Your Celtic Story Starts Here.

Connect with the culture of Ireland and Scotland this summer when you travel with Brendan's Celtic experts. Now through March 31, you'll save when you book a custom Self-Drive or Locally Hosted Rail package or a top Guided Vacation with hard-to-get tickets to the popular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

Trip Spotlight: Scotland's Highlands, Islands & Cities - Save 15% on this Guided Vacation*

This unforgettable 13-day Scottish Highlands trip travels into the far-reaches of Scotland’s rugged countryside. Keep your eyes peeled for Nessie, delve into the history of the kings and warriors and join the Wood family for a ceilidh and lunch in the ‘presence’ of Rob Roy. Plus, travel in August to enjoy hard-to-get tickets to the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo along with our limited-time savings.



Self-Drive Trips

Explore Brendan's sample itineraries, then customize an experience unique to you. Book your August vacation during the month of March to save $100 per person.*



Locally Hosted Rail Trips

Explore Brendan's sample itineraries, then customize an experience unique to you. Book your August vacation during the month of March to save $100 per person.*


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About Brendan Vacations

Brendan is the Celtic travel experts. From guided tours to independent customized vacations, they promise uniquely tailored experiences that are planned, managed and personally delivered by passionate, fun-loving locals behind the blue door in Dublin, Ireland. With more than 50 years' experience creating deep friendships in the Celtic travel community, no one knows Ireland and Scotland quite like Brendan. Their unrivalled knowledge is what builds your perfect trip.

Brendan is your personal connection to the Celtic homelands.

Allianz Travel Protection

Once you've planned your trip, protect your vacation dollars and travel experience with travel protection from Allianz Travel.

Why our clients choose Allianz travel protection

Selecting travel protection is the easiest way to keep you and your budget safe.

  • No one wants to lose their vacation investment if they must cancel a trip, and they don’t want minor mishaps to ruin their time away from home.
  • Medical emergencies overseas can be expensive and many personal health insurance policies (like Medicare) don’t provide coverage outside the U.S.
  • Help is only a phone call away. Allianz Global Assistance’s award-winning team of experts is always available to help solve travel problems.

COVID-19 Coverage Information

Read more about Allianz Travel Protection’s COVID-19 insurance coverage limitations and accommodations.

Popular Travel Insurance Benefits at a Glance
  • Trip Cancellation and Interruption Protection

    Up to 100% reimbursement if you must cancel your trip or return home early due to a covered illness, injury and more

  • Live Assistance Services

    24/7 phone access to an award-winning team that's always ready to help solve medical and other travel-related problems

  • Emergency Medical and Dental Coverage

    Reimburses expenses related to covered emergency medical or dental care incurred on your trip

  • Emergency Medical Transportation

    Provides medically necessary transportation to the nearest hospital or appropriate facility in the case of a covered medical emergency while abroad

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Terms & Conditions

*Save up to 15% on select Guided Vacations featured on BrendanVacations.com as “Travel Sale” or save $200 per couple ($100 per person) on Self-Drive or Locally Hosted Rail vacations with a minimum spend of $2,000 per person; valid for travel on select dates between July 15-August 31, 2023. New bookings only made with deposit between February 26, 2023 and March 31, 2023. For Guided Vacations, full payment is due 120 days prior to departure or at time of booking if booked within 120 days of departure, whichever comes first; for Self-Drive and Locally Hosted Rail Packages full payment is due per standard payment policies. Prices are in USD, are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and are subject to availability. If guests change to another tour or date not on sale, they are responsible to pay the difference and adhere to different payment conditions. Savings are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Sample savings of up to 15% is valid as of February 26, 2023 and is based on Scotland's Highlands, Islands and Cities departing August 19, 2023. Offers may be combined with Past Guest discount only, not combinable with group discounts, Future Travel Credit carry forward discount or any other discount or promotion. Regular booking conditions apply: https://www.brendanvacations.com/booking-conditions/

Other conditions may apply. CST# 2084503-20