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Anih Berhad, concessionaire of the Karak Highway and East Coast Expressway Phase 1 (LPT1), has announced a 10% discount for Deepavali, which falls on October 29. The 10% discount is for 24 hours, starting on Friday midnight.

The company also released a travel time advisory (TTA) in conjunction with the holiday. The TTA advises motorists from the Klang Valley heading to Pahang on October 28 to enter the Karak Highway and LPT1 from 1pm to 4pm, or from 7pm to 11pm. Those heading to Terengganu and Kelantan are advised to enter the highway from 6am to 11am or 5pm to 8pm.

For the return journey on October 30, those from Pahang making their way west are advised to enter the highway from 6am to 10am, or from 7pm to 11pm. Those coming from Terengganu should start from 8am till 11am or from 8pm till 10pm. Lastly, motorists from Kelantan, your slot is from 6pm to 10pm or 9pm to midnight. Full details in the chart above.

The TTA, which is formulated based on traffic analysis during peak periods over festival seasons, aims to smoothen traffic flow and reduce congestion on the highway, toll plazas and rest areas. Motorists can get updates from the highway’s @LPTTrafik Twitter account or “Lebuhraya Pantai Timur” on FB. Drive safe.