No more off-peak toll rates at Tuas Checkpoint from 31 March
Current discounts of between $0.80 and $9.30 for travel during off-peak hours to be removed
SINGAPORE - The Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on Thursday (16 March) that toll charges will be revised for all vehicles except motorcycles at Tuas Checkpoint from 31 March.
The revised rates will match Malaysia’s recent revision of toll charges at the Tanjung Kupang Toll Plaza (Second Link), which have removed off-peak discounts for vehicles passing through. LTA said that the latest adjustment keeps in line with Singapore’s long-standing policy of matching Malaysia’s toll rates.
In reflecting the upcoming revision, charges for revised toll rates at Tuas Checkpoint would be $2.10 (RM7.02) for cars, $1.60 (RM5.35) for taxis, $2.50 (RM8.36) for buses, $5.60 (RM18.72) for vans and light goods vehicles, and $11.30 (RM37.78) for heavy goods vehicles, regardless of travel time.
Off-peak hour toll charges were first introduced by Malaysia highway operator PLUS in 2018 to encourage people to use Tanjung Kupang Toll Plaza during the quieter hours.
However, authorities found no significant increase in traffic during the off-peak hours, despite the implemented discounts. It was also identified that more than 50 per cent of vehicles that enjoy off-peak toll rates are Singapore-registered vehicles.
Sufficient value in stored value cards & VEP and Autopass card
Drivers are reminded to have sufficient value in their stored value cards before entering immigration booths at Tuas Checkpoint. Drivers of foreign-registered vehicles must also have LTA’s Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) approval email and a valid Autopass card before entry to Singapore.
VEP and Autopass cards can be applied via LTA’s OneMotoring website two weeks before intended travel. Drivers may refer to LTA’s VEP approval email for steps to collect their Autopass cards.
Toll charges at Woodlands Checkpoint remain the same.
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