Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Disney Trip Planning Forums > Disney Resorts > Countdowns and Live Reports
Find Hotel Specials & DIScounts
 
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS UpdatesDIS email updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 01-30-2013, 09:46 PM   #1
ranman1973
Earning My Ears
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 73

Got my passports today

With just 5 weeks to go, the passports for me and my twins arrived in the mail today. Yay! We're all set to go. My wife and daughter already have their passports.

Quick funny story for y'all. Last year, for spring break we went to Hawaii. 2 nights before our trip, I discovered that my twins passports had expired. Being from Canada, this is a requirement for flying into the US. I found out that minors can arrive in the US without a passport if by boat or car. Lucky. We took a ferry from Victoria to Seattle and hopped on our plan from SEA to HNL, and did the exact reverse coming back. Lesson learned. Check your passport well in advance. It worked out okay in the end, but I figure the extra cost of the ferry, hotel, taxi, food, and flight "changes" cost me about $500. An expensive mistake.

The only silver lining is that the hotel we stayed at in Seattle had free laundry to wash off the vomit from my daughter's not-so-pleasant ferry ride through the Puget Sound.

As a veteran traveller and the creator of a travel site (www.hoteldealsrevealed.com), I was somewhat embarrassed by this slip up.

Not this year.
ranman1973 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:16 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.