Originally Posted by fun2cruiz
Interesting that CCL required a passport to be eligible for their offer when a passport is not required for the cruise or flights to San Juan if a US citizen ! Not having a passport would in no way restrict US citizen passengers on a cruise ship from flying back to the U.S. or impede on travel arrangements at all. Passengers would have to have had the proper proof of citizenship documents and photo ID to board the ship to begin with and would also be sufficient for travel back to the U.S.
I think you're reading it wrong...Carnival flew those with passports to the next port to catch the ship. You couldn't do that if you don't have a passport. It had nothing to do with not helping those that didn't have passports.