Annice Smoel denied US entry visa
Ineligible because she is a convicted criminal
Could be barred from US for 7 years
BAR mat mum Annice Smoel's dream family trip to Disneyland is in tatters after she was denied a US visa because of her conviction in Thailand.
Ms Smoel had planned to take her four daughters to Disneyland to make up for the family's Thai nightmare.
The trip was all but cancelled after the US embassy knocked back her application for a non-immigrant visa, the Herald Sun reports.
Ms Smoel is ineligible because she is listed as a convicted criminal after she was jailed for stealing a bar mat in Phuket.
The 36-year-old Melbourne mother said her daughters - aged six to 12 - would be shocked by the latest drama.
"They are going to be devastated, absolutely devastated by this," Ms Smoel said.
"They've been having nightmares and coming into mum's bed at night since I got back.