What is ETC?
ETC refers to the Electronic Toll Collection system.
This wireless payment system used on Japanese highways allows drivers to cross toll lanes without stopping.
ETC card reader
ETC indicator light
Simply insert the ETC card into the dedicated card reader, and if the indicator light on the vehicle shows a continuous green flash, the ETC system is operating normally.
Please note that since motorcycles under 125cc cannot be driven on highways, the ETC system cannot be installed.
How to use ETC
When you arrive at the expressway toll gate, please pull into the ETC lane (see sign).
No need to stop, just drive slowly in the middle of the blue line (less than 20 kilometers per hour).
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Rent ETC at Rental819
Most of the vehicles rented in Rental 819 are already equipped with the ETC system, you only need to rent an ETC card to use the system.
You can check if the vehicle is equipped with an ETC system and whether the branch has an ETC card available for rent at the time of rental.
Procedures for renting and returning ETC cards
Please indicate that you need to rent an ETC card when filling out the rental form, and our customer service staff will arrange for you to arrange a shop where you can rent an ETC card, as well as confirm that the vehicle you want to rent is equipped with an ETC system.
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Precautions for renting an ETC card
Since not every shop offers ETC rental service and the number of ETC cards is limited, please indicate that you need to borrow ETC cards when filling out the rental form so that we can arrange and reserve them for you.
Install ETC on the vehicle
If you have successfully reserved a vehicle with an ETC system installed and an ETC card, our staff will pre-install the ETC card for you when you rent the vehicle and ensure the normal operation of the system through the ETC indicator light.
Precautions regarding the use of ETC cards