At the intersection of Highway 20 and Highway 101 in Willits, Calif., you'll find three service stations. But look closely before you pump gas, otherwise you could pay a lot more than you expect.
Ric Vesely knows about the car rental industry's double standards. When he returned his Dollar Rent a Car vehicle in Minneapolis recently, an employee asked him a strange question: Did he have a receipt for his gasoline purchase?
Cheaper isn’t always better.
Gabriel Sabbagh is double-billed for gas in Pittsburgh. Shell can't show a receipt for the first purchase. Is there any hope for a refund?
Stephen Farr returns his rental car with a full tank of gas. Or so he thinks. Now Alamo has charged his credit card for two more gallons at its inflated rate, and it won't tell him why. Is there any hope for a refund?
Before Steven Barlow returned his rental car at Orlando International Airport in December, he did what most rental customers do who are trying to avoid a fuel surcharge: He found a gas station and topped off his tank.
Remember last year's soaring gas prices? Annette Lazzarotto will never forget them. She paid $1,390 for a single tank of gas on a visit to Italy. What's worse, her bank insisted the charges were legit, and billed her for the full amount.