Free Gas is Better Than Cheap Gas; GasBuddy Launches Marketplace for Earning Free Gasoline

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New “Savings” feature within the popular GasBuddy app enables drivers to eliminate one of the largest household budget items without even trying

GasBuddy Savings Feature

“Nobody likes paying for gas and now you don’t have to," said Sarah McCrary, CEO of GasBuddy.

The average American household spends more than $2,000 on gasoline a year. GasBuddy wants to bring that number down to zero, or close to it. For nearly two decades, GasBuddy has been transforming the way millions of consumers shop for gasoline from revealing real-time prices, to offering discounts on every gallon purchased. Today, GasBuddy is launching a marketplace where consumers can earn gasoline credit when shopping at participating retailers through the new “Savings” tab in the GasBuddy app.

“Nobody likes paying for gas and now you don’t have to," said Sarah McCrary, CEO of GasBuddy. “Gas is one the largest expenses for American families and we have developed multiple ways for consumers to get free gas. The Savings tab is another example of how we’re creating tools to empower our users.”

In the “Savings” tab located on the home screen of the GasBuddy app, users can access a list of participating merchants. Users can then tap through and shop online with these retailers per usual and automatically earn free gas credit to their GasBuddy account that can be redeemed at gas stations nationwide.

The program launched in beta in October with 11 brands including Audible, Dick’s Sporting Goods, GetAround, Houzz, Lyft, Macy’s, MillerCoors, ParkWhiz, Peasy, Petco, and Wayfair.

This feature is just the latest example of how GasBuddy platform is evolving to provide opportunities for consumers to easily earn GasBack™, a rebates program that rewards consumers with free gasoline when they engage with GasBuddy. GasBack™ is redeemed through the Pay with GasBuddy card; in addition to free gas, U.S. drivers receive an instant 5 cents off on every gallon of gas they will ever pump. Pay with GasBuddy works at thousands of stations nationwide and can be used at the pump like any other form of payment. The program has 450,000 members and counting.

To learn more about Pay with GasBuddy and GasBack™, visit

About GasBuddy
GasBuddy is a company that connects drivers with their Perfect Pit Stop. As the leading source for crowdsourced, real-time fuel prices at more than 150,000 gas station convenience stores in the U.S., Canada and Australia, millions of drivers use the GasBuddy app and website every day to find gas station convenience stores based on fuel prices, location and ratings/reviews. GasBuddy’s first-of-its-kind fuel savings program, Pay with GasBuddy, has saved Americans more than $4.5 million at the pumps since its launch in 2017. The company’s business solutions suite, GasBuddy Business Pages, provides Fuel Marketers and Retailers their best opportunity to maintain their station information, manage their brand, and promote to their target consumer audience. For more information, visit

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