Ask Mr. Foster (1888 – 1991) was a travel agency founded in St. Augustine, Florida by Mr. Ward G. Foster. Foster gave out train and steamship schedules from his gift shop across the street from the Ponce de Leon Hotel. Legend has it that the bellboys at the hotel would direct travelers to 'Ask Mr. Foster. He'll know". By the 1980s, Ask Mr. Foster was the second-largest travel agency chain in the United States.