COVID-19 RT-PCR at home test.
Result & Certificate by email.
Covid 19 RT-PCR Test For Travel
At the end of 2019 a new coronavirus strain was discovered. Known as COVID-19, this strain was the cause of a global pandemic that dominated much of 2020. This new strain of virus has brought havoc globally and new cases have now exceeded 115 million. New cases continue to increase daily, which is a cause for alarm in many nations.
It is widely accepted that the disease originated from China, and from there has spread at a high rate across the world. The World Health Organisation declared the outbreak of the viral illness a global pandemic in March 2020.
Countries all over the world have been taking measures to reduce the spread of the virus. Almost all countries have initiated strict regulations at their borders to fight the virus and reduce transmission. To curb the spread of Covid-19, travellers must adhere to each governments' new regulations, such as providing a negative Covid-19 swab test certificate (fit-to-fly certificate) to show that they are not currently infected with the virus. Fit For Flying offer the most widely accepted COVID-19 test (RT-PCR Test). This test can be taken yourself at home in only a few minutes. Once completed simply return the test to our laboratory to be analysed. Following the analysis of your sample, your results will be emailed to you - if Covid-19 is not detected you will receive a certificate proving you were COVID-19 free at the time the test was taken. Typically, countries require the test to be taken no longer then 72 hours prior to your departure time. At Fit For Flying, we offer everything you need for one price; the test sent to you in the post, laboratory analysis of your test, and a travel certificate.
What is a fit-to-fly Covid-19 test?
Our Covid-19 test is a RT-PCR test - this is the most commonly accepted test for international traveling. A fit to fly Covid-19 test certificate certifies that the passenger has tested negative for Covid-19 and is fit to travel. Most airlines require travellers to show proof of a negative Covid-19 RT-PCR test when they travel. The test in most cases should be taken no longer than 72 hours before the time of departure.
What is the Covid-19 RT-PCR test?
The COVID-19 RT-PCR Test is a real-time reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction test. It is Public Health England approved and the gold standard Covid-19 test. The test itself is easy to do at home using a swab and should take no longer than 5 minutes.