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Not Your Kuwait Gas Station

Yesterday I took my Mom (and my Mom’s car) to the COSTCO gas station, where people are lined up to fill the tank at prices slightly less than the normal gas station prices in preparation for the upcoming long Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

I shivered as I stood out in the cool windy weather, filling the tank. I thought about Kuwait, where there is always a friendly face waiting to fill your tank – “Supreme or Premium, madam?” – at about 80 cents a gallon. I always have a smile when I leave the gas station in Kuwait.

Not so, here. Thought you in Kuwait might like to see what Seattleites are paying for gas:


November 21, 2007 Posted by | Customer Service, ExPat Life, Family Issues, Holiday, Kuwait, Living Conditions, Shopping, Social Issues, Statistics, Travel, Weather | , | 6 Comments