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MARTIN LEWIS

South Wales Evening Post - - CASHING IN -

Quidco.com can re­duce the price to £20 a year (it changes daily).

FIND THE CHEAPEST FUEL

USE petrol­prices.com. Cre­ate a free ac­count, en­ter your post­code and select how far you’re will­ing to travel to a fore­court (5, 10 or 25 miles) – the dif­fer­ence be­tween best and worst can be huge.

For ex­am­ple, in Birm­ing­ham it ranges from 114.7per litre to 137.9 per litre for un­leaded petrol within a five mile ra­dius – a dif­fer­ence of al­most 20%. Even just cut­ting the cost by 5% saves some­one who puts £50 in their tank a week £130 a year. Check su­per­mar­kets for of­fers too.

DRIVE EF­FI­CIENTLY AND SAVE

HOW you drive is the big­gest sin­gle fac­tor af­fect­ing your fuel costs, and in ex­treme cases peo­ple find they can save 30% when they change their driv­ing habits.

over-revving. than feels nat­u­ral.

po­si­tion, so you can keep mov­ing rather than stop­ping and start­ing.

in­stead of hit­ting the brakes.

hear sharp ac­cel­er­a­tion and screech­ing brakes, you’re do­ing it wrong.

FREE HAL­FORDS WIN­TER CAR CHECK

HAL­FORDS.COM is of­fer­ing a free ‘£15’ win­ter car check, which in­cludes checks to your bat­tery, bulbs, wiper blades, oil and screen wash lev­els. There’s no need to book in ad­vance, though you can do so on­line if you want, and the check should take about 15

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