Visitor's Guide to San Diego

San Diego attracts more than 32 million annual visitors from around the world. This dynamic city is famous for its climate, beaches, and Gaslamp Quarter.

Visitor's Guide to San Diego

San Diego is one of California's oldest cities, with a rich economic and cultural history. The city's diverse neighborhoods offer endless opportunities for exploration and activities, including

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Childcare options in San Diego  

As you plan your trip to the Symposium, we know that the logistics of childcare are important, whether that be making arrangements for help at home while away, or bringing the family with you on your trip.  Below are options to consider as you make your plans. In addition, we also suggest calling your hotel after you’ve made your reservation to see if they have any additional suggestions. 

Disclaimer

This listing is provided solely as information for the convenience of Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium Attendees, and is based on information made publicly available on the internet. ASCO does not endorse or recommend any specific child care provider or individual person, including any listed herein. ASCO has not conducted any inspection of any of the child care providers listed and does not guarantee nor warranty, either express or implied, the accuracy, completeness, suitability, or reliability of any childcare providers or information associated therewith. ASCO expressly disclaims any and all responsibility for any current or future problems that may arise with regard to child care. All Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium Attendees are encouraged to exercise their own good judgment when evaluating a childcare provider.

Symposium Age Policy

The Symposium has an age policy that requires that only those 18 and older enter session rooms or the Posters, Exhibits, and Food Service Room due to the sensitivity of presentations and for the courtesy of other attendees. Please keep these age requirements in mind when planning your trip. The following information is taken directly from materials provided by the childcare services themselves:

Marion’s Child Care

619-303-4379

  • Their caregivers range in age from college to grandmother.  They make a custom match for each family, and with sufficient notice, you may indicate your desired type of sitter.
  • It is best to book at least 24 hours in advance to match your children with the best babysitter, but they will make every effort to book your sit with less notice and can usually accommodate you on the same day. Fees start at $20/hour for 1-2 children with a four-hour minimum.

Destination Sitters

1-888-748-5439

  • Their babysitters are highly experienced, carefully screened, fully background- and health-checked and are certified in CPR and First Aid. Call or book a reservation on-line and they will work to match a babysitter with your child’s needs.
  • It is best to book at least 24 hours in advance to match your children with the best babysitter, but they will make every effort to book your sit with less notice and can usually accommodate you on the same day. Fees start at $20 an hour for 1 child with a 4-hour minimum.