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Each Saturday, we round up the top miles, points and travel news that you might have missed on TPG this week. Here’s what you need to know.

National Launched Its Lucrative Rental Promo

National Car Rental System Inc. signage is displayed behind a car rental counter inside the Indianapolis International Airport in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. Travel on all public roads rose 0.5 percent in December, up from the same month last year, totaling 263.6 billion miles, according to the Department of Transportation. Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The one, two, free promo just went live this week and it lasts until February 29, 2020.

Record Crowds Expected to Fly for Labor Day

DENVER, CO - APRIL 12: TSA security lines in the main terminal are crowded with spring break travelers on April 12, 2017, in Denver, Colorado. Located 25 miles from downtown, Denver International Airport, a United Airlines hub, has become one the largest airport in the United States. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

Brace yourself for long waits and crowded terminals if you’re planning to fly over the holiday weekend.

Southwest Drops 16 Daily Nonstop Routes

A Southwest Airlines Co. Boeing 737 on the tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Friday, March 29, 2019 in Los Angeles, Calif. © 2019 Patrick T. Fallon for The Points Guy

Southwest updated its latest schedule this past week and 16 of their previous nonstop routes were left off the list. Instead, more Hawaii routes were added so it’s not all bad news.

The First Women-Only Hotel Opens in Spain

Photo courtesy of Som Dona Hotel.
Photo courtesy of Som Dona Hotel.

Som Dona Hotel opened it’s doors to women ages 14 and up.

Avianca Brasil Leaves Star Alliance

ARTURO MERINO BENITEZ AIRPORT, SANTIAGO, CHILE - 2019/03/19: An Avianca Airbus 319 taxiing at Santiago airport. (Photo by Fabrizio Gandolfo/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

The bankrupt airline has officially left the Star Alliance after not operating a flight since May.

Hang with TPG staff and Pups Next Week 

TPG is hosting bingo and an adopt-a-dog event in New York on Tuesday, August 23. If this sounds like your kind of night, all you have to do is donate $10 at the door to Foster Dogs Inc.

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