Quick Answer: How Long Do SunPass Transponders Last?

How much does it cost to open a SunPass account?

A: SunPass is reasonably priced.

The SunPass Portable transponder costs $19.99 plus tax while the SunPass Mini Sticker transponder costs $4.99 plus tax.

Both require a minimum opening balance of $10 for a personal SunPass account..

Do SunPass transponders have batteries?

Because it has no batteries, the newer portable models are slimmer and don’t beep when a toll is paid. Therefore, they are expected to last longer. The swap is necessary because Congress is requiring that by October 2016, all toll roads be able to accept transponders from any state.

Do you get a discount on tolls with SunPass?

Currently, drivers with an E-Pass or SunPass transponder who pay between 40 and 79 expressway tolls a month get a 5 percent discount.

Where can I buy a SunPass Mini?

You can purchase a SunPass Mini at over 3,100 retail locations throughout Florida. You can also purchase a SunPass Mini at all Turnpike service plazas, Turnpike gas stations, SunPass Service Centers, select Florida Welcome Centers, Visitor Centers, Rest Areas, and select County Tax Collector’s Offices.

How do I pay a missed SunPass toll?

If you receive a Toll Enforcement Invoice, you can make a payment by mailing a check or money order made payable to FDOT or you can make a payment online at SunPass.com.

What is a mini SunPass?

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.

Can I use my SunPass in another car?

Can I use my transponder in other vehicles? Yes, you may transfer a transponder between vehicles as long as they are of the same vehicle class.

Which is better SunPass or EPass?

EPass gives better discounts with the CFX roads in Orlando. Sunpass gives better discounts on the Turnpike. If I lived in South Florida, I would look into the Sunpass or see if the MDX has a toll pass that would give a greater discount for those roads you normally travel.

Can I use EZ Pass for SunPass?

SunPass States Sun Pass is not compatible with E-ZPass. However, E-ZPass may be used on some Orlando toll roads, where the E-Pass is accepted.

Is Florida getting rid of SunPass?

Florida’s transportation department won’t renew its contract with the company that botched its takeover of the SunPass tolling system last year, Transportation Secretary Kevin Thibault told the Times/Herald during a Wednesday interview.

How do I get a free SunPass transponder?

To order a free SunPass transponder, visit the SunPass Tag Swap website or call the toll-free Tag Swap number. Free SunPass toll payment transponders are available to existing SunPass users as part of the Transponder Replacement Program.

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 suspended 2020?

FDOT: SunPass tolls can’t be suspended during backlog issue The move comes a little more than two weeks after a Spectrum News Watchdog investigation into SunPass billing, which became backlogged after the tolling system was brought down for maintenance a year ago.

What happens if you drive through SunPass without a SunPass?

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.

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?

Do I need both SunPass and E-pass?

No, only E-PASS offers discounts. E-PASS and SunPass work on all toll roads in FL, GA, and NC. Wherever you see the E-PASS sign, SunPass works.

How do I put money on my SunPass?

You can add funds to your Prepaid Account using a credit card or bank account by logging into your SunPass account and selecting “Add Funds” on the Overview page. Call our Customer Service Center and pay by credit card or bank account at 1-888-TOLL-FLA (1-888-865-5352). Visit one of our Walk-in Centers. NEW!

Does EZ Pass work on Florida Turnpike?

The Florida Turnpike has administrativly joined the E-ZPass Group and is in the process of making changes to their systems in order to accept E-ZPass in their toll lanes. We expect this work to be completed in the 1st Quarter of 2021. At that time E-ZPass will be accepted by all Florida Toll Agencies.

Do SunPass transponders go bad?

SunPass will replace your old transponder for free. For information on swapping your SunPass, visit www.sunpasstagswap.com or call 855-824-7927. 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.