Camino Tip 28: Use your pilgrim passport for discounts

Camino Tips 28Various pilgrim-oriented establishments, such as hotels, transportation companies, and restaurants offer discounts to those who present the pilgrims passport (credential)…be sure to carry it with you to eating establishment and ask for the reduced fare. Hotels and hostels in cities not on the Camino may also provide a discount; it never hurts to ask.

Presenting the pilgrim passport at cathedral tours or museums can provide substantial savings.

Renfe offers a  20% discount for all AVE–Larga Distancia trains. Ask if the offer is compatible with other trains.

Note: If you are over 60, consider purchasing a Tarjeta Dorada which cost 5.15 E and is good for one year. With this ticket, you can receive a 40% discount on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays the discount is 25% for tickets that have not been bought in advance and with a reserved seat.

2 thoughts on “Camino Tip 28: Use your pilgrim passport for discounts”

  1. I am delighted with this site..did only from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela this year with my niece. I am 70yrs.old and had a wonderful time. Hope to gather 6 women,of different ages, and do the whole Camino next year! Will use your site and recommend to the other women.

    1. Jane, I am glad that you find my Camino Tips helpful. Thank you for helping me share the info with others.

      Buen Camino. Let me know how you do next year.

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