Petrol stations providing garage services, petrol pump, petrol garage, petrol kiosk, petrol station, service station in Zambia. Other services include fuel selling facilities and lubricants for motor vehicles, typically petrol, diesel fuel, and paraffin. These petrol stations also offer motor vehicle maintenance, repairs and combine a mini-mart, fast food outlets and sometimes a vehicle service facility. Most petrol stations are open 7 days a week and are open for 24 hours. With shops and kiosks, the shops offer a wide range of products to satisfy the needs of our customers. Unleaded, premium, regular diesel, low sulphur diesel, kerosene, lubricants, insecticides and coils and car care products are available in most service stations to enable any customer to get the appropriate quality product.
Commonly called a filling station in Zambia, a petrol station is a facility which sells fuel and lubricants for motor vehicles and bikes as well as kerosene and LPG gas for cooking and heating with the most common fuels sold being petrol or diesel.
While other countries like the United States allow self-service, in Zambia the situation is different. Attendants are required to pump gas because customers are barred from pumping their own gas.
Other goods and services commonly available at petrol stations
Many petrol stations also have convenience stores that sell food, beverages, cigarettes, motor oil, and sometimes auto parts. Prices for these and other items tend to be higher at convenience stores than they would be at a supermarket or discount store.
A large number of filling stations also provide toilet facilities for customer use, but a few do not provide these amenities. Many also have air compressors with tyre gauges – all machines are free of charge. Some filling stations are equipped with car washes - washes are offered at a fee.
There are a number of filling stations with fast food outlets. These are usually "express" versions with limited seating and limited menus, though some may be regular-sized and have spacious seating.
Some types of fuel you will find in Zambia
Petrol (Unleaded) - made with the latest technologies, unleaded petrol enables drivers to get the best performance from their engines. This fuel conforms with international standards to ensure that customers are assured of optimum performance.
Some petrol stations in Zambia