COVID-19 TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS SUPPLIERS

To help you to get ready for your trip, please find below the resources on how to find the travel requirements, including discounts for Covid-19 tests. Please note that it is your responsibility to check and comply with all the requirements.

TRAVELLING OUT OF THE UK

Please check the UK Government guidance to travel from the UK during the Coronavirus pandemic.
For all travel requirements to travel abroad, visit TravelDoc before your departure.

TRAVELLING TO THE UK

To travel back to the UK, you will need to comply with the most updated entry requirements from the UK Government.
Please check the relevant information to return to ScotlandWales or Northern Ireland, as the requirements may differ.
Failure to show a passenger locator form and negative Covid-19 test is a criminal offence and you may be fined.
Furthermore, when quarantine in a hotel is required upon your return to the UK, you will need to show proof of hotel booking to the border force.

As of 1 October 2021, EU/EAA/Swiss ID cards will no longer be accepted to travel into the UK and customers will require a passport unless the exceptions listed by the UK Government apply.

COVID-19 TESTS

The rules for international travel have changed with a single red list of countries and simplified travel measures for arrivals from the rest of the world. Test requirements would vary whether you are fully vaccinated or not. Before booking your tests, check Traveldoc for specific requirements to travel out of the UK, to your destination of choice and for your return to the UK. When travelling abroad you need to book and pay for a test privately. The free tests offered by the NHS are not valid for travelling.
Government approved providers offering a discount for Air France customers:

Please select the test provider of your choice. Book your test and add the specific discount code at checkout in order to get the correct rate.

WHEN LEAVING THE UK


Please check the relevant information when leaving the UK from England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

TEST BEFORE DEPARTURE
  • Test clinics supplier: Randox Health
    Discount code: AirFrance
    Options: Home kit and rapid test (1-3 hours) at London Heathrow and Manchester Airport.
  • Test clinics supplier: Qured
    Discount code: AFTRAVEL10
    Option: Test yourself kit (optional video call)
  • Test clinic supplier: ExpressTest
    Discount code: AF21
    Options: Clinics at London Heathrow, Edinburgh, Birmingham airports and other sites across the UK.
  • Test clinic supplier: Collinson
    Discount code: AF20OFF
    Options: Clinics at London Heathrow (3-hour rapid PCR offered), London City and Manchester Airports, also at London O2 Arena and also Pre-departure Self-Test antigen (unsupervised).

WHEN COMING BACK TO THE UK

Please check the relevant information when coming back to England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. The test requirements and law might differ.

TEST BEFORE YOU FLY
  • Test clinics supplier: Qured
    Discount code: AFTRAVEL10
    Option: Test yourself kit (optional video call)
  • Test clinic suppliers: Collinson
    Discount Code: AF20OFF
    Options: Test kit and video call assistance and also pre-return Self-Test antigen (unsupervised).
  • Test clinic supplier: ExpressTest
    Discount code: AF21
    Options: Test yourself kit

TEST ON OR BEFORE DAY 2
  • Test clinics supplier: Randox Health
    Discount code: AirFrance
    Option: Home kit, also at London Heathrow and Manchester Airport.
  • Test clinics supplier: Qured
    Discount code: AFTRAVEL10
    Option: Home kit
  • Test clinic supplier: ExpressTest
    Discount code: AF21
    Options: Clinics at London Heathrow, Birmingham and Edinburgh Airports and across the UK, plus Home kits.
  • Test clinic supplier: Collinson
    Discount code: AF20OFF
    Options: Clinics at London Heathrow, London City and Manchester Airports, also at London O2 Arena Also Day-2 Self-Test antigen (unsupervised).

TEST ON DAY 2 & 8
  • Test clinics supplier: Randox Health
    Discount code: AirFrance
    Option: Home kit
  • Test clinics supplier: Qured
    Discount code: AFTRAVEL10
    Option: Home kit
  • Test clinic supplier: ExpressTest
    Discount code: AF21
    Options: Clinic at London Heathrow, Birmingham and Edinburg airport.
  • Test clinic supplier: Collinson
    Discount code: AF20OFF
    Options: Clinics at London Heathrow, London City and Manchester Airports, also at London O2 Arena.

TEST TO RELEASE (OPTIONAL)
  • Test clinics supplier: Randox Health
    Discount code: AirFrance
    Option: Home kit, London Heathrow and Manchester Airport.
  • Test clinic supplier: ExpressTest
    Discount code: AF21
    Options: Clinic at London Heathrow and Birmingham airport.
  • Test clinic supplier: Collinson
    Discount code: AF20OFF
    Options: Clinics at London Heathrow, London City and Manchester Airports, also at London O2 Arena.
About testing providers
The testing suppliers listed in this page are independent entities and Air France assumes no responsibility for the Covid-19 testing services mentioned. Should you choose to purchase a Covid-19 test from these suppliers their terms and conditions will apply.

Covid-19 test locations worldwide

View global rapid and PCR test locations on the SkyTeam website.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Our partner Allianz Travel has expanded its insurance policies to cover epidemics and pandemics.

READY TO FLY

For a smoother experience at the airport on the day of departure and to make sure you have all the health documents necessary for travel, Air France can check your Covid-19 related entry documents in advance for you. You just need to simply collect the documents at home and upload them before your trip.

Please note that this service is free and only available on selected flights. If your flight is selected for this service, you will receive an e-mail a few days before departure.

This is how it works

A few days before departure, customers travelling on eligible flights will receive an email inviting them to upload their health documents on an Air France online platform.

1. Check which documents you need

Make sure to check which COVID-19 related documents you need for your destination here.

2. Collect your documents

Gather your COVID-19 related entry documents at home at your own pace.

3. Upload to Air France

When you receive the invitation, please upload all documents in the link provided to make sure you get a positive validation from Air France. Please be aware of the date validity of your documents.

4. Get approval from Air France

These documents are then checked and if they are complete and correct, a confirmation message is sent to the customer who will then be able to obtain the boarding passes on e-services.

5. If a document is missing

If a document is missing or incomplete, customers will receive a notification message inviting them to transfer the missing documents or to present them at the airport on the day of their trip.

6. Once all document are validated

The passenger will be able to obtain the boarding passes on e-services. The boarding passes will be issued with the remark "Ready to Fly”. On presentation of this Boarding Pass or the confirmation email at the various checkpoints, the customer shouldn’t have to show all of his documents again.

7. What are the advantages of this service

  • 1. Won’t miss any of the required COVID-19 related entry documents;
  • 2. Have validation of your COVID-19 related entry documents in advance;
  • 3. Can gather your documents at home at your own pace;
  • 4. Minimize the COVID-19 checks at the departure airport, so you can reduce your waiting time.


8. How does Air France use my personal (health) data contained in the uploaded COVID-19 related entry documents?

Your personal (health) data provided will solely be collected and used by Air France with your consent to check if your COVID-19 related entry documents meet the requirements set by the country of your destination. If you travel in a group, this consent applies to all passengers for who you upload the COVID-19 related entry documents. The uploaded COVID-19 related entry documents that contain your personal (health) data and/or the (health) data of those with whom you travel will be deleted after validation by Air France. For more information on how to delete your uploaded COVID-19 related entry documents earlier and data protection, please see Air France Privacy Policy.

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