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fuel prices...WTF?

Towcar

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Just work out what it costs for a litre of bottled water and then thank christ your engine doesn't run on the stuff.
99c for a 1 litre at Pac n save, I want that price for my fuel!

BTW, it is not that the fuel is more expensive at some places, it is that it is less discounted by the petrol companies via rebates.
 

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BTW, it is not that the fuel is more expensive at some places, it is that it is less discounted by the petrol companies via rebates.
The thing with these discounts you get from the supermarkets, you may get the fuel cheaper @ the bowser but I'm sure they make that back by slightly increasing the margins on the products in the store.
 

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Isn't your car stock? Slap 91 in it and drive.
 

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71 cents for LPG.

Not happy? Convert. Or walk. ;)
 

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United at Ourimbah and North Wyong on the Highway are always good Nd the deviation down to West Gosford Caltex twins on either side of the road is good value if not for the cane back up the mountain.
United is opening another two in greater Newcastle.
 

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99c for a 1 litre at Pac n save, I want that price for my fuel!

BTW, it is not that the fuel is more expensive at some places, it is that it is less discounted by the petrol companies via rebates.
Not what I was referring to, I was mentioning the way pricing fluctuations work/worked in Aussie. Fuel is sold to the petrol station at a flat rate, they put their 1-2c on and sell it, if there is competition they call the petrol companies and ask permission to drop the price to match local competiton and get this back in the form of a rebate.
 

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The thing with these discounts you get from the supermarkets, you may get the fuel cheaper @ the bowser but I'm sure they make that back by slightly increasing the margins on the products in the store.
I think shopper dockets are a con if you rely on getting your fuel at Shell and Caltex - their pre-discounted price is a few cents higher than other brands in the same area. It's generally not hard to find other local independent or BP stations selling fuel cheaper than the Shell/Caltex stations. The dockets are good though, when the other stations accept the dockets and their prices are already lower than the s/d discounted price.
 

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You guys shouldn't complain. 95Ron fuel was $2.18 when I filled up yesterday and we don't get these fuel price cycles either, it's always expensive....
I hear that^^^ 95 hasnt been below $2.10 here in 2 years, its normally about $2.15 when I fill up.
 
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