The average price of a 7-day trip to Ko Yao Yai is $1,458 for a solo traveler, $2,619 for a couple, and $4,909 for a family of 4. Ko Yao Yai hotels range from $24 to $73 per night with an average of $41, while most vacation rentals will cost $60 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Phuket International Airport (HKT) are between $886 and $1,462 per person for economy flights and $2,780 to $4,588 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $24 to $47 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 Ko Yao Yai, TH

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to HKT and stay in a Ko Yao Yai hotel:

  • January 29th to April 22nd (except the week of April 2nd)
  • August 20th to December 9th (except the week of October 1st)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Ko Yao Yai is usually early November.

 

Average Ko Yao Yai Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Ko Yao Yai for a week is $820-$2,246($117-$321 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $24 to $47 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $466 to $1,287 for economy

Lodging: $31 to $41 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $86 to $105 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Ko Yao Yai for a week is $2,294-$4,212($328-$602 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $94 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $932 to $2,574 for economy

Lodging: $31 to $41 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $86 to $105 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Ko Yao Yai for a week is $2,908-$7,346($415-$1,049 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $188 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,864 to $5,148 for economy

Lodging: $62 to $82 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $120 to $147 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Ko Yao Yai

How cheap can you make a vacation to Ko Yao Yai? The cheapest trip to Ko Yao Yai is about $96 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 11% 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 $21.

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 Ko Yao Yai for a week is $670-$1,815($96-$259 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $12 to $24 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $466 to $1,287 for economy

Lodging: $21 to $24 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 Ko Yao Yai for a week is $1,220-$3,270($174-$467 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $24 to $48 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $932 to $2,574 for economy

Lodging: $21 to $24 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 Ko Yao Yai for a week is $2,392-$6,360($342-$909 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $96 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,864 to $5,148 for economy

Lodging: $42 to $48 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $90 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Ko Yao Yai cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Ko Yao Yai Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Ko Yao Yai for a week is $1,756-$15,709($251-$2,244 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $99 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,104 to $3,616 for first class

Lodging: $55 to $73 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $1,900 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Ko Yao Yai for a week is $3,182-$20,018($455-$2,860 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $198 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,208 to $7,232 for first class

Lodging: $55 to $73 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $1,900 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Ko Yao Yai for a week is $6,364-$35,476($909-$5,068 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $184 to $396 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,416 to $14,464 for first class

Lodging: $110 to $146 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,400 to $3,040 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Ko Yao Yai Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Ko Yao Yai is lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Ko Yao Yai 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.

Ko Yao Yai 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 Ko Yao Yai 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 Ko Yao Yai.

 

Flight Costs to Ko Yao Yai

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,462 average in late December to a low of $886 in early November. Median flight price is $1,006. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Ko Yao Yai our data includes 187 originating airports, and 138 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Ko Yao Yai from an airport like Savoonga (SVA) in Savoonga, AK (the United States) for an average $6,782 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Don Mueang International (DMK) in Bangkok (Thailand) at an average of just $45.

 

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 Ko Yao Yai, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $576, so you can easily save about 65% 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 Ko Yao Yai can easily cost $180 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $12 per person. Private tours can cost $355 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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