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luggage transport/storage

  1. grumerz

    Airline - Lost Luggage and forwarding to STJPdP

    Of necessity, planning on checking in backpack, held in shipping sack, while traveling to the CF in late April, 2016. Coming from the USA, via Philadelphia, Madrid and Pamplona. Each segment requires a transfer to another aircraft, or airline. Concerned about potential delay in the pack's...
  2. K

    Three ladies walking need your help

    Hi you all I am sure that these questions are the usual ones but I need everything in one lot. We are three ladies walking with small health problems, for instance I cannot carry heavy weight on my back, so I would like to know... Question A:How easy is it to get this network of putting your...
  3. grayland

    Luggage to Ivar from St. Jean ??

    I need to post an "after Camino" suitcase on to Ivar in Santiago. I arrive in Paris and will drag it along to SJPdP. The suitcase is needed as we are (as usual) doing a bit of after Camino traveling. This is about 13 January so the level of service will be curtailed. I usually send a small...
  4. Susan L

    Burgos - where to stamp? & sending bags on to hostels?

    Hi all, Love this forum and finally plucking up the courage the day before I go to post a question! My friend & I stay in Burgos tomorrow night to start walking on Monday. We won't stay in a pilgrim albergue the first night and we only arrive in Burgos at about 7.30pm. Must we get a stamp? And...
  5. Rosemaryk1

    Posting items to Santiago

    Is it possible to post items from SJDP instead of waiting until Pamplona? I am sure it is cheaper to wait until Spain, but I would not like to walk with extra "stuff" until Pamplona. I know Ivar has a service in Santiago and I would love to use it, can I do this as soon as I reach SJDP? Thank...
  6. A

    Do albergues refuse the pilgrims who don't carry their packs

    I have read in some blogs that entry to some albergues might be refused if they don't carry their bags and use a "vehicle support service" such as a taxi to bring backsacks. My girlfriends and I are going to do the Camino next spring for a friend's 50th birthday and we are split about how to go...
  7. sillydoll

    Luggage Transfers on routes other than the Camino Frances

    Jose Luis Pardo Rodríguez will transport backpacks on the following routes: Camino Frances: León-Santiago-Finisterre Camino del Norte: Ribadeo-Santiago Camino Portugues: Tui-Santiago Camino Primitivo: Oviedo-Santiago http://www.caminodesantiago2010.com.es...
  8. ivar

    Correos now holds parcels for 30 days during 2010

    As we have discussed before, the Spanish postal system (Correos) did hold on to a pilgrim parcel for 30 days a few years ago. This was then changed to 14 days (the norm in Spain) last year. Now this holy year, they have increased this to 30 days again. This is true starting in may 2010 until...
  9. M

    Storage or lockers in Santiago?

    Hi, Is there somewhere I can store a small bag for six days in Santiago? I'll arrive o Sunday next week and will be back friday night. I'm going to Barcelona the day after, for a party and would like to have something else to wear instead of trekking pants and boots :wink: Thanks
  10. ivar

    Luggage storage in Santiago

    We have had some questions about this, have a look here: 1) viewtopic.php?t=96 2) viewtopic.php?t=121 Greetings, Ivar