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Travelers Discover St. Augustine, Florida's Oldest City, with Launch of Reserve Direct's New Destination

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ST. LOUIS, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It was 1565 when the first European settlers pulled ashore in St. Augustine, Florida. And nearly 450 years later, Reserve Direct has too set claim to the historically quaint coastal town with the launch of its destination website, ReserveStAugustine.com.  The website features the unique attractions and accommodations that make St. Augustine a popular tourist destination.

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As an online travel agency, Reserve Direct provides show and attraction tickets, including The Fountain of Youth Archeology Park, Old Town Trolleys, Zorayda Castle, and Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum. Travel consumers can purchase tickets while also bundling them with area hotels.

"St Augustine is a beautiful city unlike any other," said John Johnson, President of Reserve Direct.  "The climate is great and just about everything you can experience is unique," he continued.  "We are excited to add this to our family of destinations." Reserve Direct already operates in Orlando, Panama City Beach and Destin, so the launch of ReserveStAugustine.com marks Reserve Direct's fourth Florida destination.

Reserve St. Augustine's reservation model allows consumers to plan and book area attractions, amusements, and live shows with accommodations, either a la carte or in money-saving vacation packages.  Reserve Direct offers secure and guaranteed bookings with direct-to-gate e-tickets and flexible reservation policies.  In addition, consumers will find extra benefit beyond discounts with the ease and convenience of using one website for all of their vacation planning and by signing up for added savings for future travels across Reserve Direct's other destinations.

St. Augustine served as Florida's capital when it was a territory, and much of that history is on full display through the architecture of the Bridge of Lions and the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, the oldest masonry fort in the Americas.  Visitors stroll down St. George Street, which features original storefronts and unique period-based shops, restaurants, pubs and the oldest wooden schoolhouse in the United States.  Across Matanzas Bay, visitors can take in Anastasia State Park, which possesses four miles of pristine beachfront.

Reserve Direct is an online travel agency focused on destination specific leisure travel.  Based in Missouri, Reserve Direct has offices in St. Louis and Branson, Missouri and has provided online travel services since 2001.  Other Reserve Direct destinations also include Branson; San Diego, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tennessee; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Williamsburg, Virginia; and the Hawaiian Islands.

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