Avoid Perth petrol price rise

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The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 12 cents per litre (cpl) to 130 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money.

FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 29 November 2016, most Coles Express and Caltex sites are increasing their ULP price by 15 cpl and 16 cpl, respectively, to 133.9 cpl. Most Puma sites are increasing their ULP price to 131.9 cpl, most BP and Caltex Woolworths sites to 129.9 cpl and most United sites to 129.7 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 122 cpl. The difference between the highest and lowest priced sites is 20 cpl, which means you can save up to $12 on a 60 litre tank of fuel.

Monday’s cheapest ULP is available for:

  • 109.5 cpl at Puma Midvale in the East;
  • 107.9 cpl at Vibe Armadale in the South; and
  • 109.4 cpl at Puma Landsdale in the North.

Tuesday’s cheapest ULP will be available for:

  • 114.0 cpl at Chidlow Growers Mart Liquor Store in the East;
  • 114.7 cpl at Peak Kwinana in the South; and
  • 115.9 cpl at BP Connect West Coast (Scarborough), BP Nookenburra (Innaloo) and Puma Neerabup 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
28 Nov 2016

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