One topic gets brought up the most is passports. So I’ve spent the morning going through emails and pulling all the passport questions I’ve received and put them in this post.
Passport 101
The Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) when fully implemented on June 1, 2009 will require all travelers to and from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda to present a valid passport or other approved document that establishes the bearer’s identity and citizenship in order to enter or reenter the United States.

Common Cruise Passport Questions

1. What is a closed loop cruise?
If you are a U.S. citizen, and you board a cruise ship at a U.S. port, travel only within the Western Hemisphere, and return to the same U.S. port on the same ship, you may present government-issued photo identification, along with proof of citizenship (an original or certified copy of your birth certificate).
2. Do I need a passport?
A passport isn’t always needed but always suggested. If you are going on a closed loop cruise (same departure and return port) you do not need a passport and your birth certificate and ID will work. If you’re going on a one way sailing such as a repositioning cruise or taking a Panama Canal cruise that starts on the East Coat

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