[Tagging] Self serve and full serve gas stations

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Tue Jun 9 11:48:57 UTC 2015


On Tue, 2015-06-09 at 13:17 +0200, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:



> While I agree that fueling only is minimum service and not full
> service, around here (Europe) minimum service is always cheaper than
> self because there is someone who does work for you, while in self you
> will do it and nobody has to paid for it (there might no even be any
> staff at the gas station, and you'll pay in advance at a machine).

In the UK your card is pre-authorised, usually to GBP99, you cannot
easily prepay for an unknown amount.
> 
The charge to your card is made after you have filled the car, with the
amount of fuel you have bought.

Phil (trigpoint)





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