Using the map
Hover your mouse over a marker to see full details. Move around the map and zoom as required.
You can click or press on the marker to see the details for the petrol station.
Markers on the map indicate petrol stations and are colour coded to indicate price. A marker's colour ranges from dark red,
through yellow and to dark green.
- There are eleven coloured markers with each colour representing a one cent range.
- Markers cover an eleven cent range with the dark green and dark red at the lowest and highest prices, also include anything
outside the range.
- The middle of the range is the average price for the day.
- Faded markers are from the previous day.
- The white marker is your approximate location.
- You can press on a marker to find out more information. On a notebook or desktop computer you can
also hover your mouse over a marker to find out more information.
- At times where prices are hiking it is best to ignore prices from yesterday.
- At times where prices are hiking you'll largely see dark green and dark red markers as most prices fall outside the average
plus or minus five cents.
- At times where prices are hiking the dark green marker will contain the cheapest prices but that may cover quite a price
range. Use the Nearby or Cheapest pages to obtain better price information, hover your mouse over markers, or click on
markers for more information.
- When prices have spiked most petrol stations end up similar. This means the new price is the average so you'll see
mostly yellow markers.
- A few days after prices have spiked and are again going down, more different coloured markers show.
- When prices are dropping the yellow marker is the average.
- When prices are dropping darkest green will contain the cheapest prices.
Petrol Prices Melbourne web app comes with no warranty expressed or implied. The Petrol Prices Melbourne web app is only for informational purposes and is not guaranteed to be error free or accurate.
The information on this page is not intended to be advice.