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Small children and a long car trip can be a disaster! Well, no more thanks to Nickelodeon TV and Hertz.

Mom and Boy in Rental CarNickelodeon and Hertz Rental Cars have teamed up for Nick on the Go, a self-contained game and movie player that you can rent when you pick up your next car at Hertz.

What they can watch

Nick on the Go for Hertz rental carsPerfect for family travel, Nick on the Go is preloaded with more than 40 hours of top programming from Nickelodeon and Nick Jr, including popular episodes from SpongeBob SquarePants; Drake & Josh; Avatar: The Last Airbender; El Tigre; Danny Phantom; The Fairly OddParents; Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius; All Grown Up; Catscratch; Rugrats; My Life as a Teenage Robot; The X's; Unfabulous; and Zoey 101.Preschoolers can watch Dora the Explorer; Blue's Clues; Blue's Room; and The Wonder Pets. Programming and content for all ages will be regularly refreshed to meet the needs of frequent renters.Nick on the Go has easy-to-use touch-screen technology. The durable unit, covered in Nickelodeon's iconic orange, can be used anywhere -- and kids can adjust multiple functions with a quick touch.While you're in the car, there is a mounting system you can use for back-seat viewing. Outside the car, the system is easily handheld and completely portable -- so you can bring it to the hotel (see our Hotel survival guide when traveling with kids here) or to the pool! Perfect for extended trips, the long-life battery can be recharged with either a car or a/c charger -- both of which are provided in a handy (and, of course, Nick-branded) traveling case.

Where can you get it?

Right now, the player is available at more than 40 major airport rental counters across the country -- including LAX, Boston, JFK, Phoenix, San Francisco and Chicago O'Hare. Hertz eventually plans to roll out additional units to more locations. Current price for the Nick on the Go rental is $16.95 per day. Find out more about the Nick on the Go doodad here!Sounds like there should be no more back-seat complaining now that SpongeBob is along for the ride.

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Comments on "Nick on the Go comes to Hertz"

yolonda March 27, 2009 | 6:39 AM

I would like to purchase one. Are they available for purchase? If so where can I buy, and how much? If not when will they be available?

jamie August 13, 2008 | 5:24 PM

i think this is going to be a great thing now my kids will never bother me on the car any more

k.vargas August 02, 2008 | 12:03 AM

i absolutely love this new gadget i wish i could own one maybe later nickolodeon will sell it in stores but right now it seems its a marketing ploy to get people renting from hertz i understand if everybody owned one there would be no point in renting it. i just hope they do put it in stores better sooner than later.

anna July 31, 2008 | 7:21 AM

why is it so small

kiley July 30, 2008 | 8:06 AM

how much is it to BUY one? I don't want to just rent one. This is a really good idea.

emanuel lopez July 30, 2008 | 7:11 AM

please co ntact me as soon the nick on the go is in stores

Kendal July 30, 2008 | 7:07 AM

That is slot for a day of tv I would love to buy one if not two for my car my kids love nick. By I know I would not rent it for 85 a week that is alittle steep for me.

jasmine July 30, 2008 | 6:40 AM

At 16.95 $ a day to rent thats alot for a day and how much would u sell it for thats 85 dollars a week just to rent no wonder they don't sell them your really trying to make money but too bad I don't rent cars I would love one for my car

heather July 25, 2008 | 2:11 PM

do they sell this in stores? its a great idea

W July 25, 2008 | 11:22 AM

I don't need to rent a car so how do I purchase one?

Denisse July 24, 2008 | 8:19 PM

This is a great idea. I'm surprised no one thought of it before. Too bad I have no need to rent a car.

Holly July 23, 2008 | 7:28 AM

I really want this; nick would be crazy if they do not start selling this in stores!

Kim July 22, 2008 | 4:32 AM

I want to buy this so bad! Hopefully they will start selling them in the stores!

Tonni July 16, 2008 | 7:11 AM

Can we buy nick on the go at a store because my kids would love this??

ashley July 15, 2008 | 9:06 AM

i think this is a cool idea ! i would love to buy it!!

Les July 15, 2008 | 2:37 AM

Is this Nick on the Go available for purchase at any stores?

Will July 07, 2008 | 10:43 PM

Interesting. Any idea how well this is renting?

Anthony July 05, 2008 | 10:30 AM

I am shocked about nick on the go

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