If you are planning to travel and need to get evidence of a negative Covid-19 test before travelling you may be wondering where to start, as it’s not possible to use NHS testing for this purpose. We have listed below some different options available.

Authorised 'Test to Release' providers - can be viewed via this official .gov page

Randox - offer a variety of tests, use the code 'BritishAirways50' at checkout to obtain a discount on the PCR Home Sample Tests, Test To Release and Day 2 & 8 Test kits

DiamondAir - can offer both home tests or onsite testing at select clinics in the UK, as well as express test options. Click Travel have negotiated a 5% discount which is available by entering 'Click05' as a promotional code on the test application page on their site.

UK Airport Testing

It is possible to get LAMP testing at Heathrow Airport before travelling to Hong Kong. Tests must be pre-booked via The Collinson Group here - Collinson Group Heathrow LAMP Test Bookings

Gatwick Airport has set up a PCR testing facility with next day results, offering subsidised rates for airport travellers. More information, and details of how to book here - Express Gatwick Testing

Manchester Airport Testing

East Midlands Airport Testing

Stansted Airport Testing

Newcastle Airport Testing

Edinburgh Airport Testing

UK Pharmacy Testing

Boots pharmacy has started to offer an in-store PCR test at many of their locations. More information, and online booking is available here.

Superdrug also offers a testing service, but is not recommended for outbound travel.

Additional UK Options

Please note that the below have not been verified by Click Travel, hence providing Trustpilot ratings for you to refer to. We are not making any specific recommendations, just providing a list of potential companies to research and use and if needing a fit to fly certificate.

Wren Healthcare (4.9 review on Trustpilot as of 23 Dec 20)



MedExpress (4.5 review on Trustpilot as of 23 Dec 20)



Vivo Clinic (4.4 review on Trustpilot as of 23 Dec 20)



Overseas Testing

If needing to get a Covid-19 test when overseas to enable return travel to England there are a couple of options we would recommend checking:

Qured - offers the ability to order a test to take overseas with you, is a self test kit overseen by a professional health advisor and provides results in 20 minutes which are valid for UK pre-arrival testing ... for a discount on standard rates use the code 'BATRAVEL15' to reduce to £33

SkyTeam testing directory - gives access to details of over 15000 testing locations in more than 75 countries.

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