Travel bosses demand date for PCR test switch

Travel bosses demand date for PCR test switch

Travel bosses demand date for PCR test switch By Simon Browning Transport producer - Published Tour operators and airlines have called on the government to publish the date when Covid tests will change for fully vaccinated travellers. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said last month that "day two" PCR tests would be replaced with cheaper lateral flow tests from "the end of October". But no firm details have been issued. Steve Heapy, boss of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: "It is time for the UK government to confirm exactly when these changes will come into force." He added: "Hard-working customers and families do not deserve delays and speculation, they deserve clarity so that they can plan and look forward to their holidays." Last week, Mr Shapps told the Today programme that he …
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