The average price of a 7-day trip to Half Moon Bay is $1,926 for a solo traveler, $3,459 for a couple, and $6,485 for a family of 4. Half Moon Bay hotels range from $51 to $231 per night with an average of $84, while most vacation rentals will cost $120 to $440 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Auckland International Airport (AKL) are between $1,075 and $2,099 per person for economy flights and $3,373 to $6,587 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $42 to $85 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 Half Moon Bay, NZ

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to AKL and stay in a Half Moon Bay hotel:

  • February 19th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to June 17th (except the week of April 30th)
  • August 6th to September 30th
  • October 15th to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Half Moon Bay is usually mid May.

 

Average Half Moon Bay Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Half Moon Bay for a week is $1,357-$3,033($194-$433 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $42 to $85 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $565 to $1,826 for economy

Lodging: $83 to $87 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $84 to $102 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Half Moon Bay for a week is $3,236-$6,000($462-$857 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $84 to $170 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,130 to $3,652 for economy

Lodging: $83 to $87 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $84 to $102 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Half Moon Bay for a week is $4,192-$10,728($599-$1,533 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $168 to $340 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,260 to $7,304 for economy

Lodging: $166 to $174 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $126 to $143 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Half Moon Bay

How cheap can you make a vacation to Half Moon Bay? The cheapest trip to Half Moon Bay is about $117 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 2% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $20 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 $43.

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 Half Moon Bay for a week is $818-$2,452($117-$350 per day)

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

Flights: $565 to $1,826 for economy

Lodging: $43 to $51 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Half Moon Bay for a week is $1,516-$4,544($217-$649 per day)

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

Flights: $1,130 to $3,652 for economy

Lodging: $43 to $51 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Half Moon Bay for a week is $2,972-$8,980($425-$1,283 per day)

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

Flights: $2,260 to $7,304 for economy

Lodging: $86 to $102 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $30 to $90 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is possible but not easy to travel to Half Moon Bay cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Half Moon Bay Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Half Moon Bay for a week is $2,461-$11,016($352-$1,574 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $187 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,283 to $4,163 for first class

Lodging: $89 to $231 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $924 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Half Moon Bay for a week is $4,388-$16,488($627-$2,355 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $184 to $374 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,566 to $8,326 for first class

Lodging: $89 to $231 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $924 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Half Moon Bay for a week is $8,776-$30,204($1,254-$4,315 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $368 to $748 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,132 to $16,652 for first class

Lodging: $178 to $462 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $704 to $1,386 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Half Moon Bay Hotel Prices

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

Half Moon Bay 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 Half Moon Bay 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 Half Moon Bay.

 

Flight Costs to Half Moon Bay

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $2,099 average in late December to a low of $1,075 in mid May. Median flight price is $1,285. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Half Moon Bay our data includes 240 originating airports, and 107 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Half Moon Bay from an airport like Savoonga (SVA) in Savoonga, AK (the United States) for an average $10,565 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Napier (NPE) in Napier (New Zealand) at an average of just $55.

 

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 Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Half Moon Bay, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $1,024, so you can easily save about 95% 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 Half Moon Bay can easily cost $290 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $19 per person. Private tours can cost $576 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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