The average price of a 7-day trip to St John is $2,775 for a solo traveler, $4,984 for a couple, and $9,343 for a family of 4. St John hotels range from $121 to $551 per night with an average of $213, while most vacation rentals will cost $320 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 $97 to $179 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 St John, VI

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to SXM and stay in a St John 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 St John is usually late September.

 

Average St John Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit St John for a week is $2,008-$4,199($287-$600 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $97 to $179 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $411 to $882 for economy

Lodging: $153 to $203 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $281 to $344 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit St John for a week is $3,502-$6,696($500-$957 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $194 to $358 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $822 to $1,764 for economy

Lodging: $153 to $203 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $281 to $344 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit St John for a week is $6,196-$11,636($885-$1,662 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $388 to $716 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,644 to $3,528 for economy

Lodging: $306 to $406 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $450 to $516 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to St John

How cheap can you make a vacation to St John? The cheapest trip to St John is about $193 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 $170 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 $103.

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 St John for a week is $1,351-$2,719($193-$388 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $91 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $411 to $882 for economy

Lodging: $103 to $121 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $170 to $200 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit St John for a week is $2,084-$4,238($298-$605 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $182 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $822 to $1,764 for economy

Lodging: $103 to $121 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $170 to $200 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit St John for a week is $4,168-$7,996($595-$1,142 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $184 to $364 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,644 to $3,528 for economy

Lodging: $206 to $242 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $238 to $320 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to St John cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury St John Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit St John for a week is $3,882-$16,307($555-$2,330 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $175 to $340 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,019 to $1,843 for first class

Lodging: $273 to $551 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,060 to $2,014 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit St John for a week is $6,126-$20,530($875-$2,933 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $350 to $680 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,038 to $3,686 for first class

Lodging: $273 to $551 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,060 to $2,014 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit St John for a week is $12,252-$35,018($1,750-$5,003 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $700 to $1,360 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,076 to $7,372 for first class

Lodging: $546 to $1,102 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,590 to $3,021 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

St John Hotel Prices

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

St John 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 St John 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 St John.

 

Flight Costs to St John

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 St John our data includes 193 originating airports, and 76 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to St John 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 St John, 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 St John can easily cost $690 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $46 per person. Private tours can cost $1372 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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