The Relief Team...retired active couple wanting to see more of the world

Username ReliefTeam  

65 + years
Jan 15,2019 My Calendar
Retired Teacher
7 - 21 Days, 3 - 6 Weeks, 6 - 8 Weeks
References (5) Police check Phone

I am a retired teacher and my husband is a retired banker/hobby farmer. We are in our 60s, healthy and active. Well, my husband is active; I'm active around the house. ;-) .

Until recently, we had a dog and parents needing care and have not strayed far from home.  We no longer have either responsibility, sadly.  But now we have no ties to stay in any one place and have decided it's time for some long overdue travel !. :))

Past travels have taken one or both of us away from our Canadian homeland for long stays and great cultural experiences in Australia (a year, and several repeat visits), 2 months in Portugal and extended time in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Mexico. Shorter but repeated vacations include Cuba, UK, Europe, the U.S.A. and the Caribbean. Steve and I recently married and are looking forward to making some memories travelling together. 

English is our native language, but we both speak a bit of French and Jill can manage some communication in Spanish, having one daughter, hubby and granddaughters living in Mexico.

We are non-smokers, capable, responsible, clean and neat. Both Steve and I are caring, compassionate individuals. We will respect your wishes and treat your home and your pets as we would treat our own.

Being handy around the home, we look after our own basic repairs and renovations, and property maintenance. Our experiences have included suburban detached homes, 50 acre hobby farm (dogs, cats, horses, pigs), condo living (director), townhouse, as well as rustic cottage life. 

For relaxation, Steve and I enjoy gardening, animals, quiet times doing jigsaws, walking, cooking/BBQing, exploring new places and experiencing new cultures. Steve is an ultra runner and runs km a day regardless of weather. As Canadians, we are accustomed to winter weather as cold as -30C and summer weather as warm as +30C, on occasion more extreme. 

At the time of our application for your housesitting opportunity, we will most likely not be local to you. You can rest assured, however, that we will be in your area to meet with you prior to your departure.  We want to know that you are comfortable with leaving your home in our care. Our reference and police checks are attached. Please check our references from our first house sits Australia!

We are available to chat via facetime on iPad/iPhone or on .

Looking forward to meeting you!

Jill and Steve

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