Do we need a passport for the eastern Carribean

We have been told that driver's license and birth certificate is OK, is that true?

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Technically, yes. What you state is true. It must however be the long BC, not the short one issued by the hospital. However, a passport is always best for traveling. Not the passport card either, a regular passport is what we always recommend. Especially in case of emergency. If you miss the ship in one of the islands, a passport makes it easier to travel home ( or the next island ).

Buy the passports.

Thanks for your quick reply. It is a very helpful tip.

Along with what BAK said. US Customs always allows in US citizens even without documents. You might get sent to secondary for further review. Its the carrier (cruise line) that most likely will give you a hard time or may not even board you. Don't listen to some cruise agent making a sale and say you will be fine. Its not worth the risk.

Whoa ,,, better check this out a little more carefully because it depends on which country you are going to in the Caribbean ... a passport is required in some of them.

It also depends on where you are from. We are Canadian so we need passports to travel to the US to start our cruise.

Darn right you do you pesky Snowbird!Angry......Happy

Because Caribs don't know the difference between a frog and a Canuck.

Hahahaha, you got me BAK. Big Smile

Hi NatzFan! From your name and hometown you’re probably a US citizen and from the Roll Call you’ve checked into you’re going to normal Caribbean ports, so all of the information BAK gave in the first reply is indeed accurate. Have a fantastic cruise – we’d love to hear all about it when you return!


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