The average price of a 7-day trip to Kenai Peninsula is $1,768 for a solo traveler, $3,175 for a couple, and $5,953 for a family of 4. Kenai Peninsula hotels range from $67 to $307 per night with an average of $119, while most vacation rentals will cost $200 to $500 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) are between $794 and $1,286 per person for economy flights and $2,492 to $4,035 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $52 to $105 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 Kenai Peninsula, AK, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to ANC and stay in a Kenai Peninsula hotel:

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the weeks of February 26th and March 12th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 13th to November 25th

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

 

Average Kenai Peninsula Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Kenai Peninsula for a week is $1,346-$2,761($192-$394 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $52 to $105 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $472 to $1,132 for economy

Lodging: $85 to $113 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $122 to $149 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Kenai Peninsula for a week is $2,826-$4,936($404-$705 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $104 to $210 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $944 to $2,264 for economy

Lodging: $85 to $113 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $122 to $149 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Kenai Peninsula for a week is $4,364-$8,824($623-$1,261 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $208 to $420 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,888 to $4,528 for economy

Lodging: $170 to $226 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $195 to $209 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Kenai Peninsula

How cheap can you make a vacation to Kenai Peninsula? The cheapest trip to Kenai Peninsula is about $111 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% 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 $59.

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 Kenai Peninsula for a week is $774-$1,891($111-$270 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $26 to $51 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $472 to $1,132 for economy

Lodging: $59 to $67 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 Kenai Peninsula for a week is $1,428-$3,380($204-$483 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $52 to $102 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $944 to $2,264 for economy

Lodging: $59 to $67 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 Kenai Peninsula for a week is $2,784-$6,760($398-$966 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $104 to $204 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,888 to $4,528 for economy

Lodging: $118 to $134 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $28 to $96 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Kenai Peninsula cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Kenai Peninsula Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Kenai Peninsula for a week is $3,033-$10,366($433-$1,481 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $114 to $221 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,317 to $2,819 for first class

Lodging: $153 to $307 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $1,000 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Kenai Peninsula for a week is $5,148-$14,732($735-$2,105 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $228 to $442 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,634 to $5,638 for first class

Lodging: $153 to $307 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $1,000 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Kenai Peninsula for a week is $10,296-$25,864($1,471-$3,695 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $456 to $884 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,268 to $11,276 for first class

Lodging: $306 to $614 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $800 to $1,400 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Kenai Peninsula Hotel Prices

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

Kenai Peninsula 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 Kenai Peninsula 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 Kenai Peninsula.

 

Flight Costs to Kenai Peninsula

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,286 average in early to mid December to a low of $794 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $849. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Kenai Peninsula our data includes 567 originating airports, and 126 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Kenai Peninsula from an airport like Samos (SMI) in Samos (Greece) for an average $6,276 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Fairbanks International (FAI) in Fairbanks, AK (the United States) at an average of just $149.

 

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 Kenai Peninsula, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $493, so you can easily save about 62% 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 Kenai Peninsula can easily cost $380 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $26 per person. Private tours can cost $766 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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