The average price of a 7-day trip to Macau is $1,440 for a solo traveler, $2,586 for a couple, and $4,848 for a family of 4. Macau hotels range from $67 to $183 per night with an average of $112, while most vacation rentals will cost $120 to $380 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Macau International Airport (MFM) are between $709 and $1,073 per person for economy flights and $2,225 to $3,367 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $49 to $90 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 Macau, MO

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

  • February 5th to April 22nd (except the week of April 2nd)
  • August 20th to December 9th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Macau is usually late October to early November.

 

Average Macau Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Macau for a week is $1,085-$2,158($155-$308 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $49 to $90 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $406 to $934 for economy

Lodging: $73 to $99 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $56 to $68 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Macau for a week is $2,440-$4,000($349-$571 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $98 to $180 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $812 to $1,868 for economy

Lodging: $73 to $99 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $56 to $68 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Macau for a week is $3,464-$7,444($495-$1,063 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $196 to $360 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,624 to $3,736 for economy

Lodging: $146 to $198 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $78 to $102 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Macau

How cheap can you make a vacation to Macau? The cheapest trip to Macau is about $103 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 5% 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 $58.

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 Macau for a week is $722-$1,721($103-$246 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $28 to $55 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $406 to $934 for economy

Lodging: $58 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 Macau for a week is $1,324-$3,040($189-$434 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $56 to $110 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $812 to $1,868 for economy

Lodging: $58 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 Macau for a week is $2,588-$6,080($370-$869 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $112 to $220 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,624 to $3,736 for economy

Lodging: $116 to $134 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $30 to $84 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Macau cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Macau Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Macau for a week is $2,461-$8,167($352-$1,167 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $103 to $171 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $930 to $2,410 for first class

Lodging: $135 to $183 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $760 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Macau for a week is $4,112-$11,774($587-$1,682 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $206 to $342 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,860 to $4,820 for first class

Lodging: $135 to $183 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $760 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Macau for a week is $8,224-$20,812($1,175-$2,973 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $412 to $684 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,720 to $9,640 for first class

Lodging: $270 to $366 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $570 to $1,064 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Macau Hotel Prices

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

Macau 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 Macau 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 Macau.

 

Flight Costs to Macau

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,073 average in early to mid July to a low of $709 in late October to early November. Median flight price is $426. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Macau our data includes 100 originating airports, and 88 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Macau from an airport like Henry E. Rohlsen (STX) in Christiansted, VI (the United States) for an average $9,930 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Ninoy Aquino International (MNL) in Manila (the Philippines) at an average of just $102.

 

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 Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Macau, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $364, so you can easily save about 51% 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 Macau can easily cost $410 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $28 per person. Private tours can cost $830 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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