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Old 13-12-2016, 12:02 AM   #1
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Cheapest petrol or diesel in the past year or so?

How about you?

Apart from Luxembourg petrol stations all having the same low price by law, the lowest was at a Germany motorway service station on the way back from a wedding in Hungary last year. It had two petrol stations, one free-standing and 1.15/litre for diesel, the other part of a large restaurant at 0.99/litre! I thought my eyes were deceiving me as it was (a) the lowest I'd seen since petrol hit the magic 1/litre way back when in the UK, when there was the threat of motorists blockading refineries etc and (b) such drastically different pricing next to it - rival's trend to undercut if possible, but peg closely. Needless to say I "brimmed" the tank 😀
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Old 13-12-2016, 08:44 AM   #2
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It was 99p a litre in the UK within the last year. Back up to around 1.13 a litre now though.
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Old 13-12-2016, 08:49 AM   #3
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I recall filling up the Volvo with diesel at 97.9p a litre at Asda in High Wycombe as the oil price hit rock bottom.

It's a bit closer than Luxembourg.
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Old 13-12-2016, 11:35 AM   #4
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Whilst posted to Germany in the early 2000s I was paying 14p a litre thanks to our tax exempt status as HM Forces. I could fill my tank for less than 9!!! Happy days!
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Old 13-12-2016, 11:42 AM   #5
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My local garage has just put another penny on diesel now its 118.9. Its just to cash in on the Christmas rush I guess.

The garage is operated by Euro Garages who are buying up sites for fun which are just off motorway junctions. My local Asda less than a mile away is charging 112.9. No surprises where this boy buys his diesel I bet. I do chuck a bit of Millers additive in now and again tho.
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Old 13-12-2016, 08:10 PM   #6
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Diesel was 68p and Petrol 81p in Gibraltar September this year.

As Gibraltar main currency is UK pounds it seems a bit unfair that we pay a lot more.

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Old 13-12-2016, 10:03 PM   #7
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I paid 1.06p the other day at Costco Oldham

Think it was around 95p last year there.
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