Avoid Perth petrol price rise

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The average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) is set to increase by over 30 cents per litre (cpl) to 169.4 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers, if they can, to fill up today to save money.

FuelWatch advises that on Wednesday 22 September 2021, most branded retailers are hiking their ULP price: BP, Caltex Woolworths and Coles Express hiking by between 39-41 cpl up to 178.9 cpl; Puma up to 178.7 cpl; Caltex/Ampol up to 177.9 cpl; 7-Eleven up to 176.9 cpl; Vibe up to 176.5 cpl; and United up to 167.9 cpl.

If you need to fill up tomorrow, use FuelWatch as there are still over 25 sites selling below 140 cpl. The difference between the highest and lowest priced sites is 46 cpl, which means you can save up to $27 on a 60 litre tank of fuel.

Tuesday’s cheapest ULP is available for:

  • 135.3 cpl at Vibe Upper Swan IGA Xpress in the East;
  • 132.7 cpl at Costco Perth Airport (membership required) and 134.6 cpl at Atlas Fuel Kwinana in the South; and
  • 135.1 cpl at Vibe Wanneroo in the North.

Wednesday’s cheapest ULP will be available for:

  • 137.1 cpl at Vibe Upper Swan IGA Xpress in the East;
  • 132.7 cpl at Costco Perth Airport (membership required) and 134.7 cpl at Vibe Kwinana OPT in the South; and
  • 136.5 cpl at Liberty Landsdale and Liberty Banksia Grove 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 10,000 others who benefit from daily updates. Alternatively, phone 1300 30 40 54.

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

Consumer Protection
Media release
21 Sep 2021

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