Kevin Grubb ACC

Chicago, IL United States
Travel Specialties
  • Ocean Cruising
  • River Cruising
  • Escorted Tours
  • Independent Tours
  • LGBT Travel

  • United Kingdom
  • France
  • Germany
  • Jamaica
  • U.S. Virgin Islands
Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

Ocean, river, Alaska, Caribbean, it doesn't matter: I love all cruises

I am lucky: I get to pursue my two great passions: theatre and travel. As a Chicago actor, I entertain. As an experienced travel agent, I send travel lovers around the world on meticulously-executed trips.

I use my experience and insight to craft wonderful vacations. A Midwest native, I spent time in Alaska, Europe and the Caribbean.

My specialty:

  • Cruises: Alaska, Caribbean
  • European River cruises: Danube, Rhine, Seine. In America: Mississippi
  • Cunard Line Transatlantic crossings & world cruises
  • Group & family cruises

Since I’ve traveled extensively – from small river cruise ships, famed Queen Mary 2 to the world’s largest (Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas) – I’m adept at matching clients with line and ship that best suits them.

While I haven’t received a Tony (yet), I consistently win sales awards and am one of Cunard’s top sales agents.

My greatest award? The kudos from clients returning from a vacation I planned!

Places I Have Traveled

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Reviewed on: 07 Feb 2017

We've worked with Kevin on maybe three cruses now, and it has always been a positive experience. He's great with the details that can make my eyes roll. Also, we appreciate that it never feels as if he is selling anything but is just there to make sure we get the trip we want.
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Feb 2017 trip

By: griepfam

Reviewed on: 06 Mar 2017

Kevin has done an exceptional job taking care of my wife and I. His interest for how well our trips goes is highlighted by the phone calls and emails he sends to keep in touch with us to make sure everything is going well. This is the most that I write for any review. He is worth the effort of this review.
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By: Farm girl

Reviewed on: 21 May 2017

Kevin went above and beyond what I would ever have expected. We told him what we wanted to do and he created our vacation by putting together the right kind of tour with excellent day trips. We told him what we wanted for air travel and he found us great seats. He solved problems that popped up and kept us informed of how things were going. Kevin patiently listened to my thoughts and concerns. He worked very hard to be sure we had an excellent vacation and all of our needs and wants were fulfilled. I would not think of using another travel agent. For our vacation.
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10 Night Italy & Greek Isles Cruise

By: LaJune

Reviewed on: 07 Jun 2017

Great. He was always polite and helpful--very customer oriented.
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Prinsendam cruise

By: suz

Reviewed on: 09 Jun 2017

Kevin is a true professional who insures that all aspects of the trip are handled flawlessly. He is always ready to provide excellent service and suggest enhancements to maximize enjoyment of the trip
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Wonderful Europe tour

By: Alexandria76

Reviewed on: 19 Aug 2017

Kevin is wonderful. Been working with him for years. He knows his stuff !
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Celebra La Vida

By: Sherri Murphy

Reviewed on: 09 Sep 2017

Kevin made my 50th bday celebration the time of my life! Our group of 32 from the youngest at one year to the oldest at 75+ would most definitely request Kevin as our travel expert in the future. He & Ben were fantastic and a true pleasure to work with!
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Kevin Grubb is the

By: JD

Reviewed on: 11 Sep 2017

Excellent in all regards. Kevin exceeded our expectations. Will never book a trip without him in the future. He is that good.
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Trip Advisor Kevin

By: Dr.Laurie

Reviewed on: 12 Oct 2017

Kevin is an exceptional trip advisor. He understands what his clients will enjoy and he does everything possible to ensure that the trip is flawless. I highly recommend him to all my friends.

