Travel + Leisure A-List Travel Agent Rob Clabbers

Rob Clabbers


A born and bred Dutchman, Clabbers’ love for cruise travel shows in his personal travel experience: more than 100 cruises and expeditions to all seven continents. A luxury hotelier by trade, Clabbers lived and worked in Asia, Australia, and Europe before opening Chicago-based boutique leisure agency Q Cruise + Travel in 2006. He and his team excel in customizing ocean, river, and expedition cruise vacations on small-scale luxury lines like Seabourn and Silversea, expedition outfits like Quark, river cruise companies like AmaWaterways and Uniworld, and the traditional ocean liners of Cunard Line. Clabbers serves as cruise committee chair for luxury travel network Virtuoso, and through connections and partnerships offers extra benefits to his clients on many cruise departures. He especially enjoys sharing the culture of his home country, the Netherlands, and neighboring destinations like Belgium, Germany, and the United Kingdom, whether in combination with a European river or ocean cruise, or as a standalone adventure.

ADDITIONAL SPECIALTIES: Expedition travel and river ships

Languages Spoken: Dutch, English, and German

Minimum Daily Spend: From $500 per person per day

Trip Planning Fees: Varies

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