Camino Colombia (State Highway 255) is an all-electronic toll road stretching 22 miles from the Colombia-Solidarity International Bridge to I-35 north of Laredo. All tolls are prepaid with a TxTag or Camino Colombia Day Pass, so you never have to stop or slow down to pay at a toll booth. By taking Camino Colombia, international travelers can avoid traffic congestion through Laredo and pick up their B-2 tourist visas at the Colombia-Solidarity bridge.
Paying tolls on Camino Colombia is easy. By opening a TxTag account, you can enjoy nonstop travel and pay the lowest rates on Camino Colombia and all toll roads in Texas. As you drive under the toll gantry on Camino Colombia, the microchip inside your TxTag sticker receives a signal and the toll is deducted from your prepaid account. It takes only a few minutes to sign up online, or you can order a TxTag by calling 1-888-468-9824 (international: 001-214-210-0493 ).
A Day Pass is another convenient option for prepaying tolls on Camino Colombia, especially for international customers. To sign up for a Day Pass, you must call the Customer Service Center at 1-888-468-9824 (international: 001-214-210-0493 ). You will need to provide the following information when you call:
- Number of trips you plan to take on Camino Colombia
- Your license plate number and home address
- Type of vehicle you drive
- Credit card number
You must use a major credit card to open a Camino Colombia Day Pass account. MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express are accepted. Your credit card will be charged for the cost of your tolls, based on the type of vehicle and number of times you plan to use the toll road.
Camino Colombia Toll Rates
|Toll Plaza/TxTag||Toll Plaza/TxTag||Toll Plaza/TxTag||Toll Plaza/TxTag||Toll Plaza/TxTag|
|Day Pass One-Way||Day Pass One-Way||Day Pass One-Way||Day Pass One-Way||Day Pass One-Way|
Drivers with a TxTag account receive a 25% discount off the cost of tolls on Camino Colombia.
The Houston EZ TAG and Dallas-area TollTag are also accepted on Camino Colombia.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between a TxTag account and a Camino Colombia Day Pass?
TxTag customers enjoy several benefits not offered by a Day Pass:
|TxTag||Camino Colombia Day Pass|
|Can prepay tolls||X||X|
|Can have multiple vehicles on same account||X||X|
|Get lowest toll rates||X|
|Can be used statewide||X|
|Can set up AutoPay to automatically add money to account||X|
|Can receive account statements||X|
|Can manage account online||X|
|Can open an account using cash||X|
|Can request a refund||X|
How much does a Camino Colombia Day Pass cost?
Toll rates depend on the type of vehicle you drive. See the toll rates chart above. When you call to open a Day Pass account, the customer service representative will determine your Day Pass cost based on your vehicle and the number of trips you plan to take on Camino Colombia. You can also choose to prepay any dollar amount to cover the cost of future trips, as your Camino Colombia Day Pass funds do not expire.
Can I get a Day Pass refund?
No. Camino Colombia Day Pass accounts are nonrefundable.
Can I open a Camino Colombia Day Pass account online?
At this time, you cannot open a Day Pass account online. You must call 1-888-468-9824 (international customers: 001-214-210-0493 ).
What happens if I take more trips on the toll road than I had planned?
Drivers with insufficient funds on their prepaid Camino Colombia Day Pass or TxTag account will be mailed a bill for the additional toll charges, plus a $1.15 Pay By Mail fee. Drivers are responsible for payment of the tolls and fees specified on the bill. Failure to pay will result in the issuance of a Notice of Toll Violation that includes additional Administrative fees.
Can I have more than one vehicle on a Camino Colombia Day Pass account?
Yes. You can manage multiple vehicles on a single account. You will need to provide the license plate number and type of vehicle for each car or truck.
Can I open a Camino Colombia Day Pass account for someone else?
Yes. You may prepay tolls for a family member or friend. You must have the necessary vehicle information for the other person's car or truck to open a Day Pass account.
What if I have other past due accounts with TxTag or Texas Tollways?
If you have a past due toll account, you will be required to pay all overdue toll charges and fees before you can request a new Camino Colombia Day Pass.
Can I convert a Camino Colombia Day Pass to a TxTag account?
Yes, call the Customer Service Center at 1-888-468-9824 (international customers: 001-214-210-0493 ).
Can I use my Laredo Trade Tag to pay on Camino Colombia?
No. The Laredo Trade Tag is not currently accepted on Camino Colombia. If you open a TxTag account, you should not install the TxTag sticker if you have a Laredo Trade Tag on your windshield.
Do I need to open an account even if I have a non-U.S. license plate?
Yes. International customers, please contact the TxTag Customer Service Center by calling 001-214-210-0493 to request a TxTag and open an account.