What is an au pair?

An au pair is usually a young person, either female or male, who provides live-in care to the children of a welcoming host family overseas as part of a cultural exchange. You’ll be generously provided with a weekly stipend, your own room in the family home and, typically, two to three meals per day. You may even get the chance to join the family on ski and summer vacations. Being an au pair or nanny abroad gives you the freedom to be more than the average tourist by immersing yourself in a completely new culture and developing valuable life skills. You’ll experience personal growth and maturity, and perhaps learn a new language all whilst having the chance to explore a new country. It’s the perfect opportunity to become a cherished part of a family’s life for years to come, while also getting a genuine sense of what life is like overseas

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We’re the experts

We don’t just say that to brag. With over 10 years in the industry and a team of over 100 passionate pros, you can bet we know our stuff better than anyone else.

Partner network

With over 1,200 partners around the globe, we have access to plenty of exclusive opportunities to make your trip the best it can be.

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There’s no reason you can’t live out your travel dreams! If your funds are low but your desire to travel and see the world is high, don’t stress. You can pay off your trip in any instalments that you get to choose.

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We’re proud to offer our Lifetime Deposit Guarantee for when things don’t go according to plan. Change your travel dates for when you’re ready, or choose a totally different trip of ours. You can even gift your deposit to a friend.

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How to become an Au Pair

The best way to become an Au Pair abroad! If you like to travel and children, becoming an Au Pair is the best way to see the world! Find out how to become an Au Pair.

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Au Pairing in the UK during Coronavirus with Sarah W.

London in lockdown! Sarah started her London UK Au Pair trip just before the Coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown restrictions started. She’s found solace in her bike. Taking in the sights and sounds of Beautiful London in a way that she’ll never be able to see it again.

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