ANAHEIM, CALIF., Dec. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kiss the Blarney stone and obtain the "gift of the gab," pour the perfect pint of Guinness, discover Scotland's "home of golf" or perhaps spot the elusive sea monster "Nessie" from the banks of the legendary Loch Ness. For travelers dreaming of Ireland and Scotland in 2015, Brendan Vacations, the premiere Celtic destination specialist has just one week left for its best Early Payment savings. Choose from 13 perfectly-planned guided vacations with savings of up to $768 per couple* when booked and paid by Dec. 18, 2014.
Sharing a unique insider's view of these incredible destinations, Brendan's Dublin team utilizes its local roots and connections to offer guests an authentic Ireland and Scotland travel experience at a great value you simply won't find anywhere else. Enjoy must-see sights and special insider moments like dining at Glenealy Farmhouse with third generation owner Catherine and her family, ringing the bells of Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin during an exclusive afterhours Welcome Reception or hearing the sound of a lone piper as you catch first sight of stunning Ashford Castle. Plus, it's completely hassle-free--each Brendan guided vacation includes quality, hand-selected accommodations, an expert Travel Director, must-see sights with VIP entry, many local meals, luxury coach transportation, luggage handling and more.
Brendan's 2015 top selling guided vacations include:
- Treasures Ireland
7 days from $2,650 per couple^
Savings starting from $265 per couple if booked and paid in full by 12/18/14
See local artisans at work with a private tour of the House of Waterford Crystal, obtain "the gift of gab" at Blarney Castle when you kiss the famous Stone, and meet a noted chef for a privately-hosted meal at her family home, Glenealy House.
- Secrets of Ireland
9 days from $5,790 per couple^
Savings starting from $579 per couple if booked and paid in full by 12/18/14
Raise a pint of "The Black Stuff' and drink in sweeping views of Dublin at the Guinness Storehouse, visit Kylemore Abbey, Ireland's most romantic castle, now inhibited by a group of Benedictine nuns and overnight at three historic castles.
- Best of Ireland and Scotland
16 days from $6,990 per couple^
Savings starting from $699 per couple if booked and paid in full by 12/18/14
Experience traditional Irish farm life and cuisine at a Be My Guest experience at Rathbaun Farm, marvel at the outstanding natural beauty of the Giant's Causeway and savor the warm hit of Glengoyne whisky as you taste Scotland's slowest-made malt blend.
Or, for those travelers looking to design the perfect independent trip, book a Brendan Private Chauffeur, Locally Hosted or Self-Drive itinerary by Dec. 18, 2014 and enjoy a complimentary admission to the Old Jameson Distillery in Dublin or The Scotch Whisky Experience in Edinburgh.†
"Ours is a team of proud locals, passionate about introducing you to our scenic homelands, our friends and our traditions," said Catherine Reilly, Managing Director of Brendan Vacations in Dublin, Ireland. "From our guided vacation packages, to fully customizable independent travel, whether looking to connect with your heritage or hear the stories of our gregarious people, we are the Celtic experts dedicated to taking you personally and we cannot wait to help you create your own Brendan story."
To book, or create your own Brendan vacation, please contact your travel professional or call the Brendan Experts at 800-687-1002.
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About Brendan Vacations
Brendan Vacations is the premier Ireland and Scotland destination expert, backed by over 45 years of experience planning authentic Celtic travel experiences from its office in the heart of Dublin. Offering a comprehensive range of travel styles, from Guided packages to customizable Chauffeur Driven, Locally Hosted and Self-Drive offerings, each trip introduces Brendan guests to the local people passionate about sharing their stories and their homelands. For more, visit www.BrendanVacations.com.
Terms & Conditions: *Save up to $768 per couple with Brendan's 10% Early Payment Discount (EPD) on 2015 Guided Vacations booked and paid in full by 12/18/14. Sample savings based on Scottish Highlands, Islands and Cities departing 8/23/15. EPD savings vary, are not valid on all itineraries or departures, subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. EPD not valid on independent vacations or with other promotional offers; may be combined with most brochure discounts. ^Prices are per couple, land only, based on double occupancy, vary by departure date and are subject to availability. Sample savings are per couple reflective of the 10% EPD savings. †Old Jameson Distillery in Dublin (code: TOJDA) and The Scotch Whisky Experience in Edinburgh (code: MSWHA) complimentary admission vouchers are valid on new 5-night or longer Private Chauffeur, Locally Hosted or Self-Drive vacations booked and deposited by 12/18/14 and traveling between 1/1/15-12/31/15. Vouchers must be used on vacation, cannot be substituted or transferred and have no cash value. Subject to change and availability; not combinable with other promotional offers and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Other conditions apply. CST#2084503-20
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