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Help with luggage

Katia Taam

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Camino(s) past & future
Every year, since 2000. Most times portuguese camino also twice the french camiño. Two time Le Puy .
Hi
I'm walking the portuguese way from Porto but after I' ll stay in France for about 3 months. I'll have a backpack and a not so little suitcase. How can I send my suitcase t Santiago? I don't belive that I can can send a suitcase by mail..
Any idea will be very welcome .
Thanks
Katia
 

jozero

Been there, going again...
Camino(s) past & future
CF x 3
Here is a past post from a very active Pilgrim that should help with your question:

The post within Spain (Correos) is very reasonable. The post in Portugal (CTT) is nearly as inexpensive. It is FAST and reliable. In April 2015, I shipped several packages from Porto and elsewhere in Portugal to Ivar in Santiago. It all went smoothly and without drama.

Go to a CTT Portugal post office in Porto and ask to mail your bag to Santiago. They will tell you if you need to box it, wrap it, or whatever. Also, I bring a small, partially used roll of 3M shipping tape that I buy in the supermarket to help seal the post office box. They usually need a little more tape.

I agree with @grayland that Ivar's service and price is by far the best option in SDC. Good luck and buen camino, Jordon.
 

Katia Taam

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Every year, since 2000. Most times portuguese camino also twice the french camiño. Two time Le Puy .
Thanks everyone!!
 

Lifesastitch

New Member
Camino(s) past & future
Frances - Sept/Oct (2015)
Portugues Coastal Route - Sept/Oct (2016)
Muxia - Oct (2016)
Did the Camino Frances last year and have the opportunity to do the Portugues route in Sept from Porto to Muxia via Santiago. I have been trying to find the specifications (size/weight) for shipping a suitcase to Ivars from Porto to Santiago. Have been on the Portuguese postal service website and can't get this information. Any help would be appreciated.
 

Katia Taam

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Every year, since 2000. Most times portuguese camino also twice the french camiño. Two time Le Puy .
Hi
There is a brasilian guy that is an hospitalero at Villoria de Rioja, Acacio, that has a good service in helping pilgrims in many ways. I've been in touch with him and he has a service in Portugal and will be able to transport my suitcases to Santiago, to Ivars's adress. Write him an email
acaciodapaz@gmail.com
You can write in english as well as portuguese and spanish.
I will use his service
Katia
 

Lifesastitch

New Member
Camino(s) past & future
Frances - Sept/Oct (2015)
Portugues Coastal Route - Sept/Oct (2016)
Muxia - Oct (2016)
Thank you, I will contact him.
Li
 

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