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Fill up your rental car before you get to the airportEach Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Ray C., who adds to the recent string of rental car tips (see below) with a classic:

“Since the average car easily gets 20 MPG you may want to fill up one or two exits before the airport where gas is significantly cheaper. Once saw a $1.50 a gallon difference at Orlando between an airport gas station and one a few miles away.”

If you don’t already fill up before the airport, I suggest you start. It’s almost always cheaper. Thanks, Ray!

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Fill Up Your Rental Car Before You Get to the Airport
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  1. rxgeek|

    Check your drop-off receipt before you leave the rental car office. I was charged for gas at the SJC Dollar after filling the tank less than 5 miles away.