Avoid Perth petrol price rise

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The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 21 cents per litre (cpl) to 130.2 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money.

FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 11 July 2017, most Puma, Caltex and Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP price to 134.9 cpl (an increase of 30 cpl by Puma, 28 cpl by Caltex and 25 cpl by Coles Express). Most Caltex Woolworths and BP sites are increasing their ULP price to 132.9 cpl and most 7-Eleven sites to 131.9 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 FuelWatch recommends filling up today.

If you need to fill up tomorrow, use FuelWatch as there are still more than 30 sites selling below 114 cpl. The difference between the highest and lowest priced sites is 29 cpl, which means you can save up to $17 on a 60 litre tank of fuel.

Monday’s cheapest ULP is available for:

  • 103.4 cpl at Puma Bellevue in the East;
  • 101.6 cpl at Puma Atwell in the South; and
  • 101.6 cpl at Puma Landsdale in the North.

Tuesday’s cheapest ULP will be available for:

  • 107.7 cpl at United Roleystone in the East;
  • 105.9 cpl at 7-Eleven Forrestdale in the South; and
  • 106.7 cpl at United Ellenbrook, United Lexia and United Mt Lawley 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 19,000 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
10 Jul 2017

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