Boots seals easyJet Covid deal to offer range of passenger travel tests
The High Street Boots chemist has partnered with low-cost airline easyJet to make it easier to book Covid-19 tests before and after travel.
The new partnership will allow customers to find information and book or order travel test services necessary for their trip at the Boots Covid-19 test hub, via easyJet.com while planning their vacation.
Customers can book the in-store PCR test before departure (£ 85), which is available at over 200 Boots stores and offers results the next day.
Alternatively, they can purchase a home auto-swab PCR kit (£ 65) from 500 stores or online through Boots.com to be delivered to their homes, offering results within 24-48 hours of receiving the sample. in the laboratory.
Customers traveling to countries that accept antigen testing can book an in-store test (£ 59), which provides same-day results and is available at 30 Boots stores.
Boots offers a post-travel PCR testing service on days 2 and 8 for international arrivals to the UK and is also accredited as a test provider for the Government’s Test to Release program.
With easyJet serving 18 airports in the UK and 206 Boots stores offering testing services across the country, passengers will be able to book travel knowing they will have convenient pre and post holiday access.
Sophie Dekkers, commercial director of easyJet, said: “At easyJet we strive to ensure that travel is easy and accessible for everyone and this is especially important this summer. We’re excited to partner with Boots to give customers more direct access to reliable testing services, making it easier to travel with us this summer.
Asif Aziz, Director of Health Services at Boots UK, added: “This new partnership between Boots and easyJet is designed to make life easier for people traveling abroad this summer.
“We plan to work closely with easyJet in the coming weeks and months to help their passengers navigate Covid-19 passenger testing requirements and provide solutions at competitive prices. ”