Originally Posted by aaron
Thanks for your reply. But I don't get why there should be a difference between eligibility of Carnival Alaskan cruisers and Carnival Hawaiian cruisers. Same airport, same dock for embarkation, even the same ship (Carnival Spirit). Why should the ship's destination matter when it's just going directly to the United States in both circumstances?
Not sure why, but it has nothing to do with Carnival - it's the policy of Vancouver International (YVR) and Canadian customs.