Perth petrol: Motorists warned to fill up tanks to beat price rise, with fuel to surge by 24 cents per litre
Motorists in Perth and Mandurah were warned to fill up with the average price of gasoline set to rise by 24 cents per liter (cpl) on Wednesday.
Offering drivers a warning, FuelWatch revealed that the average price of regular unleaded gasoline will rise to 198.5cpl from 6am on Wednesday.
The Puma / Caltex and Ampol service stations will drastically increase prices between 35 and 45 cents to 214.9 cpl.
The prices of Coles Express, EG Ampol, 7-Eleven and BP will increase to 209.9 cpl and the Vibe sites up to 209.5 cpl.
For those looking to save, 38 individual sites will still offer prices below 170 cpl. By purchasing the cheapest fuel, motorists could save $ 29 on a 60-liter tank.
The cheapest ULP is at Costco Perth Airport (165.7), Vibe Ascot IGA Xpress (167.3), Liberty Banksia Grove (168.5) and Shell High Wycombe (169.5).
To beat the price increase, people can still get the cheapest fuel on Tuesday at Costco Perth Airport (166.7), Atlas Fuel Ascot and Welshpool (167.5), Coles Express Duncraig (167.9) and Vibe Forrestfield (169.3).
It comes when data for the September quarter showed that the CPI rose at an annual rate of 7.3%, driven by the rising cost of goods, due to high transportation costs, constraints of supply and prolonged high demand.