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Questions tagged [tolls]

Roadways that require payment to be used.

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I-95 Toll Stations From Newark NJ to Pentagon

A trip in a rental car from Newark to the Pentagon logged these tolls: Transaction Date Location Amount Agency Posting Date 10/21/2018 9:34:16 AM Plaza-1-...
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French Autoroute tolls

I travelled by car from Calais to Aulnay 17470 via the autoroutes following Rouen/Le Mans/Tours. Viamichelin calculates the tolls as around 57 euros one way but my total came to around 67 euros PLUS ...
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How common is it for large bridges or bridge-tunnel complexes to not have toll? [closed]

In a recent question, an asker was gobsmacked that there would be a toll on the very large Golden Gate Bridge, which is a major frontier crossing. I was surprised that they were surprised. Is it a ...
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Is the Golden Gate Bridge toll fee indicated before entering the bridge?

I was traveling to San Francisco last weekend and went through the Golden Gate Bridge. I have just received an 8 USD toll invoice by mail (they use a plate reader). Is the toll fee indicated to the ...
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Can't find my EZpass, but need to travel in IN OH PA. Will my license plate suffice?

I have a Pennsylvania EZpass, and it's registered and my license plate is on the account. However, I rarely use EZpass, so I removed it from my car in a fit of cleaning up and put it in storage. I ...
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M6 toll payment [closed]

I am an EU student, based in the UK. I just started travelling through the UK by car, and I am very confused about the M6 toll. I was coming from Manchester, going to London, and got close to M6 toll, ...
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Is the french Télépéage system available for foreigners, and does it make sense to use it?

I found some information about this on the internet, but only in French, and part of it seems confusing to me. Being from Germany, I don't drive much in France (about 2000 km / year), but when I do, ...
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Toll roads in Switzerland

I will be driving from Geneva to Lyon this week (planning on taking this route). If I recall correctly, the toll roads in France I paid by card but is this the same case with Switzerland? I don't plan ...
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USA road trip - tolls in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas

We're taking a long road trip from Saskatchewan to the Dallas-Fort Worth area later this year. On prior long road trips I've gotten toll transponders (in Illinois and Florida), paid cash, or done ...
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Not all tolls can be paid with cash. What are my options with a rental car?

I'll be traveling with a rental car from Virginia to New Hampshire. What do I do if I only want to pay with cash? I've been informed that some tolls, for example in NY, don't accept cash. What's the ...
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Why are you not supposed to back up at American tollbooths?

At many tollbooths in the USA, I have noticed that there is a sign telling drivers not to back up. For example, see this tollbooth plaza on the Dulles Toll Road in Virginia ("CAUTION: DO NOT BACK UP / ...
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Toll gate misreads toll transponder in rental car

I have an I-pass (Illonois) that work on the tollways for I-95. In Maryland, the toll reader did not pickup the I-pass at one station and snapped the license plate of the rental car. Needless to say ...
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How to pay for toll roads when renting a car in Japan? [duplicate]

I have prepared my international driver's license and I'm going to be driving a rental car in Japan this Christmas holiday, around the areas of Tokyo, Nagano, and Mount Fuji. I'm trying to get snow ...
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Why does the I-75 have almost no tolls? [closed]

I-75 from Miami to Sarasota has almost no tolls, except when entering or leaving Naples. I-95 in comparison has over $10 in tolls, at least. I-95 may pass through larger cities, so that may be a ...
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Toll booth bill by mail

About 3-4 weeks ago I was passing through Maryland/Virginia and I was a dollar short on cash for the toll payment. So the person in the toll booth said that they would take a picture and mail the bill ...
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Driving from Berlin to Auschwitz-Birkenau

My boyfriend and I will be travelling from Berlin to Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland in October. I have been trying my hardest to figure out the cost of the toll roads, but as I don't have a great ...
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How to request resend of Toll by Mail - NY [closed]

I traveled to New York and went through a toll bridge off of the Jersey Turnpike. They said they would mail me the toll, but I believe it was sent to the wrong address and I can't get it. I waited ...
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Which roads in Mexico have tolls and how high are they [closed]

Mexico has an extensive network of roads including highways. Which of these roads have tolls and how high are they?
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I registered Norwegian Autopass / EPCplc on a Swedish rental car a day late. Will the bill go to me or to the rental car company?

I was driving a Swedish rental car in Norway on 1 August when I realised I was driving past an automatic toll collection point. I couldn't reach the internet the same day, but the next morning on 2 ...
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US chip-and-signature cards in French toll machines

Some sources on the Internet warn that French motorway toll machines might expect chip-and-PIN VISA cards as payment, and reject US chip-and-signature VISA cards. However, other, more recent sources ...
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Avoiding the Pennsylvania Turnpike from Toledo to Pittsburgh

I'm planning on driving from Toledo, Ohio to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Google Maps suggests that I take the following route. However, the portion of the route in Pennsylvania along I-76 is ...
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What tools are available to calculate the costs of tolls when planning a road trip in USA? [duplicate]

I am plotting a road trip using google maps. On some routes it says "this routes has tolls" Are there any means by which I can see where the tolls are and their prices? EDIT: It has been determined ...
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Motorhome with car in tow - how to pay tolls on a cross country trip in the USA?

How does one pay tolls on a trip from N. California to Boston? Each state has its own toll collection agency and many states no longer have toll collection booths. Also, we are driving a motorhome ...
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Why is my iPass flaking out? Does it need a new battery? And how can I pay any outstanding fines?

