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3 Tips to Save Time & Money Driving your Car

Save time and money in your car
PART 1 ... Turn Driving Around.

1. Get GasBuddy

Do you get a little irritated every time you have to fill up with gas wondering how prices swing 10 cents in a day or why the government nabs close to 30%? You’re not alone but here’s what you can do to reduce your fuel costs.

  • Download GasBuddy, a free app downloaded by 40 million folks who’ve rated it with 5 stars

  • See the cheapest or closest gas station to you in seconds

  • Check out the map feature and other tips to save gas

  • Report gas prices to get points and create good car karma

2. Discover Speedpass

Another fueling irritation is fumbling for your credit or debit card, swiping it and punching in your codes to pay for gas, which can feel like an eternity.

  • Get Esso’s Speedpass and save time with one touch technology

  • Connect to your Aeroplan or Esso Extra and collect points automagically

  • Link Speedpass to your Esso Business Card and centralize fuel expenses

3. Use Triplog

Do you need to track kilometers but forget to log them or own a business and wait until tax time to figure it out? Triplog is your answer. This highly rated Android or iOS app simplifies tracking auto mileage and expenses. It uses GPS and auto starts, stops and uploads your trip to the web.

  • Tracking is a breeze with a little inital set up

  • Categorize trips by business, personal, medical or charity

  • Make adjustments after the trip

  • Calculate fuel economy and manage multiple vehicles

  • Create reports you’re accountant will love

The free version is good but I’d recommend making the small investment for the app and web combo.

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