New Web Site Aims To Save Drivers On Gas

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With gas prices hitting record highs a new service is hoping to offer U.S. drivers some relief when they fill up at the pump.

A new Miami-based company, MyGallons.com is offering consumers the chance to purchase gasoline at current prices and then fill up later when prices will be inevitably higher.

MyGallons offers two annual membership plans ranging in price from $29.95 to $39.95. Members can access their accounts by visiting the MyGallons Web site to check how much they are saving, transaction history, balance, and pay for additional gas to add to their account.

Customers will be contacted via email and text message when their balances are getting close to zero, so they can add gallons to their account.

Members will receive a MyGallons card after registering on the Web site and opening an account. The card can be swiped at the pump just like a debit card.

The price per gallon at the time of purchase is based on the average gas price in the zip code of a members billing address. MyGallons says its service is accepted at 95 percent of gas stations nationwide.

"By allowing consumers to pay for quantities of gas at current prices, MyGallons provides them with a solution to cope with gasoline price increases," said Steven Verona, Founder and CEO of MyGallons.


New Web Site Aims To Save Drivers On Gas
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  • Guest

    Here are the problems I see with mygallons.com site.

    They state:

    2000 members

    Soft Launch in January



    Registered Domain in March

    Registered company in April

    Got SSL Certificate 2 weeks ago (Not possible to run credit cards without it)

    Have testimonials on their site (Not possible since no site, no members and it takes 1-6 weeks to get card)

    Site went live last week


    Not too good. They are not being honest and truthful Make your own conclusion


  • http://imvain.com imvain2

    I was reading an article on this @ fatwallet.com and it looks like there other things to look at. Like, everytime your account is reloaded they also charge you a fee, a small fee, but a fee none the less.

    Checkout the discussion, it has some intresting informaiton.


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  • Fladiverr

    A company dealing with prepaid gas cards, selling at a price that is computed in a murky way and based in Miami (South FL is a well known and rightly so, paradise for scammers) there is a lot to be warry about

  • http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/09/prweb1366424.htm Peter Monroe

    Thanks for the headsup.  I was considering them until I did a search for them and found this site.

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