gettingthere wrote:I know that Waze is not Gas Buddy (a well established player with gas price tracking) but here is how they address this in their FAQ:
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When reporting prices for stations in areas that have different prices based on method of payment, we ask that you post the cash price where it exists. If the station does not offer a cash price, the standard price should be reported.
AndyPoms wrote:ratmice wrote:This assumes that the credit price increase is equal across the board, which it seems to be in my area.
It isn't.... and CT, the legal price of gas is the Credit Price & retailers are allowed to offer (at their own discretion) a discount for cash, and that varies from station to station...
AndyPoms wrote:The offset can also vary at an individual station... When they first passed the law, most stations went to a 10 cent discount... Now that discount is between 4 & 9 cents at most stations, and some stations change the discount based on the price of gas...
mapcat wrote:IMO it's pointless to attempt to keep track of every possible price for every product at the station. Since cash price seems to be the popular choice, how about a checkbox that points out that the credit price is higher? How much higher shouldn't be that important; it would just warn people that there are different prices.
How we would get "3rd party" to obey any of these guidelines is beyond me.
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