Selected Covid-19 Testing Providers

As not all testing providers offer all types of tests, and to save you having to dig through the full list, AITO (The Association of Independent Tour Operators) has arranged discounts with a few recommended providers:

Please remember that it is your responsibility to arrange all the appropriate tests for your trip. 

UPDATE 28/07/21 - PLEASE NOTE THAT UNVACCINATED CHILDREN AGED 12 AND OVER WILL NEED TO TAKE A PRE-DEPARTURE TEST BEFORE TRAVELLING TO GREECE.

Quick Testing Guide Pre-Departure Test to Embark Test To Return Day 2 Return Test Day 8 Return Test Quarantine on Return Total Cost
Over 18, fully vaccinated None Free NHS Rapid Test Rapid test, from £26 pp PCR, from £43 pp None No From £69 pp
Over 18, not fully vaccinated PCR, from £43pp Free NHS Rapid Test Rapid test, from £26 pp PCR, from £43 pp PCR, from £43 pp Yes, can test to release on day 5. From £155 pp
12-17 year olds, not vaccinated PCR, from £43pp Free NHS Rapid Test Rapid test, from £26 pp PCR, from £43 pp None No From £112 pp
11 year olds, not vaccinated None None
Rapid test, from £26 pp PCR, from £43 pp None No From £69 pp
5-10 year olds, not vaccinated None None None PCR, from £43 pp None No From £43 pp
Under 5's
None None None None None No £0
Discount Codes:  AITO43   AITO10 AITO43 AITO43    

 See below for further details on each type of test. 

Pre-Departure Testing

If required to take a test before travelling on your holiday:
(Not required for fully-vaccinated individuals or children aged 11 and under)

- https://www.randoxhealth.com/predeparture   PCR Test - Must be taken within 72 hours of your arrival in Greece. (Use discount code AITO43 for a £5 discount on each test - making it £43 each).

- https://www.c19testing.co.uk/rapidtravel    Antigen Test - Must be taken within 48 hours of your arrival in Greece. (Use discount code AITO10 for a 10% discount on each test, making it £26.10 each).

Testing Prior to Embarkation

All travellers should take some free NHS tests to Greece for use before going aboard. (We recommended bringing some spares, just in case.) 

https://www.gov.uk/order-coronavirus-rapid-lateral-flow-tests

Test to Return
These tests should be ordered for delivery before you travel. You will need to take the test out to Greece with you, and then test yourself 2-3 days before returning from your holiday. After taking the test & following the instructions included with it you will be emailed a certificate confirming that you are safe to fly home.  
(Children aged 10 and under don't need to take a test)

- https://www.c19testing.co.uk/rapidtravel (Use discount code AITO10 for a 10% discount on each test, making it £26.10 each).

Green & Amber List Testing

Tests to be booked prior to flying back to the UK and taken on Day 2 after your return (Green / Amber - Vaccinated)
(Children aged 4 and under don't need to take this test)

- https://www.randoxhealth.com/covid-19-day-2-and-8-testing  (Use discount code AITO43 for a £5 discount on each test).

Tests to be booked prior to flying back to the UK and taken on Day 2 & Day 8 (Amber - Non-Vaccinated) after your return.
(Children aged 4 and under don't need to take this test)

- https://www.randoxhealth.com/covid-19-day-2-and-8-testing  (Use discount code AITO43 for a £5 discount on each test).

Test to Release

If you have to quarantine on your return, you can book a test to be taken on Day 5 after your return for early release from quarantine.

- https://www.randoxhealth.com/covid-19-test-to-release  (Use discount code AITO43 for a £5 discount on each test).

 

 The full list of government approved testing providers can be found here: https://www.find-travel-test-provider.service.gov.uk/test-type

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