Get the cheapest “test to return” COVID-19 tests for travel to the UK

As of 18 March, arrivals to the UK will no longer need to take a pre-departure test.

As of 18 March, test to return to the UK are no longer required.

What is a “test to return” test?

A “test to return” was a COVID-19 test that the UK required all unvaccinated travellers aged 18 and over heading to the UK to take no more than 48 hours before they departed for the UK. “Test to return” tests were usually antigen (lateral flow) tests and could be completed at home (so not at a clinic but at your hotel, Airbnb or holiday home).

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