The Christmas and New Year holidays are just around the corner, and with interstate travel restrictions lifted since 7th December 2020, you know what that means… traffic is going to be brutal! So, it’s absolutely vital for you to plan your trip ahead if you don’t want to get stuck in a bad jam.
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But fret not! PLUS has issued its Travel Time Advisory (TTA) as a helpful guide for those of you who will be travelling on the PLUS highway between 22nd December 2020 to 19th January 2021.
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If you’re travelling from the Klang Valley towards Perlis, Kedah, Penang, North Perak and Johor, you’re advised to start your journey before 9am. For those heading to other states in the peninsular, it will be best to enter the highway after 12pm.
If you’re driving from Perlis, Kedah, Penang, North Perak, or Johor heading towards the Klang Valley, the TTA suggests starting your journey before 9am.
PLUS Managing Director, Datuk Azman Ismail says hestrongly encourages the public to closely follow the TTA schedule as they stand a better chance of experiencing a smoother journey as well as to avoid congestion.
In light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic situation, PLUS reminds customers to follow the necessary SOPs such as wearing face masks, registering via MySejahtera apps, maintaining physical distancing and practising good personal hygiene.
PLUS also recommends customers reload their Touch ‘n Go cards and e-Wallets before starting their journey and ensure there’s sufficient balance at all times.
If you do get stuck in a jam, though, and you feel like you need to stop somewhere to rest or grab a quick bite, check out these R&R’s along the PLUS highway!
Have a safe journey ahead, and happy holidays!
By: Amy Shariffudin