Petrol prices set to drop in November

File: Some festive cheer for motorists, but not all will be smiling at the pumps. (eNCA)

JOHANNESBURG - Motorists can expect a healthy cut in the fuel price next week.

This is due to the sharp slump in the oil price and gains in the rand/dollar exchange rate.

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The Automobile Association expects the petrol price to fall by as much as 27 cents a litre, with diesel lower by around 11 cents.

The petrol price was cut by up to 32c at the beginning of October.

New prices kick in on Wednesday next week.