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I Didn’t Get A Hotel Room – Now What?

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

Many of you have heard about your San Diego Comic-Con 2018 hotel placement fate. Many of you… still haven’t, and onPeak has announced that round two e-mails are finished. Here’s the good news: Comic-Con said that you would be alerted “no later” than April 23 about hotel waitlist options – and there’s always options on the waitlist. However, if you’re already … Read More

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Traveling Stories and IDW Publishing Want to Send You to San Diego Comic-Con 2018

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Many of you are currently biting your fingernails hoping and praying you get a hotel to San Diego Comic-Con 2018 — but what if you’re still hoping to somehow get a badge? We’ve got good news for those of you in that situation: Traveling Stories and IDW are partnering again this year to send one lucky winner to SDCC 2018. … Read More

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Comic-Con Attendees Must Verify Address For Badges to Be Shipped

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Comic-Con International has added an extra hoop to jump through this year — so you’re probably going to want to pay attention. Tonight, CCI announced that “in an effort to reduce lost, returned, and undeliverable badges”, they are now requiring that badge-holders “verify” their badge shipping address is a US domestic address the USPS recognizes on or before May 14. … Read More

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Hotelpocalypse 2018 Recap: Trends, Next Steps, More

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

Hotelpocalpyse always reminds us of an internet meme – Spiders Georg. For those of you who maybe don’t inhabit the dark corner of the internet that is tumblr, it basically goes something like this: “average person eats 3 spiders a year” factoid actually (sic) just statistical error. average person eats 0 spiders per year. Spiders Georg, who lives in cave … Read More

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Ace Parking San Diego Comic-Con Sale Set for Lottery Based System In 2018 [UPDATE]

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

You’ve got your San Diego Comic-Con badge (hopefully, anyway), you’ve got your sights set on a hotel (or maybe you already booked one) – but what about parking? It’s a crucial piece of the puzzle for many attendees – although Comic-Con International offers a free shuttle to area hotels, and the city has the trolley and other public transportation options, … Read More

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POLL RESULTS: The Top San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Hotel Choices & What It Means For You

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

Over the last two days, we asked our readers to vote for their #1 hotel choice for San Diego Comic-Con, to get a very rough, completely un-scientific idea of what the most popular hotels in Wednesday’s General Hotel Sale will be. Although several of the results seem like common sense (the closest hotels to the convention center are very popular!), some … Read More

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READER POLL: What Is Your #1 Hotel Pick for SDCC 2018?

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon2 Comments

With the final confirmation from Comic-Con International that the hotel sale will take place on Wednesday, April 4, it’s time to start thinking about which hotels you’ll be ranking as your top six choices. But what hotels will everyone else be choosing? Through 12PM PT on Thursday, we’re asking our readers what is your #1 hotel choice for San Diego Comic-Con? … Read More

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Visual Guide To The San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Hotel Sale

In Badge/Hotel News, Guides by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

If you thought getting a badge to San Diego Comic-Con was tough, you better buckle in for the bumpy ride that is the General Hotel Sale, or, as we lovingly call it, Hotelpocalypse. On Wednesday, April 4, attendees will try for a hotel, and just like with badge sales, some attendees will walk away disappointed. Back again this year is most … Read More

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Hotelpocalypse 2018: San Diego Comic-Con Hotel Size Guide

In Badge/Hotel News, Guides by Kerry Dixon2 Comments

Hotelpocalypse is almost upon us, and soon, the Comic-Con Gods (and time stamps, whatever) are going to determine your fate. Come April 9 and April 16 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