How To Use A Fuel Card [2024]

How To Use A Fuel Card

To use a fuel card following this step-by-step guide;

  1. Arrive at a fuel station included on the fuel card network
  2. Fill up your vehicle with the amount of fuel required
  3. Present your fuel card to the petrol station cashier
  4. When prompted, enter your four digit PIN
  5. If you wish you can provide your registration and and mileage
  6. The cashier will then process the transaction via the fuel card
  7. Depending on the site you may be asked to provide your signature

If your driver is using an automatic site then they should use this step-by-step guide;

  1. Insert their fuel card into the card reader
  2. Insert their four digit PIN number
  3. Enter Odometer (Mileage) – PRESS ENTER
  4. Enter Data (Reg. No) – PRESS ENTER
  5. The terminal will display the transaction limit on screen before the pump is started
  6. Fill your vehicle with the amount of fuel required

What Is A Fuel Card?

A fuel card is very similar to a credit card without the interest charges; each fuel card has a set network of sites around the Ireland, UK or Europe at which your fuel card can be used.

Check out this blog where we discuss further what a fuel card is.

How Do Fuel Cards Work?

Fuel Cards enable your drivers and employees to fill up their company vehicle without spending their own money – but how do fuel cards work?

Our guide will provide you with instructions that you can pass on to your staff, advising how to use their fuel card.

What Are The Benefits Of A Fuel Card?

There are many benefits including cost savings, HMRC approved invoices, access to the largest site network, reduced admin and increased security.

Check out our dedicated fuel card benefits blog post.

Fuelwise Fuel Cards

Fuelwise Fuel Cards are designed for small and large businesses in Ireland and Northern Ireland, providing a safe, secure and convenient method for purchasing fuel. Whether you have one vehicle or 100, you can experience the great benefits of a fuel card at over 5,250 fuel stations across Ireland, Northern Ireland and the UK. Fuelwise Fuel Cards are accepted at all major brands including Circle K, Maxol, Texaco, Top Oil, ESSO, Applegreen and leading supermarkets. Many of these sites are HGV friendly and operate 24-hour opening hours. Fuelwise is trusted by thousands of businesses in NI & ROI as their preferred fuel card supplier.

Fuel Card Application

You can apply for Fuelwise Fuel Cards by completing the form below.


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    Why our customers choose Fuelwise
    VES Transport

    VES Transport

    “I have been using Fuelwise fuel cards for many years and both the product and level of service is exceptional. To manage my business daily I use Velocity to monitor fuel spend and transactions and e-Route helps my drivers find any of the thousands of sites available with the Fuelwise fuel card. My Account Manager is always on hand to help and goes the extra mile to ensure everything is running smoothly”.

    MDE Installations

    MDE Installations

    “Fuelwise is very customer focused and were able to provide what I needed for this project where others couldn’t. The e- Route app helps our engineers find Core sites instead of Non-Core sites which helps with efficiencies and cost savings. Velocity is well managed, and I can create plenty of reports and my Account Manager is always on hand to help. With GPS Tracking built into Velocity I can view distance travelled, speed etc. and driver contact details without having to open another system.”

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