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    We`ve just got back and i wasn`t impressed with the price over there

    To start with diesel at supermarkets was approx 1.399 euro p/l which went up to approx 1.459 euro p/l in the 5 1/2 week was over there
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wooie1958 View Post
    We`ve just got back and i wasn`t impressed with the price over there

    To start with diesel at supermarkets was approx 1.399 euro p/l which went up to approx 1.459 euro p/l in the 5 1/2 week was over there
    Asda have just announced a price cut to boot.I havent been to France since last year and thought it was getting expensive then but !.49...ouch

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff G View Post
    Asda have just announced a price cut to boot.I havent been to France since last year and thought it was getting expensive then but !.49...ouch


    We called in at Morrisons, High Wycombe on the way back and diesel was 1.319 p/l which made Morrisons, Leyland seems cheap at 1.259 p/l
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    Last time I drove abroad was back in 2010 - went to Italy via the western side (France, Luxembourg, Switzerland) and back home on the eastern route (Austria, Germany, Belgium) and found Luxembourg the best place to fill up price wise. Is that still generally the case?
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    Quote Originally Posted by wildebus View Post
    Last time I drove abroad was back in 2010 - went to Italy via the western side (France, Luxembourg, Switzerland) and back home on the eastern route (Austria, Germany, Belgium) and found Luxembourg the best place to fill up price wise. Is that still generally the case?
    Yes, Luxembourg always cheapest for fuel, and same rules as elsewhere being cheaper off of the motorway, but I usually use motorway service stations. At busy periods be prepared for a queue.
    Although service is fast as you fill up and then drive to pay kiosk, so no waiting for people getting coffee's and doing shopping.

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    Never mind the price of fuel in France, it's the shortage the
    OP link refers to, no wonder my parcel from Lyon hasn't
    turned up yet. Bloody delivery truck's probably stuck
    in a layby somewhere

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