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Travel Information

Air Travel

  • You are responsible for booking your own air travel.
  • Airport Option: San Diego International Airport (SAN) is about an 8-minute walk or 5-minute drive from the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina hotel.
  • Special Airfares: Travel arrangements using the IEEE negotiated air carriers or the carriers of your choice can be made through World Travel, Inc.
    • Call in: Between 8:00 AM and 5:30 PM EST, Monday through Friday. Within the US and Canada, call (800) TRY-IEEE, (+1 800 879-4333); and outside of the US and Canada, call +1 717 556-1100.
    • Online: Visit their website at http://www.ieee.org/travel.
    • Email: Email your request to ieee@worldtravelinc.com.



Ground Transportation for Getting Around

  • Complimentary Airport Shuttle to and from the hotel. The shuttle arrives every 20-25 minutes from 4:45 AM to 1:00 AM, seven days a week. If you are arriving in San Diego, see below for Terminal 1 & 2 shuttle pickup instructions.
  • Uber/Lyft
  • Taxi
  • Discounted Car Rentals: IEEE corporate car rental discounts are available to all attendees. Use discount codes here when calling your preferred car rental company to receive special rates: Avis A606000, Budget X520000, Hertz 61368, and Enterprise NA24IE1.


Airport Shuttle Pickup & Walking Instructions

  • Driving and Walking Directions from the San Diego International Airport (SAN):

Shuttle Pickup from Terminal 1

  • After collecting your luggage, follow the "Ground Transportation" signage.
  • Walk across the sky bridge.
  • Take the escalator down to the ground level.
  • Turn right.
  • Cross the taxi/van concrete islands.
  • Walk to 3rd island, marked "Courtesy Vehicles."
  • Wait at any open spot on the curb.

Shuttle Pickup from Terminal 2

  • After collecting your luggage, walk across the street (toward Taxi/Hotel/Rental Car Shuttles).
  • Walk to the 2nd island (courtesy shuttles/car rental shuttles)
  • Turn left and walk down to area marked ‘Courtesy Shuttles’
  • Have the Shuttle drop you off at the Bay Tower


  • Head southeast on Airport Terminal Road toward Air Lane
  • Turn right onto N Harbor Drive
  • Turn left onto Harbor Island Drive
  • Destination will be on the right. Arrive at Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. Check in to the Bay Tower


Things to Do

Here are some of the fun things to do during your stay in San Diego.

Click here for the San Diego CVB website.

Click here for a list of attractions nearby to the hotel.

  • Balboa Park
  • Gaslamp Quarter
  • Petco Park
  • San Diego Zoo & Safari Park
  • SeaWorld San Diego
  • USS Midway Museum
  • Coronado Beach
  • Torrey Pines State Reserve
  • Cabrillo National Monument
  • Maritime Museum of San Diego
  • Mission Beach and Pacific Beach
  • Sunset Cliffs
  • La Jolla
  • Little Italy
  • Hollywood Casino
  • Sycuan Casino
  • Shopping: Seaport Village, Horton Plaza, Fashion Valley Mall, Mission Valley Mall



Click here for a list of restaurants at the hotel.

Below are recommended restaurant nearby to the hotel:

  • Island Prime Restaurant
  • Barbusa
  • Coasterra
  • CUCINA Urbana
  • Craft & Commerce
  • Volcano Rabbit
  • Leroy’s Kitchen + Lounge
  • Kettner Exchange
  • Papanani’s Deli & Sundries
  • Tom Ham’s Lighthouse
  • Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill
  • Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens
  • Slater’s 50/50 | Sports Bar
  • Juniper and Ivy
  • Fig Tree Café
  • Ballast Point Little Italy
  • Herb & Wood
  • Top of the Market
  • El Agave
  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House
  • Sushi Tadokoro
  • Waterfront Bar & Grill
  • Breakfast Republic


We look forward to seeing you in San Diego. If you should have questions or need assistance during the planning process, please send a message to the specific contact below.

Website Registration                                                                                         
Tara Schirmer

Registration Manager

Hotel & General Meeting Info.                                                                       
Catherine Shaw
BCICTS Conference Manager