Testimonials

Our travelers say the nicest things!

Thank you for the trip of a lifetime to Alaska (May 27-June 10, 2016). It was all and more than we could have asked for. Wonderful, fun, and friendly group of travelers and excellent tour guides. Having everything planned and paid for ahead of time, took any stress and decision making away from our minds. This way we could concentrate on the wildlife, beautiful scenery and all that Alaska has to offer. The time of year was perfect, as we got to see all the newborn wildlife and miss some of the summer traffic. Also, having the cruise at the end of the land tour, was the best. We got to rest up a little and didn't have to pack and unpack our suitcases as often!! - Your fellow travelers Barb and Ed

What a wonderful trip with you. It truly was beyond our expectations as you made everything easy for folks. The choices of places to stay and see were exceptional. We'll be looking forward to another trip with the delightful twosome. Thanks so much. - John & Jackie


Just wanted you to know I really enjoyed the Danube River Cruise. I also wanted to especially thank you for being so kind and thoughtful with my aunt. I really appreciate everything you did. - Denise


Thanks for a really great and memorable trip. I had a fun time. You both were terrific. I would definitely go with you again. Keep me in mind for the Austria-Switzerland trip. I feel comfortable going with as my tour guides. Wishing you continued success in your chosen careers. May the sun always shine on your spirit. God Bless, Warmest Regards - Ursula

"Dea plans and implements outstanding travel experiences for her clients. Every opportunity I have had to travel with "Are We There Yet" has been all that was described and more. Dea clearly works hard at being well informed and is a great storyteller so entertains as she shares what she knows. She makes certain any problems with accommodations or other providers are addressed and resolved for her clients. Above all, travel with Dea is fun. Dea has ably built a travel service that is absolutely reliable. She gets to know her clients and personalizes trips - even group trips as much as possible. It has been my great pleasure to travel with her groups on multi-day and day trips as well, and I enthusiastically recommend her as a travel consultant, tour director and public speaker." - Judy K.

"Love, love, love Dea. Professional, adaptable, and fun tour experience. She is organized, detailed and very knowledgeable. She made our tour very easy. I like she provides options if you do not want to join a group activity. I like to explore on my own, and she was willing to give directions and not inconvenienced when I chose to go alone and not with the group. Nice blend of adventure. Looking forward to my next trip, I live to travel!!!" - Karen

"Dea is one of the best tour operators/planners I've ever worked with in my many travels. She is not only detail-oriented, but makes sure she gives each guest personal attention. Dea goes out of her way when planning her trips to make sure all her guests have a great time. Her trips are outstanding and she is an added treasure with an awesome amount of knowledge. Dea always goes out of her way to make everyone feel welcome and comfortable. When planning a trip, Are We There Yet, LLC? is my first choice!" - Jodell

"Dea takes great care of her customers and works tirelessly to make sure everyone on her tours has a good time. I highly recommend her."  - Alice

"For the last 5 years, I've hired Dea to provide an orientation tour for 50 to 60 executive MBA students I bring to St. Louis from Shanghai each December. Dea does a great job working with the group, tailoring her tours to meet the needs of a very diverse group of executives. She is also a delight to work with, with an infectious enthusiasm that makes me look forward to working with her each year. She listens well, is highly resourceful, and can be counted on to deliver on what she promises."  - Patrick

"Dea is a well educated and knowledgable travel agent posessing many years of providing excellent trips for a reasonable cost. Creative, fun, and exciting to travel with for any type of occasion."  - Jeff

Thanks for a great trip-you outdo yourself with all the meals. The Amish breakfast was unbelieveable. Thanks for the "extra" carriage ride so I could see the Beaumont Museum. I'm so glad I finally got to go to Mackinac Island. - Ruth

Thank you for our wonderful trip to Mackinac Island. Our trip was perfect in every way. - Mike & JoAnn

Thanks for a great trip. We feel a part of the "family". Keep up the great work. - Barb

We had fun today,  Delicious food, great tour, a fun day. Love - Joann and Russ

My brother and I thoroughly enjoyed the trip to Hermann, MO last Friday!  Lunch at Stone Hill was delicious and the John Tweed show was fabulous!  I look forward to taking more tours with you, hopefully going back to Hermann for the tour of St. George rectory later this year.  Thank you for a wonderful day! - Micki

From Broadway plays and dinner in St Louis to the Biltmore in Ashville, NC and recently Charleston and Savannah, Dea is a great tour guide/host and provides a great deal of historical facts along the way; many rest stops, and will use local area tour guides to come on the bus and provide historical facts of the area that you are visiting.  I know you have been on similar tours in Europe - these tours are very similar only with a personal touch. - Curt

"I want you to know that I have been on many, many tours in my time, but your tour to Branson was one of the best I have seen in my lifetime.  The people were nice, mixed well, shared their goodies, and helped each other." - Clara

Thanks for a well organized trip - Bob & Shirley

HI DEA, THANKS FOR A FUN TIME ON OUR TRIP - HOPE TO SEE YOU SOON.   -Doris

Dea, Thanks for a wonderful trip.  I really enjoyed my first bus trip with you. Thanks again. - Marilyn 

Just want you to know that I have totally enjoyed the Route 66 tour. Each day out did the previous day. Each meal out did the previous meal. The walk on tour guide, Jason, was excellent. Thank you for picking up literature for us-other tour groups do not do this.Your personal touches are great. I will travel again with Are We There Yet. -Ruth


Dea, Just wanted to send a quick note to "thank you" for such a great tour and all round travel experience.  We hope to hear from you soon with other exciting trips.  We really enjoyed your wit, your wisdom of your trade, and the smooth outcome of your work. Thanks Again - Michelle and Jim 

Everyone had an absolutely wonderful time on the trip! - Angela

Dear Dea, Wonderful tour.  Good food, good bus driver and host guide, plus meeting of new friends. Thanks for it all. - Ada

Dear Dea, I use to work in Branson and have seen almost all the shows I want to, but I wanted to see Noah very badly and hated to drive down there, and your trip was just the answer.  As I told you, I was very impressed with your tours.  I have been on many and yours was one of the best! - Clara

Hi Dea - Karla and I wanted to thank you again for a great trip and a wonderful time to Asheville, Nashville and everything in between. We both enjoyed getting away from our work for a few days and we actually had time to think about other things. You are a true professional and your expertise by your comments along the way help all of the travelers better understand what they were about to see. I know you must be exhausted - take care and I hope we can plan another trip in the near future. Have a Happy Thanksgiving with your loved ones -Curt & Karla

Dear Dea and Declan, Well, you two make quite a team! I just wanted to drop you a note thanking you for our wonderful tour to Charleston & Savannah. Everything from the charming accommodations at the Meeting Street Inn to the fabulous lunch at Paula Dean’s - you had every detail arranged perfectly. And your interactions with the travelers is outstanding - you made each person on the tour feel appreciated - that means alot these days! We may have put a lot of miles on getting to our destination, but your entertainment and knowledge of the areas made the time pass quickly. Thanks again - I look forward to traveling with you both soon! - Angela

Declan-What a great trip you planned. We had so much fun and it was so informative. We love the people we meet and enjoy so much being with all of you. Take care and hope you plan another music trip this next year. - Phil & Peggy

Dea, thank you for the great day to see the Rockettes at Christmas. Thanks so much for letting us have those awesome seats right in front. Everything was wonderful and we all enjoyed it. Many of us went out to eat dinner at Cracker Barrel afterwards and we all commented about the fun time and how much we enjoyed you.  - Pattie