Luckily, there are a number of easy ways to cut costs on fuel while taking a drive in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Here are some ways that you can save money on gas and have some cash left over for food and entertainment while getting around the Island and beyond.
Across the nation, www.gasbuddy.com finds out the places that sell gas for the lowest prices in different areas. Volunteer gas price spotters in every area do the work for you, and the information is free. T
They also feature the current average gas prices across the United States. And you can even view their historical price charts to see how prices have gone up or down in the past 24 months. In addition, you can also click around to see quick charts that compare prices in the past month, three month period, one year, two years, and other time frames.
Go to the www.motortrend.com website and you'll find a listing of the cheapest local gas stations around the country.
Here on Long Island, you can locate the best prices for gas on Nassau at www.motortrend.com/gas_prices/32/new_york/nassau. This site lists the cheapest deals by area.
Driving around Suffolk? Then check out motortrend.com's listings for that Long Island, NY county at www.motortrend.com/gas_prices/32/new_york/suffolk and click on the town or village where you wish to purchase fuel for your car.
- The Discover Open Road Card
The Discover Open Road card gives cardholders an automatic 2 percent cash back bonus at any gas station. To learn more about the card and to apply online, please go to www.discovercard.com.
To find out about other credit cards that give cash back on gas purchases, please visit www.pumpandsave.com.