About us

Board your flight with confidence with Test To Travel’s COVID-19 Pre-Departure Testing service delivered by the Awanui Group.

Awanui has considerable experience in COVID-19 testing, having tested approximately one third of all COVID-19 PCR tests in New Zealand, the largest number of any single service provider.

Who is managing the testing?

Awanui Group operates a national network of medical laboratories, sample collection centres and logistics services.

Awanui Group is New Zealand’s largest human and veterinary pathology network. We operate as Labtests, Northland Pathology, Taranaki Pathology Services, Southern Community Laboratories, Wellington SCL, Canterbury SCL, Medlab South and Rako Science. With 25 laboratories, over 2,100 staff and 150 collection centres throughout NZ, Awanui performs over 7 million pathology patient episodes each year.

Awanui testing laboratories are all accredited by the Independent Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ), this includes COVID-19 PCR testing on saliva and swabs.

Our tests are delivered through six independently accredited laboratories, and the following service providers

The testing you can order

Supervised Rapid
Antigen Test (RAT)

NZD $70

Result emailed
within 1 hour

Covid-19 swab (RT-PCR)

NZD $175

Express option

* Express is a 24 hour turnaround time from your test being taken to receiving your travel certificate. Express service is an additional $100 NZD per person. The express service is only available at specified locations

How it works when using a Test to Travel Clinic

Enter all travellers’ details and select your test type

Choose your location and book and pay online

You will receive a reminder email 48 hours before your appointment

Bring your passport to your scheduled appointment

Our trained team will perform or supervise your test

Receive your Travel Certificate via email within 24 – 48 hours* (1 hour for RAT results)

*RAT results are provided within the hour