About Us


Travel Planning for You is an independently-owned luxury travel agency operated by Michaella Dixon, a lifelong traveler and highly credentialed seller of travel.

Having lived in Europe for more than twenty years, Michaella was deeply inspired to create a business that would empower people to experience the world. With a specialty in Europe and River Cruising, Michaella is uniquely qualified to design travel experiences that create memories for a lifetime.

As her client, your interests and preferences are of the utmost importance. Your desires, dreams, likes and dislikes are instrumental to planning your uniquely perfect experience.

Micky’s favorite country to visit is Germany, and she travels there at least twice yearly. Her most recent trip included Germany, Holland, Switzerland, France, and Italy.

Micky has completed numerous professional travel industry certifications.

Michaella "Micky" Dixon CTC, MCC, LTS
Michaella "Micky" Dixon CTC, MCC, LTS

Founder + Principal Destination Designer

Our Expertise Makes the Difference

We’ve earned numerous travel industry certifications, awards, and credentials. Why does this matter? Because we don’t recommend a product, a destination, or a service without knowing everything there is to know. We treat all of our clients as if they were our own family, which means we are always certain that no matter where you go, or what you do, we’re with you. That’s what makes our clients lifelong friends, and what Travel Planning for You is all about.

Travel Agency Accreditations

TRUE: 99908336
CLIA Agency: 00452701
CLIA Agent: 00019634

Travel Agency Certifications

The Travel Institute: Certified Travel Counselor
The Travel Institute: Certified Travel Associate
The Travel Institute: Luxury Travel Lifestyle Specialist
CLIA: Master Cruise Counsellor

Positions Held

Owner: Travel Planning for You
Southern Regional Director: CCRA
CCRA Chapter Director: San Antonio, TX
Advisory Board Member: Leisure Travel Alliance
Past Board Member and Program Director: NACTA

Destination Certifications

Rail Europe: European Rail Expert
Belgian Tourist Office: Brussels-Wallonia Specialist
State Tourist Board: Southwest Germany Specialist
Country Tourism Board: Switzerland Travel Expert
Travel Agent Academy: European Quartet Specialist – Masters Level for the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia.
State of Alaska: Anchorage Wild Expert
Special Needs Group: Accessible Travel Advocate
Sandals: Certified Sandals Specialist

River Cruise Specialist Certifications

AMA Waterways
Emerald Waterways
Scenic Waterways
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

In Their Own Words…

American Express is fond of saying Don’t leave home without it. ​I prefer a change to Don’t leave home without talking to Micky. And talk about service while you are on a trip, Micky is always available if you have a problem with hotel or transport. I start all my trips with Micky now.

Frank H.

Garden Ridge, Texas

Travel Planning For You is absolutely amazing. Micky is providing me with the best deal on all of my tickets for my multi-country trip this December. I couldn’t do it without her. If you’re not using her services when you travel… then you’re really missing out!

Judy R.

Garden Ridge, Texas

We used Micky to plan our trip and as our private tour guide. We have to say, she did a great job. Her ability to speak and read the language helped us immerse in the destination. We enjoyed her enthusiasm and friendly advice. We give Travel Planning for You a 5-Star rating!

Jeff and Debbie

Garden Ridge, Texas