Fuel prices continue to soar and Filipinos are feeling its effects. Department of Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi is even considering the possibility of gasoline reaching P100/liter soon. Why are gas prices rising? Lots of factors could contribute to fuel price hikes but it’s largely due to the war between Russia and Ukraine and the rise of inflation. It looks like these prices aren’t about to go down any time soon so it’s time to look for ways to save money. Check out these tips, discounts, and promos to help you knock a few pesos off your receipt and save money on gas.
Shell anniversary promos
Shell is celebrating its 108th anniversary this year and they’ve been rolling out various discounts and rewards since February. You get to enjoy up to P3/L OFF on Shell Fuels, 108 bonus points on Shell Lubricants, and 2x Go+ points from Shell Select bundles. All you have to do is download the Shell Go+ app to avail of the promos until April 3, 2022. Check the list of participating Shell stations nationwide here.
Unioil discount with S&R Membership
Use EastWest cards at Unioil
Landers Superstore Members Price
SM Advantage Card
Use your SM Advantage Card (SMAC) when you gas up at Shell stations to knock off a few pesos in your receipt. You could even earn SMAC points from purchasing Shell fuel, lubricants, services or products at Shell Select.
Invest in a bicycle or an electric scooter
Unfortunately, there’s no saying when these fuel hikes will stop. Maybe it’s time to let our cars sit things out for a few weeks — especially on quick errands — and invest in bicycles or electric scooters. Why not? They’re eco-friendly, they don’t need fuel to work, and they don’t get stuck in traffic either. If you’re mulling over getting either one, this quick pros and cons on bicycles vs. electric scooters might just help you make up your mind.