Avoid Perth petrol price rise

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The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 19 cents per litre (cpl) to 134.1 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money.

FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 16 May 2017, most BP sites are increasing their ULP price to 138.9 cpl (an increase of 25 cpl). Most Puma, Caltex and Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP price to 137.9 cpl and most Caltex Woolworths and 7-Eleven sites to 134.9 cpl.

Perth’s weekly petrol price cycle results in prices, on average, being cheapest on Sunday and Monday and at their most expensive on Tuesday and Wednesday – that’s why FuelWatch recommends filling up today.

If you need to fill up tomorrow, use FuelWatch as there are still more than 35 sites selling below 124 cpl. The difference between the highest and lowest priced sites is 28 cpl, which means you can save up to $16 on a 60 litre tank of fuel.

Monday’s cheapest ULP is available for:

  • 111.5 cpl at Puma Bellevue in the East;
  • 110.9 cpl at 7-Eleven Byford South and BP Connect Palm Springs (Warnbro) in the South; and
  • 110.9 cpl at 7-Eleven Balga in the North.

Tuesday’s cheapest ULP will be available for:

  • 112.9 cpl at Better Choice Roleystone in the East;
  • 111.7 cpl at United South Lake in the South; and
  • 111.7 cpl at United Ellenbrook and United Mt Lawley in the North.

Drivers can head to the mobile compatible www.fuelwatch.wa.gov.au site to find the cheapest fuel in their area. Log on after 2.30pm each day to compare today’s and tomorrow’s prices. You can also sign up for free emails along with the 23,000 others who benefit from daily updates. Alternatively, phone 1300 30 40 54.

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Media Contact (Consumer Protection) 

Consumer Protection
Media release
15 May 2017

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