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  • On Jan 20, 2015
    Elizabeth from NE Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I know you've been asked this question a lot, and in a search I found a lot of great answers. But just to confirm, since I know some of the laws have changed, and I didn't see anything recent: Do my children (2 and 7) need passports for our cruise? Thanks!

    Ahoy, Elizabeth! 

    Yes, we do get this question a lot at the Disney Parks Moms Panel, but I am always happy to answer this one! For your cruise, a passport is not required, but you will need a birth certificate for each child sailing. But, if you have the time and the means, I would highly recommend getting passports for each member of your family. Our family always travels with passports, one of the most important benefits being if something unthinkable happens in a foreign country, we already have the necessary documentation to travel home from that country.

    As you may know, an adult passport is valid for ten years, while a child's is only good for five years. For us, this is money we are willing to spend. Also, by having our passports, we are ready to travel at the drop of a hat! You never know when a great cruise deal is going to come up that you would like to take advantage of!

    I hope this helps with your Disney cruise planning. Please let us know if you have more questions before you embark on your MAGICal, DREAMy, WONDERful, or FANTAStic voyage.

    Happy Cruising, Tracy V.
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Meet the Panelist: Tracy, Illinois

GAWRSH! Hiya pals! I am a Goofy-loving mom of 2, who is married to my real-life Prince Charming. My family supports my passion for all things Disney. Walt Disney World was my very first vacation, when I was just 3 months old, and I recently completed my 73rd trip to a Disney location! I have been fortune enough to parasail high above the Disney Fantasy, attend opening day of Batuu, snorkel in the lagoon at Disney's Aulani, and SO MUCH MORE! I can't wait to help you plan your Disney vacation! 

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