Holidaymakers will be given free Covid tests to take abroad to save them getting a pre-return test in a foreign country, according to reports.
Whitehall sources say that travellers will be offered lateral flow tests to pack in their suitcase. The fast turnaround tests would be made available to travellers free of charge to save the hassle and expense of getting a test in a foreign country, it is claimed.
These plans are expected to be unveiled on Friday. A source reportedly told the Daily Mail that health officials are now satisfied the fast tests would be sufficient. Have your holiday plans been hit by Covid?Read more on mirror.co.uk