Touch ‘n Go has announced that those who wish to get the RFID tags will soon need to pay RM 35. The RFID tag which has been introduced for free since 2018 as a part of a trial process will no longer be free starting Feb 15, 2020.
Have you get your car fitted with RFID tag?
With over 20 fitment centres located at easily accessible spots – from petrol stations to mall car parks, Touch ‘n Go has been offering free RFID installation – only requiring the driver’s IC and driving license for verification purpose. However, Touch ‘n Go is moving towards a full launch of TNG RFID – and it will cost you a hefty amount of money.
The sad news is all RFID fitment centres will be closed from 12-14 Feb
In Touch ‘n Go latest Facebook posts, it stated that all RFID fitment centres will be closed from 12-14 February for system maintenance. Only 16 fitment centres will be open for free RFID tag fiitting but it depends on the availability of stocks.
All PLUS highways will be enabled with RFID lanes from April 1, 2020
Touch ‘n Go RFID is a new tool to ease the toll payment process on highways. The tag is placed on a driver’s car windscreen or headlamp. The RFID tags use radio frequency waves and it’s seen as as a better alternative replacing Touch ‘n Go Smart Tag’s infrared ray. The RFID tag can be linked with the Touch ‘n Go e-wallet where user can do online reloads easily.
The company mentioned the RFID system is now operating in 22 highways and soon all PLUS highways will be enabled with RFID lanes from 1 April 2020. It also announced that TNG RFID will expand its usability to cover other areas later this year.
Source Touch ‘n Go