The average price of a 7-day trip to the Philippines is $1,949 for a solo traveler, $3,588 for a couple, and $1,037 for a family of 4. Philippines hotels range from $32 to $175 per night with an average of $52, while most vacation rentals will cost $60 to $390 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to the Philippines (from all airports) are between $1,526 and $2,315 per person for economy flights and $4,792 to $7,269 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $29 to $60 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.

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The Cheapest Times to Visit the Philippines

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

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • August 20th to December 9th

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

 

Average Philippines Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit the Philippines for a week is $1,306-$2,789($187-$398 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $29 to $60 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $851 to $2,009 for economy

Lodging: $42 to $58 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $49 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit the Philippines for a week is $2,359-$5,210($337-$744 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $58 to $119 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,701 to $4,017 for economy

Lodging: $42 to $58 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $49 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit the Philippines for a week is $4,651-$10,402($664-$1,486 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $115 to $238 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,402 to $8,034 for economy

Lodging: $85 to $117 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $74 to $90 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to the Philippines

How cheap can you make a vacation to the Philippines? The cheapest trip to the Philippines is about $160 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 19% 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 $27.

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 the Philippines for a week is $1,118-$2,602($160-$372 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $15 to $29 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $851 to $2,009 for economy

Lodging: $27 to $32 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $36 to $65 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit the Philippines for a week is $2,066-$4,813($295-$688 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $29 to $58 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,701 to $4,017 for economy

Lodging: $27 to $32 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $36 to $65 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit the Philippines for a week is $4,126-$9,441($589-$1,349 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $58 to $117 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,402 to $8,034 for economy

Lodging: $55 to $65 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $53 to $98 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to the Philippines cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Philippines Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit the Philippines for a week is $3,064-$10,490($438-$1,499 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $58 to $119 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,118 to $5,031 for first class

Lodging: $90 to $175 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $385 to $771 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit the Philippines for a week is $5,589-$16,360($798-$2,337 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $116 to $239 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,237 to $10,061 for first class

Lodging: $90 to $175 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $385 to $771 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit the Philippines for a week is $11,176-$30,379($1,597-$4,340 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $231 to $477 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $8,473 to $20,122 for first class

Lodging: $181 to $351 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $579 to $1,153 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Philippines Hotel Prices

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

Philippines 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 Philippines 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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There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in the Philippines.

 

Flight Costs to the Philippines

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $2,315 average in late December to a low of $1,526 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $1,639. These prices are based on millions of flights. For the Philippines our data includes thousands of originating airports, and hundreds of airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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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 the Philippines, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $789, so you can easily save about 52% 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 the Philippines can easily cost $219 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $15 per person. Private tours can cost $437 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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