Fuel Card Comparison

Fuel Card Comparison: FleetCard™ vs United Fuel Card

See how FleetCard™ fuel card rates & fuel pump discounts stack up against United Fuel Card. Take your business fuel expense management to the next level.

FleetCard™ offers a suite of features designed to help your business manage all fuel and vehicle expenses in the one place.

Apply online
FleetCard™ offers:
  • Good discounts on fuel and vehicle related expenses, such as services and repair
  • Generous payment terms and is accepted at over 90% of fuel sites nationwide.
  • Single tax invoice with all of your fuel and vehicle related expenses
  • No need to keep track of individual receipts
  • Significantly streamlining your administration.
  • Excellent control with the ability to restrict fuel types and monthly spend limits at a card level.

FleetCard™

United Card

Compare features

Discounts & Fees

Fuel discounts

Card fees per card

Transaction fees

Acceptance

Number of fuel sites nationwide

Number of fuel brands

Number of non-merchants

Accepting non-fuel merchant brands

Other services

Roadside assistance

Car wash

GPS fleet tracking

24/7 customer service

Reporting & management

ATO compliant invoice

Card management

  • Ability to restrict by fuel type
  • Ability to limit monthly spend

Flexible no lock-in contract (cancel anytime)

Payment terms

FleetCard™

Up to 6¢ p/litre*
at Shell & Coles
3¢ p/litre*
at FleetCard accepted sites

$1.99*

$0.50*

5,700+

13

Shell & Coles Express, Ampol, EG Caltex, BP, United, Woolworths, 7-Eleven, Mobil, Puma Energy, Metro, Liberty, Freedom Fuels, Westside

6,000+

14

Tyrepower, O'Brien Autoglass, Marshall Batteries, Mycar Tyre & Auto, Bridgestone, Bob Jane T Marts, JAX Tyres, Verizon Connect, Ultra Tune, Beaurepaires, Dunlop Super Dealer, Goodyear Autocore, ABS, Midas
Optional at card level
Verizon Connect

  • Ability to restrict by fuel type
  • Ability to limit monthly spend

Interest free credit period up to 51 days

United Card

Requires a MINIMUM 5,000 - 10,000 litres of fuel pumped per month to unlock discounts:

3¢ p/litre (regular fuels)
5¢ p/litre (premium fuels)

$2.20

$0.00

450

1

United
Not offered
Not offered
Not offered
Not offered
Not offered
Not offered

  • Ability to restrict by fuel type
  • Ability to limit monthly spend

lnterest free credit period up to 45 days

FleetCard™

United Card

Discounts & Fees

Fuel discounts

Up to 6¢ p/litre*
at Shell & Coles
3¢ p/litre*
at FleetCard accepted sites
Requires a MINIMUM 5,000 - 10,000 litres of fuel pumped per month to unlock discounts:

3¢ p/litre (regular fuels)
5¢ p/litre (premium fuels)

Card fees per card

$1.99*

$2.20

Transaction fees

$0.50*

$0.00

Acceptance

Number of fuel sites nationwide

5,700+

450

Number of fuel brands

13

Shell & Coles Express, Ampol, EG Caltex, BP, United, Woolworths, 7-Eleven, Mobil, Puma Energy, Metro, Liberty, Freedom Fuels, Westside

1

United

Number of non-merchants

6,000+

Not offered

Accepting non-fuel merchant brands

14

Tyrepower, O'Brien Autoglass, Marshall Batteries, Mycar Tyre & Auto, Bridgestone, Bob Jane T Marts, JAX Tyres, Verizon Connect, Ultra Tune, Beaurepaires, Dunlop Super Dealer, Goodyear Autocore, ABS, Midas
Not offered

Other services

Roadside assistance

Optional at card level
Not offered

Car wash

Not offered

GPS fleet tracking

Verizon Connect
Not offered

24/7 customer service

Not offered

Reporting & management

ATO compliant invoice

Card management

Ability to restrict by fuel type
Ability to restrict by fuel type
Ability to limit monthly spend
Ability to limit monthly spend

Flexible no lock-in contract (cancel anytime)

Payment terms

Interest free credit period up to 51 days

lnterest free credit period up to 45 days

*Fuel discounts and card fees for FleetCard are based on the promotion period and are not ongoing. You must use your card at Shell & Coles Express to receive the $0 transaction fees. Above information obtained from United's website and is correct as of the 12/12/23.

What do I need to apply for FleetCard?

A valid ABN/ACN

Owner or directors details and drivers licence

Details of cardholders and vehicles

Apply online

Apply for a FleetCard via our online application in under 5 minutes, including a real time credit check.

Why should your business choose FleetCard™ over a United Card?

Acceptance

FleetCard™ is accepted at over 90% of fuel sites across Australia.

Control

Total vehicle expense control through product restrictions and the abililty to monitor spend

Streamline

One monthly simple tax invoice to simplify your accounting

Savings

Everday fuel savings from our nationwide network of fuel sites and partners

Partners

Extensive non-fuel partner network includes servicing, tyres, parts, glass and more.

Testimonial

"Having on all-in-one card to manage business vehicles has improved our route efficiency and confidence in drivers. They don't worry about paper receipts or need to plan routes by fuel”

Chris Cameron
The Road Trip Founder

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Frequently Asked Questions

How quickly can I move my business fuel cards across to FleetCard

Applications take around 5 minutes to complete, including credit check. Once approved, you will receive your cards within 5-10 business days. Fuel cards arrive activated are ready to be used to ensure a hassle free experience.

Can I use my FleetCard at United?

Yes you can. In addtion to United, you can also use your FleetCard at over 90% of all fuel sites across Australia at all major brands including; Shell & Coles Express, Caltex, Mobil, BP, Woolworths, 7Eleven, Liberty and more.

Does FleetCard require a minimum volume of fuel pumped per month to receive a discount?

No, unlike United, Fleet Card does not require a minimum volume of fuel to be pumped per month to entitle your business access to fuel discounts. Discounts start from the first litre pumped.

What kind of support do you offer customers?

FleetCard customer service is available to our customers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Unlike United customer service, which is only available on weekdays during business hours and may leave your business in a difficult spot.