Electricity prices, toll rates, covid-19… Everything that changes on February 1, 2023


Electricity prices, toll rates, covid-19… Everything that changes on February 1, 2023
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Revaluation of toll prices, covid rules, increase in electricity prices… many things are changing on February 1, 2023. La Dépêche du Midi takes stock.

These are new measures that will have an impact on your portfolio. Some will allow you to save money and others are less pleasant… we summarize everything that will change on February 1st.


From Wednesday 1 February it will no longer be possible to request a work stopping in the event of a positive Covid test, according to a decree published in the Official Journal this Saturday, January 28. Thus, the compulsory isolation of people who tested positive for Covid-19 and “the carrying out of a test” after two days for their contact cases “are no longer required” report our colleagues from France Bleu.

Money and consumption

The interest rate of A booklet will go from 2% to 3% from February 1. An unprecedented level since 2009 but still below inflation. The Sustainable and Solidarity Development Booklet (LDDS) also benefits from this 3% increase.

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A increase in electricity prices is to be expected but this will be limited. The tariff shield on energy put in place in 2021, is renewed in 2023. The increase in electricity tariffs is limited to 15% from February 1, report our colleagues from France 3. Tariffs which would have doubled without public intervention, according to the Ministry of the Economy.

From this February 1 and until July 1, the mortgage loan wear rate will no longer be calculated quarterly but monthly. A novelty that should allow easier access to credit for individuals.

The device “MaPrimeRénov condominiums“, which makes it possible to finance energy renovation work on the common areas of condominiums, will see its ceilings raised from 15,000 to 25,000 euros. Those concerning renovation work allowing an energy gain of at least 35%, “will be upgraded from 30,000 to 35,000 euros to better support the most modest households in their global renovation projects”, according to the Ministry of Ecological Transition.


If you travel by car toll prices will increase by 4.75% on average this February 1. If you are eligible, you have until the end of February to apply. fuel allowance of 100 euros on, which replaces the rebate on pump prices for 2022.

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The conditions of sale of SNCF tickets will harden from February 1 for everyone. To be reimbursed free of charge or to exchange your ticket for free, you must do so no later than six days before departure. Exchanging your ticket will now cost 19 euros from a week before departure, while the operation has been free until D-3 since 2020.

The taxi fares increase from February 1. The upper limit of this increase is set at 4%. Same for the VTC : a minimum income per trip of 7.65 euros comes into force.

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