November Bus Fees- Should I stop for November ?

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November Bus Fees- Should I stop for November ?

Postby snowball » Wed Sep 26, 2012 11:48 am

Received bus cards yesterday, stating to collect " both Oct & November's bus fees..........now wondering :roll: should i stop taking the school bus in november since the kids will be attending school for only 2 weeks......... :shrug: but somehow feeling abit uneasy for being unfair to the bus operators :oops: :sad:

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Re: November Bus Fees- Should I stop for November ?

Postby SAHM_TAN » Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:34 pm

May I know do you need to pay Dec fees too?

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Re: November Bus Fees- Should I stop for November ?

Postby MMM » Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:40 pm

Can't remember but my impression is that at the beginning of the year, they collected Jan and December outfront....

Though it's exorbitant but sort of unfair to the bus uncles if stop in Nov and begin again in Jan...

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Re: November Bus Fees- Should I stop for November ?

Postby verykiasumummy » Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:49 pm

i thought it is mandatory to pay for all 12 mths??

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Re: November Bus Fees- Should I stop for November ?

Postby snowball » Wed Sep 26, 2012 1:05 pm

SAHM_TAN wrote:May I know do you need to pay Dec fees too?


Dec's bus fees was paid together with July's when Term 3 starts.

June's bus fees was paid together with Jan's when Term 1 starts.

:moneyflies: amount is alot if you have more than 1 kid..... :sweat:
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Re: November Bus Fees- Should I stop for November ?

Postby cchew » Wed Sep 26, 2012 1:06 pm

snowball wrote:Received bus cards yesterday, stating to collect " both Oct & November's bus fees..........now wondering :roll: should i stop taking the school bus in november since the kids will be attending school for only 2 weeks......... :shrug: but somehow feeling abit uneasy for being unfair to the bus operators :oops: :sad:

You have 2 choice:
1) To pay Oct and Nov fee, and take transport till school holiday starts.
2) Not to pay Oct and Nov fee, arrange transport on your own from Oct-Nov.

I do not think they allow you to pay Oct and not pay Nov.

Bus Operator normally collect Jan+Dec fee, May+Jun fee and Oct+Nov fee together.
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Re: November Bus Fees- Should I stop for November ?

Postby snowball » Wed Sep 26, 2012 1:19 pm

cchew wrote:Bus Operator normally collect Jan+Dec fee, May+Jun fee and Oct-Nov fee together.


ooh really? It is my 1st time this year to let my kids to take school bus....

Thanks for the infor. :smile:

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Re: November Bus Fees- Should I stop for November ?

Postby verykiasumummy » Wed Sep 26, 2012 2:53 pm

yes it will be unfair to them for no income at all during the holiday mths...

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Re: November Bus Fees- Should I stop for November ?

Postby LOLMum » Wed Sep 26, 2012 3:17 pm

I don't mind paying the jun and dec fare......

Dd's school holiday starts in oct....still have to pay for nov :shrug:


Well, what to do, not the bus driver's fault school wants to start the holiday early.
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Re: November Bus Fees- Should I stop for November ?

Postby ammonite » Wed Sep 26, 2012 3:23 pm

Bus fare is usually calculated for the whole year and then divided by twelve. So it is not that we are paying for nothing during the holidays. The bus operator would have informed u of the terms and conditions regarding withdrawal, maybe you can check the handout and guidelines from them.

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