The average price of a 7-day trip to West Mackay is $1,836 for a solo traveler, $3,297 for a couple, and $6,182 for a family of 4. West Mackay hotels range from $38 to $173 per night with an average of $62, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $420 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Mackay Airport (MKY) are between $1,004 and $2,048 per person for economy flights and $3,151 to $6,427 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $26 to $60 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 Mackay, QL, AU

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

  • January 22nd to May 6th (except the week of March 26th)
  • July 30th to September 23rd
  • October 22nd to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in West Mackay is usually mid to late August.

 

Average West Mackay Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit West Mackay for a week is $1,007-$2,815($144-$402 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $26 to $60 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $573 to $1,843 for economy

Lodging: $42 to $66 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $76 to $92 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit West Mackay for a week is $2,624-$5,488($375-$784 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $52 to $120 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,146 to $3,686 for economy

Lodging: $42 to $66 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $76 to $92 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit West Mackay for a week is $3,524-$9,844($503-$1,406 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $104 to $240 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,292 to $7,372 for economy

Lodging: $84 to $132 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $106 to $129 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to West Mackay

How cheap can you make a vacation to West Mackay? The cheapest trip to West Mackay is about $122 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 $120 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 $31.

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 Mackay for a week is $857-$2,946($122-$421 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $14 to $29 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $573 to $1,843 for economy

Lodging: $31 to $38 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $120 to $150 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit West Mackay for a week is $1,528-$4,992($218-$713 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $28 to $58 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,146 to $3,686 for economy

Lodging: $31 to $38 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $120 to $150 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit West Mackay for a week is $3,056-$9,534($437-$1,362 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $56 to $116 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,292 to $7,372 for economy

Lodging: $62 to $76 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $180 to $225 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to West Mackay cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury West Mackay 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 Mackay.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit West Mackay for a week is $2,120-$11,153($303-$1,593 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $55 to $108 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,243 to $5,105 for first class

Lodging: $82 to $173 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $420 to $882 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit West Mackay for a week is $3,748-$17,014($535-$2,431 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $110 to $216 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,486 to $10,210 for first class

Lodging: $82 to $173 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $420 to $882 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit West Mackay for a week is $7,496-$31,910($1,071-$4,559 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $220 to $432 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,972 to $20,420 for first class

Lodging: $164 to $346 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $588 to $1,411 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

West Mackay Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in West Mackay is lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in West Mackay 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 Mackay 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 Mackay 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 many options for vacation rentals across many price ranges in West Mackay.

 

Flight Costs to West Mackay

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $2,048 average in late December to a low of $1,004 in mid to late August. Median flight price is $1,530. These prices are based on millions of flights. For West Mackay our data includes 14 originating airports, and 18 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to West Mackay from an airport like Detroit Metro Wayne County (DTW) in Detroit, MI (the United States) for an average $2,120 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Brisbane International (BNE) in Brisbane (Australia) at an average of just $142.

 

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 West Mackay, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $1,044, so you can easily save about 104% 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 Mackay can easily cost $220 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $14 per person. Private tours can cost $432 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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