Three Generations Aboard Ship
  • On Jul 24, 2012
    Julie 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.

    Can we get on and off at Nassau with a drivers license instead if a passport? Do we need to show a passport when we return to Port Canaveral? Tryine to dedcide if passports are worth it for a 4 night cruise with only one stop at Nassau and C. Cay

    Ahoy Julie!

    You can travel with a passport, passport card (which is less expensive), or your original U.S. birth certificate with the raised seal.  If you plan on using your birth certificate, anyone over the age of 18 will also need to show a government issued photo ID such as a Driver License.  Here are Disney Cruise Line's travel documentation guidelines.  You can use the same documents when you check in at the cruise terminal and when you go through U.S. Customs when you disembark.

    Getting off the ship at ports during your sailing is different.  You MUST have your Key to the World card with you when you leave the ship and when you return.  The card is "swiped", making your status "disembarked"  until you return and "swipe" your card again.  It's the cruise line's way of keeping track of all of their Guests.  When you card gets swiped, your picture will be on the computer.  The crew members check you against that photo.  I do always carry my Driver License with me for further identification.

    I hope this helps.  Please let me know if I can answer anything else for you.  Thanks for visiting the Moms Panel.  Bon voyage!

    Have a wonderful trip Andrea, and thanks for visiting the Moms Panel
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Magic Kingdom still takes my breath away, but my favorite place to be is on a Disney ship looking at the horizon and breathing in that crisp, clean ocean air!  I love planning Disney vacations for others and making sure it's more than they dreamed. Learn More About Marisol

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