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BP Business Solutions Mastercard® review

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Buy at least 300 gallons of fuel per month for strong rebates, but beware of fees.

  • Get this card if you frequent BP- and Amoco-branded gas stations.
  • Pick something else if your fleet isn’t based in the Midwest or East Coast.
  • Apply for this card with an excellent credit score of 580 or higher.

Up to 6

Cents off a gallon

Up to $120

Annual fee

27.24%

Purchase APR (variable)

580

Recommended credit score

Details

Product NameBP Business Solutions Mastercard®
Card typeMastercard
Annual feeUp to $120
Purchase APR27.24% variable
Balance transfer APRN/A
Late payment fee$75
Late payment fee conditions$75 or 5% of the new balance, whichever is greater
$75 or 9.99% of the new balance, whichever is greater for high risk accounts
Returned payment feeUp to $50

Expert review

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Expert review

The BP Business Solutions Mastercard® is a fleet card for managers of mid-size or large fleets. While it offers up to 6 cents per gallon in fuel rebates at BP-branded stations, watch out for an account fee of up to $10 per account per month. Also, note that the issuer charges an out-of-network fee of up to $2 per transaction, on top of other costs that can cut into your savings.

Use this card to control costs and see detailed reports on fuel spending. It can be a strong choice if your fleet spends at least 300 gallons of fuel a month and can take advantage of the rebates.

Card benefits

  • Save up to 6 cents per gallon on fuel at BP stations.
    Each month you purchase at least 300 gallons of fuel at BP stations, you can save up to 6 cents per gallon on fuel, and up to 3.5 cents per gallon on diesel.
  • Control costs.
    Set fuel-only limits and restrict purchases only to business hours, which helps you cut down on unauthorized purchases. Set spending caps by day, week or month. Also, set cards to prompt for ID numbers and odometer readings.
  • Manage cards on your account.
    Activate new cards, and deactivate lost or stolen cards immediately.
  • View usage data.
    Access transaction data online including itemized transaction details and IDs for cards and drivers. And cut down on waste by viewing vehicle performance and fuel usage.

Rewards on gas purchases

Gallons purchased in a monthRebate per gallon
0 to 2990
300 to 2,9993.5 cents
3,000 to 7,9994 cents
8,000 to 9,9995 cents
10,000+6 cents

What to watch out for

  • Not a revolving credit account.
    Fleetcor charges a late fee if you don’t pay your balance in full. It determines your billing frequency after you open your account — weekly, monthly or twice monthly.
  • Fees.
    Some of the fees Fleetcor charge inlcude a monthly fee for buying less than 5,000 gallons of fuel a month and using your card at other stations other than BP and Amoco.

Associated card fees

FeePurpose/When it appliesAmount
Account feeAdministration fee for using your card.Up to $10 per account per month.
Out-of-network feeUsing your card at merchant locations that are not branded with BP or Amoco.Up to $2 per transaction.
Late feeNot making the full payment of the total balance due by the due date.
  • $75 or 5% of the new balance (whichever is greater), or the maximum amount allowed under law.
  • If your account is high-risk: $75 or 9.99% of the new balance (whichever is greater).
  • If your account is high-risk: Additional interest charge of 27.24% variable.
Check-by-phone feeMaking a payment by calling a customer service representative.Up to $15.
EFT setup feeSetup fee if Fleetcor offers an EFT payment option and you accept it.$50 (one time).
EFT/ACH/wire feeMaking a customer-initiated EFT, ACH or wire payment.$50 per payment.
Returned check feeIf you make a payment that’s not honored by your bank.Up to $50.
Currency Conversion Assessment Fee/Mastercard Cross-Border FeeMaking an international purchase with your card.
  • 0.2% of the purchase amount.
  • 0.9% of the purchase amount.
Card delivery feeRequesting replacement cards.$2.50 per card.

Compare other business cards for gas rewards

Name Product Rewards Purchase APR Annual fee
Universal Premium Mastercard®
3 cents off per gallon when you buy 30,000 or more gallons in a month plus 3 cents off at the Retail Savings Network
27.24% variable
Up to $120
Earn 3 cents off per gallon when you buy 30,000 or more gallons in a month plus 3 cents off at the Retail Savings Network.
BP Business Solutions Mastercard®
Up to 6 cents per gallon on fuel and 3.5 cents per gallon on diesel depending on number of gallons purchased per month
27.24% variable
Up to $120
Up to 6 cents per gallon on fuel and 3.5 cents per gallon on diesel depending on number of gallons purchased per month.
ARCO Business Solutions Fuel Card
18.24% to 27.24% variable
Up to $180
The ARCO Business Solutions Fuel Card gives your drivers access to greater performance with high quality fuels at ARCO locations. The card provides fleet managers with detailed reporting and individual spending controls for each and every driver.
Speedway SuperFleet Mastercard®
Up to 5 cents per gallon off depending on purchase volume
Rates and fees not available before applying
See terms
Earn rebates on gas and diesel at thousands of Speedway locations.
ARCO Business Solutions Mastercard
ARCO Business Solutions Mastercard
18.24% to 27.24% variable
Up to $180
This card offers spending flexibility, the freedom to use the cards wherever you need, detailed cost analysis, individual card control, and incremental rebates that deliver more for your fleet management system.
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How to apply for the BP Business Solutions Mastercard®

  1. Visit the BP website and click Apply now.
  2. Complete the application form with business details such as your name, business name, business contact details, number of vehicles and business annual income.
  3. Review and submit your application.

What credit score do I need?

You may qualify for this card if you have at least a fair credit score of 580. But Fleetcor deems your account high-risk if your score is below 660. If so, you may pay higher late fees.

What does it mean for my account to be high-risk?

Fleetcor may designate your account as high-risk if:

  • Your commercial credit score is below 520.
  • Your personal credit score is below 660.
  • Your credit score drops by 51 or more points within a three-month period.
  • You incur more than one late fee in any 12-month period.
  • Your account is 30 or more days delinquent in any 12-month period.
  • You make a payment that’s not honored by your bank.
  • If your account is high-risk, Fleetcor may change your payment terms, billing cycle, fees and credit limit. Additionally, it may charge a 2% fee per billing cycle, which it calls a Credit Risk Assessment.

Bottom line

This card may not be the best choice if your fleet buys less than 300 gallons of fuel each month. However, you’ll find competitive rebates the more gas you buy.

If you’re not sure a fleet card is right for you, consider a small-business gas card.

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