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Gas rewards app GetUpside launches in Baltimore area

Gas rewards app GetUpside launches in Baltimore area

A mobile app designed to save drivers money on gas has expanded service to the Baltimore area.

Washington-based GetUpside, started by former Google product managers, says it has signed up 125 service stations — including brands such as Shell, Gulf, Crown and Citgo — in the city and surrounding counties.

The app lets drivers see participating service stations’ offers of cash back on gas purchases, as much as 25 cents per gallon. Customers can select an offer, buy gas at that station with a credit or debit card and download a photo of their receipt to the app. The savings is deposited in users’ GetUpside accounts. Balances can be cashed out through PayPal or a check, or redeemed...

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