Travel Tips

Discover articles on travel tips and insights on our Mariner Finance blogs. View tips on hotel bookings, how to save money on travel and more.

Money-Saving Holiday Travel Tips


Blog According to the United States Department of Transportation, the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s travel periods are estimated to be the busiest long-distance travel periods of the year. In fact, travel around Christmas/New Year’s (to and from a destination 50 miles or more away) is estimated to increase by 23% when compared to the rest of the year. Besides the increase in traffic and chaos, increased travel [...]

Money-Saving Holiday Travel Tips2022-11-23T11:19:54+00:00

Private: Top Affordable Day Trips in Kentucky


Blog Day Trips in Kentucky Day Trips in Kentucky are great for the whole family to enjoy. KY nicknamed the “Blue Grass State” because of the bluegrass found in many of its fertile soil pastures, is known for its horse racing, rolling hills, farms, music, and natural beauty. Experience the Kentucky Derby for yourself, or make a stop at one of Kentucky’s beautiful state parks, by planning a [...]

Private: Top Affordable Day Trips in Kentucky2022-11-24T11:57:05+00:00

Top Affordable Day Trips in Delaware


Blog Day Trips in Delaware For a state that has just three counties, and is only 96 miles long from north to south, day trips in Delaware are packed with plenty of fun and affordable things to do! Make sure to plan your DE day trip before the summer ends. They are known for having some of the nation’s top-rated beaches! Day Trips in DE Tax-Free Shopping- [...]

Top Affordable Day Trips in Delaware2022-11-25T09:55:22+00:00

Top Affordable Day Trips in Florida


Blog Now is the best time to plan a day trip in Florida! Planning a Florida day trip during the offseason will help reduce your costs and allow you to still enjoy the attractions. Thinking about extending your day trip into a road trip? Check out our Top Affordable Day Trips in North Carolina! Educational AND Exciting – Take a day and go to one of these fun, yet educational [...]

Top Affordable Day Trips in Florida2022-11-30T11:10:30+00:00

Top Affordable Day Trips in North Carolina


Blog Day Trips in North Carolina Day trips in North Carolina can be filled with historic and exciting attractions great for the whole family. From the Eastern Shore region of the Outer Banks, to the Western Appalachian Mountain region, use our guide below to discover fun and affordable day trips in NC. For more day trip ideas nearby, check out what Tennessee, the “Volunteer State”, offers here. [...]

Top Affordable Day Trips in North Carolina2022-11-25T10:10:53+00:00

Top Affordable Day Trips in Tennessee


Blog Tennessee, the "Volunteer State", offers travelers a seemingly endless list of scenic attractions, natural wonders, museums, family fun, and more. If you’re planning a day trip to Tennessee, check out our breakdown of attractions you’ll want to add to your itinerary below. For more day trip ideas, discover what fun and affordable activities Maryland has to offer here. Great Smoky Mountains National Park- Located in the Gatlinburg and Pigeon [...]

Top Affordable Day Trips in Tennessee2022-11-30T12:07:02+00:00

Top Affordable Day Trips in New York


Blog If you enjoy exploring nature, shopping at some of the largest and most famous stores in the world, and appreciate top-notch entertainment, planning a day trip to New York is a must. From the “Big Apple” to natural wonders such as Niagara Falls, the Empire State is sure to have something the whole family will enjoy! Thinking about taking more than one day trip? Check out New Jersey! Click here [...]

Top Affordable Day Trips in New York2022-11-30T11:11:57+00:00

Top Affordable Day Trips in Ohio


Blog Affordable Day Trips in Ohio If you are in the process of planning day trips in Ohio with your family this summer this may be the perfect article for you. There are over 70 state parks you can choose from and various Ohio attractions you should visit. With so many options, Ohio is sure to have something the whole family can enjoy! Thinking about taking an [...]

Top Affordable Day Trips in Ohio2022-11-25T10:38:29+00:00

Top Affordable Day Trips in Maryland


Blog Day Trips in Maryland Make the most of your summer by planning a day trip in Maryland with your family. Take a trip to Ocean City, MD to enjoy some fun in the sun, or make a visit to Baltimore, MD to enjoy family-friendly museums and local cultural events. Continue reading to discover even more attractions to see in Maryland. Don’t forget, Washington DC is only 40 minutes south of Baltimore [...]

Top Affordable Day Trips in Maryland2022-11-25T10:42:39+00:00

Money-Saving Vacation Tips


Blog How To Save Money On Vacation Regardless if you are going on a day trip or a full on family vacation, Mariner Finance has gathered tips to save you even more money during this fun, yet usually costly time of year! Getting There Renting a car can save on the wear and tear of your vehicle. With coupons and online discounts, this amenity will actually save you [...]

Money-Saving Vacation Tips2022-11-25T10:45:56+00:00
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