The average price of a 7-day trip to Central Idaho is $1,472 for a solo traveler, $2,644 for a couple, and $4,956 for a family of 4. Central Idaho hotels range from $56 to $254 per night with an average of $98, while most vacation rentals will cost $210 to $420 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Boise Air Terminal Airport (BOI) are between $626 and $941 per person for economy flights and $1,964 to $2,953 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $39 to $103 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 Central Idaho, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to BOI and stay in a Central Idaho hotel:

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 13th to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Central Idaho is usually early to mid September.

 

Average Central Idaho Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Central Idaho for a week is $1,078-$2,147($154-$307 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $39 to $103 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $379 to $790 for economy

Lodging: $71 to $94 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $87 to $106 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Central Idaho for a week is $2,224-$3,960($318-$566 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $78 to $206 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $758 to $1,580 for economy

Lodging: $71 to $94 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $87 to $106 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Central Idaho for a week is $3,340-$7,172($477-$1,025 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $156 to $412 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,516 to $3,160 for economy

Lodging: $142 to $188 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $122 to $148 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Central Idaho

How cheap can you make a vacation to Central Idaho? The cheapest trip to Central Idaho is about $114 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 0% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $106 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 $45.

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 Central Idaho for a week is $796-$1,960($114-$280 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $21 to $42 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $379 to $790 for economy

Lodging: $45 to $56 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $106 to $146 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Central Idaho for a week is $1,322-$3,044($189-$435 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $42 to $84 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $758 to $1,580 for economy

Lodging: $45 to $56 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $106 to $146 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Central Idaho for a week is $2,644-$5,740($378-$820 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $84 to $168 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,516 to $3,160 for economy

Lodging: $90 to $112 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $170 to $234 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Central Idaho cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Central Idaho Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Central Idaho for a week is $2,368-$8,501($338-$1,214 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $70 to $227 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,122 to $1,620 for first class

Lodging: $126 to $254 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $420 to $882 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Central Idaho for a week is $3,980-$11,710($569-$1,673 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $140 to $454 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,244 to $3,240 for first class

Lodging: $126 to $254 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $420 to $882 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Central Idaho for a week is $7,960-$20,774($1,137-$2,968 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $280 to $908 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,488 to $6,480 for first class

Lodging: $252 to $508 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $588 to $1,323 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Central Idaho Hotel Prices

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

Central Idaho 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 Central Idaho 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 Central Idaho.

 

Flight Costs to Central Idaho

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $941 average in mid December to a low of $626 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $646. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Central Idaho our data includes 501 originating airports, and 102 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Central Idaho from an airport like Samos (SMI) in Samos (Greece) for an average $5,697 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Seattle/Tacoma International (SEA) in Seattle, WA (the United States) at an average of just $132.

 

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 Central Idaho, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $315, so you can easily save about 50% 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 Central Idaho can easily cost $320 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $21 per person. Private tours can cost $634 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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