Travelling to Europe for weekend
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In couple of weeks myself and 2 others are planning flying to Denmark for 2 nights Friday to a Sunday. Denmark say we don’t need to have test to enter Denmark as we all double vaccinated.
UK say we have to have a test to enter back in Uk. Could we do a test in Uk on Friday morning as this would be within 72 hours? Is another test still then required on day 2 after arrival so 2 tests required?
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You can technically do the test in the UK. But, they cannot be NHS tests so you will have to pay privately even though you're taking them in the UK.
Yes you will need to pay for a Day 2 test. This needs booking before flying back to the UK as the test booking reference needs inserting into your passenger locator form.
As you say, your PCR test will be delivered to your house. But, there are also options to have them done at test centres or even at the airport the day you arrive back to get it out of the way as they can be taken up to Day 2