Why is the price of petrol always changing?

Why is it that you fuel up one day, and the next, fuel is 10cents cheaper? It’s almost as upsetting as buying a full priced item at your favourite retailer and the next day, it’s 50% off. There are many contributing factors as to why this is the case, but the most common factor is dependant on the price of oil. Just recently The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)…

Things to consider before buying a new car

Before buying a car, it’s important to research your options and find the best suiting car for you. Some handy questions to ask yourself and consider may include: How many passengers will you be carrying? Will you need a car with more seats? What type of driving do you do: Rough roads, highways, normal surface Do you have a long commute and, because of that, is fuel economy important to…

How to pick the right car insurance policy for you

What is the right policy for you? with so many companies around and so many different choices, where do you start? you should shop around to make sure that you choose a product that suits your needs and circumstances. Sometimes the cheapest option isn’t always the best. Depending on which state you live in will determine your options on which type of policy you can take out. Different types of…

How often should you check your tyre pressure?

. It is suggested that you should check your tyre pressure every fortnight and you must always check your tyres before commencing on a road trip, even if it’s 2hrs away! Now, the fun part, where and how? Most service stations have complimentary facilities for you to do so. It’s best to make sure your tyres are cool because there is a possibility you may can an inaccurate reading. If…

How do you change a car tyre?

It’s that dreaded feeling that comes with driving a car. As much as we avoid the thought in our heads, it can happen. So it’s best to know what you need to do if you have to change a tyre. Step 1: Pull over in a safe and flat spot, away from traffic if you can and put your hazard lights on Step 2: If you have an automatic, put…

What actually happens when you get your car serviced?

Have you ever wondered what actually happens when you get your car serviced? It’s easy enough for us to drop off our car and pick it up in a few hours, but what happens during that time? Depending on where you get your car serviced, there sometimes may be different options you can go with, these may include a standard service (or otherwise known as a interim service) or a…

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