AF Payments has announced that commuters can now use their beep card to pay for rides in select routes of Froehlich Tours, one of the premium point-to-point (P2P) bus systems in the metro.
This covers the routes Trinoma to Glorietta 5 and vice-versa, and SM North EDSA to SM Megamall and vice-versa. The standard fare for the Trinoma-Glorietta 5 route is P55. For the SM North-Megamall route, the standard fare is P40.
?This is the first time that we?re implementing the beep system for a premium P2P bus line. We hope that commuters enjoy the convenience using beep card and the comfort of Froehlich Tours? modern bus fleet,? said Peter Maher, president and CEO of AF Payments.
Froehlich Tours allows shorter travel time as buses leave on schedule and travel from the terminal to the drop-off point without stops.
?This partnership with beep card is significant for us because it is true to our mantra of connecting the city. We?re positive that this will further improve the commuting experience of Froehlich bus riders,? said Chris Bauer, CEO of Froelich Tours.
The beep card is a tap-and-go payment system accepted in all three elevated railways (LRT 1, LRT 2, and MRT 3) and select bus lines. It can be purchased for P20, is reloadable, and valid for four years.