stations, being able to consult in advance in which of the nearest ones you can find the fuel at the best price.
To locate it, simply select the specific button that appears at the top of the mobile appunder the search bar, which activates an additional layer of information that overlays on the map the location information of the gas station with the fuel price.
As for the price, only the price of Super 95 gasoline is indicated, but it can serve as an orientation when comparing with the prices of the same fuel in other gas stations. Clicking on this information will open a page with complete information about the gas station and the prices of all its fuels as well as location, opening hours, etc.
Cheapest gasoline on specialized websites
There are different web pages specialized in offering permanent and punctually updated information on fuel prices, extending quite a lot the information that can be found on Google Maps.
Thus, web pages such as “The price of gasoline” or “Diesel or gasoline” take as a basis the location of the user who makes the query (or allow to enter another location, something very useful in travel planning) showing a complete list of gas stations near that locations.
Searches can be made both by geographic criteria and by prices, so that it can be checked within a certain radius of proximity where the most affordable prices of different types of fuel are found, another element that can also be entered as a criterion in the search.
Apps to find the cheapest gasoline
Another option is to install one of the various apps that allow you to search for cheap gasoline from a mobile device, as is the case with Combus Free, Drive Smart, GasAll, Gasofa or Gas stations Spain The latter even has a version for Amazon’s Fire tablet ecosystem, in addition to iOS and Android.
In all cases the mechanics are similar, you can search by location and fuel ordering the results based on price and proximity.