Travel testing – a quick guide

travelling abroad lets us help guide you

We always recommend you review the government guidance for your travel or return to the UK see links a the bottom of this article

In the meantime here is a quick overview

Travelling from the UK

Double Vaccinated (last dose at least 2 weeks prior to test date)

  • Check with you travel provider what type of test if any is required for travel from the UK

Not Double Vaccinated

  • Check with your travel provider what type of test is required for travel from the UK more than likely it will be a PCR swab

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Travelling to / back to the UK

Double vaccinated (last dose at least 2 weeks prior to test date)

  • You don’t need to test to enter the UK – we do advise you check with your provider as this may differ from government advise
  • You will need to purchase a Day 2 lateral flow kit at least 48 hours prior return to secure a passenger locator form booking reference number
  • Our lateral flow service has a digital process to register the kit, provide evidence of negative antigen status and receive a certificate fit for travel and Days 2 requirements

Click here to buy

Not double vaccinated

  • You will need isolate for 10 days on return and purchase mandatory Day 2 & 8 test kits at least 48 hours prior to return to secure a passenger locator form booking reference number

To purchase click here

  • You can also purchase a Day 5 Test to release kit, this can be used following receipt of a negative Day 2 result which may help you leave your isolation earlier

To purchase click here

Government links

Travel abroad from England during coronavirus (COVID-19) – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Travel to England from another country during coronavirus (COVID-19) – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)