The average price of a 7-day trip to Golden is $1,353 for a solo traveler, $2,430 for a couple, and $4,556 for a family of 4. Golden hotels range from $51 to $232 per night with an average of $73, while most vacation rentals will cost $120 to $520 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Calgary International Airport (YYC) are between $476 and $720 per person for economy flights and $1,494 to $2,259 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $40 to $75 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 Golden, BC, CA

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

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • August 13th to December 9th

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

 

Average Golden Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Golden for a week is $1,033-$1,946($148-$278 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $75 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $357 to $641 for economy

Lodging: $66 to $84 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $106 to $130 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Golden for a week is $1,908-$3,270($273-$467 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $80 to $150 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $714 to $1,282 for economy

Lodging: $66 to $84 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $106 to $130 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Golden for a week is $3,340-$5,912($477-$845 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $160 to $300 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,428 to $2,564 for economy

Lodging: $132 to $168 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $170 to $208 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Golden

How cheap can you make a vacation to Golden? The cheapest trip to Golden 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 $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 Golden for a week is $760-$1,814($109-$259 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $19 to $39 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $357 to $641 for economy

Lodging: $45 to $51 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 Golden for a week is $1,250-$2,728($179-$390 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $78 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $714 to $1,282 for economy

Lodging: $45 to $51 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 Golden for a week is $2,500-$5,006($357-$715 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $156 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,428 to $2,564 for economy

Lodging: $90 to $102 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $180 to $225 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is possible but not easy to travel to Golden cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Golden Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Golden for a week is $1,997-$9,100($285-$1,300 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $135 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $757 to $1,603 for first class

Lodging: $118 to $232 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $520 to $1,092 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Golden for a week is $3,286-$11,648($469-$1,664 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $152 to $270 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,514 to $3,206 for first class

Lodging: $118 to $232 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $520 to $1,092 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Golden for a week is $6,572-$20,020($939-$2,860 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $304 to $540 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,028 to $6,412 for first class

Lodging: $236 to $464 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $832 to $1,638 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Golden Hotel Prices

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

Golden 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 Golden 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 Golden.

 

Flight Costs to Golden

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $720 average in mid July to a low of $476 in late January. Median flight price is $494. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Golden our data includes 253 originating airports, and 87 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Golden from an airport like Amilcar Cabral International (SID) in Sal Island (Cape Verde) for an average $5,532 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Vancouver International (YVR) in Vancouver (Canada) at an average of just $238.

 

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 Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Golden, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $244, so you can easily save about 51% 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 Golden can easily cost $290 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $19 per person. Private tours can cost $579 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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