Badge/Hotel News

Comic-Con International Reminds Attendees to Keep Your Badges!

Although we just finished San Diego Comic-Con 2015, it’s never too early to start planning for next year. For general attendees who attended in 2015, that means thinking about Preregistration for Comic-Con 2016, to be held July 20-24. In their Toucan Blog post this morning, Comic-Con International reminded 2015 attendees to hang on to your 2015 Comic-Con badge as an important piece ... Read More »

SDCC 2015 Shuttle Map, Schedule Revealed

You’ve got a place to sleep at Comic-Con, but you still need a way to travel around the convention – and the easiest solution to that is the free Comic-Con International shuttle service – which CCI has just revealed some important information about this year’s service. The Comic Con shuttles will be running to 60 locations in downtown, Mission Valley, and hotels ... Read More »

Visual Guide to San Diego Comic-Con Parking Sale

When Ace Parking decided to move to a lottery system this year, there was a lot of grumbling — but the chosen few reported a pretty seamless experience, and walked away with parking spaces. Soon though, the lottery winners will have all made their choices, and remaining inventory will open back up to the general public on June 8 at ... Read More »

Parking Rates and Locations for San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Revealed

With Hotelpocalypse out of the way (and thank goodness), the biggest hurdle that most attendees of San Diego Comic-Con still have to jump through is parking. As we previously reported, Ace Parking, the company which handles the sale, is moving to a lottery based system this year. You have through April 12 to submit your information to Ace to be ... Read More »

I Didn’t Get A SDCC Hotel Room – Now What?

We’re almost done talking about the San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale, we promise. Now that Travel Planners has finished doling out hotel rooms, there are not only some very happy attendees, but also some unhappy ones — either because they didn’t receive any hotel, or they didn’t get the one/area that they wanted. So what are your next moves? ... Read More »

Reader Poll: San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale Experience

As almost anyone who participated in the San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale yesterday is already aware of, the sale didn’t go as smoothly as we’d all hoped. Instead, it had some problems – but just how widespread those issues were is something that only Travel Planners knows. So we’re asking our readers about your experience during the Hotel Sale ... Read More »

Hotelpocalypse 2015: A Tale of Two Forms

Although everything about San Diego Comic-Con has increased in competitiveness over the years, Hotelpocalypse really became the monster that we know today just a few short years ago. Since then, though, it’s become what we consider to be the most stressful sale relating to Comic-Con that there is – yes, even compared to Open Registration badge sales, in which we ... Read More »

10 Years of San Diego Comic-Con Hotel Rates [UPDATE]

With the 2015 General Hotel Sale coming this Tuesday, and the recently released list of hotels and prices per night, we start to see a lot of complaints about how prices for San Diego Comic-Con are once again on the rise. Comic-Con International does their best to keep these rates as low as possible — that’s one of the main ... Read More »