Different countries have different requirements for entry and these regularly and rapidly change. For up to date advice on the testing requirements for your destination, please click here: Foreign Travel Advice (Gov UK)


Once you have confirmed the type of COVID-19 test you need, and the timeframe it needs to be taken in prior to your departure, you can book a test at one of our many test centres across the country. The types of tests we offer are: 


Pre-Departure PCR Test  – Results are typically available before the end of the next day. Due to the requirements and nature of processing tests, which can include occasionally having to re-run tests, we strongly advise making a booking for the earliest possible day and time compared to requirements of your destination country or airline. 

Rapid Pre-Departure PCR Test ** – Results are typically available within 3 hours. Due to the requirements and nature of processing tests, which can include occasionally having to re-run tests, we strongly advise making a booking for the earliest possible day and time compared to requirements of your destination country or airline.

Accepted for travel to many destinations including Australia, Hong Kong and USA

Pre-Departure Premium PCR(Currently not available at Manchester and EMA) **  Results are typically available by 8am the following day of test. 

Due to the requirements and nature of processing tests, which can include occasionally having to re-run tests, we strongly advise making a booking for the earliest possible day and time compared to requirements of your destination country or airline.

Accepted for travel to many destinations including Australia, Hong Kong and USA

Pre-Departure Antigen Test  – Results typically available within 45 - 60 minutes of test being taken. Please allow adequate time ahead of your airline check-in closure time. 


You can pre-book your test in advance by visiting: Collinson Testing Centres 


† Covid-19 Testing is a biological process, and therefore whilst we endeavour to meet all turnaround times, these are not guaranteed. Please see our T&C’s here for further details.