Transport & Motoring

Dramatic Increase In Transport Fares Welcome 2019

Capping off the year was the application of the price hike as suggested by the Public Transport Council (PTC). This is a part of the Fare Review Exercise, which affects the train and bus services (i.e., including Go Ahead Singapore, SBS, SMRT, and Tower Transit). Notice your remaining balance for the past few days. You may tap out of a station and feel that you have been charged more than the usual rate. The same thing happened when you took

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VISA: $30 rebate on first EZ-Link Card Auto Top-up (1 Jun – 31 Jul 2015)

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VISA has launched a new promotion and is rebating $30 credit back to your EZ-Link Card. From 1 Jun to 31 Jul 2015, the first 992 eligible cardholders who make a minimum of $30 top-up selection on their EZ-Link card will receive a $30 rebate on their first top-up. You need to register for the EZ-Reload auto top-up using your VISA credit or debit card. Steps: 1. Apply for EZ-Reload by clicking on EZ-Reload by Card on http://ezlink.com.sg/ez-reload-auto-top-up 2. Fill

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Transport & Motoring

6 Ways To Cushion The Impact Of a Fare Hike

Public Transport Fare Hike

With effect from 5 April 2015, public transport fare in Singapore will increase by 2.8 per cent. This is due to a roll over balance of 3.4 per cent in the 2014’s fare hike and after discounting the effect of lower oil prices, there would still be a net increase of 2 to 5 cents for most commuters. About 1.1 million commuters will not be affected as the PTC has decided to keep the fare of senior citizens, lower-wage workers and

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Transport & Motoring

2.8 per cent hike in public transportation cost, a fare deal?

Earlier this month, Singaporeans were taken aback when we were told by the Public Transport Council (PTC) that there will be a fare hike of 2.8 per cent in April 2015. It was no surprise that it was met with public outcry when the fare adjustment did not tally with the price of crude oil which has plummeted from $110 a barrel to $45 a barrel. Gas price has in fact fallen for a record of 17 consecutive weeks as

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