Navigate your way through cheaper tolls with Waze

Waze now estimates how much tolls will cost, so users can better decide whether they want to spend time or money in transit. — Waze

Waze will now inform users how much toll they have to pay if they choose a route that has a toll gate along the way.

The GPS navigation service says its new Toll Prices feature provides an estimated cost based on various factors like the user’s vehicle type, route, and information added by the volunteer Waze community of over 30,000 monthly active map editors.

“Until now, Waze was trying to reduce your time spent in traffic – now, we’re also helping our users save as much money as possible by giving them the absolute best choice of routes, based both on ETA and potential costs of tolls along the way,” says Waze product manager Moriah Royz.

The Toll Prices feature is automatically enabled and users will see a Toll tag on their chosen route if it includes a toll road. Tapping the toll price notification will show more information on how Waze calculated the price.

With this, users can decide how much time or money they want to save, and choose a combination that they prefer.

“Because toll prices in Waze are estimations, they don’t replace actual prices set by the toll operators, which are published on their websites and road signs,” warns Waze.

If the toll is subject to a variable charge – like a congestion-based toll – Waze will only state that the toll amount varies. However, tolls in Malaysia charge a fixed amount.

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