The average price of a 7-day trip to Pahala is $1,858 for a solo traveler, $3,337 for a couple, and $6,256 for a family of 4. Pahala hotels range from $56 to $254 per night with an average of $99, while most vacation rentals will cost $160 to $500 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Hilo International Airport (ITO) are between $1,006 and $1,666 per person for economy flights and $3,157 to $5,228 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $50 to $71 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 Pahala, HI, US

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

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • May 7th to May 20th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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

 

Average Pahala Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Pahala for a week is $1,352-$2,711($193-$387 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $50 to $71 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $582 to $1,416 for economy

Lodging: $70 to $99 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $109 to $133 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Pahala for a week is $3,132-$5,124($447-$732 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $100 to $142 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,164 to $2,832 for economy

Lodging: $70 to $99 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $109 to $133 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Pahala for a week is $4,568-$8,852($653-$1,265 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $200 to $284 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,328 to $5,664 for economy

Lodging: $140 to $198 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $174 to $200 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Pahala

How cheap can you make a vacation to Pahala? The cheapest trip to Pahala is about $144 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 $160 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 $46.

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 Pahala for a week is $1,005-$2,910($144-$416 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $21 to $42 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $582 to $1,416 for economy

Lodging: $46 to $56 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $200 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Pahala for a week is $1,734-$4,620($248-$660 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $42 to $84 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,164 to $2,832 for economy

Lodging: $46 to $56 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $200 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Pahala for a week is $3,468-$8,520($495-$1,217 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $84 to $168 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,328 to $5,664 for economy

Lodging: $92 to $112 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $224 to $280 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Pahala cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Pahala Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Pahala for a week is $3,185-$11,059($455-$1,580 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $110 to $156 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,659 to $3,667 for first class

Lodging: $126 to $254 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $1,050 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Pahala for a week is $5,614-$15,818($802-$2,260 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $220 to $312 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,318 to $7,334 for first class

Lodging: $126 to $254 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $1,050 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Pahala for a week is $11,228-$28,486($1,604-$4,069 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $440 to $624 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $6,636 to $14,668 for first class

Lodging: $252 to $508 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $800 to $1,575 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Pahala Hotel Prices

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

Pahala 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 Pahala 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 Pahala.

 

Flight Costs to Pahala

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,666 average in late December to a low of $1,006 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $1,031. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Pahala our data includes 269 originating airports, and 89 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Pahala from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,532 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Daniel K Inouye International (HNL) in Honolulu, HI (the United States) at an average of just $158.

 

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 Pahala, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $660, so you can easily save about 66% 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 Pahala can easily cost $320 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $21 per person. Private tours can cost $632 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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