[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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