Toll payment devices

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  1. stuartap

    stuartap Read Only Funster

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    Hi to you all from a newbie.
    Just wanted to ask all you experienced vanners if any one had hearded or used one of these boxes that could be used in all three countries (France.spain.portugal) ?I know that I should relax and not really use the motorways? But needs must at times and SWMBO doesn't want to be messing about at toll booths! So for the sake of harmony in the van PLEASE HELP!!!
    Thanks
     
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    Thats the French toll system for cars and sub 3.5T motorhomes etc, the OP asked about one system for more than one country.

    Martin
     
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    If you go to the web page and click the English web page takes you straight to Sanef(y)
     
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    I have used the Sanef Tag for two years now and it is a great piece of Kit, well worth the initial deposit and the 10E a year to use.

    It stops the OH leaning out the Van or having to get out the van when paying on the motorway, did I say it stops you queuing as well!

    Only works in France though!
     
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    Thanks for the quick replies, that bip and go seems to fit most of my requirement will ring them tomorrow for more information cheers
     
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    I have a Sanef one and a Vinci one as well. They are both currently used for my car and my son's car. As I have a French bank account it was easy to open both. It doesn't matter which autoroutes you use as they all work on them all.

    I have twice in 10 years or so had to change the Sanef doofer as it failed. They very quickly sent me a replacement and you send back the duff one. Just this last week my son had trouble with the Vinci one failing on his journey here.

    I thought to myself that if they sent the replacement to our French house if it didn't get here in time for his departure he could take my Sanef one and I could use the Vinci one when it came.

    I hadn't reckoned on outstanding service from Vinci. I went online to report the problem and the website took me through some questions and eventually asled me if I would like to collect the replacement from a choice of numerous newsagents/tabacs.

    After I chose the nearest one I received an email confirming it. Next day another email confirming doofer en route to the shop. Yesterday a thrid message advising the doofer had arrived at the shop and it included a photo of the shop to help find it. It's there for 14 days for me to collect.

    Vinci also has the advantage that if you use it for a car you can pay the car park charges with it if it's one of their car parks.

    Wouldn't be without one now.
     
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    I should have guessed my boast would completely bu**er that.
    Went to the tabac this morning. Total looks of confusion until one lady told me that a packet arrived the other day and as they knew nothing about it they sent it back to La Poste.
    La Poste had no sign of it. I guess it may well be heading back to Vinci. Doh!
    So much for French efficiency.
     
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    So the French post is as bad as ours
     
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    Not La Poste but the plonkers in the tabac who obviously have never had a packet from Vinci before. I think the franchise of the tabacs they use are Relais Kiala but I now await Vinci's answer to my email asking them to send it to my French house.
    I should have known it was too good to be true.
    Have a look on Vinci's website http://en.sites.vinci-autoroutes.com/ as they may have a system for use of the doofer in other countries.
     
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