These twin tests are mandatory for all travellers returning to the UK from any country on the UK amber list. who are not fully vaccinated in the UK or under the UK vaccine programme overseas
When you place your order, we will email you our DHSC Booking Code (one per order) to use on your passenger locator’s form. Once a Booking Code is issued, payment is non-refundable.
See here for the current UK government amber list. Please note this list is updated regularly.
If required our trained clinician can collect your swab sample while you are in your car outside our clinic.
* If you have COVID-19 symptoms please do not book an in-store test, only book a self-swab kit.
Cancellation of less than 48hrs notice will incur an administrative charge of £30.00
Choose your kit
If you have been in France within 10 days of entering England, you must have a booking for both a Day 2 and a Day 8 test. You must also quarantine at home for 10 days. This applies whether or not you have been fully vaccinated. Please be aware this measures includes those who have travelled through France to reach their transport to the UK.*
*Except where operators have made arrangements compliant with the public health regulations that allow for transit. Please check with your operator.
Day 2 test can be done before, on or after your arrival into the UK from Amber list.
Example – your day of arrival is your Day 0, the following day is your Day 1, next will be your Day 2.
In accordance with the Department of Health, Day 8 can only be done on or after your Day 8.
Please order your travel test kits as early as possible. Once your swab sample has been taken, it must arrive at our partner lab within 70 hours.
Please be aware that our COVID-19 home sample collection kits are available for UK delivery only.
Please note, within the UK, Health is a devolved matter. Specific testing requirements on returning from international destinations may alter depending upon jurisdiction. Please check the requirements for your UK arrival jurisdiction before ordering test kits.
These twin tests are mandatory for all travellers returning to the UK from any country on the UK amber list.
- Mandatory when returning from any country on the UK amber list
- In-store (or in your car outside the pharmacy) option available
- Self-swabbing at home kit option available
- See here for the current UK government amber list. Please note this list is updated regularly.
With all the Covid testing we offer there are two options. The first option is in person, you come to our store and do the swabbing for you; we register the kit and send it off to the laboratory. When your result is ready, we forward it by email to the email address you provided at registration. With this option if your test result is inconclusive/unclear we will provide a free retest.
The second option is for you to buy the kit and register it yourself and send it to the laboratory – address included with the test kit.
Cost for the two tests in-store (or in your car outside the pharmacy), swabbed by our trained personnel:
£180 total; 24 to 48 hours for the result each time (by appointment)
Cost for the twin tests in a kit for self-swabbing at home:
£180 total, including postage
The COVID-19 test kit will include the address of our partner laboratory to send your swab sample to and a Royal Mail Track 24 prepaid label.