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Trip Planner for Catholic travelers

Whether traveling with an organized group or on your own, in order to get the most out of your travels we suggest that you spend some time doing a bit of research.

Grab some maps and guide books, and let’s get started!  The pages below will provide some help in making decisions.

Group Travel for Catholics:

⇒  How to choose a Catholic Tour company

⇒  Checking a tour operator’s reputation

⇒  Evaluating an itinerary (not as easy as you might think)

Independent Catholic Travelers Guide:

⇒  Car Rentals, Train Travel, Staying in Monasteries and Convents and much more!

⇒  Traveling with Children:  yes, it can be fun!   practical advice for traveling with children

Undecided between group and independent travel?

⇒  Self-guided tours ( a mix of each)

Don’t miss these pages for both Group & Independent Catholic travelers:

Before you go:

⇒  Currency (when and where to get it, credit cards, atm withdrawals)

⇒  Don’t make these common travel mistakes!

⇒  Enjoying your flight (best tips)

⇒  Flight planner:  Find flights with free stopovers….extend your trip.

⇒  Immunizations and other health concerns

⇒  Jet Lag (how to minimize or avoid it)

⇒   Lost Luggage

⇒   Should I book a local tour guide? the answer might be yes…even if you are on a group tour or cruise.

⇒  Packing tips (what to take and what to leave behind)

⇒  Taking minor children out of the country (permission letter)

⇒  Travel insurance…….Don’t leave home without it!

⇒  What can go wrong with passports….a must read! (opens in new window)

Finding a Mass along the way:

⇒  Airport Chapels Worldwide

⇒  Churches or chapels near major cruise ports

More travel tips for Catholics:

⇒  Basilica, Cathedral, Chapel, Monastery, Shrine, Grotto….do you know the difference?

⇒  Destination Weddings for Catholics

⇒  Christmas Markets around the World

6 thoughts on “Trip Planner”

  1. Hi. I am 73 and me & my friend planned to Santiago by walking from Sarria. Which guide book help us for the way of Santiago. I have no idea how to start it for pilgrims pass spot or looking for albergues…more & more.

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