What is E-ZPass?
The E-ZPass is a transponder (tag) that you can put in your vehicle to pay toll. You don’t need to stop to pay toll. Though different states have their own E-ZPass, E-ZPass tag transponders purchased from any one state is accepted across following states. Therefore, if you already have a E-ZPass from any of these states, you are good to use it in Massachusetts.
|Illinois||Maryland||New York||Rhode Island|
|Kentucky||New Hampshire||Ohio||West Virginia|
But if do not have E-ZPass tag from other state, you would need to apply for one. To get a regular E-ZPass MA transponder, USA registered vehicle license plate number is required. Here is the link to register for E-ZPass MA. Once you receive your tag transponder, you can manage your EZ-Pass MA account by logging to the website: https://www.ezdrivema.com/ezpassmalogin.
Tourists, who rent a car, have just the option to use rental car's license plate if the rental agency allows. Therefore, you need to first check with your car rental agency if they release their rental car's license plate to renter's for getting E-ZPass. In simple words, you need to check if they will let you use the rental car's license plate for registering for E-ZPass. If yes, then you would need to register for E-ZPass NY in advance to your trip and get the tag transponder delivered to your address. Here is the link to register for E-ZPass MA.
If you wish to estimate how much to recharge your E-ZPass account before your unpcoming trip, we suggest you using Tollguru Trip Calculator to see toll costs at each toll plaza on your route. For accurate toll calculations for future trips, there is feature to set departure time. You can also download our free app from Google play store or the App Store. Both, our website calculator and apps, are totally free for all vehicles types.
How to mount E-ZPass on the vehicle?
The E-ZPass® tag must be mounted properly before use. If the tag is not properly mounted, it may not work and may be unlawfully positioned.
- Clean placement area on inside of windshield with isopropyl (rubbing alcohol) and allow to dry.
- Remove plastic tape from back of Velcro™ mounting strips on tags.
- Position tag as illustrated below based on your mirror type.
- Press tags firmly against the windshield glass.
If you want to avoid the hassle of sitcking E-ZPass on the windshield using adhesive strips, it is good idea to get this easy to attach and remove suction cup based E-ZPass holders. It is perfect for rental-car users or households with multiple vehicles.