Meet Our
Travel Consultants

Edith Carpenter
Auckland, New Zealand

Edith is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Philippines Travel Limited trading as Planet Earth Travel, established in 1995. She is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Travel & Tourism and has NZQA Travel, Level 4. She has been in the travel industry since 1982 in both Philippines and New Zealand. Edith enjoys helping her clients create great holiday memories. She has travelled to USA, South East Asia (especially the Philippines), Europe, Australia & New Zealand and cruising around Asia.

Janet Joe
Auckland, New Zealand

Janet is an experienced Travel Expert and holder of NZQA, National Certificate, Travel, Level 4. She has been travelling to China since 1980, taking Private and School Groups. She has travelled extensively throughout Europe, South East Asia, USA, Canada South & Central America including Cuba and Argentina. She has also experienced plenty of cruises.

Lodie Frampton
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Lodie has been a Travel Broker for over seven years with Planet Earth Travel and enjoys her career in travel. Her favourite quote is 'Accept the worst and the best will come'. She is a very happy and bubbly person and is great to chat to when planning your holiday. She has travelled around USA, Asia and Europe.

Khristine Mananes
Invercargill, New Zealand

Khristine has been a Travel Broker with Planet Earth Travel for over ten years. She holds a NZQA National Certificate in Travel, Level 4. She has been helping farm workers in Southland & Otago book their overseas trips. She has travelled around the Philippines, Taiwan, Australia and explored New Zealand.

Joannes Bermudez
Wellington, New Zealand

Joannes has been a Travel Broker with Planet Earth Travel since 2013. Joannes has travelled to around the USA, South East Asia and Australia. Aside from travel, she has passion for working with her community including doing volunteer work and running events in her community.

Cora Laquindanum
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand

Cora has been a Planet Earth Travel Broker for over seven years. With the places she has visited, she can share her travel knowledge to help you plan your dream journey.

She has travelled throughout USA, Europe, Australia, Pacific Islands, Asia and of course explored her own back yard of New Zealand.

Jenny Silapan
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Whanganui, New Zealand

Jenny has been a Travel Broker with Planet Earth Travel for over three years. She is happy to provide 24/7 travel consultation services for the travellers of Manawatu and the rest of New Zealand. She has years of experience in providing customer service whilst managing her family business. 

Manuel Silapan
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Whanganui, New Zealand

Manuel is a travel broker for Planet Earth Travel based in Palmerston North. He has 3 years travel industry experience and works with Jenny to create great trips for their clients. He has travelled around South East Asia and through out New Zealand.

Bob Carpenter
Auckland, New Zealand

Bob is the Co-Founder of Philippines Travel Limited trading as Planet Earth Travel, established in 1995.

Although he's not a travel consultant, he is very knowledgeable of the destinations he has travelled and is great to chat to learn about the places he's been to. He has travelled many times to USA (including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas & Hawaii), South East Asia (he loves the Philippines), Europe & Australia. He has also cruised around Asia and explored almost all of New Zealand.

Virginia Burke
Auckland, New Zealand

Virginia has been a Travel Consultant with Planet Earth Travel for over ten years. She is a holder of NZQA National Certificate in Travel, Level 4. She have travelled extensively in Europe, Australia, Asia, Pacific and the US. She can share her wealth of knowledge to plan your trip. She has a passion for travel and can share her travel first-hand experiences within the Philippines to help you explore the best tourist spots and remote adventure areas.