Refuel cheap with tank apps now
The trend of tank apps is becoming more and more widespread. These are programs that you download to your smartphone and that will show you where to get the cheapest fuel. The tank apps work according to the following principle: the petrol stations report the current fuel prices to the Bundeskartellamt. This in turn passes on the prices to the market transparency department. From this then the operators of the tank apps get the information about where motor vehicle owners can refuel cheap and give them to you as a user on the gas station app on. So you always know which is the cheapest gas station in your area. Refuel cheap by comparing the prices for you – that sounds good? Then read on which tank apps you will smartly refuel in the future and save.
How can you save money with the tank apps?
With the tank apps, you can save money by having the cheapest fuel prices of petrol stations in your area displayed on your smartphone. Afterwards you can target the gas station, where the prices are currently the cheapest for refueling.
Good to know: According to the Federal Cartel Office, you can save up to 10 cents per liter of gasoline if you use the petrol station apps to drive to the right petrol station.
Which tank apps are there?
With the tank apps on your smartphone, you can see where you can refuel cheaply. The petrol station app will show you the corresponding petrol station including address, distance and opening hours in list form or on a map. Depending on which operating system you use with your smartphone, you can use the featured apps with both Android and iOS. Below is a selection of three popular and popular tank apps:
The Tank-App Clever-refueling has been several times test winner in computer or car image since its introduction in 1999. With this app, you have the opportunity to see the prices for gasoline, diesel and LPG. In addition, you have the option to request prices for Superplus, Premium Superplus, Premium Diesel and natural gas. On request, the app shows the gas station including the corresponding prices clearly on a map display. You can even use the function of push notifications with this app once a gas station has reached your chosen desired price. Clever fueling costs you 1.99 euros a year.
Even with the refueling app, you have the option of selecting your specific type of fuel in the search functions. You can also set a desired search radius. So you can find a cheap gas station in your area or on request at a specific destination. The use of the app is free for you. In addition to normal petrol stations, you can also find electric charging stations via the tool.
Thanks to Tank apps, you always know where it’s most convenient / Image: Ulf Wittrock / Shutterstock
ADAC fuel prices
With the ADAC petrol station app, you can not only see which petrol station you use at a very low charge. The program also informs you whether there are any tolls on the way to a cheap petrol station. Both for Android and iOS, the app is free. Another advantage is that you will not see any annoying ads while using this app.
The advantages of tank apps at a glance
- The tank apps show you at a glance where you can refuel cheap in your area.
- Depending on which vehicle model you own, you can choose in the settings whether the petrol station app should compare petrol prices, diesel prices or car prices for you. Optionally you also have the opportunity to search for electric charging stations.
- About falling fuel prices, you can be informed by push message.
- If you have decided on a gas station, you can navigate directly to the app via the app.