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Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Test for Travel

Many countries that are open to UK visitors have specific measures in place that include PCR testing before you travel. 

PCR tests use a process called polymerase chain reaction to detect the virus’ genetic material. The test requires a swab of your throat and/or nose and this sample needs to be sent to a lab for testing.  It’s a time-consuming process, so the sample usually takes at least 24 hours to process. It’s close to 100% accurate which is why it’s the preferred test for most destinations, who’ll require you to prove you’ve tested negative within a certain period prior to arrival.

We’ve compiled a list of providers of in-clinic PCR tests for travel below. When using a postal option, we recommend you allow up to 3 days from posting the test to getting your results.  We have no direct affiliation with any of these providers although some have offered discounts for Kuoni customers.

You can find which destinations require pre-travel testing, and how soon before departure that test needs to be conducted, by using our Country Policy finder.

Location Provider Type Timeframe Cost
Aberdeen Express Test Walk-in Next Day (Check exceptions) £80
Belfast Randox Health In-clinic 48 hrs From £60 with discount code
Belfast Vitalis Health In-clinic 24 hrs From £125
Belfast Vivo Clinic In-clinic Next Day From £97
Birmingham Express Test Drive-through Next Day (Check exceptions) £80
Birmingham Express Test Walk-in Next Day (Check exceptions) £80
Birmingham Concepto Clinic In-clinic 24 hrs £149
Birmingham Midland Health In-clinic Next Day £129
Birmingham Vivo Clinic In-clinic Next Day From £97
Brighton Vivo Clinic In-clinic Next Day From £97
Bristol Express Test Drive-through Next Day (Check exceptions) £80
Bristol Express Test Walk-in Next Day (Check exceptions) £80
Bristol Nomad In-clinic <48 hrs £153 (inc. 10% discount for Kuoni customers)
Burnley Express Test Drive-through Next Day (Check exceptions) £80
Cambridge Concepto Clinic In-clinic 24 hrs £149
Cardiff Express Test Drive-through Next Day (Check exceptions) £80
Cardiff Nomad In-clinic <48 hrs £153 (inc. 10% discount for Kuoni customers)
Cardiff Vivo Clinic In-clinic Next Day From £97
Dorset (Christchurch) Dorset Private GP Drive-thru 48 hrs From £129
Edinburgh Express Test Walk-in Next Day (Check exceptions) £80
Edinburgh Dears Pharmacy In-clinic 48 hrs £119
Edinburgh Vivo Clinic In-clinic Next Day From £97
Essex (Brentwood) Concepto Clinic In-clinic 24 hrs £149
Essex (Buckhurst Hill) Wren Healthcare In-clinic Next Day £139
Gateshead Express Test Walk-in Next Day (Check exceptions) £80
Gatwick Airport Express Test Drive-through Next Day (Check exceptions) £60
Gatwick Airport Express Test Walk-in Next Day (Check exceptions) £60
Glasgow Express Test Drive-through Next Day (Check exceptions) £80
Glasgow Glasgow Medical Rooms In-clinic Next Day £150
Glasgow Vivo Clinic In-clinic Next Day From £97
Heathrow Express Test Drive-Through Next Day (Check exceptions) £59
Heathrow Express Test Terminal 2 Next Day (Check exceptions) £59
Heathrow Express Test Terminal 3 (from 15th July) Next Day (check exceptions) £59
Heathrow Express Test Terminal 5 Next Day (Check exceptions) £59
Heathrow Concepto Clinic In-clinic 24 hrs £149
Heathrow Wren Healthcare In-clinic Next Day £139
Hull Vivo Clinic In-clinic Next Day From £97
Kent (Crayford, Orpington, Sandwich) Wren Healthcare In-clinic Next Day £139
Leeds Express Test Walk-in Next Day (Check exceptions) £80
Leeds Express Test Drive-through Next Day (Check exceptions) £80
Leeds Vivo Clinic In-clinic Next Day From £97
Leeds Whitehall Clinic In-clinic Next Day £150
Leeds/Bradford NPH Group In-clinic 48 hrs £95
Leicester Midland Health In-clinic Next Day £129
Liverpool Ghosh Medical Group In-clinic 24 hrs £150
Liverpool Midland Health In-clinic Next Day £129
Liverpool Randox Health In-clinic 24 hrs From £60 with discount code
Liverpool Vivo Clinic In-clinic Next Day From £97
London (Brent Cross) Express Test Walk-in Next Day (Check exceptions) £80
London (Croydon) Express Test Walk-in Next Day (Check exceptions) £80
London (Central) Vivo Clinic In-clinic Next Day From £97
London (Central, West, North) Concepto Clinic In-clinic 24 hrs £149
London (Chelsea) Chelsea Bridge Clinic In-clinic 24-48 hrs £196
London (City) CityDoc In-clinic Next Day £175
London (City) Nomad In-clinic <48 hrs £153 (inc. 10% discount for Kuoni customers)
London (City) Randox Health In-clinic 24 hrs From £60 with discount code
London (City, West) Sameday Doctor In-clinic 24 hrs £200
London (City, West) Walk-In Clinic In-clinic Next Day £135
London (West) Nomad In-clinic <48 hrs £153 (inc. 10% discount for Kuoni customers)
London (West) Wren Healthcare In-clinic Next Day £139
London (Westfield Shepherds Bush) Express Test Walk in Next Day (Check exceptions) £80
London (Westfield Stratford) Express Test Walk-in Next Day (Check exceptions) £80
Luton Concepto Clinic In-clinic 24 hrs £149
Manchester Nomad In-clinic <48 hrs £153 (inc. 10% discount for Kuoni customers)
Manchester Sameday Doctor In-clinic 24 hrs £200
Manchester Vivo Clinic In-clinic Next Day From £97
Middlesborough Vivo Clinic In-clinic Next Day From £97
Milton Keynes Concepto Clinic In-clinic 24 hrs £149
Nationwide (list of stores here) Boots In-clinic 48 hrs £99
Newcastle NPH Group In-clinic 48 hrs £95
Newcastle Vivo Clinic In-clinic Next Day From £97
Northampton Express Test Drive-through Next Day (Check exceptions) £80
Norwich Vivo Clinic In-clinic Next Day From £97
Peterborough Vivo Clinic In-clinic Next Day From £97
Reading Express Test Drive-through Next Day (Check exceptions) £80
Reading Express Test Walk-in Next Day (Check exceptions) £80
Sheffield Vivo Clinic In-clinic Next Day From £97
Shrewsbury Summerfield Healthcare Drive-thru 48 hrs £149
Southampton Express Test Drive-through Next Day (Check exceptions) £80
Southampton Vivo Clinic In-clinic Next Day From £97
Southampton Wren Healthcare In-clinic Next Day £139
Surrey (Cobham) Wren Healthcare In-clinic Next Day £139
Sussex (Crawley) Concepto Clinic In-clinic 24 hrs £149
Sussex (Crawley) Wren Healthcare In-clinic Next Day £139
Watford Concepto Clinic In-clinic 24 hrs £149
Wolverhampton Wren Healthcare In-clinic Next Day £139
Wolverhampton Summerfield Healthcare Drive-thru 48 hrs £149

The organisations listed and their associated costs, are intended as a reference point only. Kuoni can’t guarantee or assume responsibility for the quality of the service you receive or the timeliness of the results. Whilst it may be a mandatory requirement for your travels, the provision on PCR testing does not form part of your holiday contract with Kuoni. We recommend that you discuss your needs in good time with your preferred PCR test provider taking careful note of their advice and terms and conditions before using their services.