Daniel Sellers decided to surprise his wife with a Princess cruise to the Caribbean. And after he confirmed that his spouse could cruise with just a passport card, he booked it. That trip never happened and as it turned out, the surprise was on him.
You can’t fly internationally with a passport card — and neither can your children. Kim Rosser wishes the travel agent she used to book her family’s dream vacation had told her this information. But when the family tried to check in for their flight, Delta Air Lines quickly broke the bad news: Without passports, Rosser’s children weren’t going to be flying to Turks and Caicos that day.
Now Rosser is blaming her travel agent for their ruined vacation and additional expenses. But is that a fair place to put the blame for her children’s lack of passports?
What happens if you book an international flight and the name on your ticket does not match your passport? Ralph Lantz recently found out in a devastating way. Lantz booked his friend, Jackie, a ticket to meet him on a dream vacation to Greece. But his generous gesture went all wrong at the check-in counter. There Jackie’s Mediterranean plans came to an abrupt end when a Virgin Atlantic agent pointed out that the name on her ticket was not the same as the one on her passport.
Now Lantz wants to know how he can get his money back for this aborted trip.
Just like their parents, babies need passports to fly internationally. Aly Meyer wishes someone had given her this information before her family showed up at the airport ready for a tropical vacation. That’s when an airline employee broke the news that her baby’s passport card was not valid for international air travel. As a result, instead of flying to Mexico the family headed right back home.
If you lose your passport on an international flight, many unpleasant things will happen next. Albertina Chen knows. Here’s her story.