Singapore-Malaysia land VTL: Bus tickets still available for first 30 days of travel, says MTI

25/11/2021 5:49:00 PM

Singapore-Malaysia land VTL: Bus tickets still available for first 30 days of travel, says MTI

Singapore-Malaysia land VTL: Bus tickets still available for first 30 days of travel, says MTI

SINGAPORE: Bus tickets are still available for the first 30 days of travel through the upcoming land vaccinated travel lane (VTL) between Singapore and Malaysia, said the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) in a press release on Thursday night (Nov 25). This comes after travellers experienced

SINGAPORE: Bus tickets are still available for the first 30 days of travel through the upcoming land vaccinated travel lane (VTL) between Singapore and Malaysia, said the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) in a press release on Thursday night (Nov 25).

This comes after travellers experiencedlong waits and ticketing issueswhen the bookings opened at 8am on Thursday.Earlier in the morning, a message on the Transtar Travel website - one of two bus operators designated to serve the land VTL - had said tickets for the next 30 days were sold out at about 8.20am, less than half an hour after bookings opened.

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LinkedIn SINGAPORE: Bus tickets are still available for the first 30 days of travel through the upcoming land vaccinated travel lane (VTL) between Singapore and Malaysia, said the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) in a press release on Thursday night (Nov 25).Handal Indah – also known as Causeway Link – will similarly operate 32 daily trips between Larkin Sentral Bus Terminal and Queen Street Terminal in Singapore..websites.

This comes after travellers experienced long waits and ticketing issues when the bookings opened at 8am on Thursday. Earlier in the morning, a message on the Transtar Travel website - one of two bus operators designated to serve the land VTL - had said tickets for the next 30 days were sold out at about 8. Travellers must purchase their bus tickets at least three days prior to the date of departure.20am, less than half an hour after bookings opened. Subsequent checks on the Transtar site later said it was experiencing extreme high traffic as well as undergoing"emergency maintenance". Story continues Those who arrive in Singapore via other means will be subjected to prevailing border control measures, which include serving a seven-day stay-home notice, said PMO. CNA was able to purchase a ticket at about 1pm, after waiting for about three hours in a virtual waiting room. These tests must be taken at a laboratory or centre that is accredited or recognised by the Malaysia Ministry of Health.

In the press release on Thursday night, MTI said that more than 90 per cent of Transtar Travel tickets to Singapore and 70 per cent of tickets to Malaysia were still available as of 4pm. Travel history, PCR test Those entering the city-state must be fully vaccinated and must have remained in Malaysia or any other VTL or Category I country or region in the last 14 consecutive days before arrival. Related: FAQ: What you need to know about the Singapore-Malaysia land VTL LAND VTL TICKETS AND VTP APPLICATIONS Transtar had sold about 4,400 land VTL bus tickets across a 30-day timeframe as of 4pm, MTI said. “About three-quarters of the tickets are for trips from Singapore to Malaysia, and the remaining one-quarter for trips from Malaysia to Singapore,” the ministry added. These tests must be taken at a laboratory or centre that is accredited or recognised by Malaysia's Ministry of Health. The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) received a total of 240 Vaccinated Travel Pass (VTP) applications for land VTL as of 3pm, the Trade and Industry Ministry said. “Demand for the land VTL bus tickets and the volume of VTP applications are likely to remain high, and processes will continue to be refined,” MTI said. Unvaccinated children aged 12 and below must be accompanied by a vaccinated adult. "Subsequently, we will also work towards restoring travel through Tuas Second Link," it added.

“We seek travellers’ understanding and patience, if there are any delays in the systems.” MTI added that Singapore and Malaysia will “progressively expand the land VTL in a safe and calibrated manner”. “All travellers should purchase their bus tickets and ensure that they have the necessary documents ready, before they board the designated VTL buses,” it added. Malaysia and Singapore's land VTL via the Causeway will start on Nov 29. As part of the first phase of the land VTL, travellers will need to use designated VTL bus services.

Travellers must be vaccinated against COVID-19 and be citizens, permanent residents or long-term pass holders of the country they are entering. There will be 32 land VTL designated bus services entering each country per day, with a maximum capacity of 45"fully seated" passengers per trip. The daily quota for the land VTL scheme will be about 2,880 travellers in total, with 1,440 passengers each way. .