Shell are to now allow users in the UK to pay for their petrol or diesel from their car,It saves you time by allowing you to pay for fuel by credit or debit card without having to queue in the shop. Also, the terminals are chip and pin enabled, providing you with added reassurance when paying for your fuel.

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Now this is kind of funny,at every garage we always see signs sporting ” do not use your phone” and so on..

Shell currently have an app on Android and iOS called “Shell Motorist” which lets you check your Fuels Reward Network ® points balance, your transactions and rewards progress.

– Find the nearest station with the Shell Station Locator
– Keep up to date with all the latest news on Shell promotions, products and services.

 

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The Telegraph UK reports the following..

After a successful pilot in 2013, the service will be available to Shell Drivers Club members from April and then nationwide later in 2015 through both the PayPal app and the Shell Motorist app.

Michael Hominick, Retail Marketing Manager at Shell UK, claimed “Customers will now have the flexibility and convenience of paying without having to leave their car. Those who want to go in store and pay or purchase other items will still be able to, with the benefit of reduced queues.”

Rob Harper, Director of Mobile Commerce at PayPal UK added that “We’ve always believed people will use their mobile phones to pay if there’s a clear benefit.”

The PayPal app is already accepted in more than 8,000 UK shops and restaurants, and is used through some 19 million active British accounts. Would you like to see this implemented here in Ireland not only with shell ? Tell us below.

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By Jim O Brien/CEO

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