Covid-19 Testing for Travel

We offer our patients a full range of services for Covid-19 testing to keep you and your family safe and healthy before and after you travel. 
  • Government listed provider of Covid-19 testing on GOV.UK.
  • UKAS accredited ISO 15189 laboratory PCR tests and WHO approved rapid antigen tests.
  • Same-day appointments are available 6 days a week.
  • All tests are taken by experienced private doctors.
  • Testing available for children of all ages.
  • Safe, established medical clinics, no queues.
  • Results available within hours for urgent fit to fly PCR testing.
  • Routine results in 24 hours.
  • Result straight to your phone or email.
  • Instant online booking and confirmation email for your passenger locator form.
FIT TO FLY TEST
  • Routine results in 24 hours
  • Urgent same-day results available
  • Antigen tests available, if accepted by your destination, results within 1 hour
  • Including signed test certificate
  • Cost
    • £210 In-Clinic PCR testing by our doctors
    • or
    • £140 In-Clinic Rapid Antigen testing
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DAY 2 TEST
  • Covid-19 PCR test for all arrivals from ‘Green’ list countries.
  • Required for all arrivals 5 years of age and older unless exempt.
  • Tests performed in private medical clinics by experienced doctors.
  • Fee: £175
    • Includes all fees for laboratory PCR test, genome sequencing, Public Health England reporting, and result certificate.

We recommend booking your test appointment on day 0 or day 1.

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DAY 2 AND 8 TEST
  • Covid-19 PCR tests for all arrivals from ‘Amber’ list countries.
  • Required for all arrivals 5 years of age and older unless exempt.
  • Tests performed in private medical clinics by experienced doctors.
  • Instant email confirmation including Booking reference for your passenger locator form.
  • Fee: £249
    • Includes all fees for laboratory PCR tests, genome sequencing, Public Health England reporting, and results certificate.

We recommend booking your ‘Day 2’ test appointment on day 0 or day 1. 

You can book your first day 2 appointment instantly. We will be in touch to schedule a convenient time for your day 8 appointment.

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DAY 2 AND 8 TESTS PLUS DAY 5 TEST TO RELEASE
  • Covid-19 PCR tests for all arrivals from ‘Amber’ list countries.
  • Required for all arrivals 5 years of age and older unless exempt.
  • Complete package including optional Day 5 ‘Test to Release Test’ to end your quarantine early after 5 days.
  • Tests performed in private medical clinics by experienced doctors.
  • Fee: £399
    • Includes all fees for laboratory PCR tests, genome sequencing, Public Health England reporting, and results certificate.

We recommend booking your ‘Day 2’ test appointment on day 0 or day 1. 

Your ‘Day 5’ Test to Release test must be on your 5th day of isolation at the earliest. 

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DAY 5 TEST TO RELEASE
  • End your quarantine early after 5 days, results usually available within 24 hours.
  • Optional test for arrivals from ‘Amber’ list countries
  • Tests performed in private medical clinics by experienced doctors.
  • In-Clinic Testing: £250, includes sample taking by doctor, laboratory PCR testing, Public Health England reporting and test certificate.
  • At-Home Testing: £200, include courier wait and return service, laboratory PCR testing, Public Health England reporting and test certificate. Additional charges will apply if a courier service is required outside of SW6, SW10 and Central London.

Your appointment MUST be on your 5th day of isolation at the earliest. Your arrival day is day 0. So for example, if you arrive in England on Monday, your first day of isolation is Tuesday and the earliest you could test is Saturday. 

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The latest list of ‘Green’, ‘Amber’ and ‘Red’ countries is available here. If you need assistance with booking or would like to discuss a group package please email contact@coynemedical.com.

Whilst Coyne Medical Ltd will do everything it can to ensure prompt service, Covid-19 PCR tests are highly scientific tests, they must be processed by an external government accredited laboratory that may from time to time experience delays during the ongoing pandemic. We can accept no responsibility for financial losses, travel cancellations, disruption, or refusal to travel due to failed or later delivery of test kit and/or reported test results. All Covid-19 test results will be reported to Public Health England, this is a legal requirement, in the event of a positive test your contact details may be passed to authorities including the NHS Test and Trace service.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, we are on the UK government list of Covid-19 testing providers for both general testing, travel arrival testing and ‘Test to release’ testing available online here.

