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Old 05-08-2007, 04:58 AM   #337
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That Al-Prime station in Seabrook, NH on Rte 1 is my usual fill-up station. They consistently have the lowest prices around.
I filled up Sunday, in Exeter, $2.89 Came thru this AM and Al-Prime was $2.77
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Old 05-08-2007, 06:45 AM   #338
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87 $3.39
89 $3.49
93 $3.62

Diesel $3.37

One word:

OUCH!
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Old 05-09-2007, 06:10 AM   #339
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$3.25 for regular, but a couple of gas stations are at $3.31.

Silvertwinkie, you must live closer to the city or something. Gas in Chicago is always much high than the suburbs.
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Old 05-09-2007, 07:16 AM   #340
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Gas station owner told to raise prices

I find this amazing!

Gas station owner told to raise prices

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070509/...dd_cheap_gas_7

Glad I don't live in Wisconsin but wouldn't be surprised if other states enforce the same policy.
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Old 05-09-2007, 10:49 AM   #341
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In mid-Mo this morning: regular gas is 2.959; diesel has dropped to 2.659.
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Old 05-09-2007, 10:59 AM   #342
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For those traveling through Boise, Idaho, wanting to know the current price of fuel, go Untitled Document

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Old 05-09-2007, 11:58 AM   #343
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You know one thing you can do to offset some of these increases is to look into some of the credit cards which offer discounts. I'm currently carrying a Discover Gas Card which gives me a 5% cash back rebate on gas purchases, no matter what brand of gas. There is an annual maximum, but it is cash back in my pocket. I think some of the oil companies also have a similar programs that reward you with cash back or free gas.

During these times you need to take advantage of as many of these perks as you can get. Just be sure to pay it off at the end of the month because the interest rate is brutal on these cards.

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Old 05-09-2007, 01:16 PM   #344
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$3.25 for regular, but a couple of gas stations are at $3.31.

Silvertwinkie, you must live closer to the city or something. Gas in Chicago is always much high than the suburbs.
Yea, I'm about 15 miles north of downtown. Sad thing is that the prices I quoted are among the least expensive in town.
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You know one thing you can do to offset some of these increases is to look into some of the credit cards which offer discounts. I'm currently carrying a Discover Gas Card which gives me a 5% cash back rebate on gas purchases, no matter what brand of gas. There is an annual maximum, but it is cash back in my pocket. I think some of the oil companies also have a similar programs that reward you with cash back or free gas.

During these times you need to take advantage of as many of these perks as you can get. Just be sure to pay it off at the end of the month because the interest rate is brutal on these cards.

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Good idea, Jack. I believe AAA offers a similar card which I am going to look into before the trip to the International.
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Old 05-09-2007, 01:17 PM   #346
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Good point

We have a rewards card through Chase that gives us 5% back on fuel, as well as something like 3% back on groceries at the market and 1% on resturants. I always use the Chase card instead of ATM where possible. But as Jack stated, you must pay it off monthly or your savings go out the window.
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Old 05-09-2007, 07:33 PM   #347
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(Re-post from 1/07) Here is a link you may find helpfull Gas Prices - MSN Autos
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Sad times:
At the BP on the corner of Van Buren and Ashland-
$3.61 for regular. $3.71 for silver.
That was yesterday, when I was on my way home from my dad's place on the southside.
Today: in Glen Ellyn at the BP on Roosevelt Road, near College of DuPage-
$3.23 for regular.
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87 $3.39
89 $3.49
93 $3.62

Diesel $3.37

One word:

OUCH!
Prices still the same as last post above!

Also Lilmouse, I just recalled that the Cook County fuel taxes are higher than the DuPage and other collar counties, which makes it an even bigger joy to live in Strogerland.
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Old 05-11-2007, 08:07 AM   #350
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A friend went to Greece last year and rented a car. He checked just last week and the prices of fuel is just what it was last year. Now that was close to $4.50 a gallon US but they do get health care as a side benifit. Neather health care of fuel has gone upi in Greece. What is our side benifit?

New Jersey has started down in the last 2 or 3 days. Peaked at $2.85 and now $2.73.
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