Truck Stop Shower

Most trucks stops have showers. They are usually individual enclosed rooms with a lockable door. In most cases, if you buy enough fuel at that truck stop (usually between 50 and 100 gallons) the shower will be free.

If you are not a trucker, just say you want to buy a shower. If you are a trucker and you have a reward card, you can use a shower credit on your card from a prior recent fuel purchase to get a shower or points to pay for a shower. If you don't have points just pay for a shower.

Some drivers ask other drivers if he/she has an extra shower ticket or credits that are about to expire.

For large chain truck stops like Pilot, Flying J, Petro, T/A, Loves for example, you can get fuel at one location and get a shower at a different location of that same chains. You will need to keep the fuel receipt or better yet sign up for the rewards card so that you can get the additional benefits.

You don't have to buy fuel in order to get a shower. If you don't get fuel or enough the shower usually ranges from $7 to $10. At most truck stops for the shower you will get...

  • Towel
  • Wash Cloth
  • Soap
  • There will be a toilet with tissue
  • There will be an individual shower

Every now and then the towels will be low quality or worn out.  Have a back up from home.

I usually bring in my own soap but use their towels. To each his/her own.

You do want to bring flip flops, alcohol for the toilet seat and what ever personal products you normally use when you shower like shaving kit, shampoo, razor, etc.

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