At present, customers returning to the UK from France and/or Switzerland must take a pre-departure test (antigen/lateral flow or PCR) and then a PCR on or before day 2 of returning in the UK. The pre-departure test can be taken with you from the UK, to take just before returning.
You need to quarantine until you get the negative result of the day 2 test. We have heard of some customers finding rapid PCR solutions upon landing at the airports and only needing to quarantine for a few hours. There are different rules for non-vaccinated arrivals.
See the following links for official information:
Did you know? You can book PCR tests for day 2 from the NHS here, this is an alternative to private sector options.
Please note that our information is not official information and rules can change extremely quickly without warning, you must consult official sources of information. We will do our best to update our customers and information but due to the fast changing nature of rules we can only suggest you check the official advice from the relevant governmental websites for accurate and up to date information.