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COVIDTaxi offers the easiest PCR testing in South Africa

06 Jul 2021 0

Travelling in a COVID world can be a stressful task. Individuals want to protect themselves and their families. Businesses want to keep their employees safe and healthy. This travel anxiety has been enough to keep many people in their homes. But with advancements in both COVID-19 PCR testing and vaccines, the world is beginning to open back up. However, it is important that when individuals and businesses alike choose to resume travelling, they are doing so in a safe manner to protect all of those around them.

That is why COVIDTaxi was created. COVIDTaxi provides a stress-free PCR testing service right in the comfort of your own home so that individuals and businesses can feel safe and confident while travelling to or from the Cape Town area—and soon this service will be extended to Johannesburg as well. COVIDTaxi has an entire medical team that works around the clock to ensure not only quick PCR COVID testing in South Africa but exceptionally accurate testing, all through a door-to-door service that allows individuals to skip waiting in a queue.

How COVIDTaxi’s PCR Testing Works 

Most people have an outdated idea about how PCR testing works. They envision a process that involves travelling to a clinic, standing in a long line, and then taking a painful nose swab and before waiting multiple days in isolation for their test results. COVIDTaxi has revolutionised and streamlined the PCR testing process so that it stands alone as the most convenient COVID testing in South Africa, coming directly to your door allowing you to remain in isolation while awaiting the results.

Nose swabs are no longer required for PCR testing. Instead, a saliva test is the new ideal PCR test for COVID-19. The saliva PCR test is reliable, effective, and harmless, according to many industry experts who have been promoting the saliva test since August 2020. And with COVIDTaxi’s door-to-door service, getting a PCR test has never been easier.

If you are in the Cape Town area (or soon the Johannesburg area) and need quick and accurate PCR testing, follow these steps with COVIDTaxi.

  1. Visit https://www.covidtaxi.co.za — Right there on the homepage, click the “Book Now” button to begin the process.
  2. Input Your Information — You will be brought to a calendar. Select the date and time slot you need your PCR testing conducted. You will be prompted to fill out additional information, such as your name, how many people need testing, your address, and your passport number (if you want a free travel certificate included).
  3. We Come to You — Our COVIDTaxi will come to your location, take your saliva swab, and then return the sample to our accredited laboratory to conduct the testing.
  4. Receive Results — Within 8-12 hours, you will have results emailed directly to you. That means if you book your testing before 9am, you are eligible for same-day test results.

Why COVIDTaxi is the most convenient COVID testing in South Africa

Contrary to popular belief, not all PCR testing is created equal. COVIDTaxi is built differently from other testing services, making it the most convenient COVID testing in South Africa. While other testing services still require you to visit a clinic or other testing site, COVIDTaxi provides door-to-door service so that you can receive your test right in the comfort of your own home. And because we use a revolutionary saliva test rather than a painful nose swab, our PCR testing is the safest and most efficient in Cape Town. 

People travel to and from South Africa all the time, so it is important to have a PCR test that is recognised on a global scale. The COVIDTaxi PCR test is conducted in a laboratory accredited by the SANAS for Sars-CoV-2 diagnostics, so you can feel secure with your results. Our lab has many years of experience in developing medical tests for infectious diseases.

Operationally, COVIDTaxi provides services that others simply cannot match. Those services include providing a validated PCR travel certificate at no additional cost that is recognised worldwide, making for easy travel and documentation of your PCR test. We also provide same-day PCR testing to customers who book their appointment before 9 am. This rapid testing ability has proved extremely beneficial to people travelling to and from Cape Town. 

One recent customer was in a bind and did not know where to turn. “My niece was on holiday and we had a lot of trouble finding where to go for the PCR test, and she almost needed to reschedule her flight back to Europe,” they noted. Fortunately, they discovered COVIDTaxi and were able to get quick, accurate PCR testing that included a free travel certificate. Their niece was able to not only make her flight but feel confident that she was healthy and protecting others around her on the plane and at the airport. That is just one example of how COVIDTaxi provides the most convenient COVID testing in South Africa.

Discounts Available

Discounts are available, depending on several factors. For travellers flying on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Turkish Airlines, or Emirates, save five percent by simply punching in a voucher code when booking your PCR testing appointment. If you are travelling in a group, there are also discounts available. Groups of more than three people and businesses with at least 10 employees travelling will all save on PCR testing through COVIDTaxi. 

For more information about our COVID testing service in South Africa and to make an appointment, please visit our website. DM


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