You are here: Home - Household Bills - News -

Major supermarkets cut petrol prices this half-term weekend

Written by: Paloma Kubiak
Three supermarket giants have cut pump prices by up to 2p a litre following a fall in oil costs.

The price war should see drivers pay less for filling up their cars this half-term weekend.

Here’s what’s happening and where:


Asda was first off the mark as it announced that from today, drivers will pay no more than 116.7p per litre for unleaded and 118.7p per litre for diesel as Asda operates a fuel price cap.


The supermarket has 333 filling stations across the UK and from midnight tonight, motorists filling up at one of these forecourts will see the cost of both fall by up to 2p per litre.


From tomorrow, Sainsbury’s will cut the price of unleaded by up to 2p per litre and diesel by 1p a litre across its 311 forecourts. Customers will also be able to collect Nectar points (one point a litre).

There are 0 Comment(s)

If you wish to comment without signing in, click your cursor in the top box and tick the 'Sign in as a guest' box at the bottom.

The savings accounts paying the most interest

If one of your jobs this month is to get your finances in order, moving your savings to a higher paying deal i...

Coronavirus and your finances: what help can you get?

News and updates on everything to do with coronavirus and your personal finances.

Everything you need to know about being furloughed

If you’ve been ‘furloughed’ by your company, here’s what it means…

What will happen if rates change

How your finances will be impacted by a rise in interest rates.

Regular Savings Calculator

Small regular contributions can build up nicely over time.

Online Savings Calculator

Work out how your online savings can build over time.

Having a baby and your finances: seven top tips

We’re guessing the Duchess of Cambridge won’t be fretting about maternity pay or whether she’ll still be...

Protecting family wealth: 10 tips for cutting inheritance tax

Inheritance tax - sometimes known as 'death tax' - can cause even more heartache for bereaved families. But th...

Travel insurance: Five tips to ensure a successful claim

Ahead of your summer holiday, it’s important to make sure you have the right level of travel cover or you co...

Money Tips of the Week

Read previous post:
FCA sends RBS report to committee but declines to publish

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has sent the Treasury Committee a copy of the report into the Royal Bank of...