We may be taking a last minute cruise in April, yes... next month. I am scrambling to get a copy of my BC (all others in family have theirs). I am now married, and changed my name, but I have several documents, DL, wedding certificate, with my married name and I also have ALL of my old highschool and college ID's (with my madden name) My husband has his BC and DL and Goverment ID... Kids (5, 4, 1) all have BC. I could try and get a Passport by doing the rush service, but I fear that my BC wont arrive in time. Sooooooooooooo I know it is easier if you have a passport, but do I really need one?