by desiree tresa gasper
Published: Saturday July 26, 2014 MYT 6:02:00 PM
Updated: Saturday July 26, 2014 MYT 9:30:44 PM
Additionally, Singapore-bound vehicles will now have to pay toll, which was previously only levied on vehicles headed into Malaysia.
He also said that all charges will be implemented electronically at both sides using the Touch ‘n’ Go card, with cash payments no longer possible.
A dedicated Touch ‘n’ Go lane will be manned around-the-clock to cater for motorists who do not have the card.
Published on Jul 31, 2014 3:52 PM
But this is not all – you also have to pay toll for crossing over at the Singapore side. The current toll charged at the Singapore side is S$1.20 (approximately RM3.07). But that will not be for long.
In response to this increase in toll at the Malaysian side, Singapore’s Land Transport Authority said Singapore will be matching them in due course. According to the LTA, it has been Singapore’s practice to peg its tolls to match those set by Malaysia at the Causeway and the Second Link.
Other than the RM16.50 and S$1.20 toll charges, Malaysia motorists will also have to pay S$35 (RM90) for a Vehicle Entry Permit. Thankfully, the VEP is exempted on Saturdays, Sundays and Singapore Public Holidays, 10 normal weekdays per calendar year, and between 5pm to 2am on all other days.