Drive a hard bargain
With the prices of cars already ridiculously high, we don’t blame you if feel the need to justify the price by working your cars like field horses.
Except petrol ain’t cheap, so here are the 3 best credit cards to help you save money on petrol at gas stations in Singapore.
1. HSBC Visa Platinum Credit Card
Stations: Caltex, Shell
The HSBC Visa Platinum Credit Card offers a maximum rebate of 5% on your petrol spend, up to 16% instant discount at all Caltex stations, and 14% instant discount at all Shell stations.
Plus, family-friendly promotions like up to 5% cash rebate on grocery spend, as well as a ton of dining promotions.
2. Citi Cash Back Card
Stations: Esso, Shell
The Citi Cash Back Card (formerly known as the Citi DIVIDEND Card) offers up to 20.88% discount at Esso stations and up to 20.8% discount at Shell stations plus a 4% Citi rebate after the Shell discount. Plus, an 8% Citi cash back that’s applicable on top of existing cash rebates across all Citi cards.
Frequent traveler? This card offers up to $1 million travel insurance coverage too.
3. OCBC 365 Credit Card
Stations: Esso, Caltex
The OCBC 365 Credit Card give many other cards a run for its money. Advantages include fuel savings of 18.3% at Esso and Caltex stations (which comprise a 14% station discount together with the station loyalty card, and a 5% cashback on nett petrol spend).
Foodie? Enjoy a 6% cashback on weekend dining spend and 3% on weekday dining spend.
If you’ve recently signed up for the OCBC 360 account, the spend on your card also contributes to helping you accrue bonus interest on the money in that account as well.
By Mark Cheng, MoneySmart, 9 September 2016
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