The average price of a 7-day trip to Carabao Island is $4,614 for a solo traveler, $8,287 for a couple, and $15,535 for a family of 4. Carabao Island hotels range from $46 to $192 per night with an average of $24, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $440 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Godofredo P. Ramos Airport (MPH) are between $4,485 and $6,213 per person for economy flights and $14,074 to $19,496 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $36 to $78 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Carabao Island, PH

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to MPH and stay in a Carabao Island hotel:

  • February 19th to March 25th
  • July 23rd to December 16th (except the week of October 15th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Carabao Island is usually late September.

 

Average Carabao Island Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Carabao Island for a week is $2,802-$6,721($400-$960 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $36 to $78 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,268 to $5,467 for economy

Lodging: $47 to $66 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $96 to $118 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Carabao Island for a week is $9,756-$14,226($1,394-$2,032 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $72 to $156 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,536 to $10,934 for economy

Lodging: $47 to $66 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $96 to $118 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Carabao Island for a week is $10,644-$25,114($1,521-$3,588 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $144 to $312 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $9,072 to $21,868 for economy

Lodging: $94 to $132 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $134 to $177 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Carabao Island

How cheap can you make a vacation to Carabao Island? The cheapest trip to Carabao Island is about $358 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 2% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $20 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $39.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Carabao Island for a week is $2,507-$5,981($358-$854 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $17 to $34 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,268 to $5,467 for economy

Lodging: $39 to $46 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Carabao Island for a week is $4,894-$11,686($699-$1,669 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $34 to $68 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,536 to $10,934 for economy

Lodging: $39 to $46 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Carabao Island for a week is $9,716-$23,372($1,388-$3,339 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $136 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $9,072 to $21,868 for economy

Lodging: $78 to $92 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $28 to $64 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Carabao Island cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Carabao Island Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Carabao Island.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Carabao Island for a week is $6,437-$22,665($920-$3,238 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $65 to $164 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,262 to $16,237 for first class

Lodging: $120 to $192 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $880 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Carabao Island for a week is $12,154-$40,050($1,736-$5,721 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $130 to $328 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $10,524 to $32,474 for first class

Lodging: $120 to $192 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $880 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Carabao Island for a week is $24,308-$76,932($3,473-$10,990 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $260 to $656 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $21,048 to $64,948 for first class

Lodging: $240 to $384 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $660 to $1,232 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Carabao Island Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Carabao Island is slightly lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Carabao Island due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Carabao Island Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Carabao Island hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Carabao Island.

 

Flight Costs to Carabao Island

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $6,213 average in early to mid July to a low of $4,485 in late September. Median flight price is $5,256. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Carabao Island our data includes 24 originating airports, and 34 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Carabao Island from an airport like Henry E. Rohlsen (STX) in Christiansted, VI (the United States) for an average $10,145 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Mactan-Cebu International (CEB) in Lapu-Lapu City (the Philippines) at an average of just $51.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Thursday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Carabao Island, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $1,728, so you can easily save about 39% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Carabao Island can easily cost $260 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $17 per person. Private tours can cost $513 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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