Avoid Perth petrol price rise

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The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by 17 cents per litre (cpl) to 131.5 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money.                                                            

FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 3 November 2015, most Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP price by 27 cpl, to 139.9 cpl. The majority of Puma sites are increasing their ULP price to 137.9 cpl, most BP sites to 136.9 cpl, most Caltex sites to 135.9 cpl and most Caltex Woolworths sites to 128.9 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 we recommend filling up today.

If you need to fill up tomorrow, use FuelWatch as there are still 30 sites selling below 112 cpl. The difference between the highest and lowest priced sites is 34 cpl, which means you can save up to $20 on a 60 litre tank of fuel.

Monday’s cheapest ULP is available for:

  • 109.6 cpl at Puma Bellevue, Puma Mundaring, Puma Sawyers Valley and Puma Gingers (Upper Swan) in the East;
  • 105.7 cpl at Puma Belmont, Puma Burswood and Puma Parmelia in the South; and
  • 105.7 cpl at Puma Alexander Heights, Puma Dianella and Puma First Avenue Mt Lawley in the North.

Tuesday’s cheapest ULP will be available for:

  • 111.7 cpl at United Roleystone in the East;
  • 105.1 cpl at Caltex Woolworths Warnbro Fair and Caltex Woolworths Southern River in the South; and
  • 105.1 cpl at Caltex Woolworths Morley Galleria and Caltex Woolworths Currambine Marketplace 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 37,500 others who benefit from daily updates. Alternatively, phone 1300 30 40 54.

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Consumer Protection
Media release
02 Nov 2015

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