(183 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Deborah Mitchell

Kansas City, MO
River/Ocean Cruise and All-Inclusive Specialist

I've always been something of a wanderer, having moved on a regular basis as a young child. I was lucky to have many national parks as my backyard, giving me opportunities to explore: Zion National Park, Everglades National Park, Shenandoah Nation...
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European River Cruise Expert

Imagine strolling along the winding cobble-stoned streets of Arles, France, stopping to enjoy a delicious cappuccino  as you and your companion think about what’s next on your list of fabulous sights. Day dream about attending your own private Mozart concert in Vienna.  Fantasize about your exclusive, guided tour through Budapest. Consider the fact that you did not have to organize one single portion of your memorable journey! Now, imagine returning to your luxurious river cruise ship, stepping out onto your private balcony to enjoy a glass of the local wine and thinking — “Life is great!” That's how you'll feel when I work closely with you to arrange every single little detail, and ultimately ensuring your river cruise vacation is absolutely perfect, no matter what your destination or travel budget. My focus is on European river cruise vacations.  

 I am like your own personal travel planner and make vacation planning easy by eliminating all of the footwork you would otherwise have to do.  You shouldn't get stressed planning it!  I will always be able to save your valuable time and energy, because I have the experience and knowledge of all the offers available. That knowledge enables me to find exactly what you desire within seconds, making the entire experience incredibly stress-free!

River cruising is the best way to travel through many of the world’s most fascinating places. It is all about the destinations, but all river cruise products are not “one size fits all”.  I can help break that down for you.

Paris, Vienna, Nuremburg…because so many cities and towns developed along waterways, they were literally made to be accessible by river. Some of these cities are just not available to ocean cruisers, and bus passengers spend precious hours on the highway, checking in and out of hotels. River cruising brings you more of these destinations than you could see any other way. River cruising has enjoyed a significant increase in popularity in the past few years. Travelers have realized that it is a very efficient and affordable way to see the best of the area where they are traveling. Each region and itinerary is different and offers exciting and intriguing adventures. In central Europe, Rhine River cruises sail past stately castles, terraced vineyards and picturesque old towns. Passengers on Danube River cruises spend time in some of Europe's most intriguing Old World cities, like Vienna and Budapest. Cruises of the Mosel River meander through the German region famous for Riesling wines, while Elbe cruises travel through Germany and the Czech Republic on a route characterized by towering cliffs, Gothic fortifications and medieval villages. Explore France on a Seine River cruise between Paris and the coast of Normandy and stop at Claude Monet's Giverny and the D-Day landing site at Omaha Beach. Saone River cruises offer opportunities to sample the wine and cuisine of Burgundy, while Rhone River cruises showcase the lovely Provence region. Experience the warmth and friendliness of Portugal on a Douro River cruise as you sail past charming villages, deep gorges and lush vineyards. 

When travelling, you learn how others live differently, speak differently, act differently and you come away with a better understanding of their culture, habits, life and it enriches you. Your world opens up and memories are made that will last a lifetime. Ten years down the road, you won’t remember how much the trip cost, but you’ll remember how it made you feel.  

My Travel Albums

Danube Christmas Markets
Rhine River Christmas Markets 2017
April 2018 Tauck River Cruise
AmaWaterways April Romantic Danube Cruise 2019

My Travel Stories

AmaWaterways Romantic Danube April 2019

Wonderful European river cruise  on the AmaLea Romantic Danube cruise.  Our cruise included stops/tours in Passau, Germany...Linz ( took the 1/2 day tour to Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic while docked in Linz ), Melk, Durnstein, Weisenkirchen and Vienna, Austria...Bratislva, Slovakia and ending in...Read more.

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My Reviews

73 of 121 people found this review helpful
We are seeing the world with Deb's help!
I have been using Deb Mitchell since before her last name was Mitchell! She has been excellent in everything that I have asked for. She has probably done 15 - 20 cruises for me. I have recommended her to family and friends and they have always been very satisfied with her. Deb knows the travel business extremely well and has offered me many tips that have come in handy.
By  Duey  from  Lenexa, KS
Traveled to  Norway ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Deborah Mitchell responded:
Thanks so much Duey! You mean the world to me! Thanks for allowing me to be of service to you, your family, and friends!! Deb

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46 of 73 people found this review helpful
Beautiful trip.
Deb is wonderful. Always willing to go the extra mile. Booked our Christmas vacation in 2018 to Xcreat. Now booked for 2019. Just love her.
By  Ryan/Hauetter family  from  Parkville Mo.
Traveled to  Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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64 of 109 people found this review helpful
Highlights of China tour.
Deb has always done a great job helping me with my travel plans.
By  Charlie  from  Kansas City, MO.
Traveled to  China ~ East and Southeast Asia
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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65 of 111 people found this review helpful
Deb MItchel - Outstanding, customer service.
We chose to communicate our Southern Mediterranean trip with Deb rather then the cruise line because we had seen from past experiences that Deb would take the role as our advocate rather then an 'order taker' from the cruise line.
There were several instances, primarily regarding our flights where Deb stepped up and supported us.

We LIKE Deb and Cruise Holidays!
By  Spiderman  from  Laurie, MO
Traveled to  Mediterranean ~ At Sea ~ At Sea
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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66 of 113 people found this review helpful
Winter Get away
Even in years when we have a Tighter Vacation budget Such as Feb 2017
We took Debs advice on a resort she Told us to consider in Puerto Vallarta ,MX
We loved it
We now have a New vacation destination We Love Puerto Vallarta,MX actually more than Cancun
We've personally been Using Deb for 10 years now, We personally Love the Personal Service of a Real person talking to her an taking care of our travel plans
Wouldnt consider booking travel plans any other way
By  Going Coastal  from  Nevada,MO
Traveled to  Puerto Vallarta ~ Jalisco ~ Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Destination Expert:

  • Czech Republic
  • Germany
  • France
  • Hungary
  • Italy

Travel Specialist:

  • Cruises
  • European Culture
  • River Cruises
  • Honeymoons
  • Groups

Top Travel Partners:

  • AmaWaterways
  • Avalon Waterways
  • Tauck
  • Viking


  • CTC
  • CTC Certified Travel Consultant from ICTA
  • Outstanding Sales Achievement 16 years in a row
  • Tauck Academy Certified Agent
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