Debi Ruger

Fort Wayne, Indiana Travel Agent

Custom Travel Specialist

As a custom vacation travel agent with more than 26 years of experience, I can truly say I’ve booked almost every type of getaway. My passion is creating custom foreign independent travel packages for my clients. Being able to craft itineraries that include excursions, accommodations and dining options that satisfy my clients travel needs is an incredibly fulfilling part of being a travel agent. .

My Travel Specialties

Off The Beaten Path

Some of my favorite destinations are cold weather locations. These trips provide exceptional scenery far beyond what a picture can show. The best example of this is Lake Louise located in Banff National Park in the Canadian Rockies. If you are ... Read more from my Off The Beaten Path bio.

Customized Vacations

A travel agent can take you anywhere. That being said, if you want a spectacular getaway that is unlike anything you’ve ever experienced, look no further. I’m passionate about creating a unique experience for every client.

If you have a specific destination ... Read more from my Customized Vacations bio.

Guided Tour Professional

One way I create a custom getaway is through guided tours.

Thinking about a guided tour? As a specialist, let me say that guided tours are best for first time travelers or those hoping to get off the beaten path. Guided tours ... Read more from my Guided Tour Professional bio.

Italian Countryside

Italy: A Custom Tour

I’m a firm believer that anyone can experience the wonders of Europe. With a custom guided vacation, you’ll never have to miss out on fun for the whole family. 

Just this past month, I planned a guided tour of Italy for a ... Read more from my Italy: A Custom Tour bio.

Explore Dublin

Escorted Through Ireland

My favorite vacations to plan are those that take clients off the beaten path. This is especially true for those wishing to have a one of a kind experience in Europe.

Just this summer I organized a unique tour of Ireland; an ... Read more from my Escorted Through Ireland bio.

My Travel Experiences

Pubs Of Ireland

Perhaps the idea of visiting an authentic Irish pub in Ireland appeals to you. Even if you don’t think a guided tour is the best fit for you, there is still a way to experience an important part of Irish history and culture. If planning your own Irish pub tour sounds ... Read more from my Pubs Of Ireland story.

My Reviews

24 of 41 people found this review helpful

Adventures Down Under

Reviewed By RoamingRetiree - Fort Wayne, IN | Traveled to Australia & New Zealand
Debi is always friendly and upbeat. Based on her experience, no matter my destination, she knows someone who has been there and will gladly find out more information to help make each and every vacation "a once in a lifetime journey"! On a recent trip to Australia, I decided to climb the Sydney Harbor Bridge, based in-part on Debi's advice. It was spectacular and just one of many highlights.
Debi knows my interests and has sent me invitations to travel presentations at the agency, including river cruising and Cuba. I am most appreciative of these chances to learn of new adventures. A river cruise is planned for late 2016 and Cuba is on my bucket list.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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25 of 45 people found this review helpful

Great family time!

Reviewed By Kerry - Fort Wayne, IN | Traveled to Dominican Republic ~ Caribbean
Wonderful!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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26 of 48 people found this review helpful

Exceeded our expectations.

Reviewed By Happy Traveler - Florida | Traveled to New Zealand ~ Australia & New Zealand
Debi has the ability to make me feel as if I'm her only client. That's rare. I've enjoyed working with her and will certainly continue to use her expertise for future travels.

I would also highly recommend her to my friends, family, etc.

It's a pleasure, and a rarity I might add, to find any company whose employees actually understand the importance of customer service, and work to achieve it at her level of excellence..

Debi gets it, and achieves it without exception.

My pleasure to work with her.


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My dream vacation to Italy

Reviewed By Dixie - Fort Wayne IN | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Debi is filled with knowledge on where to go, what to do, what to avoid and how to maximize your time while away. From start to finish she guided us every step to navigate the myriad of choices until we had exactly what we wanted. She is cheerful, helpful and an amazing resource. Don't plan a vacation without talking with Debi first.
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27 of 51 people found this review helpful

Great Representative for Travel Leaders

Reviewed By The Boswell's - Angola, IN | Traveled to Aruba ~ Caribbean
We have used Debi for all of our vacation travels. We give her what we are looking for and she always seems to find us exactly what we are wanting. She has even helped us when our daughter traveled abroad in Australia for an Internship and she helped eleviate some of our concerns. She is a always friendly and helpful and follows thru on everything.
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25 of 48 people found this review helpful

Cruise with my family

Reviewed By Steph - Fort Wayne IN | Traveled to Caribbean Sea ~ At Sea ~ At Sea
Debbie has always went above and beyond to help myself and my family. She is always willing top look for the best prices on everything. When I email or call she assist me with my questions and concerns. She is not forceful and always encouraging. Thank you Debbie for all you do. We so appreciate you.
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23 of 46 people found this review helpful

Great experience

Reviewed By Mark - Fort Wayne IN. | Traveled to Caribbean Sea ~ At Sea ~ At Sea
Great service and attention to detail.
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23 of 47 people found this review helpful

Our Childhood Dream Trip

Reviewed By Karen and Linda's British Adventure - South Bend IN | Traveled to England ~ Europe
Debi has our travel plans all organized and ready to go for us. From trips to Europe to visiting the Mouse in Florida, our trips have been planned with us in mind. We have NEVER had a bad experience using Debi's expertise in travel.

My childhood friend Linda and I have LOVED the Beatles since children. So we decided to save and go to Great Britain for 15 days. It was just wonderful! No rain, people were fantastic and the breathtaking scenery was amazing.

We particularly loved Scotland and the highlands. But never fear, we did see Liverpool, Penny Lane and the Cavern to make our childhood dreams come true to see something of our beloved Beatles!

Debi has sent me to Ireland, Italy, Great Britain and Florida! We cant wait to plan our next adventure with her!

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Family Time at It's Best!

Reviewed By Nana - Fort Wayne, IN | Traveled to Turks and Caicos Islands ~ Caribbean
The first trip we tried to schedule through Debi was to take our son and his family to Atlantis. Debi suggested that we would be happier at Turks and Caicos, provided valid reasons why she thought that way, and we have been thanking her ever since! That was in 2012 and since that time we have scheduled several trips, including 2 more to Turks and Caicos, through Debi and have been completely satisfied.

I trust Debi because she is more like a friend than a travel agent. I know she works hard to get us the best deals and always makes sure every detail is covered. Debi is always very patient as I ask questions ... and trust me, I ask a lot of questions! It is so nice to be able to just enjoy the vacation and not have to worry about what I have forgotten to take care of.

She is best!!!
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