camino bag Transport and Mail
The 2 top ways to ship your packs and
luggage while on the Camino de Santiago.
Camino Bag transport, A Helping Hand
Bag transport while on the Camino is important because sometimes you need to lighten your load, and not carry your bag. Whether it be as a result of injury, fatigue, or desire. You may discover along the way that you don’t need as many things as you brought, or don’t want to carry them the entire route.
There are two very helpful options to keep in mind along the way if you feel you might need to lighten your load a bit.
There are private bag transport companies that will transport your baggage to the next stage and the Correos (post office) offers bag transport and postal services.
Daily Luggage and bag transport on the Camino with private companies.
Jacotrans is a well-established company that has been transporting pilgrims backpack and luggage since 2006. They are knowledgeable and reliable which has helped to grow their business and ensure their customers receive their packs at the end of their long days walk.
Caminofacil is a company with more than ten years of experience helping pilgrims who are walking the Camino de Santiago. Their main service is luggage transport and pilgrim transportation, but they also offer all kinds of other services, always with the goal of making life easier for pilgrims far away from home and allowing them to focus on enjoying everything that the Camino has to offer.
More Bag Transport Options
The Correos (state-run post office) has become a huge support for pilgrims along the Camino. They offer a variety of services that the pilgrim can benefit from along the entire way at reasonable rates.
Mail services to accommodate so many needs.
- Bag transport to your next albergue.
- Mail ahead raingear, vitamins, luxury items, etc so you can have them at the city you choose.
- Pick up items you mailed ahead. Assess if you’ll need to carry them for another week or so. If not ship them ahead again. Eg: raingear, makeup, nice clothes for city exploring, razors etc.
- Mail items ahead to Santiago you realized you don’t need as a result of overpacking. Mail your extra luggage ahead to Santiago and pick it up there when you are finished with the Camino.
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