1. What is Easytrip Balance?
Easytrip is an electronic tollway collection system managed by the Metro Pacific Tollway Company. The expressways in the country that use Easytrip as their collection system include the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX), Manila-Cavite Expressway (CAVITEX), and Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX).
The tollway collection system requires you to avail of its Easytrip RFID for you to drive through its toll roads. An Easytrip RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) is a sticker attached to a vehicle that carries information as to how much is the Easytrip balance of a car.
You use an Easytrip RFID on one of the busiest expressways in the country, the NLEX
Installing an Easytrip RFID on your car is very important especially if you use NLEX roads on a daily basis as the country is transitioning to cashless transactions on all toll roads. This means that you cannot drive through any Easytrip toll roads without its RFID sticker.
There are numerous stations in NLEX, CAVITEX, C5 Link, and CALAX that you can visit to install an Easytrip RFID. The opening hours of the stations are mostly from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Saturday.
If you don’t have time to go out and avail of an Easytrip RFID sticker in its stations, you can get one online. Both Shopee and Lazada offer a stick-it-yourself Easytrip RFID for Php 500. The initial amount paid is also added to the balance.
You get an account number card and RFID sticker from Easytrip
On the other hand, tolls roads such as the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX), Metro Manila Skyway System (Skyway), NAIA Expressway (NAIAX), Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR Tollway), Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX), and Muntinlupa-Cavite Expressway (MCX) use Autosweep RFID.
The Autosweep tollway collection system is managed by San Miguel Corporation (SMC). With the country’s transition to cashless transactions in all toll roads, it is possible to use Easytrip RFID on Autosweep toll roads, and vice versa.
2. How to check my Easytrip balance
After getting your Easytrip RFID sticker, the thing that you have to do from time to time is to check the Easytrip balance. Easytrip has provided two ways for you to check your balance online.
It should look like this when you will check your balance
The first method is by visiting its official website. This works best if you are checking the balance of your Easytrip using a personal computer (PC) due to the interface. Without further ado, here is the step-to-step guide:
1. Visit Easytrip’s official website at www.easytripcustomer.ph to get started.
2. If you don’t have an account just yet, click on the ‘Register Here’ button.
3. The registration time won’t take you long. You would just have to fill up information such as the account number of your Easytrip RFID, last name, login name, and password.
4. Once you are done registering a new account, log it in back to the www.easytripcustomer.ph home page.
5. Toggle your mouse to the ‘Customer Accounts’ and click on the ‘Product Details.’
6. Under the ‘Customer Account General Information,’ you can see your Easytrip remaining balance.
The second method you can do is to download the Easytrip app on your phone. This is a good way for you to check your balance on the go. You are just required to type in your account number then the complete customer information will show.
3. How to reload my Easytrip RFID balance
After knowing how much balance is left on your Easytrip account, the next step is most probably reloading it with balance. Reloading your Easytrip is an easy task to do thanks to its wide array of options.
You can visit any 7-eleven stores to reload your Easytrip Balance. To get started, you have to use 7-eleven’s CLIQQ to fill up the information needed. Click on the ‘Bills Payment’ button and here you will find the ‘Easytrip’ button.
Easytrip is also used on CAVITEX
If you can’t find the Easytrip, click on ‘More Billers’ located on the lower right portion of 7-eleven’s CLIQQ. You will be able to see Easytrip under the “Electronic Cash” button. 7-eleven will be asking for basic information about your Easytrip such as account number, contact number, and amount. Lastly, pay the given receipt to the counter to reload.
Another method you can use to reload your Easytrip is through the widely-used GCash. Open the ‘Pay Bills’ and click on ‘Transportation.’ Here, you will find plenty of billers you can choose to pay such as AirAsia, AutoSweep RFID, and Easytrip.
Other reloading modes you can utilize
Click on the Easytrip and fill up the information regarding your Easytrip account. GCash reassured users that the Easy trip payment will be posted in real-time. However, payments made beyond 8 p.m. will be processed the next day. Of note, reloading through Easytrip Load GCash comes with a service charge of Php 10 only.
You can also reload through Easytrip accredited banks such as MasterCard, Visa, UCPB, BDO, BancNet, and Metrobank. Moreover, supermalls Robinsons and SM also let you reload your Easytrip through them.
4. FAQs about Easytrip Balance
Q: What is Easytrip RFID?
An Easytrip RFID allows you to use expressways managed by Metro Pacific Tollway Company such as the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX), Manila-Cavite Expressway (CAVITEX), and Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX).
Q: Where can I reload my Easytrip RFID?
There are numerous ways you can reload you Easytrip RFID such as through GCash, 7-eleven, SM, Robinsons, selected bank partners, Smart Money, Walter Mart, Bayad Center, LBC, PayMaya, and more.
Q: What is the difference between Easytrip and Autosweep?
Easytrip is used on toll roads managed by Metro Pacific Tollway Company. On the other hand, Autosweep is used on toll roads managed by San Miguel Corporation (SMC) such as the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX), Metro Manila Skyway System (Skyway), NAIA Expressway (NAIAX), Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR Tollway), Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX), and Muntinlupa-Cavite Expressway (MCX).
Q: How can I check my Easytrip balance?
Easytrip is providing two ways you can do to check your balance. The first one is through its official website and the other way is by downloading the Easytrip app on your phone.
Q: Can I use Easytrip on Autosweep tolls?
Yes, however, you are still required to enroll the Easytrip to Autosweep stations. You will have two accounts using one RFID only.
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