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Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
333 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, California 92101


Air Travel 

With over 50 non-stop flights and nearly 500 daily flights into the San Diego International Airport, traveling to the 2017 National Biotechnology Conference (NBC) will be easy and stress-free. The San Diego International Airport (SAN) is 3.3 miles SE from the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina.

Airport to Hotel
  • Taxi: Taxis are available at the airport 24 hours a day. Simply follow the signs leading to the Transportation Plazas. A Transportation Coordinator will place you in the first available taxi. Estimated taxi fare is $15 one way.
  • Uber: Uber is authorized to serve the San Diego International Airport. The pickup location will depend on the service selected and the terminal you are in. Go here for instructions. Fares start at $5.
Ground Transportation
  • On-site parking–$10 per hour or $32 per day
  • Valet parking–$47 per day
  • Two complimentary electric charging stations available on-site
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About the City

Make the most of your stay and take some time to explore the city! 

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Visa Information

The U.S. International Visitors Office (IVO) recommends applying for your visa at least three months before the meeting. Some consulates may have backlogs in scheduling visa interviews, so applicants should first contact the consulate to find out how long the wait is for an interview.

Further information on business visas can be found at the DOS Business Visa Center website and the IVO website.

If you are experiencing significant visa delays, we encourage you to fill out our visa survey. The IVO will follow up with the Department of State and inquire about your visa status.

Please note that AAPS is not affiliated with and has no relationship with the U.S. International Visitors Office. The information above regarding visa delays is the suggested by the IVO. 

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