Breaking: UK will require ALL passengers to take a pre-departure test (either PCR or antigen) *up to 48 hours* before travel to the UK. ✈️🚨
— this policy is applicable to all passengers, effective Tue 7 Dec, 4am London time.
Effective Tue, the requirements for intl travel to UK 👇🏽
1) Complete passenger locator form/prebook “Day 2 test”
2) Take pre-departure PCR or antigen (up to 48 hours before travel)
3) On arrival to UK, all passengers must quarantine + take Day 2 test. Isolate until neg result.
Important: When at check in for travel to UK (from abroad) you’ll once again be asked to provide your pre-departure *negative test result certificate* 📄
(in addition to your vaccine certificate, if you declared yourself as fully-vaccinated, and your passenger locator form) 📑📑
Omicron virus is already in the UK but Government allowing people to go to packed pubs, Xmas parties without any testing but require pcr expensive testing only on flights.
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