Originally Posted by Det107
Some truck stops prefer you use the front pumps and it is easier just swiping your credit card then having your wife go in and wait to have them turn on the pump. We have it down to my wife goes in and tells them how much and uses the ladies room and when I'm done I go in and she moves our unit forward to clear the pump. I sign for the fuel on my way out, and we're on our way.
Interesting, I've never heard of a truck stop not wanting RVers back at the truck pumps. At least none that have every said anything to me.
When we aren't at a Pilot/Flying J, I usually send the wife and daughter in to start the pump. She'll tell them to authorize it for a bit more than we need. Sometimes she hits the ladies' room while she is in there, other times she comes out to the camper to do it. Sometimes we go back in for the receipt, other times we just let their computer figure out the difference (they've always refunded the correct amount). Almost always, I'll pull forward and run inside the camper to hit the head before we get on the road.
At Pilot/Flying J, we have the card to start the pump without going inside. With our Good Sams discount on it, it works out for us to not worry about cheaper fuel somewhere else.