Originally Posted by Trackypup
There are different rules for closed loop cruises. So the example above, the ship leaves and returns to Port Canaveral so the ship only has to visit a foreign port, not a foreign distant port. It's like the Hawaii cruises from LA...they do LA return, but hit Ensenada for an hour or two to satisfy the PVSA. What they can't do is LA to Honolulu one way without hitting a Foreign Distant port. You'll see the one way Hawaii cruises all start or end in Vancouver to get around this.
OK, got it. Sometimes I can't see the forest for the trees :-). Guess I'm getting along in years. Anyway, thanks for the explanation.