December 16, 2018

Long-running Harris Teeter gas card promotion will soon end

When gasoline prices were above $3.50 a gallon in 2011, Harris Teeter launched a promotion that allowed customers of the grocery store to save 20 percent on gasoline purchases.

With few changes, that promotion has been going on now for more than five years. My family has saved hundreds of dollars on gas each year by using the discounted gift cards sold by the grocery chain, paying just 80 cents for every dollar of gas.

In other words, when gas was $3.50 a gallon, I was paying $2.80. Now that gas is about $2 a gallon, I’m paying $1.60. 

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