The average price of a 7-day trip to Upper Riccarton is $1,776 for a solo traveler, $3,190 for a couple, and $5,980 for a family of 4. Upper Riccarton hotels range from $39 to $178 per night with an average of $67, while most vacation rentals will cost $100 to $360 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Christchurch International Airport (CHC) are between $1,188 and $2,176 per person for economy flights and $3,728 to $6,828 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $35 to $50 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 Upper Riccarton, NZ

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

  • February 5th to March 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to June 17th (except the week of April 30th)
  • August 6th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to November 18th (except the week of October 29th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Upper Riccarton is usually late February and early March.

 

Average Upper Riccarton Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Upper Riccarton for a week is $1,163-$2,703($166-$386 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $35 to $50 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $624 to $1,915 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $73 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $58 to $70 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Upper Riccarton for a week is $3,160-$5,490($451-$784 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $70 to $100 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,248 to $3,830 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $73 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $58 to $70 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Upper Riccarton for a week is $3,998-$9,936($571-$1,419 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $140 to $200 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,496 to $7,660 for economy

Lodging: $98 to $146 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $87 to $98 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Upper Riccarton

How cheap can you make a vacation to Upper Riccarton? The cheapest trip to Upper Riccarton is about $121 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 4% 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 $35.

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 Upper Riccarton for a week is $849-$2,418($121-$345 per day)

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

Flights: $624 to $1,915 for economy

Lodging: $35 to $39 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $50 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Upper Riccarton for a week is $1,578-$4,536($225-$648 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $30 to $58 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,248 to $3,830 for economy

Lodging: $35 to $39 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $50 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Upper Riccarton for a week is $3,108-$8,940($444-$1,277 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $60 to $116 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,496 to $7,660 for economy

Lodging: $70 to $78 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $75 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Upper Riccarton cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Upper Riccarton Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Upper Riccarton for a week is $2,304-$10,011($329-$1,430 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $67 to $90 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,367 to $4,845 for first class

Lodging: $78 to $178 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $360 to $756 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Upper Riccarton for a week is $4,140-$15,486($591-$2,212 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $134 to $180 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,734 to $9,690 for first class

Lodging: $78 to $178 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $360 to $756 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Upper Riccarton for a week is $8,280-$28,704($1,183-$4,101 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $268 to $360 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,468 to $19,380 for first class

Lodging: $156 to $356 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $540 to $1,134 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Upper Riccarton Hotel Prices

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

Upper Riccarton 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 Upper Riccarton 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 Upper Riccarton.

 

Flight Costs to Upper Riccarton

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $2,176 average in late December to a low of $1,188 in late February and early March. Median flight price is $1,410. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Upper Riccarton our data includes 113 originating airports, and 60 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Upper Riccarton from an airport like Henry E. Rohlsen (STX) in Christiansted, VI (the United States) for an average $5,708 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Hokitika (HKK) in Hokitika (New Zealand) at an average of just $59.

 

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 Upper Riccarton, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $988, so you can easily save about 83% 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 Upper Riccarton can easily cost $220 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $15 per person. Private tours can cost $442 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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