Originally Posted by Henry43
On every cruise I've been on that had ports out of the USA I've always been told that a passport and photo ID is mandatory for traveling .
I've yet to been asked to show any of the above with the exception of US Customs .
In two instances, I have been carded so to speak when I tried to get back on ship - once it occured in Puerto Rico and the second time in St. Thomas. I had my ship pass but I didn't have photo id. It was a minor delay situation.
I did get back on the ship okay, but you might want to keep my experience in mind.