Are airfare and accommodations included in the ticket price?
No they are not included. However REAL SIMPLE has negotiated a special rate at the Estancia La Jolla Resort & Spa (limited availability). You can book a room by clicking here. Travel to and from La Jolla is on your own.
What is included in my $300 ticket?
Welcome reception Thursday night (includes wine, beer and light bites)
Five Editorial Panels
Lunch on Friday and Saturday
Book Reading and Author Meet and Greet
Guided Historic Coastal Walk
Choice of Afternoon Activities
Saturday night soiree (includes dinner and drinks)
Event Gift Bag
Do I have to stay at the host hotel?
No, you do not. Transportation to and from the hotel will be at your expense.
What other hotels do you recommend?
The La Jolla Beach Community has many options available if you choose not to stay at the Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa. You can find a complete list on their website.
Can I buy a single day ticket?
Tickets for Friday or Saturday are available on the site; however there are major cost savings when you buy the full weekend package.
What is the event refund policy?
100% refund will be granted for tickets canceled 60 days in advance. 50% refund for those canceled 30 days in advance. No refunds for cancellations after September 19, 2023.
What airport should I fly into?
The nearest airport to La Jolla, CA is San Diego (SAN) Airport which is 10.9 miles away. Other nearby airports include Tijuana (TIJ) (28.3 miles), Santa Ana (SNA) (65.9 miles), Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) (78 miles) and Ontario/SanBernardino (ONT) (84.3 miles).
Do you provide shuttle service to and from the airport?
Airport transportation is on your own. However, REAL SIMPLE is working to secure a discounted car service and will follow-up with that information in the coming weeks.
What is the weather like in La Jolla, CA during October?
October is an ideal time to visit La Jolla. Daily high temperatures are around 72 degrees, rarely falling below 65 degrees or exceeding 84 degrees.
What should I pack for the weekend?
Attire for the weekend is casual, with Saturday night's soiree being a bit dressier than other events. Temperatures during the day are warm but it is officially sweater season so be sure to bring a light jacket or sweater with you since the evenings are starting to feel chilly.
ESTANCIA LA JOLLA HOTEL & SPA
What time is check-in and check out?
Check-in begins at 4pm. Check out is at 11am.
Are early check-in and late check-outs available?
Check-in and checkout are at the resort's discretion. Early check-ins and late checkouts are based on availability and can only be confirmed on the day of. Please contact our Front Desk team to check on availability.
What type of parking is available for hotel guests?
Valet parking is available for $45 per night and self-parking at $35 per night for overnight guests.
Does the hotel offer a shuttle service?
The hotel's shuttle service is temporarily unavailable. Please contact our concierge if you desire transportation services to and from our hotel near the UCSD campus.
Have more questions about Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, click here to visit the FAQ portion of their website or call them directly at 858-412-0500.