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Considering an au pair for the first time?

F.A.Q. - Considering an au pair for the first time?

We are currently getting a lot of questions from families considering an au pair for the first time. The economic situation has made many families re-think their childrens’ education and childcare options for after school or families with younger children are calculating the cost of the nursery or the nanny versus cheaper options such as an au pair.

To make sure we cater for ‘first timers’ the best possible way, we have answered some of the questions we are asked most frequently. We have also designed a special appendix to our au pair handbook guide to help first time host families with even more detailed information.

Click here to see this useful information for first time host families with free downloads and answers to the questions below.  Please feel free to pass this e-mail on to friends who are currently thinking about childcare options.

What are the main differences between a nanny, a childminder and an au pair?

How much will it cost?

How do I start the process?

How do you find and check the au pairs?

What can I expect in terms of childcare experience? And language skills?

How can I best prepare?

How long does it take to interview and organise?