Expect no difficulty planning your trip to and within San Diego using these AAFP and local resources.
The San Diego Convention Center is located 3 miles from San Diego International Airport at:
San Diego Convention Center
111 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
On-site private vehicle parking(www.visitsandiego.com) is available at the San Diego Convention Center. Access the underground parking garage on Harbor Drive between First Ave. and Fifth Ave.
- The daily rate is $15. Parking rates may range from $15 to $25 on days when there is special event activity at PETCO Park or other downtown events.
- Payment is due upon entry and there are no in and out privileges.
TRAVELLERS, Inc., the AAFP‘s official travel agency, can help you with your travel arrangements. To contact TRAVELLERS, call (800) 382-6700 or email email@example.com.
AVIS and Budget are the AAFP official car rental companies. Take advantage of your membership benefit when renting a car for Assembly.
AVIS: Reserve online(www.avis.com) or call (800) 331-1600.
Be sure to have your AAFP Avis Discount number available: A685199
Budget: Reserve online(www.budgetcarrental.com) or call (800) 842-5628.
Be sure to have your AAFP Budget Customer Discount number available: D574199
Due to the walkability of San Diego, complimentary shuttle service is provided between the convention center and a limited number of the official AAFP hotels (see route listing). Signs containing the shuttle schedule and boarding location will be posted in the lobby of each hotel.
Hours of Operation
Tuesday -- 11:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday -- 6:00 a.m. - 8:15 p.m.
Thursday -- 6:00 a.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Friday -- 6:00 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Saturday -- 6:00 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.
A complete shuttle schedule will be available in your registration packet. Buses depart every 30 minutes.
Convention Center Shuttle Routes
|Hotel: Embassy Suites San Diego Bay - Downtown||Route: Route 1|
|Hotel: Hard Rock Hotel San Diego||Route: Walking hotel|
|Hotel: Hilton San Diego Bayfront||Route: Walking hotel|
|Hotel: Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter||Route: Walking hotel|
|Hotel: Horton Grand Hotel||Route: Walking hotel|
|Hotel: Manchester Grand Hyatt||Route: Route 1|
|Hotel: San Diego Marriott Gaslamp||Route: Walking hotel|
|Hotel: San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina||Route: Walking hotel|
|Hotel: Omni San Diego Hotel||Route: Walking hotel|
|Hotel: Residence Inn Gaslamp||Route: Walking hotel|
|Hotel: Hotel Solamar||Route: Walking hotel|
|Hotel: The US Grant||Route: Route 2|
|Hotel: W San Diego||Route: Route 2|
|Hotel: Westin Gaslamp Quarter||Route: Route 2|
Cost: Approximately $15 one way
Many companies provide taxicab service at San Diego International Airport. If you need a taxi, simply follow the signs leading to the Transportation Plazas. A Transportation Coordinator will place you with the first available taxi – unless you specify a particular taxicab company.
Cost: Approximately $9 one way
Shuttle vans and buses operated by off-airport companies are a popular and convenient transportation option. Shuttle service is available at the Transportation Plazas across from Terminals 1 and 2, and curbside at the Commuter Terminal. A complete list of shuttle companies can be found on the San Diego International Airport website(www.san.org).
Super Shuttle is offering a shared ride shuttle discount of $1.00 one way or $2.00 round trip. Reserve online(www.supershuttle.com) or call (800) BLUE-VAN and use code CQYCC to receive the discount.
Public Transportation Options
There are a number of public transportation services available to you at any given time when you need to get to and from the Airport.
Visit the San Diego International Airport website(www.san.org) for all transportation options.