Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
3821 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 233

Trusted

  Reply # 1104155 7-Aug-2014 15:06
2 people support this post
Send private message

BP because I need 98, 2 minute drive from home and AA SmartFuel card discount.




Do whatever you want to do man.

  

Banana?
4255 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 967

Subscriber

  Reply # 1104157 7-Aug-2014 15:06
One person supports this post
Send private message

Item: Gull in New Lynn whenever I can - it is often doing 1.96-1.99 a litre which is cheaper than Caltex/BP even with my discount card.

Plus the fact that it is the closest thing to an NZ "local" Fuel business and means I can feel vaguely and misguidedly smug about not giving my money directly to BP or Shell, who rate pretty highly on my cnutometer.




Shell is gone.

It is now Z, and NZ owned. http://z.co.nz/about-z/who-is-z-energy/

 
 
 
 


Try Wrike: fast, easy, and efficient project collaboration software
1126 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 135

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1104160 7-Aug-2014 15:07
Send private message

Caltex Old Hutt Road Fuel Stop (Wellington) as the diesel price is normally much cheaper than elsewhere (was $1.32/l this morning).
Petrol price there is about the same as elsewhere though.

7759 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 765

Subscriber

  Reply # 1104162 7-Aug-2014 15:12
Send private message

sep11guy:
old3eyes: 1. What petrol station do you use   = Zzzzzz
2. Why? (Price, services i.e. car wash, location, customer service. )  = They have eftpos at the pump.  No queing up with the gas thieves and coffee drinkers anymore..



if they are thieves they wont be queuing up , they will just take off with their vehicles ;) 


Yeah but the gas stations treat everyone as a fuel thief..




Regards,

Old3eyes


6119 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 988

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1104165 7-Aug-2014 15:15
Send private message

Caltex, because it's closest to my place and I have a Smartfuel card. If I haven't accumulated discounts then it's sometimes cheaper to drive the extra two blocks to Gull, but I usually don't bother.

2561 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 600


  Reply # 1104166 7-Aug-2014 15:16
One person supports this post
Send private message

in Rotorua your mad if you dont use Pak n Save fuel mainly because it is so cheap .  Its 18 cents a litre cheaper than mobile caltex or Z without any discounts.

5015 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1001

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1104169 7-Aug-2014 15:25
One person supports this post
Send private message

I tend to use the first petrol station I see with a no queue at the / a pump, after I realise I need to get some petrol. I have all the discount and loyalty cards. So it doesn't really matter which one I go to. I just don't want to be there all day waiting for a pump or to be able to get my car out of the place after filling up.  




____________________________________________________
I'm on a high fibre diet. 

 

High fibre diet


2939 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 684


  Reply # 1104170 7-Aug-2014 15:26
One person supports this post
Send private message

billgates: BP because I need 98, 2 minute drive from home and AA SmartFuel card discount.


Caltex, because I need 95 and resent having to pay extra extra at BP for 98 (As they are the only 2 smartfuel stations)

2502 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 928

Subscriber

  Reply # 1104175 7-Aug-2014 15:28
Send private message

Usually Mobil - 98 and it's cheaper. Will use others depending on urgency of need, or simply convenience, though. 




Windows 7 x64 // i5-3570K // 16GB DDR3-1600 // GTX660Ti 2GB // Samsung 830 120GB SSD // OCZ Agility4 120GB SSD // Samsung U28D590D @ 3840x2160 & Asus PB278Q @ 2560x1440
Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900I w/Spark

76 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 1104178 7-Aug-2014 15:31
Send private message

Usually Mobil because Pak N Save changed their voucher from BP to Mobil.

When shopping at Countdown, then I use their voucher at Z.

I am one of those that don't really care about forecourt service, just want to fill up, pay and go. I don't use my car too much anyway...

5567 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1624

Trusted

  Reply # 1104179 7-Aug-2014 15:31
One person supports this post
Send private message

Stay away from Gull with their Ethanol blends.




Steam: Coil (Same photos as profile here)
Origin: Scranax
Currently playing on PC: Rust, Subnautica, CS:GO, AOE2 HD, BeamNG Drive, BF1.


125 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 39


  Reply # 1104210 7-Aug-2014 15:58
Send private message

What makes you say that TimA?

753 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 202


  Reply # 1104215 7-Aug-2014 16:04
Send private message

trig42:
Item: Gull in New Lynn whenever I can - it is often doing 1.96-1.99 a litre which is cheaper than Caltex/BP even with my discount card.

Plus the fact that it is the closest thing to an NZ "local" Fuel business and means I can feel vaguely and misguidedly smug about not giving my money directly to BP or Shell, who rate pretty highly on my cnutometer.




Shell is gone.

It is now Z, and NZ owned. http://z.co.nz/about-z/who-is-z-energy/


Fair enough - I guess I still think of them as Shell...

I imagine the bulk of their crude and refined petrol still comes from Shell? I know trying to climb atop moral high ground as far as petrol is concerned is a hiding to nothing, but I still like to try and convince myself that I am scratching some kind of ethical itch by avoiding the more obviously ugly Oil companies!


(...I imagine that the Gull petrol still ultimately comes from one of the big players anyway, but still...)




.

IT Professional
1707 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 166

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1104216 7-Aug-2014 16:09
Send private message

Caltex, because of AA Smartfuel - I love it when I fill up and get $1.20/L discount; Also they have forecourt staff who are always friendly and helpful;

I refuse to use BP because even though they also do AA Smartfuel they always tried to take my Smartfuel discounts with out asking me, instead of accumulating them - even when asked to accumulate; And because the local BP was always the first local station to raise prices, and always the last to lower them.

5567 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1624

Trusted

  Reply # 1104217 7-Aug-2014 16:10
Send private message

bigreddog: What makes you say that TimA?


Doesn't go nicely with my old cars :)
Not good with the rubber piping. It tends to gum up parts quickly if it sits too long. Clogged up some injectors in a car i had. My mates and i stay away from it as rule of thumb.




Steam: Coil (Same photos as profile here)
Origin: Scranax
Currently playing on PC: Rust, Subnautica, CS:GO, AOE2 HD, BeamNG Drive, BF1.


1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Opera launches new mobile browser: Opera Touch
Posted 25-Apr-2018 20:45


TCF and Telcos Toughen Up on Scam Callers
Posted 23-Apr-2018 09:39


Amazon launches the International Shopping Experience in the Amazon Shopping App
Posted 19-Apr-2018 08:38


Spark New Zealand and TVNZ to bring coverage of Rugby World Cup 2019
Posted 16-Apr-2018 06:55


How Google can seize Microsoft Office crown
Posted 14-Apr-2018 11:08


How back office transformation drives IRD efficiency
Posted 12-Apr-2018 21:15


iPod laws in a smartphone world: will we ever get copyright right?
Posted 12-Apr-2018 21:13


Lightbox service using big data and analytics to learn more about customers
Posted 9-Apr-2018 12:11


111 mobile caller location extended to iOS
Posted 6-Apr-2018 13:50


Huawei announces the HUAWEI P20 series
Posted 29-Mar-2018 11:41


Symantec Internet Security Threat Report shows increased endpoint technology risks
Posted 26-Mar-2018 18:29


Spark switches on long-range IoT network across New Zealand
Posted 26-Mar-2018 18:22


Stuff Pix enters streaming video market
Posted 21-Mar-2018 09:18


Windows no longer Microsoft’s main focus
Posted 13-Mar-2018 07:47


Why phone makers are obsessed with cameras
Posted 11-Mar-2018 12:25



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.