‘Unfair market practices’ over Covid testing for travellers


The UK’s competition watchdog has agreed to look into the cost of Covid-19 testing for travellers after health secretary Sajid Javid complained over the high prices for the government-mandated tests.

Mr Javid said he asked the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to crackdown on unfair market practices by test providers.

Costa Blanca News has received a number of complaints over the system from travellers to the UK who have not received tests results back from the companies or who were charged ‘rip off’ prices.

Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available from supermarkets, tobacconists/newspaper shops and online at www.costa-news.com


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