Avoid Perth petrol price rise

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The average price of unleaded petrol is set to increase by over 20 cents per litre (cpl) to 155.9 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money.

FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 16 April 2019, most Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP price to 161.9 cpl (hiking by 23 cpl). Most Caltex Woolworths, BP, Caltex and 7-Eleven sites are increasing their ULP price to 159.9 cpl, most Puma sites to 159.7 cpl and most United sites to 154.9 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 25 sites selling below 138 cpl. The difference between the highest and lowest priced sites is 36 cpl, which means you can save up to $21 on a 60 litre tank of fuel.

Monday’s cheapest ULP is available for:

  • 131.7 cpl at Puma High Wycombe in the East;
  • 125.9 cpl at 7-Eleven Forrestdale, 7-Eleven Southern River and United Southern River in the South; and
  • 128.9 cpl at Caltex Woolworths Greenwood in the North.

Tuesday’s cheapest ULP will be available for:

  • 131.9 cpl at FastFuel 24/7 (Forrestfield) in the East;
  • 125.9 cpl at 7-Eleven Forrestdale and 7-Eleven Southern River in the South; and
  • 130.7 cpl at Caltex Woolworths Aveley, Caltex Woolworths Ellenbrook, Caltex Woolworths Morley Galleria and Caltex Woolworths Osborne Park 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 12,000 others who benefit from daily updates. Alternatively, phone 1300 30 40 54.


Media Contact: Alan Hynd, (08) 6552 9248 / 0429 078 791 / alan.hynd@dmirs.wa.gov.au  

Consumer Protection
Media release
15 Apr 2019

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