We perform COVID-19 pre-departure testing with the option of 24 or 48 hour turnaround times. We encourage a contactless customer experience and ask that you book your test and pay online before visiting the Travel Centre.
It is a simple 5 step process:
- Go to Book My Test to select location, date, time and to order your test.
- Answer screening questions, these will be emailed to you 48 hours before your booking.
- Bring your printed test request form and photographic ID to the Travel Centre.
- Your swab is collected and sent to the laboratory for testing.
- Your results will be emailed to you within 24 to 48 hours after the swab is collected.
Locations & Opening Hours
We have the following testing location:
Wellington: Newtown Collection Centre
(Opposite the hospital)
74 Riddiford Street
The Travel Centre is open as follows:
- Monday to Friday 5:00pm – 7:00pm
- Saturday 8:30am – 11:30am
- Sunday 4:00pm – 6:20pm
Results will be provided to your email address within 24 hours (if express service is selected) or 48 hours of the swab being collected.
For express service, please note most results take a minimum of 18 hours and will be provided within 18-24 hours.
The results will be password protected and will include instructions on how to open the email to view your result.
The following tests are available:
- $250 – Covid-19 swab (PCR Test)
- $98 – COVID serology IgM
- $75 – Express service (results within 24 hours)
Express service and Covid Serology can be selected after clicking on Book My Tests and within the “Your Details” screen.
Refunds incur a $25 admin fee per person for any refunds processed.
No refunds will be given if you miss your appointment, or cancel your appointment within 24 hours.