Covid Day 2 Test update.
I went online and ordered the Day 2 test in the Uk from Project Screen by Prenetics (an approved company). Using their website, I added the 2 Day Test to our cart and paid for it, then set up an account and profile for the two of us, which will be used for getting our results. We had to enter our passport numbers and upload copies of our vaccination records.
It went smoothly until we entered our hotel's address. I put in the postal code and the hotel automatically came up.. I clicked on it and all the empty boxes for the address were automatically filled. However, I was not allowed to continue. After some consternation, my wife noted a slight difference in spacing between the actual hotel address and the manner in which the auto system inserted it from the postal code. We ended up deleting the boxes and manually inserting the hotel address and it worked.
We received an email from Project Screen with a receipt and the Passenger Locator Number which must be entered into our Passenger Locator Form prior to arrival. It also included instructions of how to self take the test when it arrives at our hotel, returning the sample, and obtaining the results.
One advantage of having the account is that we intend to travel to the continent and we can use the same testing company for the 2 Day Test when we return to the UK and will not have to go thru all these digital machinations again. However, it requires a day or two hotel reservation in advance so you can receive your test kit.
The process has been more difficult than we expected. Our desktop has suffered much verbal abuse and it seems I've spent more time with Covid compliance than planning our itinerary, but my wife reminds me we used to have to go thru customs at every border and change money. Ours is a first world problem...
Keep on traveling....