Travel Tips & Trip Ideas Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

North American Travel Card for teenager?

Jump to last reply

We may (still kind of up in the air) be going to Canada by train in July. My father and I have passports, but my son does not. He's about to turn 15. I'm thinking to save a little money and just get him a travelcard, since I'm thinking it's much more likely that he'll be going to Canada and/or on a cruise than somewhere that requires an actual passport and we're not completely sure he's going anywhere! The only thing that is giving me hesitation is the inability to fly into Mexico or the Caribbean with it, although I can't imagine why he'd need too (Spring break trips would occur only over my dead body, and he's mildly disabled and is still very childlike, so it's very hard to imagine him traveling by himself, although he should be able to eventually). Are there any other pitfalls I'm not aware of?

Also, does anyone know why you have the option to get a book AND a card at the same time? Why would you need the card if you have the book?

2 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Fodor's 100 Hotel Award Winners Announced
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Sep 17, 14 at 01:05 PM
View all Travel Tips & Trip Ideas activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report Great hotel
  2. 2 Scammers on Airbnb site
  3. 3 VPN? Witopia? If so, which?
  4. 4 Looking for reviews of Great Value Vacations
  5. 5 Going to Costa Rica
  6. 6 Noise Cancelling Headphones
  7. 7 India food Tours
  8. 8 Air B&B
  9. 9 Single supplements
  10. 10 Has anyone used Autoslash?
  11. 11 Discounted luggage websites
  12. 12 Should I book through Luxury Link?
  13. 13 Could I fit all this into a 3 week road trip?
  14. 14 Travel eruope early November this year
  15. 15 Group Tours for 30 somethings
  16. 16 Why Do People Bother With Tripadvisor?
  17. 17 Traveling long haul for the first time
  18. 18 Thanksgiving week trip
  19. 19 Where would you go if you were us?
  20. 20 Anniversary trip
  21. 21 Shoes for round the world trip - suitable for hiking and running?
  22. 22 Help? Where to go with an 18 year old boy?
  23. 23 Trip Report A Killer Whale Spectacle in Nice
  24. 24 Online Visas
  25. 25 Traveling with a smartphone
View next 25 » Back to the top