COVID-19 Travel Testing

Whether you’re leaving the UK to go on holiday or entering from abroad, you will need to make sure you’ve got the correct COVID-19 tests and documents.

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ZAVA COVID Travel Testing Service

Entering the UK

Quarantine requirements depend on:

  • Your vaccination status
  • Where you have travelled from

If you are unsure which test kits you need or want more support, you can contact our Customer Support team or read our entering the UK FAQs.

If you have been vaccinated

Travel tests if you are fully vaccinated.

Important: You are only considered ‘fully vaccinated’ if it has been 14 days since your second dose of a vaccine. If your second dose was less than 14 days ago, please continue as if you are not vaccinated.

TRAVELLING WITH CHILDREN: Children under 5 years old do not require a test to enter the UK. Children between 5 and 18 years old require a Day 2 test only.

Green day 2 test

Fully vaccinated arrivals: Day 2 test - £69.00

Order this test if you are fully vaccinated and entering the UK from a non-red list country.

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If you have not been vaccinated

Travel tests if you are not recognised as fully vaccinated.

TRAVELLING WITH CHILDREN: Children under 5 years old do not require a test to enter England. Children between 5 and 18 years old require a Day 2 test only.

Unvaccinated arrivals

Incomplete or unvaccinated arrivals: Day 2 and 8 test pack - £138.00

Order this test pack if you are not recognised as fully vaccinated and you are entering the UK from a non-red list country.

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Day 5 test

Incomplete or unvaccinated arrivals: Test to Release - £69.00

Order this test if you are not recognised as fully vaccinated, entering the UK from a non-red list country, and if you want to leave quarantine early. (You must test negative to leave quarantine early, and you will still require a mandatory Day 2 and 8 test pack. Note, even if you leave quarantine early, you still have to complete your Day 8 test.

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Frequently asked questions

Entering the UK FAQ: Learn more about our COVID-19 tests for returning to the UK(Day 2 test, Day 2 and 8 tests, Test to Release)

Activate a COVID-19 Test for Travel

If you've already received your test kit and it's the right time to take it, you need to activate it. If you do not activate your test kit, we won't be able to deliver your results.

A woman activating her travel test kit

Activate a COVID-19 Test

You must activate your test kit on the day you're taking your test or you will not be able to get your results.

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In partnership with SYNLAB

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ZAVA has partnered with one of Europe’s leading medical diagnostics providers SYNLAB to offer COVID-19 testing. SYNLAB is a UKAS accredited private provider listed on GOV.UK for COVID-19 testing.




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trustpilot-ratings-5-star by Patrycja, 24 Sep 2021
Very quick service I would recommend
trustpilot-ratings-5-star by Catherine Skillington, 15 Oct 2021
Our PCR tests arrived on time with clear instructions and we had the results the following day. No problems
trustpilot-ratings-5-star by Jacqui Ruddock, 24 Sep 2021
Easy, fast and efficient day 2 testing
trustpilot-ratings-5-star by Kate F., 15 Oct 2021
If you read the instructions and apply them accordingly the service works.
trustpilot-ratings-5-star by Stephen Crossland, 24 Sep 2021
Easy to book. Arrived on time. Result was quick.

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