The U.S department of State and the Department of Homeland Security have extended their passport deadlines. U.S. citizens now have until June 1, 2009 to get a passport for land and sea travel to and from Canada, Mexico, Central America, South America, the Caribbean and Bermuda. Those traveling by plane to and from these destinations will need a passport by January 8, 2007. for the latest information go to www.travel.state.gov and click on “International Travel” or call 877-487-2778.
Transportation security administration guidelines for what you can carry on an airplane are subject to change at any time. Therefore, before you go to the airport, go to www.tsa.gov or call 866-289-9673.