They found a frequent shopper program that allowed them to lower their gas cost. They found it at a grocery chain called Giant Eagle.
Giant Eagle does business in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virginia. Recently Giant Eagle added a new component to their frequent shopper program.
It is called Fuelperks. It is a program that offers discounts on gas at Giant Eagle's own stations for shopping at Giant Eagle using their frequent shopper card.
For every $50.00 of purchases using the frequent shopper card the consumer will get a 10 cent reduction in the price of gas for one tank fill up.
Purchase $100.00 worth; get 20 cents off a gallon. Purchase $500.00 worth and get $1.00 off a gallon. Buy enough groceries and you can get gasoline for free.
This article names specific places in specific areas where retailers offer savings at the gasoline pumps. If you don't live in these areas check out your local retailers. They may have similar programs where points you earn for shopping can earn you a savings at the gas pump. You can also ask your local chamber of commerce if they know of any such programs.