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Comic-Con International Sets 2015 Badge Pre-Registration for Fall, Open Registration for Spring

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon7 Comments

The dust has barely settled from San Diego Comic-Con 2014, but it’s already time to start looking ahead to 2015. Ever since it was announced that the event will take place from July 8-July 12, there’s only been one question on every attendee or potential attendee’s mind: When will badges go on sale? Comic-Con International has given a little insight … Read More

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Additional SDCC Hotels Open Up For Waitlisted Attendees

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon6 Comments

For those who weren’t lucky enough to score a downtown hotel during the Travel Planners San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale earlier this year, there’s good news. While filling out hotel preferences, attendees were asked to click a box to be placed on a waiting list if a downtown hotel room later became available – and today, several hundred attendees were … Read More

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No Badge Resale for SDCC 2014

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon5 Comments

For the first time in recent history, San Diego Comic-Con will not be holding its traditional badge resale. In previous years, Comic-Con International has offered a limited resale of refunded Comic-Con badges, allowing those who were shut out during Preregistration or the General Sale (or who only scored a few days) one final chance to snag a badge to the … Read More

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Hotepocalyse Round 2: The Revenge of the Refresh Button

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon4 Comments

Generally, we associate the largest San Diego Comic-Con hotel sale (the one that took place earlier this month) with Hotelpocalypse, because thousands upon thousands of attendees are vying for an even smaller number of hotel rooms. However, this afternoon, the re-opening of non-downtown hotels may have taken both the title and the crown as this year’s real Hotel Hell. At … Read More

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SDCC Hotel Reservations: So That Happened… 2014 Edition

In Badge/Hotel News by Jeremy Rutz6 Comments

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

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

In Badge/Hotel News, Guides by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

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

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SDCC Open Badge Registration: Recap and Next Steps

In Badge/Hotel News, General News by Jeremy Rutz17 Comments

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

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Step by Step Guide to the SDCC 2014 Open Online Registration Process [Update 2 – Multiple Browsers Allowed]

In Badge/Hotel News, Guides by Lisa McDowell3 Comments

Are you prepared for the biggest sale of the year?  That’s right, the time to purchase San Diego Comic-Con badges is here — Saturday March 15th at 9:00AM PT is the official word.  Last week CCI began making preparations for the sale by closing the Member ID system to any changes or new accounts and then by giving confirmed details … Read More