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Top Travel Agencies In St. Louis

May 4, 2013 7:00 AM

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Booking travel for summer adventures can be time consuming and confusing. Using the best St. Louis travel agents can save time and money on your summer getaways. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) has vetted all of these agencies; rated by length of time in business, number of complaints filed with the BBB and sufficient unimpeded background information on the travel agencies. To receive an A+ rating, the operation must have no complaints filed in the last three years. Each of these travel agencies has received an A+ rating from the BBB and offer personalized travel service and great deals. In addition, you know that when you book your trip with these agencies, they will be around to fulfill your travel plans.

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Morrison Travel & Cruise
738 Saint Francois St.
Florissant, MO 63031
(314) 838-9000
www.morrisontravel.vacationport.net

BBB Rating A+ since 2007

Family-owned Morrison Travel & Cruise has been a premiere travel agency since 1993 and vetted with the BBB since 2007. The travel agents have personally visited many of the destinations and hotels recommended in order to offer an assessment of quality. Morrison travel agents are certified Hawaii specialists and certified super agents for Breezes and Sandals resorts. As master cruise counselors, Morrison can offer competitive pricing and packages for cruises, in addition to great travel packages for your summer destinations.

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ReserveDirect
301 Sovereign Court, Suite 200
St. Louis, MO 63011
(800) 590-8125
www.reservedirect.com

BBB Rating A+ since 2008

ReserveDirect is one of the few travel agencies that offer complete travel planning for drive-to locations. If your destination is Branson, Mo., Orlando, Fl., or Williamsburg VA., ReserveDirect can map your destination, including the sites along the way, best travel stops for meals and gasoline, book your hotel(s) and get the best prices on destination attractions. ReserveDirect also provides complete air travel packages, saving you money and time. With ReserveDirect, your hotels and rental cars will not surprise or disappoint your family.

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The Cruise Planner
46 Aspen Pointe Court
Saint Peters, MO 63376
(636) 272-7245
www.thecruiseplanner.com

BBB Rating A+ since 2003

The Cruise Planner is a full-service travel agency offering personalized customer service 24/7 from the start of your trip until the end. There is no service fee for booking a trip; however, airline travel is booked in conjunction with trip planning only. Diane Mason, owner of Cruise Planner, has been a travel agent since 1988, working for several fortune 500 organizations. In 1998, Diane used her talents to form Cruise Planner. With 24 years of travel booking experience, Cruise Planner can offer seamless travel and great deals.

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Just Cruises Inc.
521 Salt Lick Road
Saint Peters, MO 63376
(636) 970-2581
www.cruisenut.com

BBB Rating A+ since 2000

Are you looking for a safe and exciting cruise experience? Just Cruises specialized in cruise and land travel. Linda Bosch, owner and manager, has been booking travel since 1973 and understands what customers want: a relaxing, worry-free cruise. When choosing Just Cruises, you not only get a great deal on the cruise but you will also receive personalized information on the sites and highlights of your on-shore experience.

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Travel Express
2208 Troy Road
Edwardsville, IL 62025
(800) 783-8101
www.travelexpressworldwide.com

BBB Rating A+ since 2008

Do you know the difference in ocean view and oceanfront when booking your hotel room? Travel Express does: “an ocean view has a view of the water from somewhere on your balcony. It could be a glimpse through palm trees or side view. Oceanfront is facing the ocean directly.” Travel Express is an established travel agency located in Edwardsville, Illinois since 1975. Since then, the tourism industry has evolved. The new broad scope of travel planning makes it difficult for vacationers to negotiate an affordable travel package. Travel Express focuses on securing a fair price on affordable travel packages and family vacations.

Pennee Struckman is an accounting professional in St Louis, MO. She currently writes for Examiner.com on topics related to parenting teenagers and living well on a budget in St. Louis. She is also a professional financial management writer with articles and white papers published by a well-known information firm. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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