Covid-19 Travel Advice
You should follow the UK government advice which lists all countries and territories exempt from the 'all but essential travel' recommendation. If you must travel, then there are certain measures you should observe to lower the spread of the virus and your risk of exposure to the virus.
Keep informed of the recent travel restrictions and official advice relevant in any country you are flying to and departing from in this period of coronavirus pandemic. For plans to travel out of the UK, you can visit the FCO (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) for travel advice and safety guidelines.
Contact your scheduled airline, transport service or accommodation for information on any restrictions that may affect your movement.Bear in mind that increased screening, monitoring and quarantine procedures may be required as you enter a different country.
Most importantly, find out how your travel insurance coverage may be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Do you need a fit to fly certificate due to coronavirus?
Yes. A fit to fly certificate is a requirement to demonstrate that you do not have COVID-19, and present no risk of transmitting the virus to other people in the country you are visiting.
What if you fall sick while abroad?
The signs and symptoms of coronavirus include:
- Loss or change to your sense of smell or taste.
Should you notice any of these symptoms, you should:
- Cancel your trip if you are about to start and get medical attention. Please discontinue a long journey.
- Self-isolate and maintain social distancing. This means staying in your space and not being in contact with other people.
- Adhere to the guidance and health measures of the local public health authority.
- Consult your doctor or healthcare provider and inform your insurance company so you can be better advised.
- Ask with your healthcare provider or doctor if you are fit to travel when you get better.
In-Clinic Covid 19 Test
for Travelling Purposes Only - £199
You MUST NOT select this service and attend the clinic if you suspect a current coronavirus infection, or if you have any symptoms of an infection.
We are happy to provide private covid testing in London with an in clinic service for those needing negative corona virus swab test results in order to travel internationally.
- Patients should contact the clinic to arrange an appointment to attend the clinic and have our nursing team take their sample.
- As we need to ensure social distancing, there might be a small ( up-to 10 min ) delay in seeing you to maintain social distancing
The results are delivered via email within 48 hours guaranteed, but in most cases it's between 24 to 36 hours, and results are stamped by the clinic and signed by our doctor along with your signed certificates if you have selected it. Hard copies are available to collect from the clinic.
FAQ's - Covid-19 PCR Testing
This is the universally accepted test that can identify an active infection.
A swab is taken from the nostril and at the back of the throat.
Your sample will be analysed on the same day it is received, at our lab within the hour. Within 24 hours, during weekdays, results are ready. The result will be sent to you via email, and you can also come to the clinic to get a hard copy.
At PCR Test Clinic, the fee is £199 and £50 for any certificates required. There is no need for you to pay upfront, and even if you cancel, there are no charges. However, we would really appreciate if you can notify us within 24 hours if you need to move or cancel your appointment with us, as there is significant demand for the service, and somebody else would need your appointment time.
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Now that you know what's involveds, safeguard yourself and those your love by making sure you adopt all the precautionary measures.
For more information, you can schedule an appointment with us at the Medical Express Clinic today or call 02074991991.
When you attend the clinic, one of our clinic staff will accompany you into one of our clinic rooms before taking a swab from the back of your throat and from your nose. We will never ask you to take the sample yourself, unless the test is being performed for an infant under 2 years old, our staff will be on hand to assist if needed.
Don't worry, with PCR Test Clinic you can book in confidence. We will never book a patient in for their swab, knowing that they won't receive their results in time for a flight. Many of our patients have come to the clinic after being let down by other providers, our priority is to ensure that every patient we see at the clinic gets their results and certificate on time for their flights.
We will ask you when you schedule and confirm when you attend the clinic; when you are flying and when you need to receive your results. Based on this information, we will schedule your appointment based around our turnaround time, and your requirements. Patients booking their appointments online MUST check and make sure that their chosen time fits with requirements, as obviously, we cannot check with each and every one of you.
For every patient that we have guaranteed results, they have successfully boarded their flight.
Yes, please make one booking per household.
Yes, bring the certificate along with you, we charge £50 to certify results, in any format.
Yes, let us know you want to pick them up when you come in for your swab, we'll still emails you your results, and once you've received this emails, you'll know there ready to pick up.
Why Choose us for Private Covid testing in London?
Simple, we're London's most reliable COVID-19 testing service.
We have been on our premises at 117a Harley Street for over 30 years and have been using our laboratory, which is within walking distance of our clinic, throughout this entire period for our routine blood and urine testing. From our experience across this timeframe, we can say with almost absolute certainty that our service offers the most reliable testing in London.
We have been delivering COVID test since they have become a widespread requirement to travel. In this roughly 6 month timescale, as we have watched other testing services deteriorate, every single patient for which we have guaranteed their turnaround time has successfully boarded their flight.
As just a part of our full clinical practice, the priority at PCR Test has always been ensuring our patients can depend on the PCR testing for travel service. Please review our Google and Trustpilot pages, and compare the feedback across the last 6 months to other testing services, many of which are unregistered and unregulated.