Covid Testing For Travel

Covid Testing For Travel

Need to know what tests for Covid you need to arrange for your holiday? Here's the latest guidance from our customers top 10 destinations.

Our friends at TUI are offering PCR Covid travel tests for as little as £20, so if you book your holiday with TUI you may also be able to pick up much cheaper tests.



Spain, Balearics & the Canary Islands

Border status: Open to UK visitors


Outbound Testing: Negative test (PCR, LAMP, TMA or NEAR) up to 72 hours before departure or proof of vaccination


Forms: Travel declaration & health form 48 hours before arrival


Inbound Testing: Pre-departure test + Day 2 PCR if fully vaccinated and returning to England


Portugal

Border status: Open to UK visitors


Outbound Testing: Negative PCR or antigen test within 72 hours


Forms: Passenger Locator Card


Inbound Testing: Pre-departure test + Day 2 PCR if fully vaccinated and returning to England


Greece

Border status: Open to UK visitors


Outbound Testing: Negative PCR within 72 hours, antigen test within 48 hours or proof of vaccination status


Forms: Passenger Locator Card


Inbound Testing: Pre-departure test + Day 2 PCR if fully vaccinated and returning to England


USA

Border status: Closed to UK visitors


Outbound Testing: Negative pre-departure NAAT or antigen test


Self-Isolation: 7 day quarantine (test on day 3-5)


Inbound Testing: Pre-departure test + Day 2 PCR if fully vaccinated and returning to England


Italy

Border status: Open to UK visitors with a test and either proof of vaccination or 5 days' isolation on arrival


Outbound Testing: Negative rapid antigen test or molecular swab test 48 hours before arrival


Forms: Declaration Form


Inbound Testing: Pre-departure test + Day 2 PCR if fully vaccinated and returning to England

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Cyprus

Border status: Open to UK visitors


Outbound Testing: Negative PCR test 72 hours before arrival or proof of full vaccination


Forms: Cyprus Flight Pass


Inbound Testing: Pre-departure test + Day 2 PCR if fully vaccinated and returning to England


Turkey

Border status: Flights from UK are currently banned


Outbound Testing: Negative PCR test 72 hours before arrival


Forms: Travel Form


Inbound Testing: Pre-departure test + 10 day hotel quarantine


Poland

Border status: Open to UK visitors


Outbound Testing: Negative PCR test within 48 hours of arrival or fully vaccinated certificate


Self-isolation: You must self-isolate on arrival but can end your self-isolation if you take a COVID test after entering Poland and that test is negative.


Inbound Testing: Pre-departure test + Day 2 PCR if fully vaccinated and returning to England


France

Border status: Open to vaccinated UK visitors


Outbound Testing: Negative PCR test within 36 hours of departure


Self-isolation: only if not fully-vaccinated


Inbound Testing: Pre-departure test + Day 2 & 8 PCR (whilst self-isolating at home for 10 days)


Germany

Border status: Open to vaccinated UK travellers


Outbound Testing: Negative PCR, Antigen or LAMP test 48 hours before arrival


Forms: Declaration Form


Inbound Testing: Pre-departure test + Day 2 PCR if fully vaccinated and returning to England

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