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Re: Regional variations in fuel prices
« Reply #15 on: 14 June 2018, 00:09:12 »

It amazes me that anyone would fuel up at a motorway service station, but they always seem to have plenty of punters.  :-\
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Re: Regional variations in fuel prices
« Reply #16 on: 14 June 2018, 10:55:23 »

In Gibraltar last Tuesday £0.91p p/l.

Driving around this week, cheapest I've seen is £1.23 p/l the dearest £1.48p/l.Unleaded. on motorway of course. Because it costs more to deliver, ????  That's what a manager at Moto once said.
Was told by a tanker driver a few years ago that how far the filling station was from the refinery/depot made a difference. Was he yanking my chain. :-\


Only slightly, these mway services obviously don't have any fuel tankers that drive past, or stop, so it's a one off delivery,  ::) :o
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Re: Regional variations in fuel prices
« Reply #17 on: 14 June 2018, 12:11:14 »

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Re: Regional variations in fuel prices
« Reply #18 on: 14 June 2018, 12:53:56 »

Seen on another forum this morning. DERV at €1.89 (£1.66) a litre in the Netherlands!   :o
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Re: Regional variations in fuel prices
« Reply #19 on: 14 June 2018, 18:38:06 »

Unleaded[ordinary] £1.26.9p p/l and derv £1.29.9p/l at local Jet station here today possibly cheaper at supermarkets.
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Re: Regional variations in fuel prices
« Reply #20 on: 14 June 2018, 21:38:47 »

Unleaded in hoof'land £1.24
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Re: Regional variations in fuel prices
« Reply #21 on: 14 June 2018, 22:30:08 »

It amazes me that anyone would fuel up at a motorway service station, but they always seem to have plenty of punters.  :-\

And me but maybe they are flush with cash, company car drivers or poor at planning.

Prices usedto be uniform in Spain regardless of where you were but these last few years huge variations have appeared with many “cut price” no frills stations opening up. There are sermarkets offering cheap fuel and further discount if you spend more than £60 in store. Websites showing fuel prices in your locality . Rural stations closing down. Sounds familiar.
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Re: Regional variations in fuel prices
« Reply #22 on: 15 June 2018, 11:54:32 »

And motorway service stations do not have any local competition....

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I think the rents at motorway service stations cause prices to be hugely inflated
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Re: Regional variations in fuel prices
« Reply #23 on: 15 June 2018, 13:59:09 »

And motorway service stations do not have any local competition....

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I think the rents at motorway service stations cause prices to be hugely inflated
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That's an old chestnut, they charge because they can,captive audience,  the sites used to be owned by the dot(highway's) then the government sold them, and the MSA, bought the land, as did some private equity firms.
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Re: Regional variations in fuel prices
« Reply #24 on: 19 June 2018, 12:53:58 »

All I know is that it's going up quickly!  :(

I paid 124.9p for DERV at Costco Bristol today.  Last week it was 119.9p.  :o

Down a smidgen today at 123.9p  :)
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Re: Regional variations in fuel prices
« Reply #25 on: 19 June 2018, 17:45:26 »

142.9p for diesel at brakkers yesterday.
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Re: Regional variations in fuel prices
« Reply #26 on: 19 June 2018, 20:45:54 »

55.9p in my Local Morri's, thats a massive 2p increase since February,   >:( ;D
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Re: Regional variations in fuel prices
« Reply #27 on: 20 June 2018, 14:04:10 »

Frying tonight!  :y

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