Quick Answer: Does SunPass Portable Need Batteries?

Is SunPass cheaper than cash?

SunPass throughout Florida.

SunPass customers pay the lowest tolls customers pay the lowest tolls available, because SunPass toll available, because SunPass rates are lower than cash and toll rates are lower than cash TOLL-BY-PLATE rates..

Is SunPass and Epass different?

E-PASS and SunPass work on all toll roads in FL, GA, and NC. … And, wherever you see the SunPASS, sign E-PASS works. They have the same micro-chip technology. The difference is that E-PASS offers discounts on toll roads in Central Florida, and SunPass does not.

What happens if you don’t have money for a toll?

If the toll booth is not manned and requires you to drop coins into a bucket, a camera will most likely take your license plate information and send you a bill later. If you’re in a rental car, the bill will go to the rental company, which will in turn charge you for the toll on your rental bill.

What happens if you accidentally drive through a toll?

The registered owner will receive a violation notice in the mail (usually within two weeks). Each violation transaction is assessed a $57.50 penalty in addition to the toll amount due. If the registered owner has no previous violations, the penalties will be waived. This is a courtesy for first time violators only.

How do I activate a SunPass portable?

Call the SunPass Customer Service Center at 1-888-TOLL-FLA (1-888-865-5352) to purchase and activate a SunPass transponder. Your transponder will be mailed to you within 4 to 5 business days. Go to SunPass.com to purchase and activate your SunPass transponder.

Can I use EZ Pass for SunPass?

Currently, SunPass cannot be used to pay for tolls on E-ZPass roads, and E-ZPass cannot be used to pay for tolls on SunPass roads.

Do 407 transponders have batteries?

Transponder keys have no battery; they are energized by the radio signal itself. Ahh, there is no battery in a 407 transponder it uses RFID. Looks like we have a winner, With RFID the signal from the transponder bridge is enough to energize the unit and send back a signal.

Do I Pass transponders expire?

If the transponder is not replaced within 45 days of the date on the letter, the transponder will be deactivated and continued use of that transponder will result in toll violations. The new transponder will be active and ready for use within 24 hours in Illinois and within 48 hours in other states that accept I-PASS.

Which is better SunPass or Epass?

E-PASS offers discounts for high-frequency drivers; SunPass does not. E-PASS drivers can replenish their accounts at drive-up service centers; SunPass users can drop in at thousands of grocery stores and other retail places. E-PASS and SunPass both work in Georgia and North Carolina.

Can I buy Epass at Publix?

A: Purchase one of the transponders online at SunPass.com or at an authorized SunPass retailer. There are over 3,100 retail locations available in Florida. These include Publix Super Markets, CVS Pharmacy, Walgreens, Amscot Financial, AAA South, Navarro Pharmacies and Sedano’s Supermarkets.

What is a SunPass portable?

The most commonly used SunPass transponders are small, pocket sized devices that are attached to the inside of your car windshield, just below the rearview mirror. The transponder communicates via radio frequency with toll plaza readers and equipment.

Do transponders have batteries?

The E-ZPass battery is sealed inside the transponder. You can’t replace the battery yourself, but it should last about a decade before you need to replace the transponder. There are more than 30 million transponders in use, and drivers in the Washington region get them from many different transportation agencies.

How long does it take for a SunPass to activate?

within 24 hoursThey are usually activated within 24 hours. I found that out after buying one and trying to use it four hours later. A: According to the SunPass website, the sticker tags can be activated and used immediately in SunPass-only, E-Pass-only (in Orlando) and Leeway-only (in Fort Myers) lanes.

What happens if you go through SunPass without a pass?

If you don’t have SunPass, photos will be snapped of your license plate as you pass under the toll gantries at toll plazas. Bills for tolls will be sent to the registered owner of the vehicle. But you’ll pay 25 cents more at each toll and a monthly service charge, probably a few bucks, if pay tolls this way.

Does SunPass expire?

After the old SunPass transponders expire, travelers who choose not to upgrade will still be able to travel on Florida’s toll roads after Jan. 1 by paying cash (where still available) or via the Toll by Plate program.

Do SunPass transponders have batteries?

New portable SunPass transponders don’t require batteries.

Does SunPass pay Epass tolls?

E-PASS and SunPass are prepaid toll collection systems that allow you to automatically pay tolls as you drive on any toll road in Florida, Georgia and North Carolina.

How much is a SunPass per month?

The SunPass Portable Transponder costs $19.99 plus tax and the SunPass Mini Transponder costs $4.99 plus tax. All units allow motorists to have tolls electronically deducted from a Prepaid Account. Are there SunPass toll discount plans?