Gas prices have declined rapidly in Illinois over the last few weeks, but aren't we all still looking for ways to feel a little less pain at the pump? Heck yeah, we are!

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Ways to Save at the Gas Pump

I'm assuming you have your own tips and tricks for saving some cents at the pump, but finding the cheapest price near you using the Gasbuddy app or signing up for rewards clubs is usually a good way to get the job done.

What if I said you can save 40 cents per gallon of gas today with NO gallon limits and without signing up for a rewards club or opening your Gasbuddy app? Just head to your nearest Circle K station between 4 and 7 p.m. tonight!

Circle K Fuel Day Celebration

Today only, Thursday, September 1, 2022, you can save 40 cents per gallon at any Circle K station in Illinois just for stopping at the pump. No gimmicks. No restrictions. Just sweet gas savings right at the pump!

In case you're not sure if there's a Circle K station near you, check out the full map of participating locations, or here are a few you can find in the Rockford area;

Rockford: 1030 E State St., 3420 E State St., 3721 Auburn St., 2225 W Riverside Blvd., 3819 Broadway

Loves Park: 4747 N 2nd St., 7924 N Alpine Rd., 6950 E Riverside Blvd

Machesney Park: 8332 N Second St.

Cherry Valley: 2301 S Perryville Rd.

There are several other Circle K stations in Byron, Marengo, Sycamore, Freeport, and Rochelle too, so make sure you stop by one of them between 4 and 7 p.m. tonight!

LOOK: See how much gasoline cost the year you started driving

To find out more about how has the price of gas changed throughout the years, Stacker ran the numbers on the cost of a gallon of gasoline for each of the last 84 years. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (released in April 2020), we analyzed the average price for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline from 1976 to 2020 along with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for unleaded regular gasoline from 1937 to 1976, including the absolute and inflation-adjusted prices for each year.

Read on to explore the cost of gas over time and rediscover just how much a gallon was when you first started driving.

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