The average price of a 7-day trip to Sapphire is $1,874 for a solo traveler, $3,366 for a couple, and $6,310 for a family of 4. Sapphire hotels range from $79 to $362 per night with an average of $141, while most vacation rentals will cost $260 to $640 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) are between $577 and $908 per person for economy flights and $1,811 to $2,849 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $72 to $107 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 Sapphire, NC, US

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

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of March 12th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 15th and October 22nd)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Sapphire is usually early September.

 

Average Sapphire Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Sapphire for a week is $1,471-$2,750($210-$393 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $72 to $107 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $361 to $735 for economy

Lodging: $101 to $129 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $173 to $211 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Sapphire for a week is $2,768-$4,580($395-$654 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $144 to $214 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $722 to $1,470 for economy

Lodging: $101 to $129 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $173 to $211 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Sapphire for a week is $4,672-$7,838($667-$1,120 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $288 to $428 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,444 to $2,940 for economy

Lodging: $202 to $258 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $242 to $317 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Sapphire

How cheap can you make a vacation to Sapphire? The cheapest trip to Sapphire is about $142 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 $71.

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 Sapphire for a week is $997-$2,115($142-$302 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $30 to $60 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $361 to $735 for economy

Lodging: $71 to $79 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $140 to $160 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Sapphire for a week is $1,568-$3,270($224-$467 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $60 to $120 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $722 to $1,470 for economy

Lodging: $71 to $79 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $140 to $160 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Sapphire for a week is $3,136-$5,964($448-$852 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $120 to $240 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,444 to $2,940 for economy

Lodging: $142 to $158 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

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

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Sapphire cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Sapphire Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Sapphire for a week is $3,074-$10,598($439-$1,514 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $151 to $225 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $967 to $1,727 for first class

Lodging: $175 to $362 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $640 to $1,216 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Sapphire for a week is $5,098-$13,900($728-$1,986 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $302 to $450 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,934 to $3,454 for first class

Lodging: $175 to $362 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $640 to $1,216 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Sapphire for a week is $10,196-$23,420($1,457-$3,346 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $604 to $900 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,868 to $6,908 for first class

Lodging: $350 to $724 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,024 to $1,702 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Sapphire Hotel Prices

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

Sapphire 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 Sapphire 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 Sapphire.

 

Flight Costs to Sapphire

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $908 average in late July to a low of $577 in early September. Median flight price is $589. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Sapphire our data includes 436 originating airports, and 101 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Sapphire from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $5,697 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Orlando Sanford International (SFB) in Sanford, FL (the United States) at an average of just $144.

 

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 Sapphire, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $331, so you can easily save about 57% 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 Sapphire can easily cost $450 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $30 per person. Private tours can cost $903 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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