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Wal-Mart is rolling back gas prices just in time for the Fourth of July driving weekend. The retailer is offering ten cents off a gallon at Wal-Mart and Murphy USA stations if purchased with a reloadable Wal-Mart gift card, MoneyCard or a Wal-Mart credit card.
The discount gas is available until September 30th, but is limited to only 18 states. Americans feel very strongly about having cheaper gas which has become apparent with fuel becoming a budget concern just like household and grocery items in homes across the country.
“Our customers have told us that high gas prices are a top budget concern, nearly as large an expense to their households as food and groceries,” said Stephen Quinn, chief marketing officer. “We listen to our customers and because we know they are feeling squeezed by gas prices, we’re implementing this gas [price] rollback to help them save, especially during high travel summer months.”
Wal-Mart will be discounting gas in the following states: Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
[Source: USA Today]
We’re looking out for you, especially when it comes to saving you a buck or two at the pumps. Murphy Oil and Foursquare have teamed up to make your gas budget go further.
Stop into one of the 1,000 Murphy USA gas stations (you can find them in the parking lots of Walmart and Sam’s Club stores) for $2 off a $20 purchase of gas. All you need to do is check in with Foursquare. On top of that, you’ll get a free pack of Stride gum – pretty sweet!
This isn’t the first time Murphy Oil has used social media to promote themselves. Last week, the company offered a similar coupon on their Facebook page and they also have an iPhone app that helps you locate their stores.
Let us know if you take advantage of this deal and what you think of it. And save us a piece of Stride gum while you’re at it.
[Source: Kicking Tires]