The average price of a 7-day trip to Idyllwild is $2,235 for a solo traveler, $4,014 for a couple, and $7,525 for a family of 4. Idyllwild hotels range from $90 to $409 per night with an average of $158, while most vacation rentals will cost $240 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) are between $540 and $793 per person for economy flights and $1,695 to $2,488 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $65 to $143 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 Idyllwild, CA, US

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

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Idyllwild is usually early September.

 

Average Idyllwild Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Idyllwild for a week is $1,524-$3,367($218-$481 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $65 to $143 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $385 to $698 for economy

Lodging: $114 to $151 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $228 to $278 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Idyllwild for a week is $2,674-$5,256($382-$751 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $130 to $286 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $770 to $1,396 for economy

Lodging: $114 to $151 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $228 to $278 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Idyllwild for a week is $4,728-$9,130($675-$1,304 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $260 to $572 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,540 to $2,792 for economy

Lodging: $228 to $302 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $342 to $389 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Idyllwild

How cheap can you make a vacation to Idyllwild? The cheapest trip to Idyllwild is about $158 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 $80.

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 Idyllwild for a week is $1,103-$2,134($158-$305 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $34 to $68 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $385 to $698 for economy

Lodging: $80 to $90 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $120 to $160 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Idyllwild for a week is $1,726-$3,308($247-$473 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $136 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $770 to $1,396 for economy

Lodging: $80 to $90 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $120 to $160 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Idyllwild for a week is $3,452-$6,040($493-$863 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $136 to $272 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,540 to $2,792 for economy

Lodging: $160 to $180 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $168 to $224 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Idyllwild cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Idyllwild Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Idyllwild for a week is $3,048-$15,830($435-$2,261 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $130 to $257 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,124 to $1,431 for first class

Lodging: $169 to $409 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,100 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Idyllwild for a week is $5,082-$19,060($726-$2,723 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $260 to $514 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,248 to $2,862 for first class

Lodging: $169 to $409 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,100 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Idyllwild for a week is $10,164-$30,560($1,452-$4,366 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $520 to $1,028 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,496 to $5,724 for first class

Lodging: $338 to $818 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,500 to $2,940 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Idyllwild Hotel Prices

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

Idyllwild 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 Idyllwild 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 Idyllwild.

 

Flight Costs to Idyllwild

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $793 average in late December to a low of $540 in early September. Median flight price is $510. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Idyllwild our data includes 366 originating airports, and 94 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Idyllwild from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,348 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Phoenix Sky Harbor International (PHX) in Phoenix, AZ (the United States) at an average of just $230.

 

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 Idyllwild, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $253, so you can easily save about 47% 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 Idyllwild can easily cost $510 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $34 per person. Private tours can cost $1019 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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