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Stress-Free Travel To Ireland & Scotland

You Can Travel Stress-Free

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Even in these uncertain times, we give you the assurance that you can still travel and explore Ireland and Scotland with confidence. From dreaming, to planning, to booking, we’re with you every step of the way.

In response to the changed world we’ve elevated our wellbeing protocols and also offer you flexible and risk-free booking terms. What hasn’t changed, is the fact that you’ll still enjoy the same ease of having everything taken care of, combined with the rich and unique local Brendan Vacations travel experiences.

We understand your concerns and here are the steps we’ve taken to give you peace of mind, so that you can travel without a stress in the world and have the most amazing time.

  • Stress-Free: Planning
  • Stress-Free: Booking
  • Stress-Free: Traveling

Stress-Free: Planning

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Is it ok to travel?

Our 3-step travel wellbeing protocol, defined by our experienced team and endorsed by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) safe travels stamp, gives you the peace of mind to discover Ireland and Scotland and enjoy your trip, knowing you are in good hands, where we have taken care of your wellbeing and the trip’s details. 


Where and when can I go?

Vaccinated U.S. travelers can travel to Ireland and Scotland late this summer. Schedule a personal planning session with one of our Celtic Travel Experts so we can handcraft the perfect vacation for you.

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Stress-Free: Booking

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What happens if something changes or I change my mind?

Thanks to our risk-free and flexible booking terms, you can secure your dream trip with a no-risk deposit*, while also having the flexibility to change your plans.^


In these uncertain times, how do I know if my money is safe?

Brendan Vacations is a proud member of The Travel Corporation (TTC). TTC’s financial strength and integrity allows us to provide you with the comfort of knowing your monies are safe with us and give you the peace of mind that goes beyond our commitment to you having a great time on trip with us. See Brett Tollman, Chief Executive’s, letter of reassurance here.

Stress-Free: Traveling

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How will I stay well while traveling?
Your wellbeing is our priority. Our 3-step distancing and hygiene protocol, which includes your dedicated always-on support team, means you can travel with complete ease and peace of mind.


What support will there be on trip?
In addition to your Travel Director and Driver, Brendan Vacations has added a Dedicated Wellbeing Director to all guided trips of more than 20 guests. They will ensure well-being protocols are in place and will support guests’ wellbeing behind the scenes. In addition to your dedicated, on-the-road team, our operations and guest support teams remain behind the scenes, in contact and on-call 24/7.

Will the attractions and sites I want to see be open and will I have a good time?
We carefully plan our trips to ensure you enjoy the best experiences in the places you go. Our team, both behind the scenes and on the ground, remain up to date and will optimize and pivot your itinerary to ensure you get the most out of your trip and enjoy the same rich, fun Brendan Vacations experience.

What if I or a fellow traveler get sick?
Should an incident arise on trip, 24/7 protocols are in place. We will assist and direct distancing, local medic support and testing. We will liaise with local authorities to follow directives, which will vary across countries, and support you every step of the way.

How many other guests will be on my trip?
We will operate all trips in 2021 with a number of empty seats to ensure that we always allow for appropriate extra physical distancing.

What if borders close while I am abroad?
Our team is always up to date and continue to adjust to the changing regulations from health authorities and local governments. They will make changes behind the scenes so you are able to enjoy your trip, even when things change.

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*Risk-free deposit: A per person deposit is required at time of booking to secure space on a vacation. Cancel for any reason within 30 days of deposit and receive a full refund; airlines may impose different penalties and cancellation fees. Other conditions apply.

^For trips departing on and after January 1, 2022, standard change and cancellation penalties apply as outlined in our Booking Conditions. If you choose a trip or departure that is more expensive than the original, you are responsible for the difference in price; if the trip or departure is less expensive than the original, a future travel credit will be issued for the difference. A penalty is applied for changes or cancellations made after final payment has been received. Discounts and promotions are subject to availability on the new trip. Normal penalties apply for full cancellation without rebooking. Please note, airlines may impose different change policies, and if you declined travel insurance, you are responsible for any airline cancellation penalties. Other conditions apply.

Every effort is made to ensure accuracy of the enclosed content. Brendan cannot be held responsible for typographical errors, or errors arising from unforeseen circumstances. Conditions apply. CST#2084503-20