Be Gas Conscious on your Last Summer Road Trip

With gas prices always fluctuating, it doesn’t hurt to have a few apps to help you save when taking the last road trip of summer.  Score the cheapest deals on gas and manage your mileage like a pro.

Gas Buddy

buddy

gas

Price: Free

Available on: iPhone and Android

With Gas Buddy, users can locate gas stations nearby and view current prices.  The app is updated by the user community and can be sorted by price, distance, or current location.

Route4Me

routeapp

route

Price: Free

Available on: iPhone

For drivers who hit several destinations–house hunters, real estate agents, delivery people–Route4Me finds the best route for multiple stops.  The app claims the entire route is approximately 30% shorter after optimization–let us know about that.

Waze

wazeapp

waze

Price: Free

Available on: iPhone

Waze uses real-time traffic updates to notify users of the best routes to take in order to save on gas and dodge traffic jams.  The app is updated by a community of drivers who help create “speedtrap ahead” alerts, warning users of road hazards.

MyMPG

mpg

Price: Free

Available on: iPhone

Can’t find cheap gas anywhere? Change the way you drive.  MyMPG teaches you how to make small tweaks to your driving that will ultimately help you save.

 

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