There’s a big range when estimating a Hawaii trip cost. This Tripadvisor thread has people saying costs from $1,500 per person to $15,000 per person . We estimate a mid-range, family of 4 trip to Hawaii cost $11,000 for 10 days in 2020, in the summer, leaving from the west coast.
You can also often find all – inclusive Hawaiian vacations for under $1,000 per person for stays of six to eight days and sometimes longer. These vacation packages are a great way to “island-hop” or visit more than one island, since it takes some of the legwork and planning out of a multi-island Hawaiian trip .
In 2019, on our personal finance website, we estimated that a comparable mid-range trip to Hawaii would cost $10,100 for a family of four.
Although the following figures are average estimates on what you might spend on necessities and fun in Hawaii , they may help you when planning your vacation budget: Breakfast and lunch: $8 to $16 per person. Dinner: $14 to $25 per person. Gourmet meal : $25 to $55 per person.
If Mexico and Florida are alternatives, you really want a deal on a tropical vacation, but not on a trip to Hawaii . For potential visitors, Hawaii is not worth the trip if: You just want a warm place to escape from the snow. You want a place with cheap food just like you get at home.
Put these numbers on your website. A vacation to Hawaii for one week usually costs around $1,882 for one person. So, a trip to Hawaii for two people costs around $3,765 for one week . A trip for two weeks for two people costs $7,529 in Hawaii .
How to do Hawaii on a budget Go in late winter or early fall. Opt for a mid-scale hotel. Hit the beach and take a hike. Eat a Hawaiian lunch, poke and market food. Avoid renting a car and use public transportation. Watch a hula show, see fireworks, and take a cultural class. Enjoy a reasonably priced massage.
Read more about the high season and the low season on Hawaii elsewhere on our website. In our opinion, the best time to avoid the crowds and find the cheapest tickets to the Big Island is between mid-April and May and in September and October.
Maui is generally a safe place, both for visitors and those of us who live here. Our island welcomes nearly 3 million visitors each year, and the vast majority of those people experience nothing more distressing than a sunburn.
Generally, the best weather in Hawaii can be experienced in June, July and September . This is when travelers can expect the least amount of rainfall along with warm water temperatures. However, Hawaii has pretty great weather year-round (after all, the Aloha State experiences only two seasons).
While many vacations are five to seven days long, we recommend staying for at least 10 days to enjoy your Hawaiian vacation. The time change is difficult to adjust to at first and takes about 3 days to get fully acclimated. So, allowing a couple days to get over the jet lag is important.
The price of Combo meal in fast food restaurant ( Big Mac Meal or similar) in Honolulu, Hawaii is $10. This average is based on 9 price points.
According to the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center’s 2018 report, Hawaii’s groceries are by far the most expensive in the nation, aside from Washington, D.C. Using a national index of 100, the study ranked state grocery costs. These ranged from 91.4 in Mississippi to 124.2 in Hawaii .
The average length of stay for American visitors arriving by air to Hawaii in 2016 was nine to 10 days with an average per person spend of $200 per day , or $2,000 per trip.