03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

US Changes Passport Rules

Beginning today, there are going to be some changes if you're planning on flying to Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda. We'll tell you what you need to know.

1: Get the details

If you're a US citizen flying into the country from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda, you'll need a passport. This rule was in effect earlier this year, but there was so much demand, the government was just inundated.

If you're under 16 and traveling with a parent or guardian you will need to prove that you've at least applied for a passport.

If you're driving across these borders or taking a cruise, you won't need passports...yet! That's coming next year.

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