Calling all road trip buddies: GasBuddy celebrates the 100M app
Boston, MA, Aug. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GasBuddy, an IDP company, is celebrating 100 million app downloads since its launch in 2010. To mark the milestone, the company is offering users the opportunity to celebrate their journey of a lifetime travel “buddies” and collectively win $10,000 in free gas. Because road trips are #BetterWithABuddy.
“With recent events such as soaring gas prices leading to skyrocketing app downloads, the real-time insights and savings GasBuddy provides American drivers has never been more important,” said said Mark Coffey, senior vice president and general manager of GasBuddy. “Our GasBuddies make us better, in fact, we couldn’t deliver the fuel savings we achieve without them. So we wanted to find a way to thank our community and acknowledge that it’s all #BetterWithABuddy.
The average gas price in the United States has reached over $5 a gallon this summer, making trips with your friends the most expensive ever. A recent survey of GasBuddy users found that 70% said their summer travel plans had been affected by high gas prices (a 24% increase from 2021). Needed more than ever, the GasBuddy app has grown in popularity as a convenient and reliable tool for drivers to find the cheapest prices in their area. In addition to its price finder app, GasBuddy has a robust fuel saving platform with:
- Fuel price data for over 150,000 gas stations in the US and Canada
- More than 1.5 million gas-saving card members, Pay with GasBuddy
- 12 million monthly active app and website users
- 1 million users reporting gas prices every day
The #BetterWithABuddy contest gives users the chance to keep their travel plans moving with the chance to save big on gas. Contest opens August 4e and closes August 18e and will reward 100 loyal users with $100 and one lucky winner with $1,000 in gas. To enter, post on Instagram using #BetterWithABuddy and share who your fellow traveler is. Full contest details can be found here.
Download the GasBuddy app to compare prices easily and conveniently, whether locally or on a road trip, as well as access real-time information and fuel and money saving tips.
GasBuddy, a PDI company, is the leading fuel savings platform offering North American drivers the most ways to save money on gas. GasBuddy has provided over $3 billion in cumulative savings to its users by providing real-time fuel price information at over 150,000 stations, offering cash back on purchases with brand and via the Pay with GasBuddy™ payment card which offers pennies off per gallon at virtually every gas station in the United States. As one of the highest rated apps in App Store history, GasBuddy has been downloaded over 100 million times. Acquired by PDI Software in 2021, GasBuddy’s publishing and software businesses enable the world’s leading fuel, convenience, QSR and CPG companies to shorten the distance between the fuel audience and their brands. For more information, visit www.gasbuddy.com.
#BetterWithABuddy Gas Contest
#BetterWithABuddy Gasoline Contest