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Old 12-29-2013, 08:29 AM   #925
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I understand the huge price difference of this location, but it's interesting that the PFJ guide shows it as a dealer site (they can charge whatever they want) with no RV lanes. I think this a somewhat unique situation.
This FJ did have RV lanes. But they were (logically) empty.

I did not capture and catalogue the price difference for all of the P/FJ locations I saw in my last 2500 miles, but the smallest difference was 8c at one location, and on up to 30c. P/FJ was always higher.

I suspect that truck fleets may have fuel price contracts so they end up with a reasonable price, while RVs and such others in the buying public are a much higher profit.
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Old 12-29-2013, 09:25 AM   #926
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I have the Flying J RV Plus card but got it before Pilot acquired FJ.
You have a Flying J RV card not a RV Plus.
With the GS RV Plus you don't use another CC with it.
It is a CC that must be paid in full every month.
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From What I'm Seeing Here, I Must be in the Minority ...

... but I like Flying J. We're in a gas MH, and I've always found the prices at least equal to, and usually below, everyone else -- and that's *before* the 6-cents-a-gallon discount is applied. What I really like is the Flying J app that lets you see what each station is charging. Really helps with trip planning and deciding whether to stop in one town or keep going for another 50 miles. So maybe I've been lucky, but I just haven't experienced the issues others, particularly those in diesel rigs, have reported here.
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... but I like Flying J. We're in a gas MH, and I've always found the prices at least equal to, and usually below, everyone else -- and that's *before* the 6-cents-a-gallon discount is applied. What I really like is the Flying J app that lets you see what each station is charging. Really helps with trip planning and deciding whether to stop in one town or keep going for another 50 miles. So maybe I've been lucky, but I just haven't experienced the issues others, particularly those in diesel rigs, have reported here.
Welcome to iRV2.

The prices at P/FJ have gone way up in the last year or so.
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The prices at P/FJ have gone way up in the last year or so.
Well I'm a big fan of Gas Buddy, too. Trust but Verify, as Reagan used to advise.
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This is ONE of the reasons that I do not use them. Too many rules. Why is it that I can go to any other brand of gas station and put in any credit card and start the pump but not at PFJ? They need to simplify their rules and they need the rules to apply to every station that has their PFJ sign on it.
You can if you fuel at the RV lanes. The reason you can't at the truck pumps is because they have had a problem with some OTR truckers that got their hands on RV pump start cards and then drive off without paying.

The rules will be very simple now, but I realize there are those that choose to never fuel at a PFJ, and that's fine. To each his own.
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I would gladly fuel at P/FJ again. But right now they are helping me save for new tires by NOT going there.
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This FJ did have RV lanes. But they were (logically) empty.

I did not capture and catalogue the price difference for all of the P/FJ locations I saw in my last 2500 miles, but the smallest difference was 8c at one location, and on up to 30c. P/FJ was always higher.

I suspect that truck fleets may have fuel price contracts so they end up with a reasonable price, while RVs and such others in the buying public are a much higher profit.



Thats what got them into trouble with the Feds. They were holding back some of the rebates that were due the Truck Lines. Many of their execs lost their jobs over this.
So as you figured out not only are they screwing the RV'ers but the truck lines as well.
Now that they got cought and have finished with the Mea Culpa's with the Truck Lines they will only be screwing the General Public for now !!
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Main reason I don't use P/FJ

Check out this story and you will see one of the main reasons why I don't use Pilot/Flying J. I will not contribute to or subsidize crooks:

Pilot Flying J faces more lawsuits
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The prices at P/FJ have gone way up in the last year or so.
Probably to pay the $56.5 million fine/settlement for short changing the truckers.
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Most of the other companies are cheaper. I would like to ask where do most of you get your gas or diesel
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Most of the other companies are cheaper. I would like to ask where do most of you get your gas or diesel
Always at Pilot/Flying J, there is no place better, anyone telling you anything different is wrong and misinformed!

Now prepare for all points posted in the previous 935 post to be relived. We certainly wouldn't want any new ideas to crop up! Get ready guys, now go!
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Always at Pilot/Flying J, there is no place better, anyone telling you anything different is wrong and misinformed! Now prepare for all points posted in the previous 935 post to be relived. We certainly wouldn't want any new ideas to crop up! Get ready guys, now go!
Tim. Forgive me. I filled up for 26c less at another station with an RV island. Plus cash back on my CC. Yuma. ;-)

I would gladly buy from P/FJ if they could be competitively priced.

Retiring from this controversial topic.
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Most of the other companies are cheaper. I would like to ask where do most of you get your gas or diesel


I use the Gasbuddy app on my iPhone to locate the cheapest price . Saves me a lot of money. When it comes to fuel, I am loyal to no one. I will also phone the station before I get there to make sure they are RV friendly. In addition many credit cards give cash back for fuel purchases. Good luck and enjoy the savings.
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