Fuel price hike forces up cost of Gold Coast petrol by 40cpl in one morning
SKY-HIGH petrol prices have Gold Coast motorists rushing to find a deal with fuel costs climbing rapidly this morning.
By 11am there was a 40.2 cent per litre difference between petrol stations on the Coast.
Some were less than 100 metres apart.
In Labrador, 7-Eleven on the Gold Coast Highway was offering Unleaded 91 for 125.9 cpl, while across the road Caltex had already hiked up its price to 165.9 cpl.
It was a similar case in Molendinar as Freedom on Olsen Ave sat at 125.9 cpl, compared to Coles Express at 165.9 cpl.
An RACQ spokeswoman said 45 per cent of Gold Coast petrol prices has jacked up prices to over 160 cpl.
She recommended drivers fill up if they see fuel for 134 cpl or less.
Across the Coast this morning the cheapest fuel was found in Carrara, Southport, Labrador, Worongary, Merrimac and Broadbeach Waters.
United on Nerang Broadbeach Rd, Carrara
7-Eleven, Spall St, Carrara
7-Eleven, Nielsens Rd, Carrara
7-Eleven, Nerang Broadbeach Rd, Carrara
Woolworths on Ferry Rd, Southport
Freedom, Smith St, Southport
United, Ferry Rd, Southport
Caltex on Mudgeeraba Rd, Worongary
Puma, T.E Peters Dr, Broadbeach Waters
United, Frank St, Labrador
United, Gooding Dr, Merrimac
Coles Express, Ferry Rd, Nerang
BP, Ferry Rd, Southport
Coles Express, Olsen Ave, Southport
Woolworths, Frank St, Labrador
Caltex, Brisbane Rd, Labrador
Caltex, Central St, Labrador
Caltex, Pacific Mwy, Reedy Creek
Caltex, Gold Coast Highway, Surfers Paradise
Shell, Genoa St, Surfers Paradise
Woolworths, Lae Dr, Runaway Bay
Caltex, Oxley Dr, Runaway Bay
Coles Express, Oxley Dr, Runaway Bay
Caltex, Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads
Coles Express, West Burleigh Rd, Burleigh Heads
Caltex, Olsen Ave, Ashmore
7-Eleven, Southport-Nerang Rd, Ashmore
BP, Southport-Nerang Rd, Ashmore
Caltex, Olsen Ave, Arundel
7-Eleven, Napper Rd, Arundel
Caltex, Gibbs St, Arundel
Caltex, Markeri St, Robina
7-Eleven, Ron Penhaligon Way, Robina
7-Eleven, Robina Town Centre, Robina
Caltex, Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach
7-Eleven, Hooker Blvd, Broadwater Waters
Coles Express, Bermuda St, Varsity Lakes
Coles Express, Gold Coast Highway, Miami
Coles Express, Ashmore Rd, Benowa
7-Eleven, Lakeview Blvd, Mermaid Waters
Woolworths, Broadwater Ave, Hope Island
7-Eleven, Broadwater Ave, Hope Island
7-Eleven, Hope Island Rd, Hope Island
Caltex, Siganto Dr, Helensvale
Caltex, Hope Island Rd, Helensvale
7-Eleven, Helensvale Rd, Helensvale
Coles Express, Parkwood Blvd, Parkwood
Extracted from Gold Coast Bulletin