Countries that require Covid-19 testing

Travel requirements and Covid-19 tests by country

Here’s what you’ll need to know for the destinations available with Thomas Cook

Note that the advice on this page applies to travellers who have not left the UK within 14 days of departure. Always check official government guidelines just in case rules change. 


  • You will have to submit a negative Covid-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test (to be taken 72 hours before your arrival)
  • Complete a PLF form 24 hours before you travel
  • Always check local government guidelines before travelling

Greece (except Mykonos)

  • There is currently no need to get tested before travelling, though you may be tested at the airport. Results will take around 24 hours and during this time travellers are expected to practice social distancing
  • You (and everyone you’re travelling with) will need to complete a PLF form 24 hours before you travel. Failure to do so may result in a 500 euro fine or refusal to enter. After completing the form, you’ll receive a QR code at midnight the day before you depart. If you're travelling as a household, you may complete one form with all adults and children included
  • Always check local government guidelines before travelling



  • You must take a Covid-19 test within 72 hours before departure - the negative result can either be uploaded onto your questionnaire or shown at the airport
  • You will have to submit a traveller questionnaire 12-48 hours before departure and present a QR code on arrival, which will be sent via email
  • If you do not have proof of a test, you will be able to take one at the airport and self-isolate at your accommodation until the results are known. If you test positive on arrival, you’ll have to repeat the test each week and remain in confinement until you get a negative test result
  • Always check local government guidelines before travelling
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