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Who We Are

The Celtic Experts for the best travel experiences in Ireland & Scotland

From Guided Tours to Custom Vacations, We Do it All

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We’re dedicated to showing you authentic travel experiences including the best places to eat, drink and mingle with our local storytellers; making sure your trip to Ireland and Scotland is individually hand-crafted just for you.
 
With over 50 years of making friends in the community, we are the Celtic Experts, so we can honestly say that no one knows Ireland and Scotland like we do. See how our long-standing relationships, personal connections and unrivaled knowledge goes into building your perfect trip. When you visit our homelands, we'll take you personally.

Your Celtic Experts Throughout Your Journey

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Brendan Vacations Team in Dublin Ireland

We Take Care of Everything Before You Travel

Based in Dublin, our team works hard to custom build every part of your vacation with the destinations, experiences and accommodations we know you’ll love. Our exclusive collection of properties and activities in Ireland and Scotland have been cultivated by our leader, Catherine Reilly; thanks to her long-standing relationships and trusted local partners that allow us to take every guest personally.

Giant Causeway Antrim Coast in Northern Ireland

We're Here When You're Ready to Book Your Trip

Need help deciding the best places to go and the best things to do on your Ireland and Scotland vacation? That’s our specialty. Our team of Celtic Experts are here to answer any questions you may have before you book your trip so schedule a personal consultation today.

Local guide in Killarney National Park, Ireland

We're There to Support You Throughout Your Vacation

Knowledgeable, charismatic and absolutely obsessed with creating new stories, our team of experts in Ireland and Scotland are extensively trained to make sure your trip runs smoothly. Our Travel Directors and Local Hosts take the hassle out of all the nitty-gritty details so you can enjoy the essence of our Celtic homelands.

Our Brendan Story

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As with most great storytellers, we come from a long history of legends and we are proud of our Brendan roots among The Travel Corporation family of brands. Driven by service for over 101 years, we look back on our past with gratitude for all the amazing adventures we’ve had; while looking forward to the future and continuing to build on the foundation we’ve created.

Hiking in Killarney National Park, Ireland

Your Trip Makes a Difference

Now more than ever, we’re focused on responsible tourism and sustainable travel supporting the people, wildlife and planet in every destination we visit. Read more about how our MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® experiences are helping to preserve the precious places we visit for generations to come.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Start Planning Your Vacation

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No matter where you are on the planning journey, we have plenty of resources to help you narrow down the best options with the help of our Ireland and Scotland Experts or on your own.

Eilean Donan Castle in Isle of Skye, Scotland

Pick Your Destination

From stunning landscapes to ancient castles there’s so much to see in our homelands. Here’s a good place to start.

Sligo horse riding in Ireland

Contact Us

Our team of Celtic Experts is here to answer any questions you may have before you book your trip so schedule a personal consultation today.

Sheep in Ireland

Tips From Our Experts

Check out our blog for everything you want to know about visiting the Celtic Isles including the best time to travel and more.

Manor in Ireland

Find Trip Inspiration

Whatever you're looking for in a vacation, find everything you need to inspire your Ireland and Scotland trip here.

Stress-Free Travel To Ireland & Scotland

Stress-Free Travel to Ireland & Scotland

From elevated wellbeing protocols and risk-free booking terms, see all the ways we’re giving you the assurance you need to explore with confidence.