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Important Lab Update: pre-departure travel testing

Kia ora koutou, With the borders starting to reopen, Labtests recognises that medical practices are experiencing increased demand for pre-departure travel testing, and we’re aware this can be a stressful time for travellers. It’s important to note that during the Omicron outbreak Labtests are in a surge environment, and our efforts are directed to the […]

Test to Travel: new pre-departure service

In preparation for an increase in international travel, the Asia Pacific Healthcare Group (APHG) are making it easier and cheaper for kiwis to secure a pre-departure PCR test. Test to Travel is a new end-to-end service which will provide travellers with digital proof of a negative COVID-19 test, allowing them entry into a multitude of […]

IMPORTANT: Pre-departure COVID testing

This following information is for people receiving their test at their GP or other medical practice. If you are getting your test through our Test to Travel service, the below information does not apply to you. Due to the high volumes of public health response COVID-19 testing during the Omicron outbreak, Labtests requires all pre-departure COVID-19 travel […]

Pre-departure testing: important update during current health response

Information contained in this update is accurate as of 23 August 2021 During the current public health emergency Labtests are processing high-volumes of COVID-19 tests. We cannot guarantee pre-departure test results for travellers in less than 72 hours from time of collection. It is important that all patients presenting for this test are advised of […]