SpiceJet in association with VFS global is now offering its flyers, RT-PCR COVID-19 test facility at a location of their choice across India and the UAE. By Tanvi Jain

 

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SpiceJet flyers across India and the UAE can now book an at-home RT-PCR test for COVID-19, and get the test reports within 24 to 60 hours.  

In order to avail this new service offered by VFS Global, all those who have booked SpiceJet flights need to visit the airlines’ official websitespicejet.comgo to the ‘Add-ons’ section and click on ‘Book Now’ to initiate the booking for an RT-PCR COVID-19 test. You can even choose to get it done at your doorstep or at the nearest laboratory, as per your convenienceand at an appointment slot of your choice. All you need to do is submit your personal details and identity proof in order to get the confirmation. 

 

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“As the COVID-19 negative test report has become mandatory for passengers, especially for international travel, there are rising apprehensions among travellers regarding the entire process of complying with various pre-travel requirements,” SpiceJet was quoted by various media houses as saying in a press release. 

While in India, the service is available in cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Pune, Jalandhar and Chandigarh; in the UAE, you can get the test done across, Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Sharjah, Dubai, etc. 

 

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“Passengers travelling from the UAE may submit their test samples at the partnered certified laboratory in Ajman, Abu Dhabi, Dubai or Sharjah or at a location of choice within the UAE. The test prices will start as low as AED 160 (approximately INR 3,215) for both children and adults,” the release further mentioned. 

“We have been constantly working towards making the travel experience more comfortable for our passengers. SpiceJet’s online booking of the COVID-19 test is a step in that direction and we believe that this will give our passengers the confidence and peace of mind while adjusting to the new norms of travelling. Though the service is currently available for customers in India and the UAE, we plan to roll it out for a host of other countries very soon,” Shilpa Bhatia, Chief Commercial Officer, SpiceJet told the media 

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