Badge/Hotel News

SDCC Hotel Reservations: Hotelpocalypse Part II

If today’s Hotelpocalypse was a film trilogy, it would be the middle film. Dark, downbeat, ominous and threatening to the heroes of the story. It would be the Two Towers, Back To The Future Part II, or even The Empire Strikes Back of the Hotelpocalypse saga. Last year’s hotel sales were the just the beginning. Many attendees were caught off ... Read More »

SDCC Hotel Reservations: So That Happened… 2014 Edition

The one Comic-Con event that stresses everyone out is the annual Hotel Reservation sales. Why? For one, everyone is competing for a limited number of coveted downtown hotel rooms, likely to have a shower close by after a spending a night in the plaza outside of Hall H. And when we say everyone, we mean it. Preregistration and open registration ... Read More »

Guide To The SDCC 2014 Hotel Sale [Updated with Prices]

[UPDATE: Comic-Con International has announced the list of hotels and room prices for this year. You can view the list here And if you need help finding a roommate, be sure to check out our Roommate and Room Finder forum on reddit] If you thought getting a badge to San Diego Comic-Con was tough, you better buckle in for the ... Read More »

Prepare For The General Hotel Sale on April 8: The Process, Prices, Finding Roommates, More [Updated]

Comic-Con International has just announced on the Toucan Blog – what Travel Planners confirmed to us back in February – that the General Hotel Reservation Sale will take place on Tuesday, April 8, at 9AM PT. The General Hotel Sale is the biggest hotel sale for San Diego Comic-Con, because it’s when the hotels closest to the action (the Gaslamp District downtown, as ... Read More »

SDCC Open Badge Registration: Recap and Next Steps

After months of nail-biting anticipation, the march toward San Diego Comic-Con 2014 took a big step forward earlier this morning with the annual open online registration event. And it’s been a long road thus far. Attendee hopefuls have had to weather several delays of badge sales due to the revamped registration system, put in place to handle the stress of ... Read More »

SDCC Open Registration Locked For March 15

Fans of San Diego Comic-Con have been very patient this year, but we can all breathe a sigh of relief, because for better or worse, the process of finding out if you’ll get to attend the biggest, best pop culture convention has almost come to an end. Comic-Con International just announced that Open Registration badge sales will be taking place ... Read More »

Comic-Con General Hotel Sale Opens April 8

With the news that the Early Bird Hotel Sale would be ending next month on April 8, many attendees were left wondering just how long after that we’ll need to wait until the general hotel sale. As it turns out, not long at all. The Comic-Con housing company, Travel Planners, confirms that the general hotel sale for SDCC will open ... Read More »

SDCC Badge Refunds Now Come At A Price [UPDATE: Not Until 2015]

Comic-Con barcodes started going out yesterday for those who purchased a badge in the Preregistration sale on Saturday, well within CCI’s 72-hour window to get those out to attendees. While your mileage on how the sale went might have varied, even for those who did walk away with at least one badge, there’s one thing that’s for sure this year – ... Read More »