2016 Spokester Search: Cierra B.

Cierra is a 22-year-old from Detroit

Cierra's Situation

Hello my name is Cierra Ballenger and I’m 22 years old. I will be graduating from Saginaw Valley State University in May with a Bachelor degree in Health Science. I enjoy making videos that are informative and beneficial. My informative characteristics have lead me to make my own YouTube channel. I consider myself as being entertaining, intelligent, and tech savvy. I plan to educate, motivate, and inform the young and free members of Michigan First Credit Union. 

Cierra's Blog Post

Welcome to the Great Lake State where anything is possible. Michigan is a place where millions of Americans call home. Michigan is also a place where millions of people vacate yearly to have fun and experience the breathtaking scenery Michigan has to offer. When planning a trip to pure Michigan tourist should plan accordingly to save money. Let me list five effective ways to save money while planning a trip to pure Michigan. 

1) Plan Ahead: Tourist Sites 

The key to any trip is being smart with your money. Before arriving to Michigan Google different tourist locations you would like to visit. After you have decided where you want to go you should get the prices to experience those locations. This will allow you to know exactly how much money you will spend and how much you need to save. 

2) Student Discounts: 

When traveling a lot of companies offer student discounts, such theme parks and museums. Remember to pack your student ID with you when traveling, becuae it can help you save money on your trip.

3) Traveling off Season: 

The best time to visit Michigan is during the summer season because the sun is out, school is out, and the weather is perfect. When tourist wants to save money the best time to travel to Michigan is during the fall season, because it would be less money and less people. 

4) Bundle Deals: 

when booking a trip to Michigan a lot of traveling agencies such as Trivago, Expedia, and Hotwire usually give tourist discounts bundles. These bundles offer flights, hotels, and transportation. This will essentially help you save money on all three essential versus paying for each expense separately. 

5) Planning Meals:

When enjoying your stay in Michigan, you have to also eat! The best thing to do is figure out exactly where you want to eat or take out a certain amount of money to send specifically on food. 

In final consideration, I hope you all found my five money saver tips effective for when you plan your trip to pure Michigan!