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If you don’t think you’ll be able to book a flight to Universal’s new Nintendo-themed theme park when it opens this summer, don’t fret. No matter your destination, frequent fliers abound will soon have access to Nintendo’s more accessible, albeit less grandiose, entertainment attractions.

Beginning February 13, 2020, Nintendo will be providing pop-up airport lounges designed to accommodate a brief reprieve from your hectic travels. These “Switch On The Go” gaming lounges will feature Nintendo products and offer hands-on time with the Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite via demo kiosks.

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Switch On The Go pop-up gaming lounges are coming to Airports near you.

There will also be comfortable seating to rest your tired toes and charging ports so you can top-off your Switch (or more likely, smartphone) for the journey. The idea behind these pop-up, limited-time tourist layovers is to generate buzz for Nintendo’s handheld consoles within a market most suited to its particular talents. The Switch is the ideal device for keeping busy travelers entertained.

Travelers that stop by at one of these Switch On The Go gaming lounges will get a free Nintendo Switch-branded luggage handle wrap and a $10 coupon to use on any Nintendo purchase (of $75 or more) at Target stores. Travelers can also elect to order a Switch or Switch Lite on the spot, for which they will receive a free carrying case with their order.

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The Switch gaming lounge lets travelers rest their feet, charge their phone, and test out the Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite.

The Nintendo Switch pop-up lounges are currently scheduled to appear at the following airports, located beyond passenger screening:

AirportLocationDate
Dulles International Airport
Washington, D.C.
Concourse B near west entrance/exit, next to Gate B62Feb. 17 –March 29
Seattle – Tacoma International Airport
Seattle, WA
Concourse C, next to Gate C10Feb. 17 –March 29
O’Hare International AirportChicago, ILTerminal 1, Concourse B, between Gates B12 and B14Feb. 17 –March 29
Dallas Love Field Airport
Dallas, TX
West Terminal, near Gates 14 and 16Feb. 13 –March 26

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