Flight and COVID test

I had my flight booked for Thursday that was cancelled less than 48hrs. I have rebooked for Sunday and have to have another test at £120!! Can I claim this back from easyJet?

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  • Alan_Bowen
    Alan_Bowen Posts: 4,850 Forumite
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    I hope you aware that Easyjet has said 10th January (this Sunday) will be the last day of regular flying and are encouraging people to use those flights to return home to avoid being stranded abroad. Under the new lockdown, leisure travel is banned, and 'no' Easyjet are not responsible for the payment of test fees. Bad all round really...
  • There does seem a raft of inexperienced posters asking silly questions all over the boards recently. People must be bored.
  • Sandtree
    Sandtree Posts: 10,628 Forumite
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    I had my flight booked for Thursday that was cancelled less than 48hrs. I have rebooked for Sunday and have to have another test at £120!! Can I claim this back from easyJet?
    In my case Virgin argued not because EU legislation which requires compensation to be paid doesnt include things like health screening. 

    My case was slightly different though and so I didnt argue that aspect... it would clearly be sensible to double check what the rules are and if the list of claimable items are supposed to be the definitive list or purely illustrative in which case an argument may still exist. 
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