The average price of a 7-day trip to St Thomas is $2,539 for a solo traveler, $4,560 for a couple, and $8,549 for a family of 4. St Thomas hotels range from $88 to $402 per night with an average of $129, while most vacation rentals will cost $300 to $1000 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 $54 to $160 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 Thomas, VI

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

 

Average St Thomas Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit St Thomas for a week is $1,359-$3,968($194-$567 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $54 to $160 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $411 to $850 for economy

Lodging: $95 to $175 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $273 to $333 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit St Thomas for a week is $2,552-$6,364($365-$909 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $108 to $320 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $822 to $1,700 for economy

Lodging: $95 to $175 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $273 to $333 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit St Thomas for a week is $4,296-$11,078($614-$1,583 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $216 to $640 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,644 to $3,400 for economy

Lodging: $190 to $350 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $382 to $533 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to St Thomas

How cheap can you make a vacation to St Thomas? The cheapest trip to St Thomas is about $159 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 $180 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 $78.

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 Thomas for a week is $1,110-$2,579($159-$368 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $33 to $67 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $411 to $850 for economy

Lodging: $78 to $88 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $180 to $210 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit St Thomas for a week is $1,752-$3,898($250-$557 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $66 to $134 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $822 to $1,700 for economy

Lodging: $78 to $88 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $180 to $210 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit St Thomas for a week is $3,504-$7,166($501-$1,024 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $132 to $268 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,644 to $3,400 for economy

Lodging: $156 to $176 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $270 to $315 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

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

The Cost of a Luxury St Thomas 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 Thomas.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit St Thomas for a week is $3,053-$16,224($436-$2,318 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $108 to $352 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,097 to $1,760 for first class

Lodging: $200 to $402 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

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

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit St Thomas for a week is $4,906-$20,448($701-$2,921 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $216 to $704 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,194 to $3,520 for first class

Lodging: $200 to $402 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

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

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit St Thomas for a week is $9,812-$33,696($1,402-$4,814 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $432 to $1,408 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,388 to $7,040 for first class

Lodging: $400 to $804 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,600 to $2,800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

St Thomas Hotel Prices

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

 

Flight Costs to St Thomas

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 Thomas our data includes 193 originating airports, and 76 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to St Thomas 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 Thomas, 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 Thomas can easily cost $500 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $33 per person. Private tours can cost $1003 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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