Even Cheaper Petrol…Just in Time for Half Term

No Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 31st October, 2014

With the half term holidays approaching, we have good news for you if you plan to take a holiday or go to visit friends and relatives: petrol and diesel is getting even cheaper across the UK. Your best bet for the cheapest fuel is to head to one of the supermarkets, who are stepping up their… more »

UK Fuel Costs Set to Remain Low

No Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 29th October, 2014

As you probably know if you’ve been following recent news, the key reason for Britain’s steadily falling petrol prices is the corresponding drop in the bulk cost of Brent crude oil. At the time of writing, the cost of a delivered barrel of crude in London is around US$85, a price that’s dropped by approximately a… more »

In Northern Ireland? Make Sure you Shop Around for Fuel

No Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 28th October, 2014

Motorists in Northern Ireland are enjoying consistently falling prices on petrol and diesel. Just like in the UK mainland, costs are tumbling due to fierce competition (especially amongst supermarkets) and a bulk crude oil price that’s dropping like a stone. However, as we’ve mentioned before, fuel prices are often subject to significant price disparities, especially… more »

UK Petrol Could Fall to £1 per Litre!

No Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 27th October, 2014

As you’re no doubt aware, petrol and diesel in the UK is now substantially cheaper than it has been in recent years, but the best is yet to come – or at least it is if a report in The Mirror is to be believed. According to the national tabloid, petrol prices could fall as low… more »

UK Drivers “Fleeced” by the Government

No Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 24th October, 2014

Even though UK petrol and diesel prices are on a steady and consistent downward trajectory, a recent report commissioned by FairFuel UK has concluded that the government could do far more to make lives easier for British motorists. The research was recently reported on by BT Home, who state that UK drivers pay a staggering… more »

Cheaper Fuel Contributes to Lower UK Cost of Living

No Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 23rd October, 2014

It’s rather unusual to see the cost of living in Britain drop, but according to the International Business Times, a report commissioned by Asda has shown that the average expenditure for UK households was £6 per week lower in September 2014 than in the same month in 2013. The lower cost of petrol and diesel is a… more »

More Reports Point to Unfair Petrol Costs in Rural Areas

No Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 22nd October, 2014

Just last week, we reported that rural areas seem to be struggling to catch up with the petrol price reductions that drivers are enjoying in more populated parts of the United Kingdom. We cited a report in The Yorkshire Post that surmised that rural motorists could be paying an extra £2 each time they fill their car. Evidence… more »

Indonesia to Follow Brazil in Raising Fuel Prices

No Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 22nd October, 2014

Last week we discussed the fact that Brazil’s government are raising fuel prices despite a worldwide fall in the cost of bulk crude oil. Now, it’s been revealed by Reuters that Indonesia’s new president will also be raising consumer fuel prices next month, by as much as 50%. Indonesia’s economy is struggling, and the government… more »

Petrol Price Trends: October 2014

2 Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 20th October, 2014

It’s been an exciting month for UK petrol prices, and a good one for motorists, with a general downward trend in the cost of petrol and diesel that looks set to continue, at least in the short to medium term. Let’s begin with some background: As previously reported, oil prices are at a major low… more »

Driving in the UK? Be Careful on the Roads Tomorrow

No Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 20th October, 2014

If you’re a UK motorist, then tomorrow (Tuesday, 20th October) is a day for caution, as travel havoc is predicted in the wake of extreme incoming weather, in the form of “Hurricane Gonzalo.” According to the Daily Express, the hurricane is expected to cause “widespread devastation,” and is described as the “worst storm in years.” At the… more »