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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’


  • 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.


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