Wal-Mart kicks off gas rollback May 18

by The City Wire staff (info@thecitywire.com) 16 views 

Wal-Mart hopes to help consumers save money on their fuel purchases starting Sunday, May 18, just ahead of the Memorial Day weekend and the official summer kickoff.

AAA expects 31.8 million American’s will travel by car this Memorial Day, up from 31.4 million last year and marking the second highest Memorial Day travel since 2000.

The retail giant has offered this Gas Rollback program for several years which allows consumers up to 15 cents per gallon savings on their fuel purchases at Walmart or Murphy USA Stations through September 8. The savings are gleaned when the consumer uses a Walmart credit card, Walmart Money Card, Associate Pay Card, or a Walmart Bluebird card to purchase the fuel.

Consumers using a Walmart gift card can get a 10-cent per gallon savings. Last year, Walmart said it helped customers save more than $98 million on 975 million gallons of gasoline sold.

The program is available in 21 states including Arkansas. Local gas prices have risen 32 cents per gallon since January, according to gasbuddy.com