Avoid Perth petrol price rise

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The average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) is set to increase by around 31 cents per litre (cpl) to 138.1 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers, if they can, to fill up today to save money.

FuelWatch advises that on Wednesday 30 December 2020, most branded retailers are hiking their ULP price: 7-Eleven, Caltex/Ampol, BP, Caltex Woolworths and Coles Express hiking by between 41-43 cpl up to 147.9 cpl; Puma up to 147.7 cpl; and Vibe up to 146.7 cpl.

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

If you need to fill up tomorrow, use FuelWatch as there are still over 30 sites selling below 105 cpl. The difference between the highest and lowest priced sites is 47 cpl, which means you can save up to $28 on a 60 litre tank of fuel.

Tuesday’s cheapest ULP is available for:

  • 103.7 cpl at 7-Eleven Midland, 7-Eleven Midvale and Puma Bellevue in the East;
  • 102.7 cpl at Costco Perth Airport (membership required) and 102.8 cpl at Liberty Calista in the South; and
  • 103.5 cpl at 7-Eleven Landsdale, 7-Eleven Wangara, 7-Eleven Wanneroo and 7-Eleven Wanneroo South in the North.

Wednesday’s cheapest ULP will be available for:

  • 105.7 cpl at Caltex StarShop Swan View and Puma High Wycombe in the East;
  • 102.7 cpl at Costco Perth Airport (membership required) and 103.9 cpl at 7-Eleven Cockburn Central and Caltex Woolworths South Lake in the South; and
  • 103.3 cpl at Vibe Morley 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 11,000 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
29 Dec 2020

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