As many of us know, petrol prices have rocketed. In fact, the average price of petrol has gone up by 6p a litre in just the past month! This is the biggest monthly rise in 18 years! So what can you do about it?
Well, driving around comes as part of the job for many tradespeople. Travelling from site to site, you can’t really avoid it. Now, if you’ve got a company van and a handy fuel car along with it, then these price hikes aren’t as alarming. Of course, when you’re having to pay for your fuel though, it’s always nice to find the cheapest deal.
So, we had a look into this to try and uncover how you lot could get the cheapest fuel deals. And, thanks to Money Saving Expert, they’ve drawn up a handy guide on how you can get more bang for your buck.
Of course, within the guide, there are your usual things on making your car more efficient like keeping your tyres inflated and decluttering your car, but, there are also some more tips that some of you may not have been aware of.
For example, petrol price comparison tools. Who knew they existed?! Pretty much everyone shops for the cheapest deals when it comes to stuff like insurance and holiday’s, so why don’t we do the same for fuel?
Well, luckily there are a few sites out there that can do it for you. The first being petrolpricess.com. There, you can register, entering your postcode and how far you’re willing to travel. Then, it’ll let you know the cheapest places near you to get fuel. Great!
This could be really handy as well when you’re travelling to different sites and you’re in a new area you may not be familiar with. Also, the prices are updated every day so you’ll be getting the most accurate results possible. It also covers a large variety of areas too looking at around 8,000 petrol stations in the UK.
Even better, it’s free to use as well and you can conduct 20 free searches a month!
But, if you’re travelling a lot, then this may not be suitable so you could always give confused.com a go. A similar kind of tool, this one covers less petrol stations but you can do 20 searches a week for free.
For more tips on how to get the cheapest petrol, check out the full report from Money Super Market here.
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