The average price of a 7-day trip to Pawleys Island is $2,500 for a solo traveler, $4,490 for a couple, and $8,418 for a family of 4. Pawleys Island hotels range from $84 to $385 per night with an average of $107, while most vacation rentals will cost $260 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) are between $500 and $878 per person for economy flights and $1,569 to $2,755 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $60 to $153 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 Pawleys Island, SC, US

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

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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

 

Average Pawleys Island Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Pawleys Island for a week is $1,338-$4,043($191-$578 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $60 to $153 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $318 to $746 for economy

Lodging: $100 to $126 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $303 to $371 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Pawleys Island for a week is $2,440-$6,124($349-$875 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $120 to $306 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $636 to $1,492 for economy

Lodging: $100 to $126 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $303 to $371 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Pawleys Island for a week is $4,152-$10,832($593-$1,547 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $240 to $612 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,272 to $2,984 for economy

Lodging: $200 to $252 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $424 to $594 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Pawleys Island

How cheap can you make a vacation to Pawleys Island? The cheapest trip to Pawleys Island is about $137 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 $69.

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 Pawleys Island for a week is $956-$2,274($137-$325 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $32 to $64 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $318 to $746 for economy

Lodging: $69 to $84 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $180 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Pawleys Island for a week is $1,498-$3,468($214-$495 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $64 to $128 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $636 to $1,492 for economy

Lodging: $69 to $84 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $180 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Pawleys Island for a week is $2,996-$6,504($428-$929 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $128 to $256 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,272 to $2,984 for economy

Lodging: $138 to $168 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $256 to $288 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

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

The Cost of a Luxury Pawleys 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 Pawleys Island.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Pawleys Island for a week is $2,922-$16,946($417-$2,421 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $126 to $306 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $894 to $1,604 for first class

Lodging: $191 to $385 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,200 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Pawleys Island for a week is $4,698-$20,692($671-$2,956 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $252 to $612 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,788 to $3,208 for first class

Lodging: $191 to $385 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,200 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Pawleys Island for a week is $9,396-$36,104($1,342-$5,158 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $504 to $1,224 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,576 to $6,416 for first class

Lodging: $382 to $770 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,400 to $3,520 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Pawleys Island Hotel Prices

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

Pawleys 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 Pawleys 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 Pawleys Island.

 

Flight Costs to Pawleys Island

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $878 average in mid December to a low of $500 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $513. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Pawleys Island our data includes 395 originating airports, and 93 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Pawleys Island from an airport like Kharkov (HRK) in Kharkov (Ukraine) for an average $7,530 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Hagerstown Regional-Richard A. Henson Field (HGR) in Hagerstown, MD (the United States) at an average of just $136.

 

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 Pawleys Island, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $378, so you can easily save about 75% 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 Pawleys Island can easily cost $480 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $32 per person. Private tours can cost $960 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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