We don’t need to tell you that Google Maps comes in extremely handy while travelling or when you’re on vacation. Apart from guiding you to your destination and providing time-saving routes, Google Maps is equipped with several other features that are useful in navigating a place you don’t know. Have you ever found yourself looking for gas stations in a neighbourhood you’re not familiar with? Google Maps can help you with your situation. In this article, we show you how to find the nearest gas stations or petrol pumps using Google Maps.
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Here’s how you can find the nearest gas stations or petrol pumps on Google Maps
Step 1: Launch the Google Maps app on your smartphone.
Step 2: Scroll the categories under the search bar and tap on ‘More’.
Step 3: Scroll down to the ‘Sevices’ section and select ‘Gas’. Depending on your location, it may be called Gas or Petrol.
Step 4: All the petrol pumps in your area will be marked on the map with a red icon. Tap on an icon to view the details of the gas station. You can also browse through the entire list by swiping right on the names of the gas stations.
You can also search for ‘Gas Stations near me’ or ‘Petrol Pumps near me’ on Google Maps and all the relevant will be presented to you on the screen.
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This is how you can find the nearest gas stations or petrol pumps using Google Maps. You can use the same method to locate gas stations near you using Google Maps on Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, or on your home PC. You can also click on a gas station to see the user views and images of the location before pulling into it.
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