Pre-travel Covid-19 testing

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, some countries require travellers to produce a negative Covid-19 PCR test result on arrival. This is a test that can be completed by yourself at home and posted to a lab or dropped off at a designated point – your results will typically be shared with you within 24-48 hours. In most cases, the test needs to be taken 72 hours prior to arrival at your destination. You can find out the specific rules for the country you’re travelling to on the government’s travel advice pages.


Coronavirus Testing Packages


We want to make travelling with the current restrictions as easy as possible for customers, which is why we have partnered* with a number of testing providers to offer cost effective access to PCR testing packages to get you on your way.


Everything Genetics are offering P&O Ferries customers testing packages for Green and Amber countries. This includes PCR test and certificate, plus the compulsory day 2 and 8 required when returning to the UK. You can also purchase single tests from the website here.


We have also partnered with Screen-4 who offer pre-travel Covid-19 test for £95, please visit our dedicated page on Screen4’s website.


*P&O Ferries is not reliable for any issues with the testing companies and will not respond to any complaints or refund enquiries


PCR Testing Packages

Pre travel and Test to Release PCR testing service from £65 provided by Everything Genetics covering Green and Amber country requirements.

Travelling Safely

Wondering if it’s safe to travel by ferry to Calais, Rotterdam or other European destinations? If you’re looking for coronavirus travel advice, or considering how to travel safely with P&O Ferries, visit our Travelling Safely page for all of the information you need.

Test to Release scheme
Test to Release

Read about the government's Test to Release scheme and discover how you can take part if you're coming back to the UK from a country that isn't on the safe travel list. Find out how you can order a Covid-19 test through Screen4 LTD.