Petrol Prices in France

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Petrol Prices in France

Post by aleeivel » Tue Jul 29, 2008 9:54 am

Those of you lucky people just returned from pastures French, how do fuel price compare with the UK at the moment?
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Post by danielsr22 » Tue Jul 29, 2008 10:34 am

Not very well... We just got back and the average price was between e1.50-1.60/litre which works out about £1.30ish... We were all hoping for cheap fuel!

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Post by husky » Tue Jul 29, 2008 10:40 am

Having been travailing in Europe fuel costs vary from as little as 1.30 e Slovenia to 1.55e Germany
The motorways are usually .20c more expensive than towns ect
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Post by Mark B » Tue Jul 29, 2008 11:42 am

The prices are now very similar to the UK.

We paid between €1.45 & €1.56. If you are going to Briancon the petrol station approx 4k out of the centre on the same side as the supermarket was the one that we were getting diesel for €1.45

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French fuel prices

Post by The Old Prospector » Tue Jul 29, 2008 12:39 pm

You could check out the French government's website imaginatively (but helpfully) called http://www.prix-carburants.gouv.fr/

Tick Gazole for Diesel, GPL for LPG or SP95 for petrol and you'll get of price info. You might even get it to do some other fancy stuff, if your French is up to the questions.
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Post by Jack Butcher » Tue Jul 29, 2008 1:20 pm

Same cost as driving in the UK now, I'm going to sell my car, buy a donkey and set of for the alps in January.

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Post by aleeivel » Tue Jul 29, 2008 1:32 pm

thx Guys, just depressing as I was expecting :-(
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Post by Adrian Cooper » Tue Jul 29, 2008 5:26 pm

I think the cheapest we bought was supermarket at about €1.42 but motorway was nearer €1.55 - €1.60 for unleaded SP95.

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French Fuel costs

Post by George Mcmillan » Tue Jul 29, 2008 7:18 pm

Anywhere between 1.46 to 1.56 euros per litre. It's just as expensive as the UK now. Also the tolls are a joke now. We took a van to get all the kit in it and it averaged 75 euros for the tolls from Callais to Briancon. Eats into your beer budget.

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Post by briman » Wed Jul 30, 2008 2:52 pm

as stated, try the Supermarkets first and try to avoid the motorways.
Diesel is cheaper than unleaded out there. Carrefore (sp) was the cheapest place with prices very similar to over here, when we were in Montpelier earlier. Enjoy your trip Andy.

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