Vanessa Skilton

Travel Broker Vanessa Skilton 275 x 170

Since joining the travel industry in 2000, I have had the pleasure to work within several departments of Air New Zealand: in their Airpoints Call Centre, Holidays Stores and corporate division with Tandem Travel (previously Business Direct).

My range of travel industry knowledge is extensive as I have worked in varying areas. I have worked in the wholesale industry for Innovative Travel with the main focus being on Italy, Eastern Europe, River Cruising and Ski Vacations. I also worked as a team leader for one of New Zealand’s largest travel retail brands within their Online Team.

A major passion of mine is assisting with the organisation of honeymoons and destination weddings, sports teams, corporate groups, conferences, church groups, scouts and many varying levels of corporate and leisure clients. It's also no secret amongst friends that I love arranging travel to Disneyland and other theme parks all over the world.

I pride myself on having a positive attitude and friendly nature which enables me to assist my clients in every way possible.

Let me help you explore your travel plans whether it be a holiday, surprise getaway, honeymoon, event, corporate trip or your trip of a lifetime.

Contact details:
Mobile: 021 530 219
Location: Ashburton, Christchurch, Canterbury and North Canterbury District
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I first met Vanessa in 2008 in her capacity as travel agent to the firm in which I worked. Her efficiency, attention to detail and friendly manner soon cemented an excellent working relationship. Vanessa is thoughtful. She is empathetic. She listens. She has a great sense of humour too. She is very personable and has a genuine interest in achieving what her clients want and need. Vanessa uncomplicates the complicated. She makes things so easy. I highly recommend her.

Kaaren Dooher - Department Manager Events Coordinator & Branch Secretary

As a PA for a nationwide company I was delighted to be introduced to Vanessa for my travel bookings. She made everything easier for me, the CEO and Board members. She is thorough, knowledgeable and always delivered a quality service. The travellers were always assured of having their travel preferences met. Vanessa took time to learn about our business and applied this to her management of our travel. I have no hesitations in recommending Vanessa to anyone requiring travel bookings as she is very efficient, has extensive experience in the industry and is one of those people who is a pleasure to know.

Sue Honeybone