Petrol Price Reductions “Equal to a Tax Cut”

No Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 28th January, 2015

Petrol prices have now been falling steadily for months, and you’ve probably noticed the positive financial impact already – whether than means a little more money in your pocket, or a bit longer between trips to your local petrol station. Extrapolated over a year, the savings are likely to prove even more impressive. In fact,… more »

This Year’s Cheap Flights Will NOT Come From Flybe

No Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 28th January, 2015

We started the week by talking about how low air fares seem to be the next thing on the horizon as a result of oil price drops. However, we’ve since discovered that price reductions definitely won’t be “across the board,” and it seems that UK airline Flybe will not be one of those offering impressive… more »

Cheap Summer Flights on the way?

No Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 26th January, 2015

As everyone begins another cold winter week in the UK today, there’s sure to be a few of you thinking about jetting off into the sunshine to escape the chill. As such, we’re pleased to pass on some positive news, in the form of a range of press reports discussing the likelihood of cheaper air… more »

Three More YEARS of Cheap Petrol?!

No Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 23rd January, 2015

It’s always pleasing to end a week on a positive note, and we certainly have some good news for you today. Even though people in the UK are now becoming used to a steady supply of the cheapest fuel in ages, with some people even finding unleaded now for less than one Pound per litre,… more »

99p Petrol Begins to Spread

No Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 21st January, 2015

Last week, we talked about a garage in Walsall that had been widely reported as the first in the country to drop the price of unleaded fuel below the one Pound mark, specifically to 99.7 pence per litre. As we predicted at the time, petrol for under a Pound has begun to spread – and… more »

Is YOUR Breakdown Cover set to Auto-Renew?

No Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 20th January, 2015

In our detailed breakdown cover guides, we often point out that it’s a wise move to compare quotes at renewal time, or even try to negotiate with your existing provider to see if they will offer you a lower renewal price. Anecdotal evidence suggests that some providers are amenable to offering discounts, as they’d rather… more »

Some Households Now £50 per Month Better Off!

No Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 19th January, 2015

Some households are now £50 per month better off than they were as recently as six months ago, solely due to the recent falls in petrol and diesel prices, according to a FinChannel report. The families in question are those with two typical cars. Even more significantly, over £16 of the monthly saving has occurred in the… more »

Good News (Potentially) on the way for Rural Drivers

No Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 16th January, 2015

Petrol and diesel price reductions are now so widespread and significant that nobody in the UK is truly missing out on the financial savings. However, locational pricing disparities continue to exist, and people in rural areas continue to (quite rightly) complain that they are often left paying more for fuel than their urban counterparts. The… more »

Scotland’s Oil Industry Under Pressure

No Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 15th January, 2015

With the global oil price dropping like a stone, our main focus here has been on the impact on consumer petrol and diesel prices. After all, it’s these falling prices that are leaving change in your pocket and contributing to the UK’s current low rate of inflation. However, several times we have alluded to the… more »