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Alligator Alley tolls?

Old Jan 13, 2024, 7:22 am
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Alligator Alley tolls?

Will be driving across Alligator Alley maybe multiple times next weekend. Wanting to avoid car rental toll transponder sometimes crazy fees, can I jut pay cash for the tolls? I see various answers online ranging from "no" to "exact change in coins only" to "sure" so maybe FTer who actually knows could let me know? TIA!
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Old Jan 14, 2024, 9:20 am
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Originally Posted by MojaveFlyer
Will be driving across Alligator Alley maybe multiple times next weekend. Wanting to avoid car rental toll transponder sometimes crazy fees, can I jut pay cash for the tolls? I see various answers online ranging from "no" to "exact change in coins only" to "sure" so maybe FTer who actually knows could let me know? TIA!
Are you located in the USA? If so then just buy a SunPass and use it for the rental car.

https://floridasturnpike.com/tolls/rental-vehicles/

This shows that Alligator Alley has toll booths. https://www.visitflorida.com/more/fa...20is%20charged.

The issue may be that once you leave Alligator Alley some of the roads are toll and do not have booths. This might be the case on the Miami side. On the Naples side I thinks it pretty farther north in the Tampa area where there are toll roads without booths.
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Old Jan 14, 2024, 7:22 pm
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Ah, I should have looked on Google street view! They actually have photos of the eastbound toll plaza, showing lanes that say they make change
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Old Jan 14, 2024, 8:03 pm
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Originally Posted by MoreMilesPlease
The issue may be that once you leave Alligator Alley some of the roads are toll and do not have booths. This might be the case on the Miami side.
There are some toll roads on the Miami side but they are easily avoidable. Take I-595 for Fort Lauderdale, or I-75 and the Palmetto for Miami. Avoid Florida's Turnpike, the Sawgrass, and the Dolphin.
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Old Feb 17, 2024, 8:28 pm
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Considering your home base is BOS, you probably have an E-ZPass. Might I suggest taking it with you? They're accepted in Florida now and the tolls are cheaper than the cash rate.
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Old Feb 18, 2024, 6:58 am
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Originally Posted by funnyfarm299
Considering your home base is BOS, you probably have an E-ZPass. Might I suggest taking it with you? They're accepted in Florida now and the tolls are cheaper than the cash rate.
Thanks, I didn't think of bringing my EZ Pass. But to close the loop on my specific question, yes, you can pay by cash to cross Alligator Alley.
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Old Feb 23, 2024, 8:17 am
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Allegator Alley (RT 75) does take cash. Most other toll roads in FL are either transponder or bill by plate.
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