We’ve partnered with Boots UK to offer easy access to COVID-19 travel testing for customers travelling both to and from the UK.
With 206 Boots UK branches offering in-store COVID-19 testing services nationwide, it’s quick and easy to book a test across the UK.
Boots are UKAS accredited, and on the list of UK Government testing providers which gives that added peace of mind when making those travel arrangements.
To access information and book/order a COVID-19 test(s) required for your trip from a range of testing services for use before you travel from the UK, before you return back to the UK and for after you have arrived in the UK, head over to Boots.
BEFORE LEAVING THE UK: COVID-19 PCR TESTING – AT HOME TEST £62.00 OR IN STORE ASSISTED TEST £79.00
For pre-departure PCR testing, Boots offer an easy in-store testing service with a Boots UK colleague for £79. You can also buy an at-home self-swab PCR test for £62, which is available from participating stores, or online via Boots.com for home delivery. The at-home test can be posted back via Royal Mail. For both tests, results arrive within 24-48 hours of receiving your sample at the lab.
BEFORE LEAVING THE UK: ANTIGEN TESTING SERVICE FOR £30.00
Travelling to a country that accept antigen tests? Book the in-store Rapid Antigen testing service for £30.00 for a consultation with a specially trained Boots colleague, who uses a device for analysis in store to process your result. Available at 80 Boots stores across the UK. Results typically available within an hour of the in-store appointment.
BEFORE LEAVING THE UK: IN-STORE LATERAL FLOW TESTING SERVICE FOR £30.00
Boots also provide the In-Store Lateral Flow Testing Service for £30.00, which is carried out by a specially trained Boots colleague. This will provide results typically within 1 hour from your time in store.
A validated certificate is provided for a negative result for all the COVID-19 testing services for use before leaving the UK offered at Boots.
Self-Test COVID-19 Lateral Flow Testing Service for £19.99
What can the test be used for?
- Pre-departure before travelling to the UK
- Before travelling out of the UK to countries that accept a negative antigen test certificate
- Before attending an event or venue that requires a negative antigen test certificate
- For any other reason you require a verified test result with certificate
A validated certificate is provided for a negative result for all these Boots COVID-19 testing services.
UK ARRIVALS: DAY 2 AND DAY 2 AND 8 AT-HOME PCR TESTS FROM £68.00-£136.00
For UK arrivals, Boots offers a Day 2 as well as a Day 2 and 8 at-home self-swab PCR test kits for £68 (for Day 2) and £136 (for Day 2 and 8) These can be bought online via Boots.com for home delivery, then posted back via Royal Mail for your result within 24-48 hours of receiving your sample at the lab.
Boots are also accredited as a test provider for the government’s Test to Release scheme. This offers the chance to cut your quarantine following a negative Day 2 test by taking a voluntary test on the fifth full day of arriving in England. You can take the test in one of 206 Boots stores, aided by a specially trained Boots colleague
For more information on COVID-19 testing services, head over to Boots