Benefits of Membership

A Membership with Canadian Company of Pilgrims (CCoP) is open to anyone who has walked a pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, Spain, or has an interest in, or curiosity about, such a journey.


Members of CCoP can take advantage of these terrific and money saving benefits.

  • Discounts for Avis and Budget car rentals
  • Insurance benefits, including Travel insurance (with no age restrictions), Group medical insurance, Group home insurance
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  • Trip Merchant – Trip Merchant provides our members with exclusive travel savings! For a limited time only they are offering a 17-day supported walk on the Portuguese Camino, exclusively for CCoP Members, in the fall of 2024.
  • DEUTER backpacks, sleeping bags, bike packs, luggage, and travel accessories
  • DEVOLD of Norway, light Merino apparel, wool sweaters, & socks
  • TREZETA hiking and urban travel footwear
  • KAYLAND hiking and mountaineering footwear

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Your CCoP Membership includes some significant benefits:

Ability to purchase the exclusive CCoP credencial, authorized by the Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela, and CCoP badge for all your Camino journeys.

Members can choose their own chapter affiliation.

Members can subscribe to multiple chapter email lists.

Print your own personal membership card.

Connect to a world-wide network of Camino associations (Spain, UK, USA, South Africa, Ireland, Hungary, France, Germany and more), all of which support and encourage pilgrims and those becoming pilgrims.

Ongoing annual support for two Refugios in Spain that are operated by the UK’s Confraternity of St. James: Refugio Gaucelmo at Rabanal del Camino on the Camino Francés and Albergue San Martín at Miraz on the Camino del Norte. CCoP sponsors two weeks (including Canada Day) at each location.

Eligibility to train and serve as a Hospitalero/a in pilgrim albergues in Spain, France and in the Pilgrim Office in Santiago de Compostela.

Support other Camino-related projects. Recent activities include

  • Pilgrim House in Santiago – fridge and printer for pilgrim use in Santiago
  • Albergue in Tosantos – new flooring, refrigerator and water heater
  • Albergue de Peregrinos Aves de Paso – contribution towards solar panels upgrade as a green energy alternative.

Canadian pilgrims will receive an especially warm welcome at any of these albergues.

Canadian Company of Pilgrims