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What do you need the tests for?

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How many people in your party?

Adults

Children 5-17

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There is no requirement to test children aged 4 and under regardless of where you’re travelling to and from

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What country are you travelling to?

Please note: These questions will help you to determine which tests you need to return to the UK from travel abroad. You may need a test to enter your country of destination or to board your flight. You can search for the testing requirements for your destination using the government’s search toolcheck with your airline for their requirements.

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How many of the adults in your party have been double-vaccinated?

Adults have been double-vaccinated

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When you return would you like to leave self isolation early?

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Do the non-double-vaccinated adults in your party want to end their isolation early?

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Your results

You can purchase our PCR tests for general COVID-19 testing purposes. You need [TEST_COUNT] test(s).

PCR is by far the most accurate, sensitive and specific test for COVID-19. Most PCR tests are swab-based: The Lancet says saliva sampling is actually better, as well as simpler and less painful. 

We use non-invasive, saliva-based testing, without the need for nose and throat swabs, to provide accurate results, simply and without discomfort. In addition to general COVID-19 testing, our PCR tests are approved by the UK government for Day 2, Day 8, Day 5 Test to release and pre-departure tests.

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Our PCR tests are approved by the UK government for Day 5 Test to release. You’ll need to purchase [TEST_COUNT] test(s) for this purpose.

Test to release is specifically for adults (18 and over) returning from non-Red list countries who are required to quarantine at home for 10 days. (This applies if you have not been double-vaccinated – that is you have not had your final dose of an approved vaccine at least 14 days before arrival back in England.) 

The Test to release scheme means you can choose to book and pay for a PCR test on Day 5 during your time quarantining at home. If the result is negative (and the result of your Day 2 test was negative or inconclusive) you can end your quarantine. You must still book and take your Day 2 and Day 8 tests – both of which can also be purchased from HALO

You must also have proof of a negative COVID-19 test to travel back to England. You will need to book this separately in the country you’re travelling to. You’ll also need to complete your Passenger Locator Form before you arrive in the UK. 

If you urgently need your tests, we have an Express Courier Service. 

Children aged between 5 and 17 do not need to self-quarantine when returning from non-Red list countries and can take an Antigen Lateral Flow Test or a PCR test before Day 2 of returning to England. 

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These guidelines relate to England only. The government’s travel regulations may differ in Scotland and Wales. HALO is not available in Northern Ireland or outside the UK. Our travel advice is intended as a guide only – rules change frequently and it is your responsibility to ensure the advice we have provided is still relevant at the time of travel. Check government guidelines for the latest updates. HALO cannot be held responsible for any changes to this advice.

Let HALO take care of you.

Simply spit and go

As accurate as swab tests. 100% more comfortable.

Door-to-door service

No need to venture out. Our couriers will come to you.

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Your destination is currently on the Red list. If you are travelling back from a Red list destination – regardless of your vaccination status – you need to book a managed quarantine hotel within a 14-day period before arrival. The booking will include your hotel, quarantine transport and COVID-19 tests on Day 2 and Day 8 of quarantine. NOTE: You cannot purchase these tests from HALO. 

You must also have proof of a negative COVID-19 test to travel back to England. You will need to book this separately in the country you’re travelling to. You’ll also need to complete your Passenger Locator Form before you arrive in the UK. 

We recommend:

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These guidelines relate to England only. The government’s travel regulations may differ in Scotland and Wales. HALO is not available in Northern Ireland or outside the UK. Our travel advice is intended as a guide only – rules change frequently and it is your responsibility to ensure the advice we have provided is still relevant at the time of travel. Check government guidelines for the latest updates. HALO cannot be held responsible for any changes to this advice.

Let HALO take care of you.

Simply spit and go

As accurate as swab tests. 100% more comfortable.

Door-to-door service

No need to venture out. Our couriers will come to you.

View results easily

And we’ll keep you up-to-date through our simple app.

You need [TEST_COUNT] test(s) for Day 2, Day 8 and Day 5 Test to release.

If you are travelling back from a non-Red list country, you are 18 or over and you are not double-vaccinated (that is you have not had your final dose of an approved vaccine at least 14 days before arrival back in England) you need to quarantine at home for 10 days and take Day 2 and Day 8 PCR tests. 

