DESTINATION: IRELAND & SCOTLAND

Save up to 10% on next year's trips to Ireland & Scotland

Céad míle fáilte - "A hundred thousand welcomes" to two of the world's most popular destinations, Ireland and Scotland. Be the first to book one of Brendan's authentic Pre-sale Guided Vacations* for travel next summer and you'll lock in this year's best rate and your ideal travel date.

In Ireland, history is everywhere, from the breathtaking monuments of prehistoric Ireland at Brú na Bóinne, Slea Head in Kerry and Carrowmore in Sligo, to the fabulous ruins of Ireland's rich monastic past at Glendalough, Clonmacnoise and Cashel.  Of course there are many more sights to see like the majestic mountains of Mourne, the world-famous scenery of counties Kerry and Cork, and the celebrated Causeway Coast in Northern Ireland. 

Screen Shot 2019-08-07 at 5.22.35 PMBy getting in early, you'll have the chance to stay at the top-rated, luxurious Ashford Castle.

Board 'The Isle of Innisfree' for an exclusive cruise on shimmering Lough Corrib. Captain Patrick, Ashford Castle's Local Specialist, will share his local knowledge as you glide through the peaceful waters. Stroll around its exquisite estate and admire its lavish interiors before you return to Dublin. Spend the rest of the afternoon delving into the centuries-old history of the Irish capital.

 

Edinburgh is Scotland’s compact, hilly capital. It has a medieval Old Town, an elegant Georgian New Town, Looming over the city is Edinburgh Castle, home to Scotland’s Stone of Destiny. Arthur’s Seat is also an imposing peak in Holyrood Park with sweeping views of this majestic city. Edinburgh has Harry Potter, tales of witches, the Royal Yacht Britannia, the Military Tattoo and the heart-warming story of Greyfriars Bobby. Hear these tales and many more on the sightseeing trips available.

Secure tickets for the iconic, always-sold-out Military Tattoo in Edinburgh.  Bringing together audiences from across the globe, the Edinburgh Tattoo celebrates the skills and talents of military bands and display teams from the British Armed Forces, the Commonwealth and military teams throughout the world. 

Brendan's nation of storytellers anxiously awaits your visit next summer. Let them know you're on your way and book today.

Itinerary

Please work with your travel advisor to put together your itinerary by submitting a TRIP REQUEST.

About Brendan Vacations

As the premier Celtic experts, no one knows Ireland & Scotland like Brendan Vacations does. As Jameson is to whiskey, and Waterford is to crystal, so are they to Ireland and Scotland. It's who they are. It's what they do. From their Travel House in Los Angeles, California to their team behind the blue door in Dublin, they work together to provide you with the ultimate Celtic experience and a view through the eyes of the locals, seen by few.

EXPERIENCE

Founded in 1969, Brendan Vacations has nearly 50 years to hone their Celtic expertise. From the gregarious locals to the vibrant culture, rich history and breathtaking sights, they know the destination best.

LOCAL EXPERTS

Led by Catherine Reilly, Managing Director for over 30 years, their local Dublin team hand-crafts each of their itineraries and has long-standing relationships with every Hotelier, Travel Director, Private Chauffeur, Local Host
and Venue Manager their guests meet on their journey.

TAKING YOU PERSONALLY

Guided by their mantra, "taking you personally", they're passionate about delivering a completely authentic experience, tailored to their guests needs and interests. However they travel with us, they'll meet our storytellers, stay in our hand-selected accommodations, explore our rugged edge of the world and experience Brendans highly personalized service.

Travel Insurance

Once you've planned your trip, protect your vacation dollars and travel experience with travel insurance from Travel Insured International trip protection plans and/or MedjetAssist.

Travel Insured International® Travel Insurance

For more than 20 years, Travel Insured International has led with a passion that is based on a “do it better, do it smarter” mentality. They take pride in their mission, which built upon trust, innovation, and treating each and every customer like they are part of the family. As a principal provider of travel insurance, Travel Insured International helps our customers find solutions to any travel-related problem.

As a leading travel insurance provider, their goal is to help each individual travel confidently. They aim to keep their customers informed every step of the way, and most importantly to be there to help when things go wrong.

Whether it's business related, a long awaited cruise vacation, or a trip back home to see family and friends, traveling with a protection plan helps you relax and enjoy your travel experience to the fullest.

CLICK HERE to buy Travel Insured International Travel Insurance online now or talk to one of our travel advisors about adding Travel Insured International Travel Insurance to your vacation!

MedjetAssist

MedjetAssist is the premier global air-medical transport membership program in the U.S. As a member, if you are hospitalized more than 150 miles from home, MedjetAssist will arrange comprehensive medical transportation to the hospital of your choice, not just the nearest adequate facility. Peace of mind every time you travel!

Domestic air-medical transports average $25,000 and internationally, it can exceed $100,000 but not with the protection of MedjetAssist. Annual memberships are only $260 for an individual or $395 for a family, and Short-Term memberships start as low as $99. Multi-year, Corporate and Group memberships are also available.

The MedjetAssist Difference

  • Air-Medical transport is to the member's hospital of choice, including home hospital.
  • No "medical necessity" - Neither the attending physician nor the capability of the existing facility determines the merit of a transport.
  • No health questions for those under the age of 75. Diamond applications are available for individuals ages 75 to 85. Applications must be approved prior to departure.
  • For individuals age 85 and up, Platinum memberships are available. This program is available to AARP members only and protects the member while they travel internationally. A Platinum membership application is required and must be approved prior to departure.
  • No adventure travel exclusions; No natural disaster exclusions; No terrorism exclusions.
  • No dollar limits on evacuations; No deductibles; No co-pays; No claim forms.
  • Domestic as well as international protection.

MedJet Q&A:

Q: What would happen if you became hospitalized because of illness or injury during your next trip? How would you manage getting back to your home hospital or another hospital of your choice… close to your family, trusted physicians, and in-network insurance?

A: With Medjet it would be easy because you would have the peace of mind knowing you have an unsurpassed team of professionals that would arrange for an air-medical transport back to the hospital of your choice, regardless of medical necessity. All you pay is your membership fee for this comprehensive protection.

Terms & Conditions

*Brendan Vacations 2020 Pre-Sale pricing is available on select itineraries featured on the Brendan Vacations website and identified as Presale 2020 only and is valid until September 22, 2019. A non-refundable deposit is required per standard booking conditions to lock in the best price. If the vacation price is higher once the main brochure is released in September, Brendan Vacations will honor the lower Pre-Sale rate; if it is lower, Brendan Vacations will refund the difference. No additional products such as (but not limited to) extra nights, pre-paid gratuities or transfers can be added to the booking until the brochure is available in September 2019. Some itineraries are subject to additional taxes, and some itineraries, hotels and prices are subject to change. Where there are any major itinerary changes (number of days, cities visited or number of overnight stays in each city location) Brendan Vacations will advise you. **Save up to 10% on the land portion of 2020 summer trips when booked and paid in full by December 18, 2019; valid for select trips departing April 1, 2020 through October 31, 2020. Savings are not valid on all itineraries and/or departure dates, are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. May not be combinable with other promotional offers but may be combined with most brochure discounts. Conditions apply. CST#2084503-20