The Touch N Go is a prepaid card that can be used to pay tolls on Malaysian highways and the 2 Penang Bridges. It can also be used to pay parking fees at certain shopping complexes.
For Penangites, they can get a Touch N Go card that provides a 20% discount when using the first Penang Bridge (the older Penang Bridge). With this Touch N Go card, the Penang Bridge toll for a car is RM 5.60, instead of the usual RM 7.00. However, there is no discount for the Jambatan Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah (Penang Second Bridge) toll.
How do you get this special Touch N Go card with Penang Bridge discount? Well, it can only be obtained from the Penang Bridge Touch N Go Customer Service Centre. It is located near the first Penang Bridge toll. When you are approaching the toll plaza, keep a look-out on your left for an exit with the sign with the Pusat Khidmat Pelanggan wordings. Drive slower, as it is easy to miss the exit. Take the exit to go to this special Touch N Go card sale centre. The Penang Bridge Touch N Go Customer Service Centre is opened daily from 7 AM to 10 PM.
The address on your identity card (I/C) needs to be a Penang address, in order to be entitled to get the Touch N Go card with Penang Bridge discount. Alternatively, if your I/C’s address is not a Penang address, you need to bring along a utility bill with a Penang address. It normally takes a while to get the Touch N Go card here, so, allocate ample time when going there to get the card.
The Touch N Go card with Penang Bridge discount is a huge saving if you use the Penang Bridge regularly. It is certainly worth the hassle to go to that special Penang Bridge Touch N Go Customer Service Centre to get it.
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