Blue Horizon are pleased to deliver this all inclusive postal COVID-19 Pre-flight swab service with RM24 Tracked Return to the Laboratory. This bespoke service vastly minimises the risks and consequent disruption of not receiving a timely result. Please note that this has replaced our previous service where we included a courier (hence the much cheaper price), but you are still welcome to book your own courier if you wish. If you don't get your results by the end of the day following the day that the lab receives your sample, you get your money back!
Checks before you place an order..
Please check that the timing calculation charts below for the (sample to flight) window fit with your flight logistic needs. Some flight days we cannot cover
An example process
If you order on Monday before 1pm, then your kit should be with you by Tuesday. If you receive your package on Tuesday, take a sample, and pop in a priority postbox by last collection, your sample should arrive on Wednesday at the laboratory and you should get your results by the end of the day on Thursday - if you don't get your result by the end of the day after your sample arrives at the laboratory you get a full refund!
- When do you need your results by? There are a few logistical considerations before you go ahead - see charts below.
- We dispatch the kits ourselves by Royal Mail next working day by 1 service if you order by 1. Delivery by 4pm is included, pay £20 more for delivery by 11am.
- Once you have taken the sample you may post back in a Royal Mail Priority Postbox - find your nearest one here -
- Royal Mail Tracked24 service postboxes are collected from Monday to Saturday and will generally get there the next working day (don't count Sundays). 90% DO arrive the next working day but please consider that they may be late. If your result is time critical, please consider one of the three options.
https://send.parcelforce.com/ - Parcelforce - They offer a next day service. Costs under £20, check their terms in your area.
https://collectsameday.co.uk/ - Collect Same Day - 0333 344 3028 They will collect the same day, and drive it straight to the laboratory. Not the cheapest option, but very effective.
https://www.royalmail.com/sending/uk/sameday - Royal Mail Same Day - 03300 885 522 - Similar service to Collect Same Day.
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