The concept of ‘Luggage Transfers‘ is a fantastic feature we provide on all our walking and cycling holidays on the Camino de Santiago.
Your luggage will be moved from hotel to hotel on a daily basis!
It’s all about making your journey easier and more enjoyable. When you’re walking or cycling long distances, the last thing you want is to carry a heavy bag.
This is where luggage transfers come in: You can walk light, taking just the necessary snacks and refreshments in a light daypack!
What is Camino Luggage transfer?
You start by packing your luggage as you usually would for a holiday. On the day of your journey, you leave your packed bags at the hotel’s reception. The company takes care of collecting your bags from there. While you head out for your day’s adventure, whether walking or cycling, your luggage is transported separately by vehicle to your next destination. When you arrive at the next hotel, your bags are already there, waiting for you in your room or at a specific holding area.
This service allows you to focus solely on your experience, taking in the scenery and enjoying your walk or cycle without the burden of your bags. It offers you the freedom to travel light, carrying just a day-pack with essentials like water, snacks, and perhaps a camera to capture the beautiful moments.
By opting for a luggage transfer service, you’re making your trip more comfortable and enhancing the quality of your holiday. You can fully immerse yourself in the adventure, meet new people, and explore new places, all while knowing that your belongings are safe and will be ready for you at the end of each day.
In essence, luggage transfers provide a seamless, worry-free experience that lets you maximise your walking or cycling holiday.
How do Camino Luggage Transfers work?
- Every morning at about 8 am, you will leave your suitcase at the hotel’s reception.
- Make sure you have attached your luggage tag*.
- Here, our transporters will collect it, to take it to the next hotel on your route.
- Your luggage will arrive at the next hotel before your day’s walk ends.
- When you arrive, it is already there, waiting for you!
*It is very important that we can identify your luggage; please buy a tag for your luggage and ensure that it contains the following:
- Your Name
- The Leading Passenger (name on your booking)
- Booking Code (i.e.: CW12345)
On first pick up, our transporter may add an additional tag to your bag. Please don’t remove it!
The Camino luggage transfer service allows you to travel light, walk, or cycle comfortably with only your day backpack and daily essentials, such as water, food, and a light jacket.
Travelling with a lighter pack provides you with an additional level of comfort to ensure you worry about what’s important: enjoying the Camino experience.
At least 30 days before your trip, you can buy extra bags to be transferred.
You can also download and read our free packing ebook, where you can find out what you need for your Camino de Santiago trip.
*Please note this service covers one piece of luggage per person, with a maximum weight of 20kg (15kg on the Chemin du Puy). If you are travelling with more than one piece of luggage, please contact our team before your trip to book additional bags (Additional fees apply).