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How much does diesel cost in France?
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Old 15-05-2008, 10:33 AM
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Question How much does diesel cost in France?

I am off to France tomorrow and I understand diesel is cheaper over there, so it should be worth travelling nearly empty and filling up on arrival. I just wondered what the current price is?
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Old 15-05-2008, 10:39 AM
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I am off to France tomorrow and I understand diesel is cheaper over there, so it should be worth travelling nearly empty and filling up on arrival. I just wondered what the current price is?
according to this, quite a bit cheaper than uk:

http://www.aaroadwatch.ie/eupetrolprices/
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Old 15-05-2008, 10:43 AM
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We went to Nice on a short Break last weekend - and Petrol was 1.55 Euros a Litre! - mind you EVERYTHING in Nice was expensive!
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Old 15-05-2008, 10:50 AM
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scroll to the bottom....

http://www.auchancalais.com/shopping_centre.asp
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Old 15-05-2008, 10:54 AM
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Perfect! Thanks Inspector.
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Perfect! Thanks Inspector.
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Old 15-05-2008, 11:42 AM
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Cheaper in Belgium
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Cheaper in Belgium
brilliant!
maybe he could drive through france, to belgium. Fill up there, then come back to France!
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brilliant!
maybe he could drive through france, to belgium. Fill up there, then come back to France!
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Old 15-05-2008, 5:04 PM
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Cheaper in the USA too, if you fancy an even longer detour.
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Old 15-05-2008, 6:51 PM
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Here you go, take a look here and you can spend toniight planning your journey through France via the cheapest petrol & diesel.

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Old 16-05-2008, 12:04 AM
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When I suggested Belgium Marty it was if you were going to Calais cause cigs & baccy plus fuel Belgium. Less than 1 hour from Calais, wine you buy in France. Have a good trip.
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Old 16-05-2008, 8:08 AM
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Those Auchan prices are nearly 3 weeks old click HERE for up to date Carrefoure petrol/diesel prices. Diesel now 1.373 Euros/litre, exchange rate 1.2 Euros/ so nearer 1:14, cheaper but not much. Expect fuel to be dearer away from the hypermarkets so probably about the same there.
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Old 16-05-2008, 9:09 AM
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Got diesel 1.28euro a ltr Tues Auchan
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Old 16-05-2008, 9:23 AM
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Diesel isn't as cheap for us Brits as it used to be. When the hovvered at 1.40ish it made French fuel much cheaper. But with the at 1.20ish the savings are much smaller.
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Old 17-05-2008, 12:32 PM
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Quite true vikingaero Tues 1.28.ltr Fri 1.35 ltr Auchan
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Old 19-05-2008, 10:46 PM
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Just got back this evening, filled up at a supermarket @ 1.388 Euros per litre. So that works out at about 1.14 per litre. So it's about a 7% saving for me. Thanks to everyone for their input.
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Old 17-05-2009, 1:36 PM
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Could I ask this same question again please? Has anyone been recently?
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Could I ask this same question again please? Has anyone been recently?
Click the links in the earlier posts to find out the current prices, Victors Bruvvers link seems highly accurate, diesel is gazole, around 0.95 E/Litre
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Old 17-05-2009, 11:08 PM
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I live in the Languedoc, France and pay about 93 cents for a litre of diesel. Supermarkets are the cheapest places, and they can vary by a couple of cents, just like in the UK. Not sure about petrol costs though sorry
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