PASSPORTS vs PASSPORT CARD

Do you need to purchase PASSPORT or PASSPORT card to travel to San Juan Puerto  Rico?  What's the ifference between the two?

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https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports.html

Here is a link to a lot of information regarding passports/passport cards.

Puerto Rico is a U.S. territory, but U.S. citizens still need a passport for a flight if their state's driver's license is not compliant with the Real ID requirements.  Depending on your country of residence and where you are cruising from, you may not need a passport, but for us, we feel it is money well spent just for peace of mind.

 

Thank you for the information.

Get the passport. Get the passport.  Get the passport.

 

 

get my point?

In short, a passport card is only meant for the land port of entries -- basically where you walk or drive across the border. If you visit outside the US on a cruise or flight, your passport card may not be sufficient. For only a few dollars more, the passport book is good for entry at any port of entry.

Granted that Puerto Rico is part of the US, as GrandmaJo pointed out, you do not necessarily need a passport to travel there, but you do need sufficient government issued ID. Some states' drivers licenses do not meet this requirement.

As BAK said, for less than $1 per month, a passport book is the best travel related purchase you can make.

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