The average price of a 7-day trip to Cortez is $1,444 for a solo traveler, $2,593 for a couple, and $4,862 for a family of 4. Cortez hotels range from $50 to $227 per night with an average of $65, while most vacation rentals will cost $120 to $540 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Albuquerque International Sunport Airport (ABQ) are between $601 and $959 per person for economy flights and $1,886 to $3,009 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $32 to $81 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 Cortez, CO, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to ABQ and stay in a Cortez hotel:

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Cortez is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Cortez Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Cortez for a week is $1,050-$2,126($150-$304 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $32 to $81 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $382 to $815 for economy

Lodging: $74 to $84 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $102 to $124 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Cortez for a week is $2,094-$3,796($299-$542 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $64 to $162 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $764 to $1,630 for economy

Lodging: $74 to $84 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $102 to $124 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Cortez for a week is $3,312-$6,644($473-$949 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $128 to $324 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,528 to $3,260 for economy

Lodging: $148 to $168 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $163 to $186 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Cortez

How cheap can you make a vacation to Cortez? The cheapest trip to Cortez is about $109 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 $120 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 $41.

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 Cortez for a week is $761-$1,981($109-$283 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $19 to $38 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $382 to $815 for economy

Lodging: $41 to $50 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $120 to $150 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Cortez for a week is $1,276-$3,062($182-$437 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $76 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $764 to $1,630 for economy

Lodging: $41 to $50 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $120 to $150 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Cortez for a week is $2,552-$5,584($365-$798 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $152 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,528 to $3,260 for economy

Lodging: $82 to $100 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $192 to $210 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Cortez cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Cortez Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Cortez for a week is $2,125-$8,973($304-$1,282 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $61 to $146 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,020 to $2,119 for first class

Lodging: $113 to $227 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $540 to $972 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Cortez for a week is $3,572-$12,114($510-$1,731 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $122 to $292 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,040 to $4,238 for first class

Lodging: $113 to $227 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $540 to $972 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Cortez for a week is $7,144-$20,730($1,021-$2,961 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $244 to $584 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,080 to $8,476 for first class

Lodging: $226 to $454 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $864 to $1,361 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Cortez Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Cortez is slightly lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Cortez 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.

Cortez 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 Cortez 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 many options for vacation rentals across many price ranges in Cortez.

 

Flight Costs to Cortez

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $959 average in mid December to a low of $601 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $574. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Cortez our data includes 537 originating airports, and 114 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Cortez from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,453 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Cavern City Air Terminal (CNM) in Carlsbad, NM (the United States) at an average of just $162.

 

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 Cortez, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $358, so you can easily save about 60% 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 Cortez can easily cost $280 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $19 per person. Private tours can cost $566 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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