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Mackay Vacation Packages

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Most Mackay hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

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Top Hotels in Mackay

Rydges Mackay Suites
Rydges Mackay Suites
4 out of 5
9 Gregory Street, Mackay, QLD
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $107 per night from Feb 27 to Feb 28
4.3/5Excellent! (960 reviews)

"Very fancy and modern. Room was beautiful and freshly done. Not much to do in mackay though."…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2021

Rydges Mackay Suites
Oaks Mackay Rivermarque Hotel
Oaks Mackay Rivermarque Hotel
4 out of 5
55-63 River Street, Mackay, QLD
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $134 per night from Mar 5 to Mar 6
4.1/5Very Good! (381 reviews)

"Very well laid out apartment, friendly staff and central location"…"

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2020

Oaks Mackay Rivermarque Hotel
ibis Mackay
ibis Mackay
4 out of 5
Christensen Crescent, Mackay Airport, South Mackay, QLD
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $74 per night from Mar 20 to Mar 21
4.5/5Wonderful! (274 reviews)

"Great for an overnight stay - bed was so comfy.Nice and clean."…"

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2020

ibis Mackay
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top things to do in Mackay

Mackay Beach Vacation

Whether you're on the road solo or with the entire family, it'll be easy to find rest and relaxation on your Mackay vacation. Search for unique shells and rocks or kick back on the shore and watch the waves roll in. Whatever you do, your trip to Mackay will certainly be memorable. Bucasia Beach, located 9 miles (14 km) from the town center, is ideal for those who are looking for convenience. Many travelers also lock in Mackay vacation deals closer to Lamberts Beach, another stunning nearby option.

Things You Should Know About Mackay

  • If your idea of a perfect escape is fresh ocean breezes and walks along the shore, check out our Mackay beach hotels. You're sure to forget the pressures of daily life at these blissful beachy retreats.
  • Motels are another popular choice for those planning a stay in Mackay. Some great examples are Coral Cay Resort and Shakespeare Motel.
  • Mackay is home to around 74,200 people and offers lots to keep everyone busy. Want to start planning some activities? Have a look at our Mackay things to do page.
  • Mackay vacation deals are an excellent way to save on experiences. Some ideas, including Cape Hillsborough National Park, Mackay Base Hospital and Bluewater Lagoon, should be at the very top of your sightseeing list.

Frequently asked questions

How much does a Mackay vacation package cost?
Explore the best of Mackay from as little as . Choose from a great selection of flights, rental cars and hotels to suit every budget and style. You can score even better deals when you add some experiences or tours to your package.
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my Mackay vacation package?
Your situation can change without warning, so yes, you can. You may be able to cancel or change your Mackay vacation package at no cost if you’ve booked in the last 24 hours. For older bookings, you can still cancel or make changes, but your car rental company, hotel or airline may impose a fee. Need more information? Take a look at our Customer Service Portal. We’ll help make sure your getaway goes off without a hitch.
How do I get a cheap travel package to Mackay?
You can save up to $583 if you combine your flights, car rentals and hotels into a Mackay vacation package. Sometimes cheap packages mean fewer options. But that’s not the case with Expedia. We offer over 550 partner airlines and 1,000,000 properties throughout the world, which means you’ll always have plenty of options to choose from. Like to save even more? Add some fun activities to your package deal to unlock even bigger bargains! After all, travel is about far more than just getting to your destination.
What are the top hotels in Mackay?
If you’re thinking of staying in the West Mackay neighborhood, some quality options are Coral Cay Resort and Mackay Resort Motel. South Mackay is another popular Mackay area. We recommend ibis Mackay or Ocean International if you prefer this part of town.
When is the best time of year to visit Mackay?
There’s no right time or wrong time to visit Mackay. But if you’re eager to land a great deal on your getaway, consider the month of September. Hotel rates and airfares tend to peak in July. Mackay can be a busy place in July, June, April, so if you want to bypass the masses, visit in December, October, November.
How far in advance should I book my Mackay vacation?
While not all air carriers advertise ticket prices early, it’s usually possible to start comparing international airfares on Expedia up to 12 months in advance. This is when you can score some incredible bargains. If you’ve left things to the last minute, you may still be in luck. Sometimes the cheapest prices appear a few weeks prior to departure.
What does an Expedia Mackay travel package include?
Choose from a combination of hotels, rental cars and flights. Once you’ve made your booking, you can also add on experiences and tours. Want to pick your fare class? That’s easily done too. The choice is all yours when it comes to putting together your ideal Mackay escape.
What should I know before booking a Mackay travel package?
Bundling your bookings into a Mackay vacation package is the easiest way to organize your trip. Not only that, you’ll save big when you combine your flights, hotels and car rentals. Once you’ve booked, why not add on a tour or an activity?
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later Mackay vacation packages?
Having joined forces with online lender Affirm, Expedia provides financial freedom with a Book Now, Pay Later option for flight and hotel packages. Get the money side of things out of the way with a single upfront payment or spread the price of your travel over multiple installments. It’s totally up to you.
Can I choose my airline with a Mackay Expedia vacation package?
Definitely. Expedia has over 550 airline partners to choose from around the world. With all that choice, finding the perfect carrier to fly you to Mackay will be a breeze.