Tech Tips Home
The Best Tech Tips And Daily Deals
Newsletter On The Internet!

WorldStart Tech Tip And Store Search
Email: Password: Login Remember Me

Like what you see here? Subscribe to the Tech Tips newsletter!   Email: Subscribe

WS App Review: Gas Buddy

Monday, August 13th, 2012 by | Filed Under: Android, App Reviews, iOS

WS App Review: Gas Buddy

Remember when $20 worth of gas filled up your tank? Not anymore! So what can you do to reduce the pain at the pump? Download Gas Buddy, an amazing app which will save you time and money on gas!

Gas Buddy works by using your current location (or an address you type in manually if your phone doesn’t have a GPS signal) to find user submitted prices for gas. These prices can be updated by any of the users of the app and the last time each price was updated is shown on the search results.


You can sort by price or by distance and see the prices overlaid on a map so if you`re planing a trip you can decide where to stop for gas.

Why is this such a money saver? Well, if I compare the highest price at the time of this article writing in my area, ($3.699 per gallon) to the lowest public (excluding clubs you need to be a member of) price of $3.269, that’s a savings of 43 cents per gallon! Let’s say you average half of that savings (21 cents or so) and your vehicle gets 20 miles per gallon on average. If you drive 15,000 miles a year (average) that’s over $150 a year saved!

What other app can save you $150 a year (or more!)?


– Searches using your phones GPS location

– Last updated time & date shown so you have an idea of how accurate information may be
– Sorting by price and distance let you plan where to go

– Relies on users to update price so only as updated/accurate as users submissions
– Price is not guaranteed, you may show up an find the price has gone up or changed. 

Rating: (4.0 / 5.0)

Price: Free
Compatibility: iOS, Android, BlackBerry
(Tested on iOS 5)

Tags: , , , ,

One Response to “WS App Review: Gas Buddy”

  1. Karen Gunvalson says:

    Love this app! Use it all the time!

Leave a Reply

Like these tips? Get them for FREE in your email!

WorldStart's Tech Tips Newsletter

  • Tech Tips Daily - Become a tech pro! Get the very best tech and computer help sent directly to your email every weekday!

  • Tech Tips Weekly - If you don't want our Tech Tips newsletter every day, then sign up for this weekly newsletter to get the best information of the week. Sent on Fridays.

Other Newsletters

  • WorldStart's Daily Deals - Every week, we send out great deals in our Daily Deals newsletter. Many of these deals are exclusively for our Daily Deals newsletter subscribers and can't be found with our regular specials.

  • Just For Grins - Each issue includes a couple clean jokes, some funny quotes, and a hilarious reader's story. Newsletter is sent five days a week.

Enter Email Address:


Your e-mail address is safe with us!
We only use it to send you the newsletters you request. It is NEVER disclosed to a third party for any reason, ever! Plus, if you decided you don't like our newsletters (don't worry, you'll love them), unsubscribing is fast and easy.

Free Newsletter Signup

Tech Tips Daily

Become a tech pro! Get the very best tech and computer help sent directly to your email every weekday!

Tech Tips Weekly

The week's best in tech and computer help. Get your issue sent to your email every Friday!

WorldStart's Daily Deals

The very best deals on the Internet! Get a new set of incredible sales every day of the week!

Just For Grins

Clean jokes, funny quotes, and hilarious comics. Sent 5 times a week straight to your email.


Love Worldstart? Refer A Friend!

WorldStart's Premium Membership

Tip Archive