Zurich Airport, 3 May 2021

Carefree travel with Edelweiss in times of Corona

Edelweiss is simplifying travel planning with two new services. From now on, you can buy a travel-approved PCR test for home use via the Edelweiss website. In addition, all Edelweiss guests have access to an extended range of information for each holiday destination with the most important Covid 19 regulations and local testing options.

In many countries, a negative PCR test is required for entry into the country. Edelweiss passengers now have the opportunity to take a PCR test at home quickly and easily with a self-collection kit.

The procedure is simple: On flyedelweiss.com you order a test kit, which is delivered to your home by post. Thanks to the written instructions or a video tutorial, the saliva sample can easily be taken at home. You then send the sample tube directly to the certified laboratory or deposit it in a drop-off at Zurich Airport. The laboratory result follows the next day by encrypted e-mail. This is internationally recognised, multilingual and contains all the information required for the planned journey.

This service is offered in cooperation with Viselio on flyedelweiss.com and costs CHF 165.

All important information for a carefree journey at a glance

In the current world situation, reliable and complete information is the key to a carefree and stress-free stay at the holiday destination. Edelweiss now offers the relevant information for every holiday destination on its website.

With a few clicks, you can see the current travel restrictions, entry requirements and rules of conduct regarding Covid-19 of the respective country. Furthermore, it is possible to book online a PCR test at the holiday destination for a fee for the return journey to Switzerland. This service is provided in cooperation with the Canadian company Sitata at flyedelweiss.com.

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About Edelweiss

Edelweiss is Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline and flies to the most beautiful destinations in the world. The airline reliably ensures a pleasant and carefree travel time to the holiday destination and looks after the safety and well-being of its guests with commitment and cordiality. Edelweiss is a sister company of Swiss International Airlines (SWISS) and a member of the Lufthansa Group.

About Viselio

Viselio is a Swiss service provider for travel documents and travel visas. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the company has specialised in offering the right travel documents and tests to enable travel even in Corona times.

About Sitata

Headquartered in Canada, Sitata is a global health, safety and risk management provider. The company uses artificial intelligence, machine learning and innovative mobile technologies to help travellers.

Further information:

Andreas Meier
Head of Corporate Communications
Edelweiss Air AG
media@flyedelweiss.com