Each traveller must place a separate order.
If supervised or onsite testing is required, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
How CovGuard's 'Red Carpet' Arrival Testing Service works?
Order Test and use the official order number received at check out and by email to complete your passenger locator form. We then send you via Royal Mail 24 your test kits to the comfort of your accommodation.
If you order before 12pm your kits will be shipped same day for next day delivery. If you order after 12pm on a Friday, a weekend or bank holiday they will be shipped the next working day.
If you need additional expedited service, please contact our customer service team at email@example.com.
Perform and activate the Day 2 test following the easy kit instructions. Activate it online. Return the swab to our lab with the return Royal Mail 24 postage label included. For speed, use your closest Royal Mail Priority post-box.
Receive day 2 results we securely email you your result. Usually available within 24 hours of receipt of your sample at the lab*.
Perform and activate the Day 8 test and receive results.
If you need any help at all email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are travelling in a group, please place a separate order for each person travelling in your group. Each separate order number will be your booking reference to include on each person’s passenger locator form.
Who is this test package for?
This at home PCR test package is perfect for travellers arriving in England who do not qualify under the fully vaccinated rules. On arrival in England, you must quarantine for 10 days, and take two PCR COVID-19 tests on or before Day 2 and on or after Day 8.
When may I leave quarantine?
If you've arrived and quarantined for 10 days and received a negative result to both our day 2 and day 8 tests, you may legally leave the place where you are quarantining.
How do I release from quarantine early?
You can still voluntarily use the Test to Release for international travellers. Simply follow the link to order. Take this test on day 5 of your quarantine. If then your day 2 and day 5 (Test to Release) tests are negative, you can end your quarantine early. However, you still do need to take your day 8 test from your package.
What is included in our Day 2 & Day 8 Testing Packages?
The tests are contained in a "large letter size” box easy to receive through your letter box.
Easy to follow instructions covering collecting the swab sample, how to activate your test, how to safely return a sample, how to test a child.
Kit contains Throat/Nasal swab, clear plastic bag with absorbent sheet, sample tube filled with liquid, security seal sticker, grey postal bag, return packaging with RM tracked 24 return label.
Delivery to your specified isolation/shipping address. Delivery of your sample top our lab with prepaid RM tracked 24 return labels.
The PCR-RT test is processed by our government approved lab. If you test positive the lab undertakes additional testing on our sample to identify the precise Covid-19 variant.
Results are reported to PHE by our laboratory and following your kit activation by email.
Access to our award-winning customer service team who will happily help you solve any issues. To serve you quickest we recommend you contact us by email on email@example.com
How accurate is the test?
98% sensitivity, 100% specificity and 98.8% accuracy.
CE marked assay, UKAS accredited private provider.
What are the current rules for entering England?
* After receipt of your sample at our lab we aim to report your result between 4pm-10pm the day after receipt. This is achieved in the majority of cases. On rare occasions, due to the very high-quality standards needed to be met, sample processing needs to be repeated and that can result in reporting the following day.