A fuel card is a way for businesses and organisations to cover the costs of petrol and diesel. This solution can be used to control travel costs and streamline administration. In this article, you will learn:
How does a fuel card work?
Employees, directors or contractors can use a company fuel card to fill up on petrol or diesel at participating petrol stations, presenting the card as payment. The company is then billed directly, eliminating the need to use cash, company credit cards or debit cards.
This is the process when paying using a fuelGenie fuel card:
What are the benefits of a fuel card?
From employees’ point of view, fuel cards are great because it means they can avoid paying for work-related fuel out of their own pocket before later submitting and waiting for an expense claim.
From the organisation’s point of view, fuel cards have a wide range of advantages. fuelGenie offers the following:
How can a fuel card save your business money?
fuelGenie helps organisations to save money in four different ways:
Who can use a fuel card?
Almost any type of business or organisation can use fuel cards to cover and manage fuel expenses. Subject to an initial credit check, fuelGenie is available to a variety of UK-based entities including sole traders, partnerships, limited companies, corporations, charitable bodies and public sector organisations.
Where can a fuel card be used?
Fuel cards can be used to pay for fuel at approved, participating petrol filling stations. For fuelGenie cardholders, these include more than 1,370 Tesco, Morrisons and Sainsbury’s petrol filling stations up and down the country. Charges at these stations are more than 3 pence cheaper than the national average, helping to keep costs down.