Across the country last week, oil prices have risen at some of the most rapid rates we have ever seen. According to AAA, the average cost of a gallon of gas rose 15 cents last week.
With this speedy rise, consumers across the country are scrambling to find the cheapest gas in the most convenient locations.
But, unless you are a psychic, it is difficult to guess what station is going to have the cheapest gas.
An idea simple in concept, it is a smartphone app that is a necessary addition to any driver on the road.
While GasBuddy has been around for a while as a website, Gasbuddy.com, their mobile app is a new feature to help spread the word about gas prices.
GasBuddy uses several hundred websites from around the country to update local, state and national gas prices. GasBuddy also relies on its users to keep prices updated, and they offer incentives to people who update their local prices.
GasBuddy will reward people points that can be used towards redeeming prizes from GasBuddy.com.
The app is available for the iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone devices, and is a free download.
So before you take your next adventure, download GasBuddy to help keep your wallet a little fatter.