How much cash to carry?

Money belt on the Camino de Santiago
The question was:

I hope to start my Camino (Camino Frances) from Burgos on Sept 1st 2013. I was wondering how much cash I should carry with me. I have heard that there are some towns where ATMs are hard to come by. I would be grateful for any advice.

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How do you store valuables on the Camino de Santiago?

Storing valuables on the Camino de Santiago

The question was:

I’ve only ever had a wallet, I’m going to have to change.
Now ‘bum belt’ get in the way of ruck sack, how do other deal with this?
As I appreciate valuables cannot go in the rucksack.

Love to know the solution as I don’t see many belts in pics!

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Should we get euros before we leave home for the Camino de Santiago?

Euros on the Camino de Santiago

The question was:

We are leaving in two weeks for St. Jean. Wanted to see what others were doing in order to prepare their money…

Rates are high here in USA to exchange before we leave and out bank charges 3.5% plus $5 per transaction. Any ideas to get a better exchange rate?

Read the good advice on getting euros before you leave or in Spain here.

Do I need a “Money Belt” while walking the camino de Santiago?

Money belt on the Camino de Santiago
Money belt on the Camino de Santiago

The question of how to best store your money/creditcards/.. on the Camino comes up once in a while. Here is one variant:

I’ve only ever had a wallet, I’m going to have to change. Now ‘bum belt’ get in the way of ruck sack, how do other deal with this?

Read all the good advice on storing valuable while walking the Camino de Santiago here.

How much money should you have on you on the Camino de Santiago?

Euros on the Camino de Santiago
Euros on the Camino de Santiago

The question was:

In dollars or euros, what would you guys say is a good amount to have on you? Obviously I don’t want to bring too much, because I don’t have much to begin with. I don’t want to be short either. I’m asking for a realistic amount I can deal with.

Read the good advice on how much money should you have on your while walking the Camino de Santiago here.