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Pumacard - Fuel card review

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Updated 7 May 2021

Rowan Johnstone

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If you’re looking for a fleet card that’s accepted Australia-wide at over 400 Puma Energy locations, then the Pumacard is definitely one worth considering.

Pumacard is advertised as having a wide range of security options and card management abilities available and is paired with low fees.

Pumarcard is also accepted by Motorpass, which has a massive network of over 5,800 service stations throughout Australia.

Puma Energy service stations offer an extensive range of fuels including Unleaded 91, E10, Unleaded Low Aromatic Petrol, Premium 98, Premium Unleaded 95, Pumamax Diesel, Diesel, Bio Diesel, LPG and Avgas.

What are the benefits of Pumacard?

Pumarcard is more than just a fuel card. Depending on what you need at the time, you can use it to purchase services, tyres, car maintenance and repairs, parking, accommodation and taxis!

You can tailor each card to have different access types as well. This includes;

Driver and Registration - Card can only be used by specific driver in a specific vehicle
Driver Only - Card can only be used by a single person in any vehicle
Vehicle details Card - This card is specific to a single vehicle so anyone driving the car will have access.

There is online card management and reporting available, as well as a full range of security options and card restrictions.

What are the card options?

There are two Pumacard options available to choose from; Pumacard and Pumacard Direct.

The Pumacard is your all access card that allows the cardholder to enjoy all the benefits.

Pumacard Direct is slightly more restricted in regards to discounts and spending and is only accepted at Puma branded locations.

How much does it cost to join Pumacard?

There is no joining fee for Pumacard, however, there is a $2.50 monthly fee per card.

Are there other fees?

  • Paper statement fees - $3.95
  • Late payment fee - $15 admin fee plus 3% per month for overdue amount
  • Visa transaction fee - 1.3%
  • Mastercard transaction fee - 1.3%
  • AMEX transaction fee - 2.1%
  • Non-Puma station fee - $0.50 per transaction

Is there an interest free period?

There’s an interest free credit period of up to 21 days.

What is the eligibility criteria?

Pumacard is for ABN holders only.

What do you need to apply for a Pumacard?

  • ABN and business name
  • Vehicle registration number
  • Driver’s full name
  • If partnership or trustee, you’ll need to provide further information

Find out more about Pumarcard.

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Rowan Johnstone

On weekdays Rowan can be found in the AutoGuru office, driving content and growth with the rest of the marketing team.

On weekends you’ll probably find him in the garage with his father restoring a 1958 Ford Star Model Customline or enjoying a cruise through the Gold Coast hinterland on his Suzuki GSX-R600.

Despite his passion for being behind the wheel (or handlebars), he looks forward to the day when he can commute to work in his own driverless car.