Time to fuel up – Find your nearest gas station in California!
Welcome to California, dear medical student! If you have landed on this page, you are most likely to have your personal mode of commute around California. Being in the medical field, the ability to move around, especially in the case of medical emergencies is a must. In such situations, it would be less than ideal if your vehicle runs out of gas.
As California has a vast landscape, finding a fuel station at the last moment can be a major task, and if you are out of luck, you might end up having to walk for miles to find the next gas station. To make your life (and commute) easier and worry-free, MDnect has compiled this list of all the major fuel stations in and around California.
Factors to Consider when choosing a Gas Station
Choosing a gas station might seem a mindless task. Why would anyone have to think before heading to the nearest station? Well, the answer lies in the importance of safety, cleanliness, customer service and quality of fuel. Often, certain gas stations tend to be maintained improperly, resulting in a sub-par experience, either in terms of the mileage obtained on the gas, or a faulty pumping station causing a waste of your precious time.
If you keep these key factors in mind, choosing a gas station would be a carefully planned activity, as it should be. However, does this mean you need to rack your brains to find a good gas station in California? Absolutely not!
Where’s your nearest gas station in California?
In order to help you get to the nearest fuel station that has all the amenities you are looking for, we have compiled this list of gas stations located in and around California. The sheet below lists all the essential details of these providers including their address and contact information. You may search the fueling station nearest to you by downloading the sheet below and searching for the zip code of your choice via the search feature (Ctrl+F).
Kindly note that these are just recommendations to help you find a good provider suited for your needs, and we are in no way associated with these companies.
Tips for fueling up while in California
Self-Service vs Full-Service: Certain gas stations might require you to fill your gas yourself, while there may be others that offer a full-service, where you would not have to get off your vehicle. Choose one that suits your convenience. Additionally, some stations may offer additional services like a public telephone, a convenience store, and even electric vehicle chargers.
Saving Money by Smart Fueling: Completely fueling up your vehicle can help you achieve better mileage as opposed to filling lesser quantity of gas, as this may lead to evaporation in the heat. However, filling up full tanks can result in a bigger bill, which may not be ideal for all students. Additionally, some gas stations have mobile apps that show the current rates, which might help you choose a station with a lower price.
The time of your fueling also matters, as cooler temperatures earlier in the morning and later at night are likely to marginally save you from gas evaporation while pumping.
Payment Modes: Never rely on a singular mode of payment, to prevent yourself from embarrassment or a tough situation. Always have multiple modes of payment ready in case a mode of payment isn’t working or accepted.
MDNect wishes you a worry-free, peaceful, and fulfilling stay in California.