The average price of a 7-day trip to Howard is $1,447 for a solo traveler, $2,599 for a couple, and $4,872 for a family of 4. Howard hotels range from $62 to $282 per night with an average of $99. Average worldwide flight costs to Joe Foss Field Airport (FSD) are between $525 and $811 per person for economy flights and $1,647 to $2,545 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $51 to $107 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 Howard, SD, US

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

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 15th, November 19th and November 26th)

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

 

Average Howard Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Howard for a week is $1,304-$2,062($186-$295 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $51 to $107 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $353 to $689 for economy

Lodging: $99 to $104 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Howard for a week is $2,014-$3,500($288-$500 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $102 to $214 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $706 to $1,378 for economy

Lodging: $99 to $104 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Howard for a week is $4,028-$7,000($575-$1,000 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $204 to $428 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,412 to $2,756 for economy

Lodging: $198 to $208 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

Traveling Cheap to Howard

How cheap can you make a vacation to Howard? The cheapest trip to Howard is about $119 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $53.

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 Howard for a week is $832-$1,390($119-$199 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $23 to $47 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $353 to $689 for economy

Lodging: $53 to $62 per night for one 1-star hotel room

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Howard for a week is $1,346-$2,408($192-$344 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $94 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $706 to $1,378 for economy

Lodging: $53 to $62 per night for one 1-star hotel room

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Howard for a week is $2,692-$4,816($385-$688 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $188 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,412 to $2,756 for economy

Lodging: $106 to $124 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Howard cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Howard Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Howard for a week is $2,309-$5,118($330-$731 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $107 to $203 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $720 to $2,005 for first class

Lodging: $140 to $282 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Howard for a week is $3,778-$8,544($540-$1,221 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $214 to $406 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,440 to $4,010 for first class

Lodging: $140 to $282 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Howard for a week is $7,556-$17,088($1,079-$2,441 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $428 to $812 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,880 to $8,020 for first class

Lodging: $280 to $564 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

 

Howard Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Howard is much higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than hotels. Luxury hotels are more expensive in Howard due to a lack of competition. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Howard 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 Howard 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

We could not find any vacation rental data nearby. This may be because the location is remote or because vacation rentals through sites like Airbnb and VRBO are not allowed in Howard.

 

Flight Costs to Howard

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $811 average in late July to a low of $525 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $502. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Howard our data includes 336 originating airports, and 90 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Howard from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,521 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Minneapolis-St Paul International (MSP) in Minneapolis, MN (the United States) at an average of just $181.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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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 Howard, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $286, so you can easily save about 54% 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 Howard can easily cost $350 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $23 per person. Private tours can cost $702 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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