All test kits include standard pre-paid Royal Mail 24 tracked return postage bag that can be used to return the sample back to the laboratory. Simply take the test on your arrival and post it in your nearest RM priority post box. With this service your test result will be issued the same day the sample is delivered to the lab. This is all included in the price you have paid.
Please be aware however that it will take the Royal Mail at least 24 hours to deliver your sample to the laboratory. We appreciate for many people your time is too valuable to hang around unproductively waiting for test results. In this case you can upgrade to our:-
Upgrade for CovGuard's Premium Expedited Service
This avoids any potential delays with the Royal Mail 24 service and gives you an even quicker result saving a day or two in carriage time. We appreciate your time is too valuable to spend isolating and unproductively waiting for test results. An easy solution is to upgrade and take advantage of our premium personal courier collection and lab delivery service. Simply send us an email with your collection postcode and we can send you a quotation for your 'personal courier' to collect the test sample from you when and where you arrive and return it to the closest laboratory the same day that it is taken.
For a quotation for this service please email: email@example.com
If you are travelling in a group where this is more than one traveller who is not fully vaccinated, 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?
What does the traveller have to do?
We advise you to order no later than 2 working days before UK arrival. You then need to take our Covid-19 PCR test on or before the end of day 2 after international arrival.
What is included in our Day 2 Test Package?
The test is contained in an easy to receive through your letter box package.
Easy to follow instructions covering collecting the swab sample, how to safely return a sample and how to test a child.
Kit contains a 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 labels.
Delivery to your specified shipping address. Delivery of your sample to our lab with prepaid RM tracked 24 return labels.
The PCR-RT test is processed by our government listed lab. If you test positive the lab undertakes additional testing on your sample to identify the precise Covid-19 variant.
Results are reported to UKHSA 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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?
*Order your test before 12pm Monday to Friday for next day delivery