Most gas stations require you to prepay with cash so you can’t drive away without payment.
Give them the cash so they can activate the pump for you.
Some gas stations may let you pay after you pump the gas.
Check the screen on the gas pump to see if you need to pay before you pump.
Can you pay with cash at a gas pump?
You’ve got to pay for the gas before you select your variety of gas and pump it. You can pay with a credit or debit card directly at the pump, or with your card or cash at the counter inside.
Is it cheaper to buy gas with cash?
While the difference between the cash and credit prices at gas stations typically is much lower— about 5 to 10 cents a gallon, according to the National Association of Convenience Stores— there have been reports about stations’ charging credit card customers as much as $1 more per gallon than those paying with
Does debit count as cash at a gas station?
A debit card looks like a credit card, but banks treat it like a cash transaction. A consumer receives no “credit,” equivalent to a small loan, for any debit-card transaction. Debit is not credit. When there’s no sign, however, a gas station must treat debit cards like cash.
How do you pay at a gas station?
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