Asda underneath fireplace for charging customers £1 to pump up their tyres at a few of its petrol stations
Asda has come underneath fireplace for charging some customers £1 to pump up their tyres at a few of its petrol stations.
Motorists have complained the sum is greater than double what rivals cost for air. Asda insists it usually fees 10p per minute, with a minimal spend of 20p. Anybody utilizing a card pays 50p.
A spokesman says customers had been mischarged due to a cost glitch at a few of its websites. It is investigating.
Pumped up costs: Motorists are complaining after being charged £1 to pump up their tyres at some Asda petrol stations
Last 12 months, Sainsbury’s attracted comparable ire when it launched a 30p surcharge for air at its stations nationwide.
Prior to that Tesco was criticised for doubling the price of petrol station air from 20p to 50p. Morrisons fees 50p to be used of its air pumps.
Motoring our bodies hit out on the costs as they frightened it might put drivers off inflating their tyres.
RAC gasoline spokesman Simon Williams, stated: ‘There has been a big jump in prices for petrol station air, which won’t encourage drivers to guarantee they’ve appropriate stress in their tyres.’