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Re: SunPass in Florida
« Reply #80 on: January 26, 2021, 11:27:33 AM »
also how difficult is it to attach and take off the mini each time you get into another car?

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Re: SunPass in Florida
« Reply #81 on: January 26, 2021, 11:47:25 AM »
Officially the mini ones are non removable and you aren't supposed to be able to take them out and put them in another car.
They sell one for 20 that is meant for that

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Re: SunPass in Florida
« Reply #82 on: January 26, 2021, 11:57:40 AM »
Officially the mini ones are non removable and you aren't supposed to be able to take them out and put them in another car.
They sell one for 20 that is meant for that

But people say they can be moved.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: SunPass in Florida
« Reply #83 on: January 26, 2021, 01:31:09 PM »
But people say they can be moved.
It's essentially a sticker. Just don't peel the sticker backing and put it up with some tape..
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Re: SunPass in Florida
« Reply #84 on: January 26, 2021, 02:11:55 PM »
Officially the mini ones are non removable and you aren't supposed to be able to take them out and put them in another car.
They sell one for 20 that is meant for that

does the 20 dollar one work with the small rental agencies as well such as Advantage and Fox etc... because regarding Dan's main post there was some comments regarding at least the min one(4.99) not working with the smaller rental agencies?

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Re: SunPass in Florida
« Reply #85 on: January 26, 2021, 02:13:44 PM »
also anyone know if you can just start using physical mini transponder without entering vehicle info as I might not have internet access when I arrive in Florida what about the $20 dollar one

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Re: SunPass in Florida
« Reply #86 on: January 26, 2021, 03:01:59 PM »
does the 20 dollar one work with the small rental agencies as well such as Advantage and Fox etc... because regarding Dan's main post there was some comments regarding at least the min one(4.99) not working with the smaller rental agencies?
It sounds like @Dan was talking about when you are not using the piece, rather just registering the vehicle on the account

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Re: SunPass in Florida
« Reply #87 on: January 26, 2021, 03:33:02 PM »
It sounds like @Dan was talking about when you are not using the piece, rather just registering the vehicle on the account

but one commentator said that they were blocked from adding license plate to their Sunpass account; wouldn't that apply to whether you have the transponder or not?

do you have to add the rental vehicle when you have physical transponder?

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Re: SunPass in Florida
« Reply #88 on: January 26, 2021, 06:19:17 PM »
Officially the mini ones are non removable and you aren't supposed to be able to take them out and put them in another car.
They sell one for 20 that is meant for that
I personally have moved it.
Instead of using their sticky film I tape it with scotch tape.
Also, I happened to have just lost mine and didn't bother buying one for a while. When I got the new one, I added my license plate to the new transponder and put in starting from the day I lost the old one.
It retroactively found my old charges and took off the extra charge, and I was able to pay right then and there.

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Re: SunPass in Florida
« Reply #89 on: January 26, 2021, 11:04:10 PM »
I personally have moved it.
Instead of using their sticky film I tape it with scotch tape.
Also, I happened to have just lost mine and didn't bother buying one for a while. When I got the new one, I added my license plate to the new transponder and put in starting from the day I lost the old one.
It retroactively found my old charges and took off the extra charge, and I was able to pay right then and there.

can you use the physical transponder in the rental car without adding license plate?

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Re: SunPass in Florida
« Reply #90 on: January 26, 2021, 11:18:19 PM »
can you use the physical transponder in the rental car without adding license plate?
Why not?

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Re: SunPass in Florida
« Reply #91 on: January 27, 2021, 10:33:42 AM »
Why not?

it seems like its been asked several times here and on comments in the main post and no one has confirmed yet as the post centered around using sunpass without physical transponder.
doesn't the sunpass account have to had the vehicle (info license plate) registered in the account to pick up the tolls I am not sure just asking?

also another issue is talk of smaller auto rental companies blocking use of sunpass mini transponder

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Re: SunPass in Florida
« Reply #92 on: January 27, 2021, 10:41:19 AM »

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Re: SunPass in Florida
« Reply #93 on: January 27, 2021, 10:45:55 AM »
Is this a free option?


https://www.cfxway.com/e-pass/get-e-pass/

Sure looks like it, unless there's something they aren't telling us:

https://www.cfxway.com/e-pass-vs-sunpass/

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Re: SunPass in Florida
« Reply #94 on: January 27, 2021, 11:47:32 AM »
Sure looks like it, unless there's something they aren't telling us:

https://www.cfxway.com/e-pass-vs-sunpass/
Have to prepay $10 in order to order, but otherwise free it seems. No monthly fees, too.

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Re: SunPass in Florida
« Reply #95 on: January 27, 2021, 12:19:32 PM »
Have to prepay $10 in order to order, but otherwise free it seems. No monthly fees, too.

prepay meaning you have a $10 credit for tolls?

If so seems to be better option than Sunpass mini or am I missing something?

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Re: SunPass in Florida
« Reply #96 on: January 28, 2021, 10:42:22 AM »
Is this a free option?


https://www.cfxway.com/e-pass/get-e-pass/

has anybody used this like the sunpass mini($4.99)and take it with them from car to car?

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Re: SunPass in Florida
« Reply #97 on: May 14, 2021, 10:28:07 AM »
For the sake of the next guy that's looking for info like I was...

Yes.
Yes, when you add the plate there is a box to check that this is a rental and you put in your start and end dates and they should charge any tolls during that period to your account.
If it's not free shipping it's not worth it.

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Re: SunPass in Florida
« Reply #99 on: June 01, 2021, 04:22:05 PM »
If it's not free shipping it's not worth it.