I have an iPass which has been on an even keel for ages. Recently I've noticed a couple of apparent failures in using it. I went through one "pay by coin" lane and stayed, with the lights stuck on "...
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Where to buy E-ZPass at JFK?

I need to purchase an EZPass for my JFK rental car. Is there a shop in the airport that sells these? I understand rental companies sell it as a service, but I would like to have my own pass.
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Buying a Sunpass after Passing a Toll on 836

Didn't have a Sunpass when I passed a toll on 836. Bought a Sunpass afterwards. Can toll be charged retroactive?
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Out-of-country plates on bill-by-plate toll road

Situation here is specific to Canada's 407 ETR route but it's not limited to that. The 407 ETR to the best of my knowledge uses 2 methods to collect tolls: Transponder Plate based billing: Out-...
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How can I pay tolls on Japanese expressways?

I'm renting a car soon in Japan and am planning to travel on the expressways. What's the best way to pay tolls?
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How to best get through a motorway toll booth safely between paying and the barrier closing?

Perhaps this is not the most clear question, so let me explain. I own a toll tag and can normally take the 'subscriber' booth and drive straight through. But today I had left my tag in the other car ...
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Pay toll to Rimini

I'm heading to Rimini from Bosnia and Hercegovina and I know how much money I need for road toll in Croatia and Slovenia, but it's bit confusing when I look at Italy road tolls. I'll be entering ...
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How can I know if I have to pay road tolls between Los Angeles and San Francisco?

I made a small road trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco during the last 7 days. I only discovered today that there are tolls to pay on some roads, without any barrier to pay (we have to pay online?)...
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Trip to Canada by car [duplicate]

I would like to know how many tolls are between Maryland and Canada. Planning a road trip to Niagara Falls, Canada and need to know how much in tolls I'll need to pay?
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How to calculate road toll charges when driving from Spain to Germany?

How much does one have to pay to go the whole way from San Sebastián (Northern Spain) to Munich (Germany) via French (and possibly Swiss) highways (i.e. autoroute or Autobahn)? Google Maps currently ...
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Do I owe Congestion Charge for London?

I travelled to 162 City Rd, London EC1V 2PD from N13 5LF yesterday, 9 February 2016. Do I have to pay congestion charge?
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Received a letter from Toll Roads asking for Toll Due. Is that a scam?

Does anyone know anything about this? (I edited this so that whoever traveling to Orange County may find this useful) I received a letter from thetollroads.com asking for $6.25 fee. And it warned me ...
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Should I buy a prepaid Sunpass when travelling by car around Florida?

I'm traveling to Miami and Orlando, and I want to know if I must purchase Sunpass. Car rental is offering me a prepaid Sunpass, $13/day, but I don't know if this is too much, I'm going from Miami to ...
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Never got toll in the mail (NY)

Driving home from Maine on June 27th (about one and a half months ago), I passed (briefly) through New York City, and entered Manhattan by the Henry Hudson Bridge. Signs indicated that I would have my ...
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Didn't purchase an Expressway / vignette before driving on highways in Czech Republic. What can I expect?

Unfortunately I didn't know that Czech Republic doesn't have tollbooths- drivers are required to purchase a sticker before getting on any highway - until I arrived in Prague. What happens next? I ...
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Electronic road tolls (cashless) in Florida

I'm planning to rent a car in Florida for one week, and drive around the state (Orlando, Everglades, Keys, Palm Beach, back to Orlando). Rental companies I've looked at, including Avis and Budget, ...
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toll cost for my trip [duplicate]

I want to find the cost of all my tolls and estimate on total gas for my trip from Mexico, ME to Chittenango, NY which is 385 miles shortest distance driving a 17 foot U-Haul truck, averaging roughly ...
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Toll charges issued in a different country

I live in England and my car is registered there, I went to Southern Ireland on holiday in May, I unwittingly used a toll road and have just received a charge (4 months later) for non-payment for ...
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Is there an automated way to find tolls on a given US/Canadian driving route? [duplicate]

To my knowledge the only way to estimate the toll for a route, i.e. from Baltimore, Maryland, USA to Guelph, Ontario, Canada, is as follows. Get the list of highways route info from Google maps. Go ...
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What's the best way to pay tolls on a cross-country road trip in the US?

I'm driving from Virginia to Washington state later this month. In Virginia, I use an EZ-Pass device that automatically pays my tolls. But I understand that these devices are regional. When driving ...
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Driving from London to Malaga, Spain. Tolls expensive?

I've been waiting a long time to get a car, and now that I have one I plan to do a road trip with friends and visit my parents who live in southern Spain. I'm aware of the costs to get to Santander ...
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Should I pay my rental car company a speeding and toll ticket in Canada? [closed]

Today I got an invoice from a major, world-wide known car rental company. It seems that I have used a toll express highway without paying and I also got a speeding ticket during my vacation in Canada. ...
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Is there an easy way to calculate the total cost of tolls for a trip within the United States?

Is there a convenient way to calculate the cost of tolls between two arbitrary points within the United States? I'm planning to take a trip along the Eastern seaboard and will be passing through ...
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How do you avoid the hefty toll fee on the French highways?

Some of the toll fee's on the French highways are hefty. I know that you can avoid them by taking the routes nationales, where some are almost like highways. I don't mind traveling a little bit longer ...