01 Feb Should I book a covid test with Collinson?
Day 2 test (home): ?89 Day 2 / day 8 test bundle (home): ?170 Day 5 test to release (home): ?99 Green list bundle (antigen test to return and day 2 PCR test, home): ? Amber list bundle (antigen test to return, day 2 PCR test and day 8 PCR test, home): ?
Are both delivery and in-person tests available? Collinson provides at-home or in-accommodation pre-return antigen tests, and in-person departure and arrivals testing. Collinson has also partnered with Randox to provide rapid PCR outbound testing in under 3 hours in Heathrow airport, and the service will extend to Gatwick airport in the future.
Does it grant refunds? Sometimes. If you cancel an in-person booking within 72 hours you’ll be entitled to a refund. Collinson does not offer refunds for pre-return tests (supervised or unsupervised).
Discount options from airlines / tour operators Hays Travel has partnered with Collinson to provide its customers with a discount when booking Covid tests, and refers to it as a recommended supplier. Easyjet, British Airways and Jet2 offer a discount code to customers. Collinson also provides testing at several major airports (including Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, Stansted, East Midlands, Manchester airport and near Heathrow.)
Discount codes: Hays Travel offers 20% off with code Hays20; Easyjet offers 20% off with code EASY20OFF, British Airways offers 20% off with code BA20OFF, Jet2 offers a set price with code HOLIDAY21 / TEST21 .
Does this company say it limits sales to help meet demand? We didn’t find a mention of limited sales on Collinson’s website, but its terms and conditions say that services are ‘subject to laboratory capacity, specially trained staff and stock availability.’
Social media reviews No Facebook rating was visible on the Collinson Facebook page. Twitter’s Latest page displayed tweets mentioning Collinson dating back to 15th August, around nine of which were negative in some way, mentioning results failing to arrive, poor customer service and customers claiming to have been charged wrongly for tests.
Rapid PCR (results within 3 hours) only near Heathrow currently ?95 Green PCR test (on site): ?69 Amber – Fully Vaccinated including 1x PCR test on site): ?69 Amber – Partially or Non-Vaccinated including day 2 and day 8 PCR tests (on site): ?138 Day 8 PCR upgrade (on site): ?69 Day 5 test to release (on site): ?95 LAMP ?85 Supervised antigen video self-test: ?42
Should I book a covid test with Eurofins?
Are both delivery and in-person tests available? Yes. You can order an at-home swab test or book an appointment at a Eurofins ‘sampling station’ or drive-through testing station.
Does it grant refunds? We found no information on refunds or cancellations on the Eurofins website, nor through a deeper site search.
Eurofins’ divisions all have separate Twitter accounts, making it difficult to gauge their presence on the platform
Does this company say it limits sales to help meet demand? Eurofins mentions on its website that it is currently experiencing high levels of demand, but that it is currently issuing PCR tests on-time.
Social media reviews The Eurofins Global Facebook page currently has a rating of 1.3 out of 5. But when we checked the first page tweets mentioning we found six negative comments since 6th June, including complaints about delayed results and poor customer service.
Day 2 PCR test (home): from ? Day 2 PCR test (drive-through): from ?20 (for morning slots at Livingston and Warrington sites) Day 2 and 8 PCR test package (home): from ?98 Day 2 and 8 PCR test package (drive-through): from ?40 (for morning slots at Livingston and Warrington sites) Day 5 test to release (home): ?