While vaccines are being rolled out across the world, you may still need to present a negative Covid-19 test should you wish to leave the UK for either work or leisure.
Airlines have partnered with a range of testing providers to offer discounts on Covid-19 tests when you fly with them. These include pre-departure PCR or antigen tests, Day 2 and Day 8 PCR tests for green and amber countries, and Test to Release options (see page 56 for more information on all of these). There are links to the providers’ websites when you book with an airline – reservation details or flight numbers may be required at checkout. The offers listed here were valid as we went to press.
The carrier has partnered with provider Qured to offer lateral flow antigen tests with supervised video calls for UK customers travelling on flights to the US. You can also carry the kits abroad in preparation for your return journey to the UK. Read our review of three different Qured services at businesstraveller.com/ tried-and-tested; see also page 60.
Buy: Use code AATRAVEL15. Rapid antigen test £33. aa.com
BA offers home tests from Chronomics, Citydoc (also offers in-clinic tests), Eurofins, Halo, Let’s Get Checked (for the US only), Medicspot, Qured and Randox. Collinson and Express Test provide airport services, and Wren Healthcare provides home visits or in-clinic appointments.
Chronomics: Use discount code BRITISHAIRWAYS17. Test to Release £99.
CityDoc: Use code BA35. Pre-departure PCR/Test to Release £125; Day 2 PCR test £60; Day 2 and Day 8 PCR £120.
Collinson: Use code BA20OFF. Pre-departure PCR/Day 2 PCR £66; Day 2 and Day 8 PCR £132; Test to Release £76.
Eurofins: Discount automatically applied. Pre-departure PCR £40.41.
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