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Re: Where do you fill up

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But not a motorway service station, surely?
Oh no, I didn't mean that

I don't think I would use up an entire tank on a motorway, so I would wait till I was off it, and onto more reasonably priced roads & towns
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29-05-2018, 12:08 PM
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I'd recommend a Golf. Ours is a beautiful drive, but I wouldn't recommend paying extra for the SE NAV trim. SE is just as good. Of course, you might be a boy racer and want a GT!
Just compared prices on a new one,750 difference,you can get a tom tom in halfords with lifetime maps for 80 at the moment,why pay all that extra?
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29-05-2018, 12:25 PM
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Just compared prices on a new one,750 difference,you can get a tom tom in halfords with lifetime maps for 80 at the moment,why pay all that extra?
Indeed. The only reason we got an SE NAV was because that model was the only one available before my diesel scrappage offer ran out. I'm not complaining because I received 4000 for an old banger worth about 200!

Actually, you don't need to buy a sat nav either, if you have a smart phone. I've plugged mine into the car's USB socket and, with a free app (Android Auto - there'll be one for Crapple too) you can have Google Maps on the car's screen, including traffic flow details. In some respects, that is superior to the car's own NAV system, and I usually have both available at the touch of a button.
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29-05-2018, 05:25 PM
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Re: Where do you fill up

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Indeed. The only reason we got an SE NAV was because that model was the only one available before my diesel scrappage offer ran out. I'm not complaining because I received 4000 for an old banger worth about 200!

Actually, you don't need to buy a sat nav either, if you have a smart phone. I've plugged mine into the car's USB socket and, with a free app (Android Auto - there'll be one for Crapple too) you can have Google Maps on the car's screen, including traffic flow details. In some respects, that is superior to the car's own NAV system, and I usually have both available at the touch of a button.
Apparently waze is very good ( sat nav app)
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29-05-2018, 06:55 PM
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Apparently waze is very good ( sat nav app)
Yes, I have Waze too though, apart from having all those little people moving about on the roads, I don't find it as good as Google Maps.

There's NAVMII too.
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31-05-2018, 11:25 PM
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I use myNRMA app on my phone which gives the price of fuel in every servo in NSW. At the moment a small station down by the lake has fuel at $1.33/L (67p/L) compared to the stations in town at $1.43 (71p/L).

As the distance is only half a Km further and I always fill the tank (holds 72 L) it saves a reasonable amount of money over time.
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