PLUS RFID offers 20% discount for Penangites travelling on the Penang Bridge


PLUS RFID will be available for public pilot testing starting 15 December 2018. This is a new contactless payment for tolls that will replace your traditional SmartTAG.

In the first phase, it will be available at the Penang Bridge, Kubang Semang, Lunas and Jitra toll plazas. For Penangites that cross the bridge on a daily basis, the special 20% discount is also applicable on PLUS RFID. 

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Soon, the Penang Bridge will accept toll payments via VISA and Mastercard

RFID sticker applied on headlamp

PLUS RFID pilot users will soon be able to link their accounts directly to their VISA or Mastercard credit, prepaid and debit cards to pay for tolls on the Penang Bridge, Butterworth-Kulim Expressway (also known as BKE) and Jitra highway. PLUS hopes this will lead to lesser congestion at the toll plazas by minimising delays caused by insufficient balance or failure to top up.

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Touch ‘n Go’s RFID system is not perfect, but I’m hopeful

This is it. The future of digital payments is finally here. Well, actually, the future of digital payments is still in the future, but the good news is that the pilot programme for the future of digital payments is finally here.

I am, of course, talking about the thing that’s on everyone’s lips these days when they talk about Touch ‘n Go (TNG): The RFID payment system. However, even though there’s so much chatter around this new toll payment system, there is just as much confusion surrounding it.

So, today, we’re going to try and cut through all that, and give you everything you need to know about TNG’s brand new RFID system.

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