Brendan Vacations Offers Limited Time $500 Savings on Air-Inclusive European Getaways

Brendan Vacations Offers Limited Time $500 Savings on Air-Inclusive European

~ Select 2013 Air-Inclusive Guided Vacations, including Boutique Journeys,
Eligible for Offer ~

Delray Beach, FL, Jan. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brendan Vacations, the
Ireland Specialist, has a new air offer for the new year that is sure to make
you want to celebrate! Brendan is partnering with Delta Airlines and Sky Team
partners (Air France, KLM, and Alitalia) to offer passengers $500 off per
couple on air-inclusive European Guided Vacations departing between April 1
and October 31, 2013 when booked by February 9, 2013!*

Choose from popular itineraries below, including brand new Boutique Journeys
with Slow Food Itineraries, popular vacations in Eastern Europe and the
Balkans, and fabulous Ireland Vacations that include opportunities to
participate in The Gathering. Take a look at Brendan's 2013 Worldwide Guided
Vacations or Boutique Journeys brochures for all qualifying vacations. There
is no better time to see Europe, especially with Brendan Vacations "Taking You
Personally" every step of the way!

Here are just a few of Brendan's extraordinary and unforgettable itineraries:

Provence -- From the Farm to the Table (Slow Food Itinerary) -- 8 days. Bright
sunshine and the warm patina of history make Provence a favorite destination
for history buffs, foodies, wine connoisseurs, photographers--quite simply,
everyone. You may just be one of the few fortunate travelers to join this
Brendan Slow Food vacation, which brings front and center the iconic delights
of the region, from its uniquely crafted wines and cheeses to its marvelously
preserved medieval towns, pretty harbors and grand papal palaces. Investigate
cities that are so significant that they are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, meet
working fishermen, taste authentic bouillabaisse, see the towns that were home
to Van Gogh and Cézanne. This is an intimate experience, one that invites
strolling rather than rushing, deep appreciation rather than fleeting
glimpses. Priced from $3,239 land only, based on double occupancy.

Discovering the Balkans -- 11 days. Highlights include the National History
Museum in Sofia, where gold and silver Thracian treasures are displayed, and
visits to the Kalemegdan Fortress in Belgrade and Hunedoara. Guests will also
visit the famed properties of the Bran and Peles Castles and the Parliament
Palace in Bucharest, the second largest building in the world. Includes Sofia,
Belgrade, Sibiu, Brasov and Bucharest. Priced from $1,758 land only, based on
double occupancy. 

Italian Trio -- 9 days. Enjoy a grand adventure through Italy with this
extremely popular vacation featuring overnight stays in Venice, Florence, and
Rome. Visit St. Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace in Venice, and view the
Bell Tower and Bridge of Sighs. In Florence, a city tour begins at the Piazza
del Duomo to see the Cathedral, Giotto's Bell Tower, and the Baptistery with
the bronze "Gates of Paradise." Then, visit the Academy of Fine Arts, where
Michelangelo's David is displayed. Highlights include a sightseeing tour of
each city along with special excursions in Ferrara, Assisi, and Pisa with its
famous leaning tower. Priced from $1,799 land only, based on double occupancy.

Castles and Manors (Ireland Boutique Journey) -- 11 days. Includes The
Gathering! Begin with a trip along Dublin Bay to visit Malahide Castle. On a
walking tour, see Dublin Castle. Stop at the Guinness Storehouse for lunch,
and visit Devenish Island. In Donegal, you'll enjoy the amenities while
staying at the 17th-century Lough Eske Castle Hotel. Enjoy two nights in
lovely Connemara's Ballynahinch Castle Hotel. In Galway visit the cathedral,
then on to see the Cliffs of Moher, rising 700 feet above the Atlantic. Travel
the road that winds around the Ring of Kerry. You'll also get an exclusive
tour of the Old Midleton Distillery, home of Jameson Irish Whiskey. A guided
tour of imposing Kilkenny Castle, built in the early 13th century, will bring
history to life, then, return to Dublin and relish a Farewell Dinner at the
Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel. Priced from $3,285 land only, based on double

All Guided Vacations include accommodations, transfers, select meals and
services of an experienced Travel Director aboard a private luxury motor
coach. Travelers will also receive travel documents and a souvenir group
photo. Boutique Journeys promise no more than 24 guests, and sometimes as few
as two with an unparalleled local insider's view into the foods, people,
regions and customs that makes each destination unique.

Brendan's long-standing tradition of personal service, innovation and customer
satisfaction ensures the perfect vacation! To book these great vacations, call
800.421.8446 or go to

About Brendan Vacations

Brendan Vacations, the Ireland Specialist, is a leading US tour operator
offering a wide selection of Guided, Customized, Locally Hosted, Boutique and
group travel options. Established in 1969, its portfolio includes thousands of
hotels and unique accommodations, as well as uniquely-inspired customized
travel options in Ireland and immersive vacation experiences in the UK,
Europe, Eastern Europe & the Balkans, Russia, Africa, 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 40 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,

Join Brendan Vacations for The Gathering 2013 in Ireland! -

About TreadRight

TreadRight is 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 USD 1.5
million to sustainable tourism projects worldwide, and encourages industry
best practice by annually supporting the World Travel & Tourism Council's
Tourism for Tomorrow awards. To learn more about the many projects TreadRight
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Terms and Conditions

*Save $500 per couple ($250 per person) on new 2013 air inclusive European
Guided Vacation & Worldwide Boutique Journeys bookings only when booked and
paid in full (land and air) between 1/7-2/9/13 for travel between
4/1-10/31/13.A minimum of $2,000 per person booking value is required. Not all
itineraries will qualify; contact a Brendan representative for full details.
Air must be booked on Delta and Sky Team partners (Air France, KLM, and
Alitalia) through Brendan Vacations in conjunction with a Europe Vacation.
Offer is not valid on City Breaks, Train Vacations or itineraries in the
Eastern Mediterranean on Guided Vacations. Offer is combinable with brochure
discounts except Early Payment Discount, but is not combinable with other
offers except show coupons. Offer may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
Subject to availability and other restrictions may apply. For Guided
Vacations, mention promo code BVDELTA250. For Boutique Journeys, mention promo
code BVDEBOT250. For full terms and conditions, refer to CST#2084503-20

CONTACT: Arnelle Kendall
         Vice President of Public Relations
         The Travel Corporation
         110 East Atlantic Avenue - Suite 325
         Delray Beach, FL 33444
         Telephone: (561) 330-0850

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