If you decide to take a trip, a COVID-19 test Can help ease your mind – and it may be necessary depending on your destination.
Hawaiian Airlines, j Started drive-through COVID-19 testing last month For air-bound passengers from some destinations in California, it announced last week that it would be launching its U.S. The airline will redeem miles for mail-in test kits to members of the Loyalty Program.
“We are dedicated to testing the convenience and accessibility of our guests as much as possible,” Avi Maninis, senior vice president of marketing at Hawaiian Airlines, said in a statement.
Passengers will be sent a test kit to collect their saliva samples with the help of a test inspector on video. The sample will then be sent by express to the lab and the sample will be analyzed within 24 hours of receipt. Hawaiian estimates that the overall turnaround time will be less than 72 hours.
AirMiles, a free to join, loyalty program for air-based airlines, which offers fur One redeemable mile for every mile flown. A round trip flight from Las Vegas to Honolulu, for example, will carry more than 5,500 miles of passengers. The Havana Mail-in COVID-19 test can be achieved for 14,000 miles by Walt Health. Without miles, this The cost of the RT-QPCR test is 119.
Starting last month, Hawaii began allowing passengers to bypass its 14-day quarantine requirement to arrive from outside the state if they provide Valid negative test for COVID-19. Tests must be taken for more than 3 hours before the departure time of the flight.
Other airlines, Including American, United and JetBlue There are also COVID-19 testing programs – most are limited by location and have a corresponding cost.
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