The average price of a 7-day trip to Maputo is $1,547 for a solo traveler, $2,778 for a couple, and $5,209 for a family of 4. Maputo hotels range from $38 to $157 per night with an average of $96, while most vacation rentals will cost $80 to $440 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport (JNB) are between $925 and $1,485 per person for economy flights and $2,903 to $4,660 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $40 to $86 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 Maputo, MZ

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

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 16th to May 27th (except the week of May 7th)
  • September 3rd to September 23rd (except the week of September 10th)
  • October 22nd to December 9th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Maputo is usually late January and early February.

 

Average Maputo Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Maputo for a week is $1,065-$2,350($152-$336 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $86 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $497 to $1,292 for economy

Lodging: $48 to $76 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $50 to $62 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Maputo for a week is $2,698-$4,630($385-$661 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $80 to $172 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $994 to $2,584 for economy

Lodging: $48 to $76 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $50 to $62 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Maputo for a week is $3,528-$8,488($504-$1,213 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $160 to $344 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,988 to $5,168 for economy

Lodging: $96 to $152 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $70 to $99 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Maputo

How cheap can you make a vacation to Maputo? The cheapest trip to Maputo is about $106 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 9% 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 $32.

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 Maputo for a week is $743-$1,844($106-$263 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $18 to $36 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $497 to $1,292 for economy

Lodging: $32 to $38 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $50 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Maputo for a week is $1,366-$3,388($195-$484 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $36 to $72 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $994 to $2,584 for economy

Lodging: $32 to $38 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $50 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Maputo for a week is $2,672-$6,632($382-$947 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $72 to $144 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,988 to $5,168 for economy

Lodging: $64 to $76 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $30 to $70 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Maputo cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Maputo Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Maputo for a week is $2,773-$9,731($396-$1,390 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $80 to $189 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,421 to $3,656 for first class

Lodging: $132 to $157 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $792 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Maputo for a week is $4,754-$14,710($679-$2,101 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $160 to $378 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,842 to $7,312 for first class

Lodging: $132 to $157 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $792 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Maputo for a week is $9,508-$27,518($1,358-$3,931 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $320 to $756 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,684 to $14,624 for first class

Lodging: $264 to $314 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $616 to $1,267 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Maputo Hotel Prices

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

Maputo 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 Maputo 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 many options for vacation rentals across many price ranges in Maputo.

 

Flight Costs to Maputo

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,485 average in mid December to a low of $925 in late January and early February. Median flight price is $1,040. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Maputo our data includes 310 originating airports, and 112 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Maputo from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,751 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like King Shaka International (DUR) in Durban (South Africa) at an average of just $69.

 

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 Monday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Maputo, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $560, so you can easily save about 60% 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 Maputo can easily cost $270 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $18 per person. Private tours can cost $543 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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