Portugal toll roads map
Map of toll roads in Portugal. Portugal toll roads map (Southern Europe - Europe) to print. Portugal toll roads map (Southern Europe - Europe) to download. The idea behind toll roads is that you pay to use a section of a motorway, with the money raised going to the local government to help pay for its upkeep. Portugal toll roads are a little more confusing than most due to the fact they are largely electronic. There are numerous toll roads crisscrossing the country, however the major ones as you can see in Portugal toll roads map include: A1 between Lisbon and Porto, A28 between Porto and Valença, A22 between Faro and Portimao, A2 between Lisbon and Algarve. Unlike some toll roads where you will come across booths every so often where you can pay for using the route, electronic toll roads allow you to pay for how far you have driven after you’ve completed your journey.
The EASYToll system is automatic payment solution for electronic tolls with association of a bankcard (Mastercard, Visa or Maestro) to the vehicle license plate. The driver, without having to leave the vehicle, places the bankcard in the payment terminal and the system automatically associates the vehicle license plate to the card. The toll roads rates will be directly debited from the bank account. The sign up has a cost of 0.74 € and each journey has an administrative cost of 0.32 € as its shown in Portugal toll roads map. At the time of sign up, valid for 30 days, a ticket is issued and must be kept as proof. Tolls can be paid in person at a local post office or at a registered Payshop. Luckily, for every toll road in Portugal, there is usually another route you can use that will be completely free of charge. Be warned though: the toll-free roads are not as well-maintained and are usually longer routes.
The TOLLCard is prepaid product, activated through an SMS, with a fixed amount to be consumed depending on its usage. This solution allows payment in cash or with bankcard, is valid for one year and your balance can be found on the Internet. The driver can buy a pre-loaded card with 5, 10, 20 or 40 € (with an added service cost of 0.74€ for each purchased card) as its mentioned in Portugal toll roads map. After purchasing the card, the driver must proceed to its activation by sending an SMS with the code printed on the card and the license plate of the vehicle (instructions on the card), so that it can associated. You can activate more than one card, with accumulation of balances.