The average price of a 7-day trip to Philipsburg is $2,824 for a solo traveler, $5,072 for a couple, and $9,508 for a family of 4. Philipsburg hotels range from $75 to $403 per night with an average of $155, while most vacation rentals will cost $250 to $1060 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) are between $613 and $1,063 per person for economy flights and $1,924 to $3,336 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $68 to $147 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 Philipsburg, SX

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

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th to December 16th (except the weeks of November 5th and November 19th)

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

 

Average Philipsburg Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Philipsburg for a week is $1,523-$4,873($218-$696 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $147 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $411 to $904 for economy

Lodging: $106 to $184 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $401 to $490 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Philipsburg for a week is $2,814-$7,124($402-$1,018 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $136 to $294 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $822 to $1,808 for economy

Lodging: $106 to $184 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $401 to $490 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Philipsburg for a week is $4,820-$12,436($689-$1,777 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $272 to $588 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,644 to $3,616 for economy

Lodging: $212 to $368 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $642 to $784 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Philipsburg

How cheap can you make a vacation to Philipsburg? The cheapest trip to Philipsburg is about $111 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $21 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 $62.

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 Philipsburg for a week is $775-$1,823($111-$260 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $34 to $67 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $411 to $904 for economy

Lodging: $62 to $75 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $51 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Philipsburg for a week is $1,424-$3,196($203-$457 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $134 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $822 to $1,808 for economy

Lodging: $62 to $75 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $51 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Philipsburg for a week is $2,800-$6,392($400-$913 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $136 to $268 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,644 to $3,616 for economy

Lodging: $124 to $150 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $34 to $77 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Philipsburg cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Philipsburg Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Philipsburg for a week is $3,403-$17,913($486-$2,559 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $150 to $279 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,159 to $2,604 for first class

Lodging: $199 to $403 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,060 to $2,226 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Philipsburg for a week is $5,612-$22,470($802-$3,210 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $300 to $558 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,318 to $5,208 for first class

Lodging: $199 to $403 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,060 to $2,226 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Philipsburg for a week is $11,224-$36,924($1,603-$5,275 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $600 to $1,116 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,636 to $10,416 for first class

Lodging: $398 to $806 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,590 to $3,116 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Philipsburg Hotel Prices

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

Philipsburg 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 Philipsburg 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 Philipsburg.

 

Flight Costs to Philipsburg

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,063 average in late December to a low of $613 in late September. Median flight price is $675. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Philipsburg our data includes 193 originating airports, and 76 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Philipsburg from an airport like Amilcar Cabral International (SID) in Sal Island (Cape Verde) for an average $7,014 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Juancho E. Yrausquin (SAB) in Saba (the Caribbean Netherlands) at an average of just $208.

 

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 Philipsburg, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $450, so you can easily save about 73% 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 Philipsburg can easily cost $500 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $34 per person. Private tours can cost $1005 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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