You can beat the typical holiday spike at the bowser this Christmas – here’s what you need to know.

“In every state and territory across Australia except Victoria motorists can get the price in real time of every service station in their location,” Khoury told host Monique Wright.

“For example in NSW, you can get it on the NRMA app or the government’s fuel check website, similarly up in Queensland at RACQ and other parts of the country.

“Research before you get in the car.”

Peter pointed out there were huge gaps in fuel prices, especially in cities, so sometimes it is better to plan a fuel stop once you get out of your own area.

“If you leave Sydney today there’s every chance you will leave to somewhere that is cheaper than your local area — so we are encouraging people to do that research,” he said.

“There’s a huge spread of prices across most of the country now. We don’t want people paying more.”

During the segment, Monique revealed fuel prices were falling across the country, with Peter explaining the drops were a result of global fluctuations.

In Sydney and Brisbane, the prices have dropped to about $206.9 and $176.6, respectively. Perth and Adelaide have also dropped to about $164.4 and $198.7, respectively.

Melbourne is the only city where prices have risen, averaging $195.7.

“They are falling because oil prices are falling,” Peter assured viewers.

“They have been falling now since we hit record highs in September. Global factors are finally working in our favour here in Australia.

Both Peter and the RACQ’s Lauren Cooney were pleased to see relief at the pump for customers.

“Wholesale prices have dropped 32 cents a litre,” Peter said.

“So, we’re finally starting to see that at the bowser.”

Extracted in full from:  https://7news.com.au/sunrise/fuel-experts-reveal-their-surprisingly-simple-tips-to-get-the-cheapest-petrol-prices-this-holiday-season-c-12962520

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