Travelling with grandchildren - permission needed?

edited November 2009 in World Wide
We are going to Jamaica for xmas & taking our 17 yr old granddaughter.I'm wondering if we need any type of permission signed by her parents for her to travel with us ??


  • edited 8:56AM
    anyone have any input on this subject? thanks travelling from Canada
  • edited 8:56AM
    Hi - it is worth getting a a notarized letter from the parents giving permission for medical care and bring a copy of her insurance card. The letter should state that the parents know and give permission for the minor to travel with their grandparents. It is unlikely to be checked but in this age of where kidnapping is increasingly common, it is worth taking the precaution of having this letter with you.
  • edited 8:56AM
    Hi I am taking my 16 year old niece to Morroco on holiday. She has a 10 year passport. Do I need any paperwork to take her away?
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