Fuel price advice for Perth drivers - 31 October 2012

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Fill up today if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch.

On Thursday, 1 November 2012, most Caltex and Coles Express sites are hiking their ULP price tomorrow by 9 cents per litre (cpl) up to 147.9 cpl. Most Caltex Woolworths sites are hiking their ULP price by 8 cpl up to 146.9 cpl. Most BP, Gull and Peak sites are also hiking their price tomorrow, up to 145.9 cpl.

Tomorrow's metropolitan average price for ULP will be 145.4 cpl, however there will be over 40 Perth sites selling below 140 cpl.

Given that Perth ULP prices follow a weekly cycle, with Thursday and Friday being the most expensive days, FuelWatch recommends filling up today and paying no more than 139.5 cpl.

Wednesday’s cheapest ULP is available for:

  • 134.9 cpl at Caltex Glen Forrest and Caltex StarMart Mundaring in the East;
  • 135.1 cpl at Caltex Woolworths Canning Vale in the South; and
  • 135.1 cpl at Caltex Woolworths Clarkson in the North.


Thursday’s cheapest ULP will be available for:

  • 136.9 cpl at Better Choice Stratton and Peak Sawyers Valley in the East;
  • 134.7 cpl at United South Lake in the South; and
  • 134.7 cpl at United Mindarie in the North.


Tomorrow’s metropolitan average price for LPG will be 84.1 cpl, however there will be 50 sites selling below 80 cpl. Thursday’s cheapest LPG will be available for 77.5 cpl at BP Connect Wellington Rd (Morley), BP 2go Noranda, Caltex Woolworths Morley Galleria and Coles Express Highgate.

FuelWatch advises motorists to ALWAYS check the price of petrol and LPG before they buy. Motorists can find the cheapest petrol via a free daily email from FuelWatch – simply head to www.fuelwatch.wa.gov.au to subscribe. More than 43,000 people are already signed up. Alternatively, you can log on to www.fuelwatch.wa.gov.au each day or phone 1300 55 08 08.

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Media Contact:

Alan Hynd

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Alan.hynd@commerce.wa.gov.au

Consumer Protection
Media release
31 Oct 2012

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