A month ago Safeway stores in Colorado changed their policy.
They're now charging customers 10 cents a gallon if they use credit cards to make gasoline purchases.
We heard about it from customers who noticed their 10 cent grocery discounts were wiped out when they used credit cards.
A Safeway spokeswoman told me that customers still earn fuel points. That hasn't changed, it's just their policy for the way you pay.
If you use a debit card or cash, you are not charged 10 cents more a gallon for gas.
I was told that Safeway added the charge because of the rising cost of credit transactions.
Customers were told about the change through signs posted at the gas pumps and notices put in grocery bags.
I also checked with King Soopers and learned it does not charge different prices based on how you pay for gas.
Just remember using credit cards are a convenience for us, but cost merchants who are legally allowed to pass on those expenses to us.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus