. Tuesdays (Midday) and Wednesdays (AM) are the best times for buying cheaper gas, according to the September 3 issue of Parade magazine. Weekly gas prices are lowest in the middle of the week. Also steer clear of buying gas on holidays, weekends and peak travel times.
. Look for the busiest gas stations. Why? They usually charge less and have fresher gas (fewer contaminants in the fuel).
. Avoid fuel stations on toll roads and near highway ramps (higher prices.)
. Don’t “top off” your gas. Danger: spills and waste.
. Know local prices. Even within a small region: lots of price differences
Parade recommended: gasbuddy.com for locating the best prices in a zip code.
Fuel calculator will help you figure out the amount/cost of fuel for your road trip.
This Top 10 list is one of my favorite for saving gas.