We have already said it in the news on how to locate the DGT traffic radars in Spain this holidays: In these days of change of month, many people and families are going to travel by road. And that always implies a constant: The one to fill the tank of the car. According to the DieseloGasolina website, today the prices of Lead Free 95, Lead Free 98, Diesel A, Diesel A + and Biodiesel have risen among others.
The cheapest gas stations in Spain
And since prices will remain high, it is best to look for those gas stations that precisely have prices below the average. For this we are going to teach you how to search for them through Google Maps and also through applications. Apps that compare fuel prices at different gas stations on a map in seconds, and that can save you up to 10 cents per liter, 10 euros per deposit, which makes a difference when filling the tank without a doubt.
By Google Maps
As with the position of fixed and mobile radars, Google Maps is also able to inform you where you can save a few valuable pennies every time you have to refuel. Why Maps ‘hidden’ a valuable comparator with up-to-date figures on gas stations that are on all Spanish roads, its location and how much do they sell per liter of fuel.
And activating it is very simple. Just do this:
- Abre Google Maps
- Mark the position you are in, or the destination you are going to
- Now, at the top of the interface, put the word ‘gas station’ in the search engine.
- In an instant, Google Maps will show you in that area of the map where you are or are going to go, all the gas stations there are, with the minimum price per liter of gasoline.
- If you click on one of them, you will get information specific to the gas station and options to reach, call, the reviews of other users, the price of different fuels such as Diesel, Lead Free 95, Lead Free 98, etc.
- On the map screen showing all gas stations, look at the bottom of the screen for the option ‘View list’ and give
- Now, that visual information of the map will be shown to you as a listing also, with the prices.
- The best thing is that, since we are talking about Google Maps, if you are interested in refueling at one of the specific gas stations, click on it so that Maps will establish the route and tell you how to get there.
By mobile applications
Gasoline and Diesel in Spain
Gasoline and Diesel Spain allows you Find the gas stations in Spain with the best prices on all types of fuels: Gasoline 95, Gasoline 95 No Protection, Gasoline 98, Diesel, Improved Diesel, Diesel B, Diesel C, Biodiesel, Bioethanol, LPG and CNG. The app initially shows you the best prices for Gasoline 95 in a 15 km radius, but you can customize everything you need, such as showing the gas stations in a list or represented on a map; activate automatic or manual location; or calculate a route and show all the gas stations along the way.
It also has a filter search system for favorite brands you like to refuel on, and “The prices are taken directly from the website of the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism.”
Now in Gasoline: Cheap Gas Stations
‘Save on Gasoline’ is a simple and easy-to-use application that shows the price of the gas stations closest to your location and the cheapest. With this free information you can save up to € 10 each time you fill the deposit. You can plan the report in advance with the new route manager, which shows cheap gas stations near the established route. And if you are away from home and you do not know the area, It will take you to the nearest gas station.
GasAll: Gas stations in Spain
An app that has been active since 2008, GasAll is the pioneer in terms of cheap gas station applications. Facilitating updated price information, indicating the distance and the fastest route to get to the gas station, the app shows the gas stations closest to your position or those in any part of Spain thanks to its search engine by address or by area. You will be able to benefit from promotions, review the previous gasoline prices to calculate when there will be the lowest price and search stations even by consumption and tank capacity of your car.
OCU Gas Station Calculator
The OCU carried out in August 2018 a study of fuel prices in Spain in which it identifies significant savings of up to 300 euros for gasoline vehicles and 250 euros for diesel vehicles. When analyzing the data collected in each province, comparing the most expensive with the cheapest, the result of the average savings that the consumer can obtain is 17% in gasoline and 18% in diesel. In some provinces the savings may be greater.
In Gerona, for example, for cars with a gasoline engine, savings can be as high as 26%. The same percentage found in Granada for diesel engines. In the case of the Canary Islands, the average saving reaches 34% due to factors such as insularity, distribution costs and the special taxation applied in the islands. The provinces in which less savings can be achieved are Teruel and Lugo in the case of gasoline with a saving of 10% and this same Galician province in the case of diesel with a saving of 11%.
Face afto facilitate consumer savings, the OCU has a online tool in the form of a gas station calculator to find the cheapest one near your home. It shows information not only on diesel and gasoline, but also on liquefied gases (LPG) and biodiesel. You just have to put the address of your house, the fuel type what are you looking for, the tank capacity of your car or motorcycle, and the space in kilometers of search area. With those 4 data, the calculator will find the cheapest gas stations near you.