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Camino FAQ | Camino Travel June 2021 Update

In our latest Camino FAQ, the Camino Travel June Update, we aim to answer all your most Frequently Asked Questions about the Camino and travel to the Camino in June 2021.

Overall, things are looking good for travel in the summer of 2021!

With Spain now open for visitors and the vaccination drives going well in many countries, we should start seeing an increase in pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago.

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Camino Travel June: FAQ

Q1. What is the latest COVID travel update for the Camino?

The latest update is that non-essential travel to Spain is expected to be allowed from the US in June and from other EU countries in July.

Travel to Spain is depended on one or both of the following, depending on where you are traveling from:

  • A negative COVID test
  • Proof of being fully vaccinated
  • Proof of recovering from COVID

Before planning non-essential travel to Spain and other Camino countries, you will need to check your government guidelines and requirements.

  • Travel to Spain from the US Advice can be found here.
  • Travel to Spain from the UK Advice can be found here.
  • Travel to Spain from Ireland Advice can be found here.

There is still a travel advisory in place for Portugal and France, however, we expect this to be lifted later in the summer.

There is more up-to-date information on our COVID Travel News & Updates Page.

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Q2. What happens after I book – when do I get my hotel information?

You will receive your final hotel information in your Holiday Pack, which will be sent to you via email 1 Month before your travel date.

Your Holiday Pack Includes:

* Service Vouchers for your phone, with your confirmed accommodation, luggage transfers, airport transfers, etc – just show them to your hotel.

* Route maps for your smartphone click here.

* Guidebook for your smartphone click here.

* Information on your Pilgrim Passport. Now available for download: New Camino Digital Passport (Credential)

Please note that unfortunately, we cannot provide final booking information until 1 month prior to departure.

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Q3. Why are dinners not included in all locations?

Our standard tour provides dinner in the smaller towns and villages where they may be fewer dining options.

We do not include dinner in the larger towns and cities as there are great restaurants to explore.

Of course, you can still have dinner at your hotel, please book this when checking in.

Find out more information about Food on the Camino.

Q4. What is the accommodation we offer, en suite?

Yes, we offer an en suite room at every accommodation we select. We only select accommodation that is of a good standard, where we know our clients will be comfortable.

Here you can find out more about our: Camino accommodation.

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Q5. What about the Wifi on the Camino?

Good WiFi on the Camino is generally easy to find.

However, for the more remote locations that you may be staying in, you may not have wifi in your room but will have access in the public areas.

We would recommend downloading all your important documents eg. Maps, etc to your phone in case you can’t access WiFi or the internet while out on the trails.

Q6. What happens if I cannot walk, can I change my itinerary?

Once you book, if you need to postpone your trip, you can only change your travel dates.

If you need to make further changes to your itinerary you will need to pay an extra cost.

Please see our terms & conditions for more information.

Camino Superior Hotels Collection

Q7. How does the superior collection work?

The Superior Collection is a concept designed for those who would like to experience the Camino de Santiago in luxury; staying in the most special hotels and unique properties along the way.

We have a superior collection available for the Camino Frances, the Camino Portugues, the Camino del Norte, and the Via de la Plata.

Talk to our sales team about booking the Superior Collection on one of these Camino Routes.

 

If you have any other questions about your booking or if you would like to talk to our sales team about making a booking with us, please get in touch on the form below and we will be happy to assist you:

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