Avoid Perth petrol price rise

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The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 13 cents per litre (cpl) to 129.1 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money.

FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 7 June 2016, most Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP price to 133.9 cpl (an increase of 18 cpl). Most Caltex and Puma sites are increasing their ULP price to 132.9 cpl, most BP sites to 130.9 cpl and most Caltex Woolworths sites to 129.9 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 more than 30 sites selling below 117 cpl. The difference between the highest and lowest priced sites is 24 cpl, which means you can save up to $14 on a 60 litre tank of fuel.

Monday’s cheapest ULP is available for:

· 111.9 cpl at 7-Eleven Midvale in the East;

· 111.7 cpl at United Leda, United South Lake and United Spearwood in the South; and

· 111.9 cpl at 7-Eleven Balga, 7-Eleven Malaga and 7-Eleven Wangara in the North.

Tuesday’s cheapest ULP will be available for:

· 112.7 cpl at United Roleystone in the East;

· 111.6 cpl at Caltex Woolworths South Lake and Caltex Woolworths Warnbro Fair in the South; and

· 111.6 cpl at Caltex Woolworths Greenwood and Caltex Woolworths Mirrabooka 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
06 Jun 2016

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