Scotland boss Alex McLeish insists Graeme Shinnie booked his flight to South America with his part in leading Aberdeen to a league runners-up finish.
Dons skipper Shinnie and Pittodrie team-mate Scott McKenna have both been named in the 24-man squad for friendlies in Peru and Mexico.
Former Aberdeen stars Kenny McLean and Ryan Christie are also in the squad.
McLean (Norwich City) and Christie (Celtic) will both return to their parent clubs.
Aberdonian Shinnie, 26, has been in a Scotland squad previously but has yet to be capped.
Scotland face Peru in Lima on Tuesday, May 29, before facing Mexico in Mexico City on Saturday, June 2.
McLeish said: “Shinnie had a very consistent season.
“Aberdeen finishing second for four seasons in a row is an amazing achievement from Derek McInnes.
“They crept back in there when it looked like their season was going to peter out.
“Guys like Shinnie have been responsible for Aberdeen being second.
“Sure they would love to be higher than that, but it is no rare feat.”
Shinnie is set to get married this summer and was scheduled to go on a stag trip to Marbella around the time of the Scotland trip. He will be happy to reschedule that in a bid to earn a Scotland cap.
For centre-back McKenna, the South American trip offers an opportunity to further cement his slot in McLeish’s plans for the Euro 2020 qualifiers.
McKenna earned a first senior cap in starting the 1-0 friendly loss to Costa Rica.
The Dons defender retained that starting slot for the 1-0 away win at Hungary.
McLeish said: “I love to see young players getting a chance although you can’t throw every one In.
“While in Belgium, I played a lot of U21s in my team and was forced into it on one or two occasions.
“Some of them never looked back and went on to get fantastic moves from Genk.
“We have been lamenting the last few years that we don’t have enough talent.
“This is the time when we have to start encouragement.”
McLeish named seven uncapped players in his squad.
Aberdeen-born Hearts centre-back John Souttar is one of three players earning debut call-ups along with Lewis Stevenson and Lewis Morgan.
Former Aberdeen winger Ryan Fraser, now with Premier League Bournemouth, is in the squad.
McLeish said: “John (Souttar) is a good young prospect, and playing under Peter Grant at the under-21s, he is progressing very well.
“He’s still got a lot to learn but had a great season under Christophe Berra.
“I’m really excited to work with the players included who are in really good form for their clubs.
“I’ve known Lewis (Stevenson) since he was a kid and he’s been very consistent. I’ve rarely seen a full-back play at such a level throughout a season.”
Peru and Mexico will both face the Scots as part of their preparations for the World Cup in Russia.
McLeish said: “I would rather be in the World Cup finals. However, we have to go there and show we can live with teams like them.”