The average price of a 7-day trip to Cathedral City is $2,279 for a solo traveler, $4,093 for a couple, and $7,673 for a family of 4. Cathedral City hotels range from $78 to $354 per night with an average of $96, while most vacation rentals will cost $260 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) are between $540 and $793 per person for economy flights and $1,695 to $2,488 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $62 to $119 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 Cathedral City, CA, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to PSP and stay in a Cathedral City hotel:

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Cathedral City is usually early September.

 

Average Cathedral City Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Cathedral City for a week is $1,347-$3,555($192-$508 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $62 to $119 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $385 to $706 for economy

Lodging: $88 to $116 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $275 to $336 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Cathedral City for a week is $2,476-$5,268($354-$753 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $124 to $238 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $770 to $1,412 for economy

Lodging: $88 to $116 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $275 to $336 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Cathedral City for a week is $4,332-$9,180($619-$1,311 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $248 to $476 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,540 to $2,824 for economy

Lodging: $176 to $232 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $440 to $504 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Cathedral City

How cheap can you make a vacation to Cathedral City? The cheapest trip to Cathedral City is about $143 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $100 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 $69.

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 Cathedral City for a week is $1,002-$1,839($143-$263 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $29 to $59 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $385 to $706 for economy

Lodging: $69 to $78 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Cathedral City for a week is $1,590-$2,958($227-$423 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $58 to $118 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $770 to $1,412 for economy

Lodging: $69 to $78 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Cathedral City for a week is $3,180-$5,484($454-$783 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $116 to $236 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,540 to $2,824 for economy

Lodging: $138 to $156 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $140 to $168 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Cathedral City cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Cathedral City Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Cathedral City for a week is $3,010-$14,367($430-$2,052 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $118 to $214 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,128 to $2,069 for first class

Lodging: $176 to $354 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $1,800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Cathedral City for a week is $4,964-$17,934($709-$2,562 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $236 to $428 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,256 to $4,138 for first class

Lodging: $176 to $354 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $1,800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Cathedral City for a week is $9,928-$29,388($1,418-$4,198 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $472 to $856 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,512 to $8,276 for first class

Lodging: $352 to $708 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,400 to $2,520 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Cathedral City Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Cathedral City is much higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Cathedral City 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.

Cathedral City 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 Cathedral City 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 Cathedral City.

 

Flight Costs to Cathedral City

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $793 average in late December to a low of $540 in early September. Median flight price is $510. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Cathedral City our data includes 366 originating airports, and 94 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Cathedral City from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,348 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Phoenix Sky Harbor International (PHX) in Phoenix, AZ (the United States) at an average of just $230.

 

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 Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Cathedral City, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $253, so you can easily save about 47% 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 Cathedral City can easily cost $440 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $29 per person. Private tours can cost $883 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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