Day 2 Testing Kit

£49.99

What is the purpose of day 2 testing?

The purpose of this test is primarily to identify new variants of the Sars-Cov-2 virus entering the country.

Post-flight day 2, gold-standard PCR tests. With better than 99% sensitivity and 100% specificity towards Sars-Cov-2 Virus, this kit will only detect the presence of the COVID-19 Coronavirus.

Provide details of your return flight, receive your kit on or before day 2 of your isolation. The day you land is day 0. Your kit will be dispatched on the day you arrive.

Provide a swab sample, then use the prepaid return label to send your sample to our laboratory. We will have your results within 24 hours of receiving your sample.

If you are fully vaccinated: You must take a Day 2 PCR test when arriving in the UK. If your result is negative, you can end your quarantine. You must self-isolate for 10 full days if you receive a positive or unclear result.

If you are not fully vaccinated: You must book a Day 2 and Day 8 PCR test when arriving in the UK, and quarantine for 10 full days. Quarantine can end early through purchasing a Test to Release (Day 5) test, and with a negative result.

This test kit is for day 2 only. If you require a day 8 test as well, you can order our Day 2 and Day 8 Testing Kits together.

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Additional information

Test Type

Day 2 COVID-19 PCR Nasal/Throat Swab Test.

Since the 28th November 2021, the UK Government requires ALL fully vaccinated travellers to take a Day 2 PCR test when arriving in the UK. Travellers who are not fully vaccinated must book a Day 2 and Day 8 PCR test when arriving in the UK. Lateral Flow Tests (LFTs) are no longer accepted for Day 2.

Provide a throat swab sample for each passenger then use the prepaid return label to send your samples to our laboratory. We will have your results within 24 hours of receiving your samples.

What is the purpose of the new Day 2 testing rules?

Omicron, a new COVID-19 variant of concern has been identified by the World Health Organisation. It is not known yet whether Omicron is more easily spread from person to person compared to other variants, including the Delta variant.

Before you travel to England – Fully vaccinated passengers

If you are fully vaccinated then before you travel to England, you must::
• Take a COVID-19 test – in the two days before you travel
• Book and pay for a COVID-19 PCR test to be taken after you arrive back in England
• Complete a passenger locator form in the 48 hours before you arrive in England

Before you travel to England – Unvaccinated passengers

If you are unvaccinated or have not had two doses of the vaccine, then before you travel to England you must:
• Take a COVID-19 test – in the two days before you travel back to England
• Book and pay for day 2 and day 8 PCR tests – to be taken after you arrive back in England
• Complete a passenger locator form in the 48 hours before you arrive in England

For more information on current government guidance, visit: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-to-england-from-another-country-during-coronavirus-covid-19

What's Included

Included within your test kit is a Sample vial, a nasal/throat Swab, full instructions on how to collect your sample, a patient collection form, and a pre-paid returns envelope to send your test to our laboratory.

Delivery

Order before 2pm and your tests are provided with free next working day delivery. Your test will be dispatched on the day you arrive.