£1.50 a litre will it slow you up?

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  1. Road Runner

    Road Runner Read Only Funster

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    Reading in the Express that petrol will be £1.50 a litre by September.

    It will certainly hurt me:cry:
     
  2. Wildman

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    Already at a virtual standstill, need to find waste veggie oil. Your ok on LPG aren't you?
     
  3. haganap

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    ive already slowed down to try and keep my beloved MH hobby going.

    If I go any slower push bikes will be overtaking me. :Rofl1:
     
  4. stagman

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    I have cut down on my little weekend jaunts,looking forward to France next month ,cpl weeks to make up for it.:thumb:
     
  5. Lindy-C

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    Can't afford to slow up......just have to work harder to cover the cost :cry:
     
  6. Detourer

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    I was back in the UK last week and was amazed at the number of speed-cams and signs……That slowed me down! and I noticed the difference in fuel used/saved in the hire car………..

    But it was ALL costs in the UK that really stunned me, everything is so expensive….And today I see in one of the on-line newspapers that the UK is now the most expensive Euro/Western country.

    It’s not happened yet, but I expect a down-turn in our tour bookings……… then maybe not, who knows. With fuel and most other expenses cheaper in mainland Europe [and yes you would expect me to say……fuel in Morocco is around 50% of euro prices] are not euro holidays in a Motorhome even more attractive?

    I see today that this year the incoming passenger traffic at Malaga Airport has already increased by 37%…………

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  7. peterandbetty

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    Bio-diesel now at £1.10 lt

    Betty
     
  8. TinaGlenn

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    It has slowed us down, but then I just make sure we start driving earlier :Rofl1:

    I think a lot of people are thinking about non essential car journeys, around our home town there are a lot more people walking about and using bicycles
    :RollEyes:
     
  9. Marrwyck

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    Hopefully no need for us to slow down.
    I am currently averaging between 31 & 35mpg in our Knaus Sun Ti.

    But soon were off to europe & we ain't that bothered, lol :Rofl1:
     
  10. Road Runner

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    What a lovely position to be in:Wink::thumb:
     
  11. Adria 5

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    you telling me:RollEyes: i need a armoured tanker getting grief every where i go
    the favourate saying being "not been hyjacked yet:Eeek: serious we have strict rules we stop for no one even the police !! we a silly placard to put up aginnst the window a lot that would do against any one armourd:Doh: expect the price to rise further when winter comes:Sad:

    RAY
     
  12. Jim

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    Slow me up! I'm already only doing 45 on the motorway so that I can wring every last yard out of her. Its not looking good for 8.1l V8's:Sad:
     
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  13. stagman

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    And I thought I had problems:Laughing:
     
  14. busby

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    BUT IT WAS IN THE EXPRESS,,why waste your money on a rag like that . They tell more lies than The Sport..BUSBY.:):):)
     
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  15. Bailey58

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    Where on earth did this spring from? o_O
     
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    Looks like its more up to date than you. The OP is from 2008.
     
  17. Snowbird

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    Yeh, it was 8 years ago though.
     
  18. Yorick

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    How much is diesel over there now?

    It's 81c over here :)
     
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    £1.079 at Tesco. Yours need to be cheap as there is no need for cars on that small island and you all live under generator lights.
     
  20. The Wino

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    Previously peaked at £1.48 in 2012 so £1.50 not unbelievable still cheap historically at the moment http://www.racfoundation.org/data/uk-pump-prices-over-time . With ref to it being half that price in Morrocco I bet wages are a lot less than here so really more expensive if you are a local
     
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