Melinda & Tim

Adventurous Aussie couple, professionals, practical, very experienced with animals, ready

Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
10 Reviews

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4 external references

Reviews (10)


Mel & Tim were a delight. They looked after our house and animals with great care. They arrived when we'd arranged, were good at communicating prior to

Hartfield, United Kingdom · 23 Aug - 01 Sep 2019

Mel and Tim did a great job in taking care of our home and pets. They are an interesting couple, we were impressed by their long journey trough Europe. We

    Vighizzolo d'Este, Italy · 16 Jul - 31 Jul 2019

    This was my first sit with Melinda and Tim. Everything was fantastic, the animals were content and happy, the house and garden just as I left them, thank

    Callas, France · 13 Jun - 21 Jun 2019

    Mel and Tim did a wonderful job of looking after our animals and the house while we were away. Although we struggled to communicate before their arrival they

    Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval, France · 02 Jun - 12 Jun 2019
    Alastair & Annie

    We are so grateful to Mel & Tim for their commitment to 3 weeks, looking after our furry collection. All communication was excellent beforehand and during

    Falmouth, United Kingdom · 10 May - 01 Jun 2019

    References (4)

    Michael and Julia

    Melinda and Tim have minded our house several times and we have no hesitation in recommending them to mind your house and pets. She has cared for our dogs

    Employment reference · 17 January 2019


    We are animal-loving, eco-minded humans who love to meet people, explore places and try different ways of life. We are 55 and 61, non smoking, healthy, long-term travellers from the Gold Coast in Australia. As long-time pet and home owners

    Why we want to house sit

    After a corporate acquisition resulted in Tim being made redundant, it was time to take stock. In doing so, we realised we are at a sweet spot in our lives, where we have finished raising kids and building careers, but we still have our

    Our experience

    After completing ten house sits in Europe we are convinced that we want to keep doing this for a while. That means we need to keep building on our positive references and maintain our credentials, which is your assurance that we will do a

    Pet care experience

    • Dogs
    • Cats
    • Horses
    • Fish
    • Poultry
    • Livestock
    • Birds
    • Small pets


    April 2020
    May 2020
    • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

    Preferred countries

    • Afghanistan
    • Aland Islands
    • Albania
    • Algeria
    • American Samoa
    • Andorra

    Profile details

    Melinda 55 and Tim 62
    Medical technician and Writer
    With a partner