However, you can choose to end your quarantine early through the Test to release scheme. This means you can choose to book and pay for a PCR test on Day 5 during your time quarantining at home. This can be purchased from HALO.

If the result is negative (and the result of your Day 2 test was negative or inconclusive) you can end your quarantine. You must still book and take your Day 2 and Day 8 tests – both of which can also be purchased from HALO. 

You must also have proof of a negative COVID-19 test to travel back to England. You will need to book this separately in the country you’re travelling to. You’ll also need to complete your Passenger Locator Form before you arrive in the UK. The booking reference number you receive by email from HALO when you purchase your tests (in the format HALOVxxxxxxx) is required for the form. 

Children aged between 5 and 17 do not need to self-quarantine when returning from non-Red list countries and can take a Lateral Flow Test or a PCR test before Day 2 of returning to England. 

We recommend:

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These guidelines relate to England only. The government’s travel regulations may differ in Scotland and Wales. HALO is not available in Northern Ireland or outside the UK. Our travel advice is intended as a guide only – rules change frequently and it is your responsibility to ensure the advice we have provided is still relevant at the time of travel. Check government guidelines for the latest updates. HALO cannot be held responsible for any changes to this advice.

Let HALO take care of you.

Simply spit and go

As accurate as swab tests. 100% more comfortable.

Door-to-door service

No need to venture out. Our couriers will come to you.

View results easily

And we’ll keep you up-to-date through our simple app.

You need to purchase [TEST_COUNT] HALO test(s).

If you are travelling back from a non-Red list country and you are not double-vaccinated (that is you have not had your final dose of an approved vaccine at least 14 days before arrival back in England) you need to quarantine at home for 10 days and take Day 2 and Day 8 tests. 

You must also have proof of a negative COVID-19 test to travel back to England. You will need to book this separately in the country you’re travelling to. You’ll also need to complete your Passenger Locator Form before you arrive in the UK. The booking reference number you receive by email from HALO when you purchase your tests (in the format HALOVxxxxxxx) is required for the form. 

Children aged between 5 and 17 do not need to self-quarantine when returning from non-Red list countries and can take a Lateral Flow Test or a PCR test before Day 2 of returning to England. 

We recommend:

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These guidelines relate to England only. The government’s travel regulations may differ in Scotland and Wales. HALO is not available in Northern Ireland or outside the UK. Our travel advice is intended as a guide only – rules change frequently and it is your responsibility to ensure the advice we have provided is still relevant at the time of travel. Check government guidelines for the latest updates. HALO cannot be held responsible for any changes to this advice.

Let HALO take care of you.

Simply spit and go

As accurate as swab tests. 100% more comfortable.

Door-to-door service

No need to venture out. Our couriers will come to you.

View results easily

And we’ll keep you up-to-date through our simple app.

You need to purchase [TEST_COUNT] HALO test(s). You do not need to quarantine at home

If you are travelling back from a non-Red list country and you are double-vaccinated (that is you have had your final dose of an approved vaccine at least 14 days before arrival back in England) or between 5 and 17 years old, regardless of your vaccination status, you need to take Day 2 tests. 

The latest government regulations now allow the Day 2 Tests in this scenario to be Antigen Lateral Flow Tests – which can also be purchased from HALO – or PCR tests. 

PCR Tests are safer and more reliable than Antigen Lateral Flow Tests because they are able to identify newly infected people more certainly – before they become symptomatic and before they become infectious to others. Click here for more information on the difference between PCR Tests and Antigen Lateral Flow Tests

You’ll also need to complete your Passenger Locator Form before you arrive in the UK. The booking reference number you receive by email from HALO when you purchase your tests (in the format HALOVxxxxxxx) is required for the form. 

We recommend:

pencil Please note

These guidelines relate to England only. The government’s travel regulations may differ in Scotland and Wales. HALO is not available in Northern Ireland or outside the UK. Our travel advice is intended as a guide only – rules change frequently and it is your responsibility to ensure the advice we have provided is still relevant at the time of travel. Check government guidelines for the latest updates. HALO cannot be held responsible for any changes to this advice.

Let HALO take care of you.

Simply spit and go

As accurate as swab tests. 100% more comfortable.

Door-to-door service

No need to venture out. Our couriers will come to you.

View results easily

And we’ll keep you up-to-date through our simple app.

