Brendan Vacations, The Ireland Specialist, Launches 2014 Ireland & Scotland Brochure in 45th Year

~ Expanded Itineraries & Popular Customized Vacations Highlight New Offerings ~

DELRAY BEACH, FL, Oct. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brendan Vacations , the Ireland Specialist, is delighted to announce the release of our new 2014 Ireland & Scotland brochure. For 2014 we have greatly expanded our selection of Guided Vacations from 8 to 14, offering new itineraries, new vacation styles, more price points and a variety of new experiences for every type of traveler. Our Ireland & Scotland vacation options are limitless with the expansion of new Locally Hosted Vacations, now in Scotland, as well as the return of customizable Private Chauffeur and Self-Drive Vacations options in both destinations.  And now for a limited time, you can save up to $760* per couple with Early Payment Discounts on 2014 Guided Vacations to Ireland & Scotland!

Brendan Vacations is celebrating 45 years of providing memorable vacations to Ireland and Scotland in 2014 by adding special inclusions and unique activities in each of our Brendan-operated guided itineraries so you can experience Ireland and Scotland like a local. These experiences are denoted in the brochure as "45th Anniversary" special touches. For example, on our popular Castles and Manors Boutique Journey, you visit the Brennans, a local family in their private home to enjoy a bit 'o food, fun and poetry while overlooking beautiful Lough Gill.  

And because we recognize that different travelers have different needs, with Brendan's collection of vacation styles, you can choose exactly how you want to travel:

•    Guided Vacation Styles: A total of 14 hand-crafted Guided Vacations have been designed by our specialists to provide a hassle-free journey for every type of traveler. Brendan offers Regional, Boutique Journey, and CostSaver itineraries, each focusing on a certain aspect of travel to suit every taste and budget.

•    Customized Vacations: Choose from Private Chauffeur Vacations and Self-Drive Vacations. We help you plan your Ireland & Scotland sightseeing itinerary, and then we customize your vacation with a wide variety of personalized options including rental cars and overnight stays in castles, manor homes, romantic cottages, Ireland's boutique hotels, and traditional Irish bed and breakfasts.

•    Locally Hosted Vacations: These trips give the freedom of an independent break to popular cities, but the insider knowledge and round-the-clock help of a Brendan local host. With Locally Hosted Vacations, you "travel on your own, but never alone!" New for 2014 are Edinburgh, Inverness and the Scottish Highlands.

Request your 2014 Brendan Ireland & Scotland brochure today! For more information, to book or create your own Brendan vacation, please contact your travel professional, a Brendan Specialist at 800.421.8446, or visit

Terms and Conditions

*Savings of up to $760 per couple ($380 per person) are valid on new 2014 Ireland & Scotland Guided Vacations booked and paid in full by 1/15/2014. Sample savings is based on Brendan's "Best of Ireland & Scotland" itinerary departing 7/18/2014 - 8/8/2014. Discount is not valid with other promotional offers, but may be combined with most brochure discounts. Not valid on all departures. Subject to availability and offer may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Other conditions apply. Full Brendan Vacations terms and conditions apply. CST#2084503-20.

About Brendan Vacations

Brendan Vacations, the Ireland Specialist, is a leading US tour operator offering Guided Vacations and FIT arrangements in Ireland.  Brendan, represented by its sister company Trafalgar, also offers a vast assortment of Worldwide Guided Vacations. Established in 1969, its portfolio includes uniquely-inspired customized travel options in Ireland and immersive vacation experiences in the UK, Europe, Eastern Europe & the Balkans, Russia, Asia Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, Mexico, South and Central America. With high quality products, friendly service and competitive pricing, Brendan Vacations offers memorable experiences for every client.

Headquartered in Los Angeles, the company is a respected brand of The Travel Corporation. Brendan has made Ireland its second home for over 45 years, and a Dublin office contracts product and manages inbound traffic for cruise lines, incentive houses, meeting planners and tour operators. Brendan Vacations is a founding member of USTOA and other professional affiliations include ASTA, PATA, OSSN and NTA.

About The TreadRight Foundation

Brendan Vacations is a part of a joint initiative with The TreadRight Foundation, a not-for-profit foundation established by The Travel Corporation to encourage sustainable tourism within our own family of brands and in the places we visit. To date, TreadRight has donated more than US $2 million to sustainable tourism projects around the world. To find out more about our work with TreadRight visit:


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