Kirsty Parsons

Kirsty Parsons

Kirsty has been in the Relocation Industry for 8 years and as part of her role as Marketing Director of Bournes writes articles on a range of moving and relocation topics.

 

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Best places to live in Switzerland

By Kirsty Parsons - August 20, 2019
Best places to live in Switzerland

Arguably one of the best places to live in the world (frequently topping polls for high quality of living), Switzerland is an expat’s dream. From low crime rates, to great standards of education and healthcare, to the excellent cheese and chocolate, there is something for everyone to enjoy here. If you’re still not sure where to live, though, here’s our rough guide to some of the most popular regions for expats. 

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Shipping to New Zealand from UK

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
Shipping to New Zealand from UK

 

What household effects should I ship to New ZealandDeciding what to ship to New Zealand is a tough decision. Whether it’s for work, a fresh start, to join family or a different pace of life, moving to the other side of the world is, without doubt, a daunting prospect. And whatever the reason, you can’t just pack a suitcase and stroll to the airport. As with any move, preparation is the key and there are two questions to answer in deciding what to take and what to leave behind

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Shipping a car to the USA - should you ship or buy when you get there?

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
Shipping a car to the USA - should you ship or buy when you get there?

As well as deciding on which household goods to ship you might also be considering shipping a car to the USA when you move. But should you ship or should you buy a new car when you arrive?

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Moving pets to Australia

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
Moving pets to Australia

Relocating to the other side of the world can be tough on the whole family – and not just the human members; moving pets internationally can be a stressful process for all involved. If you’re currently in the process of figuring out how to start moving pets to Australia, then here’s what you should know…

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5 great places to live in Sydney

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
5 great places to live in Sydney

Moving abroad is a big step, and figuring out where to start can be a big mental roadblock. Finding the right place to live can help a lot of other elements of your move fall into place, but if you've no idea where to start then we've prepared a handy guide to five of the best places to live in Sydney...

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Moving to toronto: 6 great places to live

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
Moving to toronto: 6 great places to live

Figuring out where to live when moving abroad can be the first step to making your new country a home. If you're in the early stages of moving to Toronto but aren't sure which area will suit you and your family best, then here's our guide to 6 of the most popular areas to settle in...

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Speed Limits and their enforcement in the USA

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
Speed Limits and their enforcement in the USA

If you're moving to the USA and planning to drive then speed limits and their enforcement in the USA will be an important thing to be aware of. Speeding is generally taken much more seriously in the US than in many other countries.

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International Removals Insurance for Peace of Mind

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
International Removals Insurance for Peace of Mind

When moving overseas you will have a lot to think about and plan for. Planning for the unexpected by taking out appropriate insurance cover is as important as planning for the expected - yet surprisingly many people fail to take out international removals insurance ahead of their move.

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Moving pets to the USA and Canada: top tips

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
Moving pets to the USA and Canada: top tips

If you are moving to USA or Canada and worried about whether you can take your pet with you then you needn't be. Moving pets to the USA and Canada has become even easier recently thanks to the Pets Travel Scheme - or PETS for short - that has consolidated the requirements for those countries who have signed up to the scheme.

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Bournes Recommends Moneycorp for International Currency Services

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
Bournes Recommends Moneycorp for International Currency Services

Changing your pounds into Foreign Currency? Bournes recommends Moneycorp for all of your international currency services.

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