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Americans need passports for Canada & Mexico now #225371
01/03/07 04:03 AM
01/03/07 04:03 AM
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oregon, spr
Marty Online happy OP

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New passport rules begin
David Mannweiler - Indianapolis Star
A reminder to Americans who plan to fly in 2007: Beginning
Jan. 23, most of you will need a passport to re-enter the
United States.

A new U.S. passport costs $97.

The new rule also applies to air passengers entering or
re-entering the United States from Canada, Mexico and
Bermuda, and countries in Central America, South America
and the Caribbean.

Exempt is travel between the United States and U.S.
territories such as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
of St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John.

Some time before June 1, 2009 - the specific date has not
been decided - anyone entering the United States by land or
sea also will have to show a passport or a lower-cost PASS
card that is under development.

The sea/land restriction was supposed to apply next month
to returning cruise passengers and those crossing land
borders, but the cruise industry persuaded Congress to push
back the date.

The new passport provisions are part of the Western
Hemisphere Travel Imitative passed by Congress in late
September. Congress passed a law in 2004 mandating the use
of passports as travel documents.

The Travel Industry Association has created
www.getapassportnow.com to help citizens of the U.S.,
Canada and Mexico obtain passports and understand the new
laws.
The Homeland Security Department estimates 27 percent of
Americans have U.S. passports.


Re: Americans need passports for Canada & Mexico now [Re: Marty] #225379
01/03/07 07:16 AM
01/03/07 07:16 AM
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Portland, OR; USA
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I think it's all just an elaborite ploy to sell more passports wink


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Re: Americans need passports for Canada & Mexico now [Re: Moguai] #225418
01/03/07 11:22 AM
01/03/07 11:22 AM
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It's f'in' great for Belize. Now we are on an even playing field with our huge neighbour to the North. If one must get a passport to travel to Mexico then one may just choose Belize instead.

Increased revenues for us all!

SIN


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Re: Americans need passports for Canada & Mexico now [Re: Sir Isaac Newton] #225421
01/03/07 11:26 AM
01/03/07 11:26 AM
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Houston
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Ah, I didn't even think of that SIN but you're right!

Re: Americans need passports for Canada & Mexico now [Re: travelqueen] #225422
01/03/07 11:32 AM
01/03/07 11:32 AM
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San Pedro
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tracking devices lol


Original Belize Blog since 2007 and great for travel resources and discounts https://tacogirl.com/

Re: Americans need passports for Canada & Mexico now [Re: tacogirl] #225432
01/03/07 11:55 AM
01/03/07 11:55 AM
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What about someone with dual Us-Canadian citizenship? Is it still required?

Just read link - US citizens returning to US must have them, so that pretty much covers dual.

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