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u.s. passport card or book

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1. Posted by bsnodgrass (Budding Member 36 posts) 6y

Anyone from the U.S. want to recommend either a passport card or a book for travel abroad. I have been using the book, but will take suggestions.

2. Posted by Daawgon (Travel Guru 1993 posts) 6y

what's a passport card? am I missing something?

3. Posted by bsnodgrass (Budding Member 36 posts) 6y

nevermind. apparently the card is only for non-flight passage b/w the U.S. and neighboring countries. I was mislead. apologies.

4. Posted by t_maia (Travel Guru 3289 posts) 6y

You are correct, the passport card is only valid for non-flight travel to Mexico, Canada and some Caribbean Islands.

But - it is an internationally recognised ID. If you loose your regular passport or have to apply for a visa in a foreign country the passport card is a very nifty thing to have and can save your behind. Go get one, IIRC it was only 10 USD.