Super Helpful Advisor

By: Greenland Suite

Reviewed on: 16 Oct 2017

Kevin was incredible to work with! He clearly explained the pros and cons of different boats, itineraries, and price points. As a first-time river cruiser, he patiently answered all of my many questions and made me feel comfortable with the choices I made. I thought I was all set for a great time when he called just days before departure to say he was able to secure a 3-level cabin upgrade! Wow! I didn't just have a great time, I had a fabulous time! I am already looking ahead to booking another cruise and will be sure to work with Kevin again. He is fantastic and I've told all of my friends and co-workers to call him when they are thinking of cruising.
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15 day Trans Atlantic cruise.

By: Phos

Reviewed on: 25 Oct 2017

Excellent and outstanding service.
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40th Bday Celebration Trip

By: Gail

Reviewed on: 30 Nov 2017

Kevin was great to work with to plan my 40th birthday trip to Ecuador and the Galapagos. I had read about a luxury train tour in Ecuador and mentioned it to Kevin as a possible trip to celebrate my 40th. He wasn't familiar with it but said he would do some research and reach out through Virtuoso to get more info and options for my trip. And he came up with some fantastic options! Ultimately I was there for 2 weeks - 1 week for the train tour and some day trips and 1 week in the Galapagos. A couple friends joined me on different legs of the trip, and Kevin made all the arrangements super easy - including different arrival and departure dates. If we had tried to plan on our own, it would have been messy and stressful.

Kauai Trip

By: Joe F

Reviewed on: 27 Nov 2017

He is an outstanding travel advisor. It is always a pleasure working with him.

My Italy trip

By: RonH

Reviewed on: 18 Dec 2017

Kevin was very helpful in finding accommodations and bookings. When a cancelation occoured mid trip due to over booking by a hotel, he made sure another was secured before our arrival.
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Kevin Grubb Review--Thanks, Kevin!

By: Anonymous

Reviewed on: 04 Dec 2017

Kevin was great; very patient, very knowledgeable, and efficient. It was my first crossing in 30+ years and he answered all of my questions and concerns. I had booked ground transportation, as well as air transportation with Kevin, and it all worked out very well. It was a "seamless" transition. Thank you Kevin!
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Cruise the Med

By: Don

Reviewed on: 15 Dec 2017

Excellent, innovative, informative

Everything was awesome.

By: Suzy

Reviewed on: 11 Feb 2018

Kevin organized our cruise. He was great - always following up with me to make sure I did what needed to be done and giving me the necessary details. And on the cruise we received several fun surprises - that was icing on the cake. Thank you Kevin !!! We'll be using you again for future travel planning.
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Extremely helpful

By: Dan

Reviewed on: 04 Jan 2018

Working with Kevin was wonderful. He was knowledgeable/informative/persistent but not pushy. He was always there when we needed him...and as novice cruisers, we needed him a few times to help us navigate the nuances to ensure we had a possitive experience. I will certainly use Kevin for our next cruise, and you should too!
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Kevin Grubb

By: Pam

Reviewed on: 12 Jan 2018

I actually worked with Kevin Grubb and can highly recommend him. We have taken several trips where Kevin advised us and made our reservations. On this most recent trip, everything he arranged worked out very well. We were very pleased and even said several times, "Kevin made the right call here."


By: Kurti

Reviewed on: 06 Jan 2018

Was excellent working with Kevin, seems to be very knowledable
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Trip on the QM2

By: Paco

Reviewed on: 21 Jan 2018

Kevin was very helpful, Excellent.
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Queen Victoria January transatlantic

By: suzabelle

Reviewed on: 29 Jan 2018

He is always super helpful.
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Excellent Planning


Reviewed on: 31 Jan 2018

Kevin has exceeded our expectations for travels on our recent trip and is in the process of planning our next overseas trip. I am certain we will receive the same excellent service.

Spain 2018

By: Sherrie and David

Reviewed on: 02 Feb 2018

Excellent. He had wonderful ideas and was always ready and willing to answer all my questions
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By: Pepe

Reviewed on: 16 Mar 2018

Helpful, patient, very agreeable

Advisor Review

By: CH

Reviewed on: 21 Mar 2018

It was great working with Kevin. He was professional in all our interactions and kept the line of communication open.
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