Covid test firm cuts price amid criticism over cost

Woman in arrivals wearing face mask

Woman in arrivals wearing face mask

The cost of coronavirus testing for holidaymakers has been cut amid growing pressure from the travel industry.

Randox, one of the biggest suppliers of PCR tests under the UK’s “testing for travel” scheme, has reduced the price from £100 to £60.

But travel organisation Abta warned that the cost was still a “significant restriction”.

Other industry figures including the boss of Easyjet have said the requirement could price out travellers.

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