The average price of a 7-day trip to El Dorado is $1,534 for a solo traveler, $2,755 for a couple, and $5,165 for a family of 4. El Dorado hotels range from $66 to $301 per night with an average of $108, while most vacation rentals will cost $240 to $400 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Monroe Regional Airport (MLU) are between $581 and $749 per person for economy flights and $1,823 to $2,350 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $48 to $116 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 El Dorado, AR, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to MLU and stay in a El Dorado hotel:

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • May 28th to June 24th
  • August 27th to November 18th (except the week of October 15th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in El Dorado is usually late January.

 

Average El Dorado Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit El Dorado for a week is $1,332-$2,137($190-$305 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $116 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $426 to $629 for economy

Lodging: $108 to $111 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $95 to $116 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit El Dorado for a week is $2,404-$3,818($343-$545 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $232 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $852 to $1,258 for economy

Lodging: $108 to $111 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $95 to $116 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit El Dorado for a week is $3,960-$7,096($566-$1,014 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $192 to $464 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,704 to $2,516 for economy

Lodging: $216 to $222 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $152 to $186 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to El Dorado

How cheap can you make a vacation to El Dorado? The cheapest trip to El Dorado is about $133 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 $240 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 $55.

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 El Dorado for a week is $931-$2,599($133-$371 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $25 to $50 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $426 to $629 for economy

Lodging: $55 to $66 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $240 to $270 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit El Dorado for a week is $1,532-$3,578($219-$511 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $50 to $100 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $852 to $1,258 for economy

Lodging: $55 to $66 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $240 to $270 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit El Dorado for a week is $3,064-$6,184($438-$883 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $100 to $200 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,704 to $2,516 for economy

Lodging: $110 to $132 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $336 to $378 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to El Dorado cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury El Dorado Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit El Dorado for a week is $2,516-$7,456($359-$1,065 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $244 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $950 to $1,428 for first class

Lodging: $149 to $301 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $720 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit El Dorado for a week is $4,138-$10,592($591-$1,513 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $192 to $488 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,900 to $2,856 for first class

Lodging: $149 to $301 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $720 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit El Dorado for a week is $8,276-$18,592($1,182-$2,656 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $384 to $976 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,800 to $5,712 for first class

Lodging: $298 to $602 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $600 to $1,008 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

El Dorado Hotel Prices

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

El Dorado 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 El Dorado 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

While there are a few options for vacation rentals here, the selection is somewhat limited in El Dorado.

 

Flight Costs to El Dorado

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $749 average in mid December to a low of $581 in late January. Median flight price is $418. These prices are based on millions of flights. For El Dorado our data includes 126 originating airports, and 61 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to El Dorado from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $5,768 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Nashville International (BNA) in Nashville, TN (the United States) at an average of just $271.

 

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 El Dorado, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $169, so you can easily save about 29% 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 El Dorado can easily cost $380 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $25 per person. Private tours can cost $751 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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