Those planning journeys overseas this summer time are largely unclear on testing necessities, new analysis has urged.
In a survey of greater than 2,000 folks for Cignpost ExpressTest, simply 18% mentioned they had been clear about what Covid check they would want to journey, and solely 8% knew the check they would want to tackle their return, with 9% believing that no check was required.
Christian Corney, CEO of Cignpost ExpressTest believes this might depart 1000’s of individuals upset: “This analysis exhibits that there’s large confusion in regards to the Covid-19 exams these travelling overseas must take.
“Inevitably, that is going to imply 1000’s of individuals will both be unable to board their aircraft or may get stranded overseas. Individuals rightly need to have the ability to journey safely with out danger to themselves or their households.”
- Solely 18% may accurately establish the check they should journey to a inexperienced listing nation. Nearly a 3rd (32%) believed that they may use a free NHS check and 9% suppose they don’t want a check in any respect.
- Equally, simply 8% understood the combo of exams they would want to tackle return to the nation from inexperienced listing locations.
- A better proportion (22%) understood the Day 2 and Day 8 exams that they must take when travelling again from an amber listing nation.
- Nevertheless, virtually half (46%) of these questioned did perceive the closing dates for taking a check earlier than journey.