Originally posted by livijean:
Have you cruised recently using just a birth certificate? Carnival says that plenty of people still use the birth certificate if doing a closed loop cruise. Starting & ending at same US port. We are willing to take the chance I just want to make sure we understand the rules correctly.
I haven't personally cruised with just a BC since the latest change. I know some that have though, and didn't have any problems. My best advice is to get a Passport just in case a problem arises. As far as Carnival goes though, a BC is acceptable for boarding on a "Closed Loop" cruise.