We work with two highly trusted London laboratories for PCR testing, both are accredited to UKAS ISO 15189.

‘Day 2’ tests can be taken at any time from your arrival in England from a ‘Green’ or ‘Amber’ list country, called day 0. The test must be taken by day 2 at the latest, we would recommend booking for day 0 or 1.

‘Day 5 Test to Release’ tests can be taken from day 5. So if you arrive in England on Monday, your 1st full day of isolation is Tuesday and the earliest you can test is Saturday.

‘Day 8’ tests must be taken on day 8 or later. We would recommend booking these tests for day 8 if possible.

TEST PACKAGE BOOKINGS

When you book a day 2 and 8 or a day 2, 5 and 8 package you will choose the date and time of your day 2 appointment. We will then usually book your day 5 and 8 appointments for you and email you confirmation on this within 24 to 48 hours.

If you have not received the email then please check your junk mail folder and otherwise contact us at contact@coynemedical.com.

‘Fit to fly’ testing depends on the rules for the country you are visiting, it is recommended to check the exact requirements including timing and type of test required. The Foreign Office website is a good source or check with the relevant embassy.

Day 2 tests for ‘Green list’ arrivals and Day 2 and 8 tests for ‘Amber’ arrivals are mandatory for all persons 5 years and older unless they have a special exemption, the full details on the rules are available on the government website here.

The ‘Test to Release’ scheme applies to people of all ages. Our test kits are suitable for all ages and contain full instructions, our team is always contactable by email and phone for advice. If you would prefer you may choose to test in-clinic where all swabs are taken by experienced private GPs.

Routine results are usually expected within 24 hours.

We use motorbike couriers to ensure samples from home tests and in-clinic are received quickly by our London laboratory partner.

We only use trusted laboratories in London for our tests who have a strong track record of delivering an excellent service for our clients.

Whilst Coyne Medical Ltd will do everything it can to ensure prompt service, Covid-19 PCR tests are highly scientific tests, they must be processed by an external government accredited laboratory that may from time to time experience delays during the ongoing pandemic. We can accept no responsibility for financial losses, travel cancellations, disruption, or refusal to travel due to failed or later delivery of test kit and/or reported test results.

We are a well-established medical clinic and therefore highly experienced in ensuring the confidentiality of your data. We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office and use a specialist medical electronic record system to keep all your data secure.

There is special legislation in order to protect the public against Covid-19, this means we are required to share your personal details including details of your travel and your test result with Public Health England.

You will receive a signed certificate with your result by email. We will alert you that your result is ready by text message. If you require an alternative method then please let us know.

The UK government apply special rules for arrivals from ‘Red list’ countries, you must enter managed hotel quarantine and are not eligible for the our in-clinic day 2 and 8 tests, or the ‘Test to Release’ scheme. Full details of the scheme are available here.

As soon as you complete your booking online you will receive instant email confirmation. Please ensure you have completed booking your test package and completed your travel questionnaire. Then you will receive an email from ‘contact’ with confirmation of your test package booking, this will contain your ‘booking reference‘. You should use this to complete your Passenger Locator form online here, BEFORE you arrive in England. You will also receive separate confirmations for each swab test appointment for day 2 and 8 tests.

TEST PACKAGE BOOKINGS

When you book a day 2 and 8 or a day 2, 5 and 8 package you will choose the date and time of your day 2 appointment. We will then usually book your day 5 and 8 appointments for you and email you confirmation on this within 24 to 48 hours.

If you have not received the email then please check your junk mail folder and otherwise contact us at contact@coynemedical.com.

You can also book a ‘Test to release’ after you have arrived in England. If you do this you should update your passenger locator form online with your booking reference.

Yes, you can opt in to the ‘Test to release’ scheme anytime after your arrival as long as you. have not been in a ‘red list’ country in the 10 days prior to arrival in England.

Day 2 and 8 tests must be booked before your arrival in England.

You will have already booked your first appointment e.g. Day 2 for a Day 2 and 8 test package. We will be in touch shortly to schedule your further appointments. If you have any queries then please get in touch at contact@coynemedical.com.