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Express COVID-19 Testing

Express COVID-19 Testing

Book PCR Test £99 Book Antigen Test £45

EXPRESS PCR TEST – £85

 

Need to find out if you have COVID-19? Our gold standard PCR methodology is the most accurate test for detecting the virus

 

With an accuracy of 99%, the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test is a nucleic acid test which can tell you if you currently have COVID-19.  Visit a Randox Health Travel Centre* for an express COVID-19 RT-PCR test with guaranteed next day results.  Testing at our Randox Health Travel Centres is conducted using a using a nose and throat (nasopharyngeal) swab with your sample then sent back to the Randox UKAS accredited laboratory in Northern Ireland. This test provides you with the appropriate certification for travel to countries requiring a PCR test for entry.

 

*If you are displaying symptoms of COVID-19 please do not attend our testing centres.  Please follow UK Government guidelines and contact your GP or visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ for further information

 

Why Randox Health:

Cheapest PCR test in UK

Sample collected by trained clinician

Detects active COVID-19 infection

Guaranteed next-day results

Certificate provided suitable for travel

RAPID ANTIGEN TEST – £45

 

Travelling to a country that requires antigen testing?  Randox Health offer the fastest and cheapest solution for testing

 

Some countries now accept rapid antigen testing or require an antigen test as a secondary test (along with a negative PCR test) prior to departure.  Unlike PCR, Antigen tests (sometimes called a ‘lateral flow test’) will reveal if a person is currently infected with a pathogen such as the COVID-19 virus.  Testing at our Randox Health Travel Centres* is conducted using a using a nose and throat (nasopharyngeal) swab with your results available within 1 hour.

Please confirm with your destination that this testing method is accepted as a means for entry.   If flying the same day, please book your test 4 hours before your flight departure time.

 

*If you are displaying symptoms of COVID-19 please do not attend our testing centres.  Please follow UK Government guidelines and contact your GP or visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ for further information

 

Why Randox Health:

Cheapest Antigen test in UK

Sample collected by a trained clinician

Results available within 1 hour

Certificate provided suitable for travel

HOW IT WORKS

Book Now

Book appointment online

Book Now

Select your nearest
Randox Health Travel Centre

Passport

Visit chosen Travel Centre
with confirmation of your booking, ID, mask and order confirmation email

Sample Collection

Sample collected by trained collection officer – process takes no longer than 5 minutes

E-mail

Results emailed the next day*

*Up to 11.59pm next day

WHERE TO FIND US

Visit our Randox Health Travel Centres. With plenty of parking on site follow the signs to our Trained Healthcare Professional no more than 5 minutes before your appointment who will take your sample. The entire process should take no longer than 5 minutes.

Randox Health – Holywood

Randox Health – Crumlin

    • 15 Mill Road
    • Crumlin
    • BT29 4XL
    • Northern Ireland

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Randox Health – Liverpool

  • 25-25 Tithebarn Street
    Exchange Station
    Liverpool
    L2 2QP
    England

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Randox Health – London

    • Finsbury House
      23 Finsbury Circus
      London
      EC2M 7EA
      England

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Randox Travel Centre – Belfast International Airport

    • Belfast International Airport
      200 Airport Rd
      Crumlin
      BT29 4ZY
      Northern Ireland

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Randox Travel Centre – Belfast City Airport

    • Belfast City Airport
      Belfast
      BT3 9JH
      Northern Ireland

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FAQs

PCR stands for Polymerase Chain Reaction and is a method of testing used to detect infectious diseases, including COVID-19. A PCR test is performed in a laboratory and is indicative of an individual’s COVID status at the time their sample is taken. It does not show previous infection. PCR tests are internationally recognised as the gold standard for COVID-19 testing by World Health Organisation (WHO) and the backbone of every governments national testing program.

If travelling from the UK, you can check the entry requirements for your destination online at gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice. The EU have introduced a new traffic light system that requires pre-flight testing for individuals departing from several ‘red list’ countries. You can view the latest travel restrictions online at https://reopen.europa.eu/en. Due to the constantly changing global environment entry requirements are subject to change, so keep checking in the weeks and days leading up to your trip.

Your sample will be collected by one of our trained healthcare professionals using a nasopharyngeal (nose and throat) swab, the process should take no more than 5 minutes.

On the day of your appointment, please present yourself to your chosen Randox Health Travel Centre no more than 5 minutes before your appointment time. You must provide confirmation of your booking, photographic ID (a passport if travelling), mask and order confirmation email (booking reference number).

Your sample will be sent to our ISO accredited laboratory in Northern Ireland for analysis. Once processed your results will be emailed directly to the email address provided within 24-48 hours of sample receipt to our laboratories.

Your Randox Health COVID-19 RT-PCR test report will contain all necessary information.

The PCR swab test may be taken at one of the following Randox Health Travel Centres;

 

Randox Health – Holywood

2 Redburn Square
Holywood
BT18 9HZ
Northern Ireland

 

Randox Health – Crumlin

15 Mill Road
Crumlin
BT29 4XL
Northern Ireland

 

Randox Health – Liverpool

25-25 Tithebarn Street
Exchange Station
Liverpool
L2 2QP
England

 

Randox Health – London

Finsbury House
23 Finsbury Circus
London
EC2M 7EA
England

 

Randox Travel Centre – Belfast International Airport

Belfast International Airport
200 Airport Rd
Crumlin
BT29 4ZY
Northern Ireland

 

Randox Travel Centre – Belfast City Airport

Belfast City Airport
Belfast
BT3 9JH
Northern Ireland

We accept cancellations up to 24 hours before your appointment time.  Please contact us via the contact section at the top of the page supplying your name, card holder’s name, appointment date & time and booking reference.  You can contact us directly in relation to an outstanding refund via refund@randox.com.

We’re currently experiencing a large volume of returns due to latest  COVID-19 restrictions, please bear with us while we process your request.

We accept changes up to 24 hours before your appointment time.  Please log into the “my account” section of the website.  Once logged in, go to ‘My Appointments’  to view and reschedule your booking/bookings.  Please note you can only change the date and time of your appointment but not the location.

Both tests are RT PCR and conducted in the same manner and produce the same certificate.  Some destinations require passport information on your certificate and we will include this where Travel Test is selected.

We can not advise on when to take the test due to ever changing government regulations.  We recommend you check with the relevant government website.

We recommend you check with the relevant government website at your destination if a test is required for minors.  The requirements vary between countries.  We can provide testing for minors if required as long as a parent or guardian is present.

Results will be confirmed within 12-24 hours of sample receipt at our laboratory in Northern Ireland.  If sample has been taken in our London or Liverpool clinics, please allow up to 48 hours from your appointment for test results.  They will be emailed to you with an attachment containing your certificate.

Please check your spam folder.  If using a work or university email, please check your server hasn’t restricted our emails as your results will have an attachment.

If you haven’t received your results by 5pm the day after being tested, please contact our dedicated results line with your URN number on 08002545201 before 9pm Mon-Friday and 5.30pm Saturday-Sunday.

Please log into the “my account” section of the website.  Once logged in, go to ‘My Appointments’  to view and reschedule your booking/bookings.  Please note you can only change the date and time of your appointment but not the location.

On occasion the testing process can return an unclear result. This is exceptionally uncommon.  Please contact our customer care team on 08002545201 should you require any further information on your unclear result.

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