The average price of a 7-day trip to Marco Island is $2,076 for a solo traveler, $3,728 for a couple, and $6,990 for a family of 4. Marco Island hotels range from $108 to $494 per night with an average of $231, while most vacation rentals will cost $240 to $640 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) are between $520 and $983 per person for economy flights and $1,632 to $3,085 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $72 to $134 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 Marco Island, FL, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to RSW and stay in a Marco Island hotel:

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Marco Island is usually early to mid September.

 

Average Marco Island Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Marco Island for a week is $1,575-$2,956($225-$422 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $72 to $134 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $375 to $806 for economy

Lodging: $116 to $199 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $166 to $202 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Marco Island for a week is $2,744-$5,054($392-$722 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $144 to $268 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $750 to $1,612 for economy

Lodging: $116 to $199 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $166 to $202 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Marco Island for a week is $4,908-$9,364($701-$1,338 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $288 to $536 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,500 to $3,224 for economy

Lodging: $232 to $398 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $232 to $303 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Marco Island

How cheap can you make a vacation to Marco Island? The cheapest trip to Marco Island is about $171 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 $140 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 $89.

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 Marco Island for a week is $1,196-$2,400($171-$343 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $41 to $82 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $375 to $806 for economy

Lodging: $89 to $108 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $140 to $170 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Marco Island for a week is $1,858-$3,780($265-$540 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $82 to $164 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $750 to $1,612 for economy

Lodging: $89 to $108 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $140 to $170 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Marco Island for a week is $3,716-$7,050($531-$1,007 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $164 to $328 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,500 to $3,224 for economy

Lodging: $178 to $216 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $224 to $255 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Marco Island cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Marco Island Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Marco Island for a week is $3,815-$11,081($545-$1,583 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $130 to $295 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $769 to $2,104 for first class

Lodging: $356 to $494 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $640 to $1,152 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Marco Island for a week is $5,494-$15,250($785-$2,179 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $260 to $590 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,538 to $4,208 for first class

Lodging: $356 to $494 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $640 to $1,152 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Marco Island for a week is $10,988-$26,354($1,570-$3,765 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $520 to $1,180 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,076 to $8,416 for first class

Lodging: $712 to $988 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $960 to $1,613 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Marco Island Hotel Prices

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

Marco Island 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 Marco Island 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 Marco Island.

 

Flight Costs to Marco Island

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $983 average in late December to a low of $520 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $558. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Marco Island our data includes 561 originating airports, and 112 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Marco Island from an airport like Schoenefeld (SXF) in Berlin (Germany) for an average $6,355 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International (CVG) in Cincinnati, OH (the United States) at an average of just $229.

 

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 Marco Island, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $464, so you can easily save about 89% 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 Marco Island can easily cost $620 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $41 per person. Private tours can cost $1231 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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