Laurie & Bill

World sailing couple seeking house/pet sitting opportunities

Lagos, Portugal
2 Reviews

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Reviews (2)

Nancy

Laurie and Bill were excellent caregivers to my sweet dog Rudi. They were attentive to his needs. I returned to a spotless home. I would recommend them

Dennis, MA, US · 03 Dec 2019 - 03 Jan 2020
Peter

Laurie and Bill came and housesat for us for four weeks, we returned to our home to find it in perfect order, even some provisions were left for us. they had

    Cockermouth, United Kingdom · 31 Jan - 02 Mar 2019

    References (3)

    Steve

    I would highly recommend Laurie as a house / pet sitter. We recently used to work together and I found her to be someone of the highest integrity and very

    Employment reference · 06 November 2018

    About

    We are Laurie and Bill Balme - retired (since June 2016) and now cruising aboard our sailboat 'Toodle-oo!' - at our own pace. We are active and particularly enjoy hiking in new parts of the world. Our journey so far has taken us from

    Why we want to house sit

    The seasons define a period when sailing is just not attractive and returning to land is. The opportunity to house sit enables us to enjoy the comforts of a clean & tidy home and the space it affords - and in the company of loved pets.

    Our experience

    We have house sat in Barrington, RI for 4 winter months while Toodle-oo! remained in England - sadly no pets involved. We looked after 2 Jack Russell's' house in Portsmouth, RI for a couple of weeks on numerous occasions. In 2019, we

    Pet care experience

    • Dogs
    • Cats
    • Fish

    Availability

    April 2021
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    May 2021
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    • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

    Preferred countries

    • Portugal

    Profile details

    Age
    Laurie 60 and Bill 63
    Occupation
    Ex VP Finance and Ex Executive VP
    Travelling
    With a partner