The average price of a 7-day trip to West Columbia is $1,601 for a solo traveler, $2,875 for a couple, and $5,391 for a family of 4. West Columbia hotels range from $64 to $293 per night with an average of $118, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $560 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) are between $577 and $812 per person for economy flights and $1,811 to $2,548 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $57 to $117 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 West Columbia, SC, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to CAE and stay in a West Columbia hotel:

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 13th to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in West Columbia is usually mid to late September.

 

Average West Columbia Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit West Columbia for a week is $1,212-$2,323($173-$332 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $57 to $117 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $381 to $658 for economy

Lodging: $72 to $141 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $111 to $135 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit West Columbia for a week is $2,384-$4,108($341-$587 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $114 to $234 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $762 to $1,316 for economy

Lodging: $72 to $141 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $111 to $135 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit West Columbia for a week is $3,984-$7,600($569-$1,086 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $228 to $468 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,524 to $2,632 for economy

Lodging: $144 to $282 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $167 to $216 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to West Columbia

How cheap can you make a vacation to West Columbia? The cheapest trip to West Columbia is about $126 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 $80 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 $55.

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 West Columbia for a week is $879-$1,721($126-$246 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $24 to $49 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $381 to $658 for economy

Lodging: $55 to $64 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $80 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit West Columbia for a week is $1,428-$2,722($204-$389 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $98 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $762 to $1,316 for economy

Lodging: $55 to $64 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $80 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit West Columbia for a week is $2,856-$5,012($408-$716 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $196 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,524 to $2,632 for economy

Lodging: $110 to $128 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $112 to $168 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to West Columbia cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury West Columbia Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit West Columbia for a week is $2,719-$10,408($388-$1,487 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $108 to $257 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,093 to $1,553 for first class

Lodging: $145 to $293 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $560 to $1,176 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit West Columbia for a week is $4,568-$13,760($653-$1,966 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $216 to $514 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,186 to $3,106 for first class

Lodging: $145 to $293 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $560 to $1,176 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit West Columbia for a week is $9,136-$24,700($1,305-$3,529 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $432 to $1,028 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,372 to $6,212 for first class

Lodging: $290 to $586 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $896 to $1,882 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

West Columbia Hotel Prices

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

West Columbia 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 West Columbia 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 West Columbia.

 

Flight Costs to West Columbia

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $812 average in late July to a low of $577 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $522. These prices are based on millions of flights. For West Columbia our data includes 384 originating airports, and 87 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to West Columbia from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $5,840 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International (ATL) in Atlanta, GA (the United States) at an average of just $185.

 

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 Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In West Columbia, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $235, so you can easily save about 41% 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 West Columbia can easily cost $370 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $24 per person. Private tours can cost $731 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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