TAMPA, Fla. — Rising gas prices are not a new story; but unfortunately, many of us are still feeling the pressure at the pump.
Over the past two weeks, average U.S. gas prices jumped 15 cents to $4.38 per gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says the current price sits just a nickel below the highest average price in history — $4.43, set on March 11.
The good news is there are ways to save a little bit of cash next time you go to fill up your tank.
Wawa allows customers to save $0.15 per gallon on every fill-up when they use the gas station's mobile app. On Monday, Wawa announced the extension of the fuel discount program through June 12.
All you have to do is download the Wawa app, register for rewards, fill in your information and pull up the app when you get to the pump — it will give you step-by-step instructions.
The BPme rewards program allows customers to save up to $.05 per gallon at at BP and Amoco gas stations. You can instantly enjoy the savings for the first month you sign up. But in order to keep the discount going after that, you'll need to spend at least $100 on fuel from BP each calendar month.
You can download the BPme app here or by texting APP to 3883.
The Exxon Mobil Rewards+ app allows customers to earn discounts based on a points system. You can earn $0.03 per gallon in points at the fuel pump and $0.02 per gallon in points for products you buy at the store. 100 points equals $1 in savings that you can use on gas or other items in-store.
You can learn more and download the Exxon Mobil Rewards+ app here.
The Shell Fuel Rewards program works through different tiers, with Silver Status customers saving $.03 per gallon and Gold Status customers saving $0.05 per gallon. Gold Status rewards members can also earn fuel discounts through their everyday purchases like online shopping, concert tickets and restaurants.
You can learn about the different ways to save and sign up for the Fuel Rewards program here.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.