As of 2017, the average American will spend over $1,500 on gas purchases. Whether you are commute long distances for work, always on-the-go with your family, or just simply spend a lot of time out and about, the time and money spent at gas stations eventually add up. So, for this post, we will provide you credit cards that will help you save money on your gas purchases.
Note: Be sure to read the details carefully to see if there is a cash discount or credit card surcharge. Many gas stations now charge you extra for using a credit card to pay for your gas. It may vary at times on your better judgement if it’s cheaper to use a rewards credit card or simply pay cash.
Let us know if we are missing any cards in the comments section. Keep in mind that you can earn at a higher rate by employing some basic manufactured spending strategies such as purchasing prepaid Visa, MasterCard or AmEx gift cards through cash back portal or special promotions.
The Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express offers a $250 statement credit after spending $1,000 in purchases on your new Card within the first 3 months.
You'll earn 6% Cash Back at U.S. supermarkets on up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1%). 3% Cash Back at U.S. gas stations. 1% Cash Back on other purchases. In addition, you'll earn 6% Cash Back on select U.S. streaming subscriptions, 3% Cash Back on transit including taxis/rideshare, parking, tolls, trains, buses & more.
The card does come with a $95 annual fee.
The Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express offers $150 statement credit after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new Card within the first 3 months.
You'll earn 3% cash back at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $6,000 per year in purchases, then 1%), 2% cash back at U.S. gas stations and at select U.S. department stores, and 1% back on other purchases.
There are no annual fees with this card (See Rates & Fees).
The Chase Freedom® Card offers a $150 Bonus after you spend $500 on purchases in your first 3 months from account opening.
You'll earn 5% cash back on up to $1,500 in combined purchases in bonus categories each quarter you activate and an unlimited 1% cash back on all other purchases. You cash back rewards do not expire as long as your account is open and there is no minimum to redeem for cash back.
This card has no annual fee and you'll get a free credit score that's updated weekly with Credit JourneySM.
The Chase Freedom Unlimited® Card offers a $150 Bonus after you spend $500 on purchases in your first 3 months from account opening. Earn unlimited 1.5% cash back on all purchases.
There is no minimum to redeem for cash back & your cash back rewards do not expire as long as your account is open.
This card comes with no annual fee and you'll get a free credit score that is updated weekly with Credit JourneySM.
The Ink Business UnlimitedSM Credit Card offers $500 bonus cash back after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening.
You'll earn an unlimited 1.5% cash back on every purchase made for your business and you'll receive employee cards at no additional cost.
This card carries no annual fee and you'll have the opportunity to take advantage of a 0% introductory APR for 12 months on purchases
The Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa® Card a $150 cash rewards bonus after spending $500 in the first 3 months.
You'll earn an unlimited 1.5% cash rewards on purchases. You can also enjoy earning 1.8% cash rewards on qualified digital wallet purchases, like Apple Pay® or Google Pay™, during the first 12 months from account opening.
This card comes with $0 annual fee on top of up to $600 protection on your cell phone (subject to $25 deductible) against covered damage or theft when you pay your monthly cellular telephone bill with your Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa® Card.
|Credit Card||% or Point Rewards for Gas||Requirement||Annual Fee||Review|
|Hilton Honors™ Surpass® Card from American Express||6X Points||None||$75||Review|
|Citi Sears Mastercard||5% Back In Points Points||On the first $10,000||$0||Review|
|PendFed Platinum Rewards Visa Signature® Card||5X Points||Must be a qualifying member and obtain a qualifying PenFed product||$0||Review|
|Vantage West Connect Rewards Visa Signature Card||5X Points||Capped at $1,500 in qualifying purchases per quarter||$0||Review|
|Sam's Club Mastercard||5% Cash Back||first $6,000 per year||$0 with your Sam's Club Membership||Review|
|Costco Anywhere Visa® Business Card by Citi||4% Cash Back||first $7,000 per year||$0 with your paid Costco membership||Review|
|Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card||3% Cash Back||None||$0||Review|
|Business Edge™ Select Rewards Card||3X Points||None||$0||Review|
|AARP® Credit Card from Chase||3% Cash Back||None||$0||Review|
|Golden 1 Platinum Rewards Credit Card||3% Cash Back||Must be a qualifying member||$0||Review|
|Business Advantage Cash Rewards Mastercard® Credit Card||3% Cash Back||$500 in purchases within the first 60 days||$0||Review|
|SimplyCash Plus Business Credit Card||3% Cash Back||first $50,000 in purchases per calendar year||$0||Review|
|Bank of America NEA Cash Rewards Card||3% Cash Back||first $2,500 in combined grocery/gas purchases each quarter||$0||Review|
|PenFed Platinum Cash Rewards Standard Card||3% Cash Back||Must be a qualifying member and obtain a qualifying PenFed product||$0, then $25 thereafter.||Review|
|Citi ThankYou® Premier Card||3X ThankYou Points||None||$0, then $95 thereafter.||Review|
|Mercedes-Benz Credit Card from American Express||3X Membership Reward Points||Transactions must be $400 or less||$95||Review|
|Discover It® Chrome||2% Cash Back||None||$0||Review|
|Ally CashBack Credit Card||2% Cash Back||None||$0||Review|
|BMO Harris Bank Platinum Rewards Mastercard||2% Cash Back||None||$0||Review|
|Total Rewards Visa Card||2X Points||None||$0||Review|
|La Quinta Returns Visa Card||2X Points||None||$0||Review|
|BMO Harris Bank Cash Back Mastercard>||2X Points||None||$0||Review|
|Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature Card||2% Cash Back||Must be a Prime Member||$0 With an Eligible Prime Membership||Review|
|AeroMexico Visa® Card||2X Points||None||$0 First year, then $45 thereafter.||Review|
|AeroMexico Visa Signature® Card||2X Points||None||$0 First year, then $80 thereafter.||Review|
|Disney® Premier Visa® Card||2% Cash Back||None||$49||Review|
|Wyndham Rewards Visa Signature Card||2X Points||None||$75||Review|
|UBS Visa Infinite Credit Card||2X Points||None||$495||Review|
|TD Business Solutions Credit Card||2X Points||None||$0||Review|
|DuPage Credit Union Visa Platinum Rewards Credit Card||2X Points||None||$0||Review|