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    Free Backpack For Every Traveller

    There’s nothing better than having an adventure to look forwards to – and a brand new backpack.

    Book your Wilderness Ireland trip during our Early Bird Special between the 1st and 17th of July and receive a free Haglöfs backpack – the perfect companion for all your adventures.

    Early Bird Benefits

    • A free Haglöfs L.I.M 25 backpack worth €160
    • Your perfect 2024 trip at its 2023 price
    • Travelling on your ideal dates by booking now ahead of the flock

    How Do You Get Involved?

    → Browse our exciting array of trips below
    → Book your 2024 trip between the 1st of July 1st and the 17th of July
    → Receive a free Haglöfs L.I.M 25 backpack worth €160
    → Relax, knowing you can adjust your booking up to 10 weeks before departure

    Looking for something different? Book a Wilderness Scotland and Wilderness England trip during our Early Bird Special for the same great offer.

    Terms & Conditions Read More
    1. Open to all worldwide except employees of the Wilderness Group and their immediate families, their agents or anyone professionally connected with the promotion.
    2. All bookings are subject to standard booking conditions.
    3. The promotion applies to bookings made directly with Wilderness Ireland, Wilderness England and Wilderness Scotland. Bookings made via 3rd party agents do not qualify for the promotion.
    4. The promotional period runs from 00:01 on Saturday, 1st of July, until 23:59 (BST) on Monday, 17th 2023.
    5. All new bookings received for 2024 departures during this period will be eligible for the Early Bird promotion once the 25% deposit payment has been received.
    6. Each traveller will receive a L.I.M. 25 Haglöfs backpack in either Magnetite/Flame Orange, Concrete/Aurora or Dark Ocean/Maui Blue. You can request your preferred colours, but no guarantee is made as colour requests come at first-come, first-served basis. (Max. one backpack per person)
    7. Promotion is as stated, and no cash or other alternative giveaway is available except that in the event of circumstances outside of its control, the promoter reserves the right to provide a similar garment of equal or greater value.
    8. Promotion only applies to new bookings and not to postponements, any payments for trips that are being held, or for travellers that have already booked.
    9. We aim to have the backpacks posted to clients within 4 months of the promotion’s end. Please ensure that your postal address provided at booking is up to date, correct and complete, and if you are changing postal address after the promotional period, please let the Wilderness Group know as soon as possible. No responsibility will be taken for lost or delayed postage.
    10. The Early Bird Promotion includes scheduled hiking and biking holidays as well as privately guided and tailor-made departures booked during the promotional period for travel in 2024. Self-guided bookings are not included.
    11. By entering the promotion, entrants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the Terms and Conditions. All entry instructions form part of these Terms and Conditions. Any breach of these Terms and Conditions will result in a forfeit of the giveaway.
    12. The promoter’s decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

    Find Your Next Adventure

    All small group trips, private departures and tailor-made itineraries qualify for our Early Bird promotion.

    Same Promotion, Different Country

    Our Early Bird Special is also running in Scotland and England.

    Our holidays reviewed
    in your own words

    Excellent..start to finish!

    Mary Kay Thomas
    Hiking - The Wicklow Way
    Reviewed on 27/07/2019

    Rated 4.95 out of 5 based on 1,562 reviews

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