TUI Marella Cruises COVID-19 Testing

Welcome to your testing hub! Please enter your travel details below to continue. Chronomics provides full programmes of government-approved tests to keep you safe at every step of your journey.

Cruise testing package includes 3 tests:

  • Pre-Cruise Rapid Antigen (Lateral Flow)
  • Test to Return Rapid Antigen (Lateral Flow)
  • Day 2 PCR (to be done back in the UK)

UK departure date
Chronomics is a UK government-approved testing provider. However, you are responsible for checking which tests are required by your destination country and selecting the correct package for your return to the UK (Green/Amber). If the country you are travelling to changes status, you can change your testing package.

Industry-trusted testing from Chronomics

What are the tests?

1. Pre or during cruise test (Rapid Antigen)

A simple, guided lateral flow testing kit to perform before your trip, making it easy to get the certification you need to board the cruise.

Rapid antigen test (Test To Return)

A simple, guided lateral flow testing kit to take with you on your trip, making it easy to get the certification you need before you travel to return to the UK.

Day 2 PCR test

An easy-to-use, Government-authorised PCR test you can take yourself, without leaving your address, on Day 2 – part of the mandated testing programme whenever you return to the UK from abroad.

Step 1

As soon as you book your River Cruise holiday, order your three-test package from Chronomics using the special discounted rate. Your Pre-departure and Test To Return kits will be sent 3 days prior departure and will arrive in separate packages.

Step 2

Perform your pre-departure test, then pack your Rapid Antigen Test in your luggage.

Step 3

Up to 70 hours before you are scheduled to sail back to the UK, perform your Test To Return Rapid Antigen Test according to the instructions included.

Step 4

When back at the UK, go home and you'll find your Day 2 testing kit waiting for you.

Step 5

Register online your Day 2 PCR testing kit and return your sample to us using one of TUI drop-off points or the pre-paid postage provided.

Your certification

The documents we provide have all the details you need to travel.

Foreign travel advice

Get the most up-to-date information for travelling overseas from the UK here.

Who are Chronomics?

Founded in 2017 as an epigenetics company, we’ve got lots of experience analysing people’s biological samples to give them actionable information about their health. Now, we’re using that expertise to help in the fight against COVID-19.

Our range of COVID-19 testing kits include rapid lateral flow tests, antibody tests and one of the world’s first saliva tests for coronavirus. They’re fast, easily performed at home and our saliva PCR tests are as highly accurate as others that use uncomfortable swabs. It’s also simple to register online with pre-paid priority delivery included, so your results will be with you in plenty of time for travelling.

Our tests use cutting-edge, entirely safe technology that has been scientifically validated in the UK, the EU, the US and by the World Health Organisation (WHO).