Recreational towers now able to claim toll rebate
Drivers towing caravans, boats and horse floats can now be eligible for cheaper tolls on Sydney motorways with the NSW Government’s new Large Towed Recreational Vehicle Toll Rebate Scheme launching today.
A Transport for NSW spokesperson said the scheme would apply to all Sydney’s toll roads with the exception of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Harbour Tunnel, which do not charge cars with caravans or boat/horse float trailers as larger vehicles.
“Eligible drivers will be able to claim a rebate for the difference between the Class B toll fee and the Class A toll fee for up to eight tolled trips per monthly billing period, dating back to 1 June 2020. Drivers need to apply within 12 months of receiving their toll statement,” the spokesperson said.
“In order to be eligible drivers must be a NSW resident, have both their car and towed recreational vehicle registered in NSW for private, pensioner or charitable use and have paid class B tolls in full. Processing of claims will commence on 8 November 2020.”
Drivers can check their eligibility for the scheme online at sydneymotorways.com and find links to tolling providers where they can register for the rebate or download a manual claim form if needed.
The Transport for NSW spokesperson said they hoped the scheme would increase the number of regional NSW residents that visit and pass through Sydney.
“We are currently seeing more people travel around the State than ever before and our goal is to make driving around Sydney affordable and enjoyable for people towing caravans, boats and horse floats,” the spokesperson said.
For more information about the scheme customers can visit www.sydneymotorways.com