Cheap Diesel !

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  1. bobandjanie

    bobandjanie Funster Life Member

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    When in the UK we usually get our diesel from Tesco as we shop there, have Tesco credit cards and enjoy using our club card points on the train. :LOL:
    Well here in Spain just round the corner from the site we have a garage that sells cheap fuel, at the moment it's €116.9. (y)

    But..............The Spanish have different ideas, and say nothing about the fuel being good or bad, and we know that Shell / Repsol / Cepsa are about 5 cents a litre more, but that's not the problem. :eek:
    The way they look at it is........the cheap garage employs 1 person, and the others employ 3 people , and say don't get your fuel there. :rolleyes:

    As its our second home ;) we have decided to get our diesel somewhere else, and pay a bit extra and support the local community. (y)
    What would you do?

    :D I will point out we shop at Lidl or the market, and when we leave, we fill up at supermarkets on the way back. :ROFLMAO: Bob.
     
  2. Wildman

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    fuel price dropped in the past few days in the UK £1.228 in Tescos Barnstaple, always get fuel there for my Tesco travel vouchers. Local garages are 4-6p a litre dearer and claim only to get 1p a litre profit. I really don't see it myself. I buy where the price is best and no scruples.
     
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    121 .7 here in swansea
     
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  4. Jaws

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    Lets put it like this.. I have been known to drive around the town in the Smartie, find the cheapest price ( not always Tescos or Sainsburys )then come home and take the MH to the cheapest place..
     
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    Scarborough.......end of the road and little competition.

    Still 124.9p at supermarkets here....mind, that only includes morrison and sainsbury as tesco were too greedy buying a cheap site unsuitable for fuel sales.
     
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  6. Tea Bag

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    Hi.
    1.17 Euro Intermarche Santa Comba Portugal. 1.18 Mini Preco Tabua.
    Tea Bag
     
  7. Eyeinthesky

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    £1.19 a Litre for Diesel and £1.17 Unleaded in Weymouth today Lanehose Rocks Road Garage and Tesco Points included.... Esso Garage not Tesco's own. Best I've seen for yonks!
     
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    Just dropped to €117.3 in our local Intermarché, yesterday, I think.

    J
     
  9. Allanm

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    Our Neighbour told us it was €1.11 in the local Super U a couple of days ago. We'll have to fill up next week before we go home.
    Allan
     
  10. jumar

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    €1.09 Murcia Espana. = £0.86 per litre.
     
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  11. Daz n Tina

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    68p. Per litre at the local farm and its a really pretty colour.
     
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  12. Bailey58

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    All the big players are 124.9 around here.. The SAME people, 12 miles away, are 122.9 .. basta's :mad:
     
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  14. Moodybrook

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    Run it thro some Kittie litter and Bobs your uncle unless he works for the gestapo :rofl::rofl: then it could be clunk clink every trip :whistle2::whistle2:
     
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    Same in Kings Lynn, all our lot are 2 or 3p cheaper than their own outlets at Wisbech. I suppose they reckon the tattooed layabouts there are mostly on benefits so can afford the extra. :getmecoat:
     
  16. gus-lopez

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    Just point out that ;

    " Repsol's net profit during the first nine months of the year reached 1.646 billion euros, a 28% gain over the previous year's figure" :) made up of all the extra 5 centimos!
     
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    Or Tea as well im told :)

    Never tried it myself would be interested to see if it works just out of curiosity or just an urban myth :sneaky:
     
  18. Silver-Fox

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    Blimey i thought i was tight :)

    You must squeak :LOL:
     
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  19. gus-lopez

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    In the UK They now use some sort of "sniffer" that detects if you are using/have used agricultural diesel or central heating oil.:sneaky:
     
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    Doesnt seem to bother the continental HGV drivers that run twin tanks 1 for agi and 1 for clear :)
     
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