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Swap’n’Go is how Australians do gas bottle exchange. Caltex gas bottle Swap’n’Go is an Australia-wide network of service centres where you can swap empty 9kg and 4kg LPG BBQ gas bottles for a new one in no time.

Gas for your BBQ or campsite with quick and easy gas bottle refills

SWAP’n’GO gas bottle exchange is the fast, safe and easy way to refill an LPG gas bottle. With more than 5,000 dealers Australia-wide, you won’t have to wait around to get your gas bottle refilled.

Caltex gas bottle SWAP’n’GO is the convenient one-stop-shop for fueling up vehicles, containers, and gas cylinders. Other Elgas SWAP’n’GO partners include Bunnings, Woolworths, 7-Eleven, Coles and BP.

Use our handy SWAP’n’GO search tool to find partner service stations where you can check the tyres, put your vehicle through the car wash, and SWAP’n’GO with a full gas cylinder toward your next destination.

Need a Caltex gas bottle refill? Visit a SWAP’n’GO dealer

Whether you want to swap for a replacement bottle, fill your own, or purchase a new cylinder, SWAP’n’GO is the place to go. Our gas bottles are portable and filled with safe burning LPG that can heat stoves, deliver hot water, power coolers, or fire up a barbecue. For a versatile and multipurpose power source, look no further than Elgas 4kg and 9kg gas refill bottles.

How to exchange your out of date gas bottle

The SWAP’n’GO program at participating petrol stations and other stores is all about convenience. It’s as easy as swapping your empty gas bottle for a full one, and off you go! There’s no waiting for someone to manually refill your gas bottle with SWAP’n’GO.

You can swap your empty 9kg or 4kg gas bottle for a full one at over 5,000 dealers across Australia. You can buy a new full gas bottle from any of our dealers to get you underway in the SWAP’n’GO program. Enjoy SWAP’n’GO advantages today, including:

  • No need to worry about expiry dates
  • All SWAP’n’GO gas bottles are refurbished and leak tested
  • Digital refilling scales to ensure you get a full gas bottle
  • The SWAP’n’GO program incorporates the latest valve connections to suit new appliances

Refill portable LPG gas cylinders

SWAP’n’GO gas bottles are used for wide-ranging purposes. From backyard BBQs to catering, cooking courses and camping, 9kg gas bottles are the perfect fit for the car, and the built-in hand-grip makes them easy to carry even when full will Pressurised propane.

If you are hosting during the festive season or camping for a day or two, a 9kg gas bottle is the right choice. LPG is a versatile power source for cooking, lighting, refrigeration and hot water. For power backup, take along a reserve 9kg or 4kg gas bottle.

Get your gas bottle exchange in time for your next BBQ

Caltex is well known all around Australia, making them the right choice as a SWAP’n’GO partner. Gas bottle refill is easy with handy Caltex locations, friendly staff, convenience store-style swap and go, plus highly competitive retail prices. Use our handy online SWAP’n’GO search tool to find retailers in your area. For a no-worries BBQ every time, you can trust SWAP’n’GO and Elgas.

Choosing the right size LPG gas bottle for your needs

LPG (propane) is a highly efficient energy source. It’s incredibly light and can be forced under pressure into various sized gas cylinders (gas bottles). Natural gas and LPG gas are both commonly used in NSW and the rest of Australia. Gas is a plentiful energy source that can be measured in terms of billions of cubic feet (BCF), and the choices are all yours for household and business gas cylinder sizes.

4kg – Extremely handy backup supply and the perfect lightweight camping or BBQ solution. Use for cooking and lighting.

9kg – Easily stowed around the house, in the garage or in the car, a 9kg gas cylinder is the go-anywhere favourite with SWAP’n’GO customers.

45kg – The household LPG gas solution for cooking, heating and hot water. Keep two cylinders at home: when one is empty, swap it with the other and order a replacement cylinder from Elgas.

90kg – For large households and businesses, 90kg gas cylinders are delivered to you and replaced when empty. It really is that easy!

210kg – Perfect for high volume use and refillable by tanker delivery. That’s hassle-free gas connection and service from Elgas.


Exchange LPG gas bottles regardless of the brand
If you’re new to SWAP’n’GO you may be wondering how we manage to offer such a convenient service for lowest available retail prices. Our secret happens behind the scenes, where professional technicians test and maintain all SWAP’n’GO cylinders to ensure they are in as-new condition. You can exchange your LPG gas bottle regardless of the brand at a Caltex gas bottle SWAP’n’GO service station near you.

Testing your Caltex gas bottle

LPG is very safe when used appropriately, but it’s essential to have a gas bottle in perfect working order. That’s where SWAP’n’GO comes into the picture with Fully tested and regularly maintained gas bottles you can trust.

In addition, all SWAP’n’GO gas bottles are now fitted with a new and improved connection valve. The new valve looks a little different but is considered even safer. It’s designed to fit with your existing BBQ or cooker, so you can swap and go with confidence.

The difference between propane and butane?

Propane and Butane are both members of the LPG family. When comparing propane and butane, the most significant difference is the boiling point or the two gases. Propane has a boiling temperature of -42°C, whilst butane has a higher boiling point at -2°C.

Propane (household LPG) is a flammable hydrocarbon gas that is liquefied through pressurization. It’s commonly used for heating and cooking, but can be used for a wide range of residential and commercial uses.

Butane is also a flammable hydrocarbon gas that comes from natural gas processing. It’s more commonly used as a fuel, propellant, or refrigerant.


What are 9kg gas bottles used for?

It’s no understatement to say that every family should own one or two SWAP’n’GO 9kg gas bottles plus a backup 4kg bottle. The BBQ is certain to get fired up over summer, and now is the right time for camping and picnics to your favourite getaway destination. Prepare hearty outback meals, cool the portable motorhome refrigerator, set up campsite lighting and enjoy a satisfying cup of tea while watching the sun go down. For home and business gas appliance solutions, Elgas is the answer.

How many kilograms of LPG is in a 9kg gas bottle?

A Caltex 9kg BBQ gas bottle is the larger bottle filled with 8.5kg of LPG. The smaller 4kg gas bottle is filled with 3.7kg of LPG. There are various gas cylinder models available, so a SWAP’n’GO refill ensures the same amount of LPG is delivered to every customer, safe and ready for use. Explore more innovative ways to transform your lifestyle using LPG with the Elgas Blog.