Badge/Hotel News

Where to Pick Up Your Badge Plus Other Changes

Where to go for a variety of things at San Diego Comic-Con is changing a bit this year. Although most attendees are getting their badges mailed some, like international attendees, will still need to pick up on site. Here are the changes for this year, from the Toucan Blog: Everyone will need to go to the Sails Pavilion on the ... Read More »

Ride the San Diego Trolley in Style with Commemorative Passes, Mobile Ticketing for Comic-Con

Traveling to and from San Diego Comic-Con just got a whole lot easier. The Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), which operates the Trolley lines in San Diego, announced they are bringing back the mobile ticketing app for smartphones, named Compass Cloud. Just download the app for iPhone or Android smartphones and Trolley riders can purchase electronic tickets now and store for later use. ... Read More »

Guide to Parking at San Diego Comic-Con 2017 [UPDATE June 12]

[UPDATE June 12] Ace Parking’s remaining inventory will go live to the general public this morning (June 12) at 10AM PT. Here is a look at what remains: [UPDATE May 22] Comic-Con has quietly added a second parking option – through ParkWhiz and ABM Parking. The only days available are Saturday and/or Sunday, and the lots are further out (see map ... Read More »

Coronado Ferry Schedule and Information for San Diego Comic-Con 2017

If you’re staying on Coronado Island during San Diego Comic-Con, one of your biggest concerns may be how to get the convention center every day. Parking, taxis, and Ubers can get expensive, fast – and the Comic-Con International shuttle (whose schedule you can find here) doesn’t service the area. So just how to do you make it to Hall H? ... Read More »

Remaining San Diego Comic-Con Hotels Now Open

Did Hotelpocalypse do you wrong, and you’re now wondering if you need to sleep in the Hall H line every night? Well, don’t stress, because Comic-Con International and onPeak have opened the remaining inventory of hotels up for anyone, regardless of if you were on the waitlist or not. Now, these aren’t downtown hotels – but there are plenty of options ... Read More »

SDCC 2017 Hotel Waitlist Set to Begin May 15

Hotelpocalypse is (almost) finally over. E-mails with instructions about this year’s hotel waitlist – which will open on Monday, May 15 – are going out now. Rooms from Hotelpocalpyse were allocated (supposedly, anyway) based on timestamp of when you entered the form to fill out your information, and then assigned in two groups, the last of which was this last Monday. ... Read More »

I Didn’t Get A Hotel Room – Now What?

Many of you have heard about your San Diego Comic-Con 2017 hotel placement fate. Many of you… still haven’t. Here’s the good news: Comic-Con said that you would be alerted “no later” than May 15 if you weren’t able to be placed into a hotel room. That implies, to us, that they may use some returned inventory from Group 2 ... Read More »

Hotelpocalypse 2017 Recap: Hurry Up and Wait

Oh, Hotelpocalypse. Thank the Comic-Con Gods you only happen once a year. Thanks in large part to Comic-Con International’s decision to actually inform attendees this year about more of the process behind the hotel sale (thanks, CCI!) — the actual day of the 2017 General Hotel Sale went pretty smoothly. Sure, there’s the take-ten-years-off-your-life stress of worrying about what hotel you’re going ... Read More »

Hotelpocalypse 2017: San Diego Comic-Con Hotel Size Guide

Hotelpocalypse is almost upon us, and soon, the Comic-Con Gods (and time stamps, whatever) are going to determine your fate. Come May 1 and May 8 when placements are revealed, thousands of attendees will be scratching their heads, wondering, “How did I end up at that hotel?” So, for fun (and to keep you more informed), we’ve broken down the numbers on ... Read More »