Fuel card – what for? Having a fuel card translates for a company not only to money saved in terms of fuel, but also transits, vehicle servicing, the use of a car wash and non-cash purchases of products and services available at petrol stations. It is also – above all – a simple and effective way to exercise control over the vehicle fleet of the company.
Fuel cards – which one to choose?
The most popular cards available in the United Kingdom and accepted in Europe, as well as all around the world, include, among others: PKN Orlen, Lotos, Statoil, Shell, BP, Lukoil, UTA, DKV, Eurowag and E100 card.
Fuel cards – what for?
- Savings on fuel and tolls
- Access to 24/7 roadside assistance
- Access to car washes
- Access to tyre services
- Ability to make non-cash transactions at petrol stations
- Deferred terms of payment
- Summary VAT invoice instead of single invoices for each transaction
- Free use of cards
- Free access to electronic transaction billings
- Comfort and safety of drivers who do not need to carry considerable amounts of money any more
How are the expenses made with fuel cards debited?
Fuel cards work as a normal bank card. They are assigned to specific individuals or vehicle registration numbers and are secured with a PIN code. They have restricted limits that cannot be exceeded. Debiting of payments is done on the basis of a deferred payment in the form of a summary VAT invoice issued and sent to the address of the company each month.