You need [TEST_COUNT] test(s) for Day 2, Day 8 and Day 5 Test to release

You have stated that some of the adults in your party are double-vaccinated and some are not. 

If you are travelling back from a non-Red list country and you are double-vaccinated (that is you have had your final dose of an approved vaccine at least 14 days before arrival back in England) or between 5 and 17 years old, regardless of your vaccination status, you need to take Day 2 tests. 

The latest government regulations now allow the Day 2 Tests in this scenario to be Antigen Lateral Flow Tests – which can also be purchased from HALO – or PCR tests. 

PCR Tests are safer and more reliable than Antigen Lateral Flow Tests because they are able to identify newly infected people more certainly – before they become symptomatic and before they become infectious to others. Click here for more information on the difference between PCR Tests and Antigen Lateral Flow Tests

If you are not double-vaccinated (that is you have not had your final dose of an approved vaccine at least 14 days before arrival back in England) you need to quarantine at home for 10 days and take Day 2 and Day 8 PCR tests. (You cannot choose Lateral Flow Tests if you are not double-vaccinated.) 

However, you can choose to end your quarantine early through the Test to release scheme. This means you can choose to book and pay for a PCR test on Day 5 during your time quarantining at home. This can be purchased from HALO. If the result is negative (and the result of your Day 2 test was negative or inconclusive) you can end your quarantine. You must still book and take your Day 2 and Day 8 tests – both of which can also be purchased from HALO. 

The non-double vaccinated adults must also have proof of a negative COVID-19 test to travel back to England. You will need to book this separately in the country you’re travelling to. 

Everyone will also need to complete their Passenger Locator Form before you arrive in the UK. The booking reference number you receive by email from HALO when you purchase your tests (in the format HALOVxxxxxxx) is required for the form. 

We recommend:

pencil Please note

These guidelines relate to England only. The government’s travel regulations may differ in Scotland and Wales. HALO is not available in Northern Ireland or outside the UK. Our travel advice is intended as a guide only – rules change frequently and it is your responsibility to ensure the advice we have provided is still relevant at the time of travel. Check government guidelines for the latest updates. HALO cannot be held responsible for any changes to this advice.

Let HALO take care of you.

Simply spit and go

As accurate as swab tests. 100% more comfortable.

Door-to-door service

No need to venture out. Our couriers will come to you.

View results easily

And we’ll keep you up-to-date through our simple app.

You need to purchase [TEST_COUNT] HALO test(s)

You have stated that some of the adults in your party are double-vaccinated and some are not. 

If you are travelling back from a non-Red list country and you are double-vaccinated (that is you have had your final dose of an approved vaccine at least 14 days before arrival back in England) or between 5 and 17 years old, regardless of your vaccination status, you need to take Day 2 tests. 

The latest government regulations now allow the Day 2 Tests in this scenario to be Antigen Lateral Flow Tests – which can also be purchased from HALO – or PCR tests. 

PCR Tests are safer and more reliable than Antigen Lateral Flow Tests because they are able to identify newly infected people more certainly – before they become symptomatic and before they become infectious to others. Click here for more information on the difference between PCR Tests and Antigen Lateral Flow Tests

If you are not double-vaccinated (that is you have not had your final dose of an approved vaccine at least 14 days before arrival back in England) you need to quarantine at home for 10 days and take Day 2 and Day 8 PCR tests. (You cannot choose Lateral Flow Tests if you are not double-vaccinated.) 

The non-double vaccinated adults must also have proof of a negative COVID-19 test to travel back to England. You will need to book this separately in the country you’re travelling to. 

Everyone will also need to complete their Passenger Locator Form before you arrive in the UK. The booking reference number you receive by email from HALO when you purchase your tests (in the format HALOVxxxxxxx) is required for the form. 

We recommend:

pencil Please note

These guidelines relate to England only. The government’s travel regulations may differ in Scotland and Wales. HALO is not available in Northern Ireland or outside the UK. Our travel advice is intended as a guide only – rules change frequently and it is your responsibility to ensure the advice we have provided is still relevant at the time of travel. Check government guidelines for the latest updates. HALO cannot be held responsible for any changes to this advice.

Let HALO take care of you.

Simply spit and go

As accurate as swab tests. 100% more comfortable.

Door-to-door service

No need to venture out. Our couriers will come to you.

View results easily

And we’ll keep you up-to-date through our simple app.

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