How can I take a PCR test before travelling?

Thinking about your comfort and the needs of your flight, we have partnered with laboratories worldwide so that you can travel to your destination without worries when it requires a COVID-19 test before flying. Having the test is very simple, below we share with you more information so that you know the details and can take your PCR test when you travel with us. 

Steps to get your test

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1. Check the restrictions

Choose the destination you want to travel to and check the measures in force and the requirements of the local authorities. Find out the entry restrictions for your destination here and also remember to check the official websites of each government. 

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2. Schedule your test

Once you choose your destination, you can schedule your PCR or antigen test appointment with any of our partner laboratories. Consult our partner laboratories and get your tests at a discount at avianca.com

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3. Ready, enjoy your trip!

Once the test has been carried out and depending on the times agreed with the laboratory, you will receive the result so that you can travel without any worries.

Where to schedule your test?

Travel from Colombia
Where? Conditions
When you travel to a international destination from Colombia and you need a PCR or antigen testYou can make an appointment with SynLab Colombiato take your test through Drive Thru or to address and have your result in 24 hours for Bogotá or at most 36 hours for the rest of the cities. This laboratory is present in the main cities of Colombia: Bogotá, Cali, Medellín, Barranquilla, Cartagena, Santa Marta and Manizales.  
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If you buy a ticket in any size you get up to 16% discount on the PCR test or up to 10% discount on the COVID-19 antigen test.

Travel from El Salvador
Where? Conditions
If the destination you are travelling to from El Salvador requires you to have proof PCR or antigens COVID-19you can get it with Max Bloch through our alliance in a quick and easy way. 
Keep in mind that the PCR-RT test may take approximately 24 hours. in the delivery of the result and the COVID-19 antigen test will be available for consultation in approximately 2 hours.
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If you buy a ticket in any size you get up to 10% discount on the PCR-RT test or up to 5% discount on the COVID-19 antigen test.

Travel from the United States
Where Conditions
If you are travelling from the United States and your destination requires a test as an entry requirement, you will be able to take the PCR test easily and quickly with Synergy Diagnostic Laboratory and BioCollections.inc our partner laboratories in this country.
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If you purchase a ticket in any size you get up to 28% discount on the PCR test with Synergy Laboratories and up to 13% discount with BioCollections.inc. Also, remember that if your return flight to the United States is from Colombia or El Salvador, the test is included in your fare.

Travel from Costa Rica
Where? Conditions
When you require a COVID-19 certificate to travel from Costa Rica to your destination, we have partnered with San José Laboratories in Costa Rica y Clínica Bíblica Hospitalexperts in test analysis and diagnostics, so you can get yours quickly and easily.
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If you buy a ticket in any size you get up to 18% discount on the PCR test with Laboratorios San José and up to 12% discount with Clínica Biblica.

Travel from Guatemala
Where? Conditions
When you require a COVID-19 certificate to travel from Guatemala to your destination, we have teamed up with the laboratory Blue Medical and the Angeles Hospitalfor the taking of the PCR test at special prices, easy and fast.
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No matter what size you buy, if you choose between XS, S, M, L, XL or XXL you can choose between the following benefits, with Blue Medical: 10 quetzales discount on the COVID-19 antigen test , 45 quetzales discount on the PCR test or free home service when performing the PCR test. And, with Hospital Angeles up to 11% discount on the COVID-19 antigen test or PCR-RT.

Travel from Honduras
Where? Conditions
In order for you to receive specialised attention in the performance of the PCR test when you travel from Honduras and your destination requires it as a requirement for entry, we partner with the Analiza LaboratoryMicrolab Laboratory y Fiallos Clinical Laboratory.
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If you buy your ticket in size XS, S, M, L or XL, you have a discount with Laboratorio Analiza 20% discount on PCR test and 38% discount on COVID-19 antigen test. With Laboratorio Clínico Fiallos you have a 9% discount on PCR test and 15% discount on COVID-19 antigen test. And, with Microlab Laboratory you have a special price of HNL 2,500 for PCR Fast tests and HNL 700 for Antigen tests . Remember that to access this benefit you must present your physical or printed ticket.

Travel from Mexico
Where? Conditions
If the destination to which you are travelling from Mexico requires you to have a PCR test to be able to travel, you can do so through our partnership with Poplar Quest Diagnostics safely.
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If you buy your ticket in size XS, S, M, L or XL, you have a special price of 2.800 MXN with Chopo Labs and Quest Diagnostics.

Travel from Panama
Where? Conditions
If the international destination to which you are travelling requires you to have a PCR testyou can obtain it from a laboratory Saint Michael the Archangel We make it easy and fast through our alliance.

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If you buy your ticket in size XS, S, M, L or XL, you have up to 30% discount on the PCR-RT test , PCR Express and COVID-19 antigen test. Remember that to access this benefit you must present your physical or printed ticket.

Travel from Spain
Where? Conditions
If your origin is Madrid, you can take your PCR, antigens or COVID-19 antibodies test at Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport, if you need it as a travel requirement. Make your appointment here.
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