ANAHEIM, May 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In honor of Memorial Day and in remembrance to those who have served, award-winning guided vacations leader, Trafalgar, is showcasing special interest trips surrounding historical events, famous battlefields and memorial sites. And in thanks to the brave men and women who serve their country, Trafalgar extends a special year-round Military Discount for active or retired military personnel for travel worldwide.

Trafalgar takes travelers beyond the expected by mixing must-see sights with unique Insider Experiences on each perfectly-planned guided vacation. On 13-day WWI & WWII Battlefields, journey to the most poignant places of two world wars in Europe. Travel to the historic D-Day landing beaches and visit Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial to honor the American troops who died in Europe during World War II. Meet a Local Expert who'll share stories of those lives shaped by war from the First World War to present day at the Imperial War Museum.  Plus, visit the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard to see the HMS Victory and HMS Warrior 1860. 

Or explore American history on 8-day Trails of Liberty, a family vacation traveling through the historical monuments and sites of Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia. With the knowledge of a local historian in tow, travelers will experience memorable visits to Arlington National Cemetery, the National World War II Memorial and Gettysburg to learn about one of the most important battlegrounds in the Civil War. Walk through Shenandoah National Park with a naturalist, visit the plantation home of George Washington, see the Liberty Bell and so much more.  

Trafalgar's exclusive 5% Military Discount is available year-round and for an even greater value, can be combined with Early Payment, Young Traveler and Group Travel discounts.* Plus, each hassle-free vacation includes an expert Travel Director, VIP entry to popular sights, hand-picked accommodations, most meals, luggage handling, transportation by luxury coach with Wi-Fi and more.

For more information order free brochures or view the 2014 USA & Canada and 2014 Europe & Britain brochures online.

To book, contact your Travel Agent, call our experts at 866-544-4434 or visit

About Trafalgar
Trafalgar is the world's leading guided-vacation company, offering over 230 exceptional quality and value itineraries in Europe, Britain, Eastern Mediterranean, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Central and South America, USA and Canada. With 67 years of experience and unrivaled local expertise, Trafalgar's perfectly-planned, hassle-free itineraries each feature a unique collection of exclusive Insider Experiences, taking travelers beyond the expected. Visit for more.

2007 to 2012: Winner, Best Tour Operator category, Travel Weekly Readers' Choice Awards
2010 to 2013: Winner, Best Tour Operator, Europe, TravelAge West WAVE Awards

2010 to 2013: Winner, Travel Weekly Gold Magellan Awards

*5% (land-only) savings valid for active and retired military personnel only. Must show proof of service to receive discount. Combinable with other promotions and discounts. Conditions apply to Trafalgar's range of discounts. See brochure for full details. CST#2077132-20


Jamie Espinosa