Unlimited travel pass

Pass targetted at those who travel often on bus and train or want convenience.
By Maria Almenoar

EZ-LINK launched a season travel passes for bus and train rides on Monday.

The cards are on sale at TransitLink office which are in most MRT stations.

It comes in a basic version and an enhanced one.

‘Basic’ gives unlimited bus rides and a maximum of four train rides a day; ‘enhanced’ gives an unlimited number of bus and train rides a day.

The fine print on bus rides, however, is that these are for trips made on the basic bus services, not the express or premium ones.

At $170 a month for the basic pass and $190 for the enhanced one, a commuter must spend at least $6.33 a day on public transport to make savings.

While a commuter may not save money using this card, it will eliminate the hassle of having to top up the card.

The season pass also enables commuters to set aside a fixed amount for transport, which is useful if they want to manage their finances.

Said EZ-Link’s executive director Nicholas Lee: ‘We want to provide commuters with more travel options that cater to different segments of commuters.’

(via straitstimes.com)

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