Toll Fees N4 - 2018

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Re: Toll Fees N4 - 2018

Post by Dzombo » Thu May 03, 2018 11:42 am

Richprins wrote:
Tue May 01, 2018 8:42 am
We don't get paid in pounds, Dzombs, and we are also amongst the most overtaxed people in the world. lol
Not so sure about that 0*\

However the point I was trying to make is that the most expensive toll on the N4 is comparable in price to the tolls in the UK.

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Re: Toll Fees N4 - 2018

Post by Lisbeth » Thu May 03, 2018 11:53 am

Dzombo wrote:
Thu May 03, 2018 11:42 am
However the point I was trying to make is that the most expensive toll on the N4 is comparable in price to the tolls in the UK.
To me that was quite clear and proves that it is very expensive for SA and GB is not a cheap country \O
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Re: Toll Fees N4 - 2018

Post by okie » Thu May 03, 2018 4:37 pm

In this country we pay with pounds or dollars or euros , but we get paid with peanuts ;-)
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Re: Toll Fees N4 - 2018

Post by Flutterby » Fri May 04, 2018 8:24 am

So true okie! lol

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Re: Toll Fees N4 - 2018

Post by Dzombo » Fri May 04, 2018 12:53 pm

I often look at the cost of things in terms of the price of petrol.
So @ £1.25/L (last time I filled up) the £6 toll is equivalent of just under 5L (and bearing in mind 80% of that is tax - duty, VAT etc)

What is the current price of petrol / L in SA?
And then divide by the R88 toll - would give a more equal comparison?

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Re: Toll Fees N4 - 2018

Post by Lisbeth » Fri May 04, 2018 1:02 pm

R14.97 (95)
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Re: Toll Fees N4 - 2018

Post by Dzombo » Fri May 04, 2018 1:43 pm

Lisbeth wrote:
Fri May 04, 2018 1:02 pm
R14.97 (95)
So using my method...................
£6 is 4.8L
R88 is 5.9L
So the equivalent toll in SA is cheaper

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