Perth motorists are urged to fill up now with petrol prices set to rise on Wednesday.

According to FuelWatch the price of unleaded petrol across Perth and Mandurah will increase on average by 18 cents per litre to $1.81.

This follows petrol dropping to its lowest point in more than two months this week, bottoming out an an average $1.63pl.

Perth motorists are urged to fill up now with petrol prices set to rise on Wednesday.

According to FuelWatch the price of unleaded petrol across Perth and Mandurah will increase on average by 18 cents per litre to $1.81.

This follows petrol dropping to its lowest point in more than two months this week, bottoming out an an average $1.63pl.

From 6am on Wednesday Caltex Woolworths will hike unleaded to $1.95 per litre. Puma ($1.93), Ampol ($1.91), BP and Coles Express ($1.89) and 7-Eleven ($1.85) will also raise prices.

The cheapest unleaded petrol on Wednesday will be available for $1.54 at X Convenience Alkimos followed by Liberty Beckenham and Liberty O’Connor at $1.55 and Shell High Wycombe and Vibe Upper Swan IGA Xpress at $1.57.

Despite the increase, 25 service stations will still offer prices below $1.58pl.

Buying the cheapest fuel will mean motorists could save $30 on a 60 litre tank, according to FuelWatch.

The group also revealed its website reached a record high of 2,176,573 visits in March.

That’s 44 per cent higher than the previous monthly record of 1,511,713 in October 2018

Fuel has been on a downward trend, dropping below $2 a litre in most jurisdictions across the country, after Treasurer Josh Frydenberg slashed fuel excise to assist with cost of living pressures.

Extracted in full from: Perth petrol: Prices across city, Mandurah to spike 18 cents per litre on Wednesday | The West Australian

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