12 Gas Savings Tips Anyone Can Use
With the Price of Gas Soaring to new levels almost daily it pays to learn how to save gas and money. Here are some gas saving and money saving tips you can use right now.
1 - Combine Errands
When you go out try and do all your errands at one time. If you need to go to pick your child up at school, the bank, the drug store and the grocery store plan your day so you do all your trips at once. Can you buy stamps at the grocery store instead of going to the post office also?
2 - Plan your Route
If at all possible plan your trips so you don't back track. Go to the furthermost destination first and work your way back home. If you need to go the bank, the drug store or any other errand can yon combine them with your trips to or from work.
3 - Car Pool
Car pools save gas and money. Many people think of car pools for work only. How's about car pools for soccer moms, School, errands.
4 - Public Transportation
Take the bus or train even if it's only one or 2 days a week
5 - Foot Power
Rather then take your car, take a walk. Walking is great a great way to save gas and help your heart. Walk to the grocery store, the Post office or drug store. If something is a mile or less from your home or work consider walking.
6 - More Foot Power
For longer errands up to 5 Miles use a bicycle. Many people even bicycle to work
7 - Work at Home
Many companies will now allow you to work from home 1 or more days a week,
8 - Check your Pressure
Check your tire pressure often. Properly inflated tires save gas
9 - Tune Up
Keep your car tuned up. A well tuned car will save gas
10 - Gas Grade
Many cars will run just fine on the lower grade of gas. Try it you may be pleasantly surprised.
11 - The Right Ride
If you are a multi car family consider taking the economy model on the longer trips and using that SUV for shorter trips or family outings only.
12 - Gas Rebate Cards
This won't save gas but it will save you money on gas. Many credit cards will give you rebates of 1 Percent to 6 Percent of your gas purchase.
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