Service with a smile: the best motorway service stations – and the ones to avoid

Service with a smile the best motorway service stations and the ones to avoid

Whether your car needs fuel or you and your passengers need a pick-me-up, service stations can be a much-needed oasis breaking up the monotony of the motorway desert. Whether it’s over the Christmas holiday period, when an estimated 12 million vehicles crowd Britain’s roads, according to the AA, or during Easter or summer breaks, many […]

Premium fuel vs regular: do the sums add up?

Driver deciding between regular and premium fuel at a petrol station

Premium fuel is a feature of most service station forecourts. Compared to regular petrol or diesel it will usually have a racy sounding name such as V-Power Nitro+, Momentum or Synergy Supreme+. And there will be various claims that these fuels ‘defend against gunk and corrosion’ or ‘maximise performance’. And of course there’s a suitably […]