Motorists in the Coffs Harbour electorate could save hundreds of dollars at the bowser by using the NSW Government’s new FuelCheck app, which provides live fuel prices and much more in real-time for all NSW service stations.
The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said the app was a game- changer for motorists and enabled them to find the best deal by price, location, fuel type and brand.
“By giving motorists a bird’s-eye view of the market they can find the cheapest fuel anywhere in the state, providing them with much needed relief at the hip pocket,” Mr Fraser said.
He said the app included all of the popular website functions with multiple exciting new features to make finding the best value for money even easier.
“The app includes a Favourite Stations function, which allows users to save their favourite petrol stations and receive a notification when the petrol reaches their chosen price,” Mr Fraser said.
“A My Trip function uses Google Maps to enable users to find the cheapest petrol station on their journey and direct them to the station.”
Mr Fraser said the app also included a Trends page, which shows the cheapest day of the week to fill up, the day’s price range, and allows users to track the changing petrol price over a day, week, month or year.
“Since its launch in August 2016, the FuelCheck website has had over 2.6 million visits and the recently implemented feedback function has seen 95 per cent positive reviews from happy customers. Motorists simply love FuelCheck and will no doubt love the app,” Mr Fraser said.
If the price at the pump does not match what is shown on the app, motorists can make a complaint directly to NSW Fair Trading.
The app is available in the App Store and Google Play and is compatible with all iOS and Android phones.