Historically, gas stations, $ 1 hold on debit cards as a means to ensure that the accounts were active. They would then total operating several hours later.
In connection with the growth in the average cost for businesses to fill, many gas stations have concluded that certain transactions were not approved due to insufficient balances in their customer reviews. As a way to avoid open briefly, to increase the number of gas stations increasingly with the help of $ 1 to reach $ 90.
Keeps usually a few hours, and consumers regularly their accounts under $ 100 is with the prospect of other operations, refused to be charged or found in connection with the waiting.
Independent owners will be able to keep themselves refused to remain free. It seems unlikely that many consumers can do, given the fact that the policy of not clearly visible when they fill their tanks.
This trend is likely to continue. Consumers are able to use credit cards to this type of situation. Nevertheless, the best solution might be to buffer them from this situation.
Consumers can keep more money in their checking that none of the balance sheet under a safe level. Otherwise, many banks such as savings accounts, current accounts in connection with social services, free of charge.
It is likely that this practice is more widespread that the rise in gasoline prices have increased pressure on consumers and owners of the station. Consumers should be more aware of more and more political than the increase in ownership of the procurement, so that they can access their money and avoid costly penalties found.