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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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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Removal Surveys: how to get an accurate quotation

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
Removal Surveys: how to get an accurate quotation

General good practice with a moving company will involve having someone visit your home to (as a minimum) assess how much stuff you want to take with you – the “volume” of your move. A professional mover focused on providing you a good service will also use this opportunity to understand more about your requirements and make sure they have all the information they need to give you a detailed, fully inclusive price and to make sure you have all the information you need to be ready for and...

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How to drive in the USA: 4 top tips

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
How to drive in the USA: 4 top tips

If you're emigrating to Ameirca and planning on continuing to drive when you get there then it's really important that you know exactly how to drive in the USA. From knowing which side of the road to drive on to what the speed limits are, here are our 4 top things to remember...

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