From 4 am on Sunday, January 7. Fully vaccinated travelers and overseas can take a lateral flow test instead of PCR on or before Day 2 of arrival. Day 2 lateral flow tests can be booked through Point 19 Testing. If the test is positive travelers must get a confirmatory PCR test and self-isolate.
The rules for unvaccinated travelers remain. They will need to continue to take PCR tests on Day 2 and Day 8, and self-isolate for ten days.
With coronavirus, we know that 1 in 3 people don’t show symptoms which is why the lateral flow test can be useful in showing that asymptomatic patients who don’t have symptoms that are positive with Covid-19. One of the major benefits of lateral flow tests is that it is super easy to do and anyone can do it. You can do the LFD test regularly or before going out to meet anyone. You can simply do this LFD at home even if you have no symptoms and you can get the LFD results in less than 2-4 hours to see if you have COVID-19 or not. Lateral flow tests are increasingly being accepted for travel around the world however it is recommended to check your country of destination before booking your test.
DAY 2 LATERAL FLOW TEST
Day 2 Lateral flow tests are used for travelers arriving back into the UK. This is a legal requirement and should be taken on or before day 2 of your arrival in the UK. To get your test best place you order at Point 19 Testing online. You can buy as many day 2 lateral flow tests as you need in one go. Each day 2 lateral flow test is issued with a PLF booking reference number which will be emailed to you immediately after purchasing.
After receiving the LFD test kit register lateral flow test online at Point 19 Testing simply follow all the instructions and upload a photo of your results to register your lateral flow test. Once you are done with registering a lateral flow testone their clinicians will review your submission and will email you your day 2 lateral flow certificate within 60 minutes.
WHERE CAN I GET THE LFD TEST KIT
You can get a lateral flow test kit from approved providers but we recommend you do this from our trusted supplier which is covid19fittofly. You can order lateral flow tests from them online at Point 19 Testing or by calling them at 0330-3830309. They will provide you with the fastest delivery options and cheapest rates that are available. If you need assistance or if you have any confusion you can write to them at email@example.com. For the most up-to-date information about the rules for both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers and those traveling from red list countries please see the government website.