Au Pair

Au Pair in New Zealand

New Zealand
3 to 12 months
18 to 35 years old
4.9(36 reviews)

Complete this quiz & see if you qualify to join this trip

  • Be between 18-35 years of age
  • Be a citizen of an eligible country
  • Have no criminal convictions in the past 5 years

Trip overview

Embrace your passion for travel and children and experience a new life overseas on our Au Pair in New Zealand trip. Become part of a New Zealand household and help care for the children of a local, loving family whilst you form a close bond with the host parents. Spend your days off hiking renowned trails, skiing at world-famous resorts or taking the kids on a sunset picnic near your local lake.

We offer the complete package for those wanting to kickstart their au pair journey, and most importantly, ensure you are matched with a safe and welcoming host family and home. Our team will get you sorted with all the essentials from visa assistance, to finding an approved host family before you go, bank account advice, accommodation nights to use when you please, 24/7 support, and more. You’ll be more than ready to begin your exciting au pair adventure. Plus, regularly chat with your host family prior to taking off, so you’ll know all about them before you meet them face-to-face!

Completely immerse yourself in a new culture, make lifelong friends and, best of all, break away from your usual routine back home as you embark on an adventure to au pair in New Zealand. With the freedom to explore the country’s natural beauty in your time off or paid trips with your host family, this experience is perfect for a first-time traveller or someone ready to experience a genuine, local New Zealand lifestyle.


Inclusions

Host family match

Dedicated Trip Coordinator

Airport pickup

Live-in accommodation

Comprehensive orientation

5 nights hostel accommodation

Meals provided

Paid vacation

Approved family agreement

Access to family profiles

Cash bonus & certificate

Ongoing support from our team

24/7 Global Emergency Line

gWorld access

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Just in case it’s not clear already, we’re not an employment or recruitment agency, so please don’t book with us if that’s what you’re looking for. We sell and organise amazing international travel experiences for the purpose of cultural exchange & education. If a trip has a paid work option, this is not mandatory to do and is there as a means to fund your travels only, and no fee is charged by us for this component. All payments you make are for travel and local support services. If you’re still confused, please get in touch.


Trip details

Our Au Pair in New Zealand trip is a cultural exchange designed to get you set up safely and securely abroad with a welcoming host family. Our expert team offer assistance with all those essentials you need to get set up overseas, like a local bank account and finding the perfect host family to 24/7 support and live-in accommodation. Simply, we’re here to ensure your transition to living abroad in New Zealand is seamless.

Arrive into the country with the confidence that you are one step ahead of every other person looking to be an au pair in New Zealand. We offer you the security of an approved placement with a local pre-screened and loving host family, accommodation and an agreement set up before you’ve even left home! With the hard work done for you, you can settle into your home-away-from-home straight away, get to know your new family and embrace the New Zealand lifestyle with open arms. Our expert team will guide you throughout the entire journey to ensure you feel confident knowing you are in the best hands possible.

With most of your living expenses covered, you can spend your earnings exploring the natural beauty of New Zealand, touring the different landscapes and joining your family on weekend getaways. Don’t waste your precious time sweating the logistical stuff. That’s exactly why we’re here - to save you time, money, stress and even the risk of having to return home early. Make your time count on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and prepare to immerse yourself in the laid back and relaxed culture, foster your personal growth and develop important life skills your future-self will thank you for!

Requirements

To qualify for this trip, you will need to have 14 days of proveable child-caring experience, including experience with under 5 years olds, and meet the visa requirements. If English is not your first language, you will need to be able to speak conversational English. As an au pair, you can not smoke or have suffered from any mental health or eating disorders in the last 6 months. You'll be required to obtain and pass a medical examination as proof.

What extra costs will I have? 

Flights, travel insurance, visa, criminal background check, souvenirs & spending money.


Trip itinerary

The beauty of this trip is that your days will generally be filled with au pair duties, and then you’ll get time off and breaks in between to explore however you please! As a rough idea, here’s what you can expect:

Week 1

It’s finally here - the first official week of your new life in New Zealand! Once you’ve touched down, a driver will take you to your included hostel accommodation, where you will spend the first 2 nights over your orientation session.

Head to your 3-day orientation in Auckland, where you’ll receive a SIM card loaded with credit, a 4-hour sightseeing tour around the city and important first aid training so you’ll be ready to start your au pair adventure.

Your host family will pick you up and take you to your new home. However, if you have to fly to reach your new destination, a driver will take you to the airport and your host family will pick you up from the closest airport. Spend your first week getting to know them, setting up your bedroom and navigating around your new neighbourhood!

Trip location

From seaside towns to countryside suburbs and bustling cities in between, we have au pair and nanny opportunities dotted all over New Zealand.

How it works

Make your decision

Choose your trip style and destination, and confirm your spot with a deposit. Then, open your gWorld account and celebrate, the hardest part is over and the fun is about to begin.

We become friends

You’ll be matched with a personal Trip Coordinator who knows all the ins & outs. They’ll guide you through everything we need to do together, so you can leave your worries behind.

Take-off & touchdown

We’ll get your tickets in-hand and your transfers ready. Then, our in-country team or partner will have everything prepared for your arrival. It’s now time for the real adventure to start.

We've got your back

Never stress, knowing we’re there with you when you need us with ongoing & unlimited local team support and check-ins. And just in case, we’ve got an emergency team on stand-by, 24/7.

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Partner network

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Inclusions

Host family match

Be matched with a host family who you have personally approved before you even leave home and earn between $195 - $300 NZD per week.

Dedicated Trip Coordinator

To guide you through your entire journey, assist with profile building, interview preparation, matching you with the perfect host family and leaving no question unanswered.

Airport pickup

A driver to take you to your comprehensive orientation in Auckland.

Live-in accommodation

You'll be set up in your own private bedroom, so you'll feel right at home with your new host family. With rent and utilities covered, spend your earnings on travelling instead!

Comprehensive orientation

Start your trip with our 3-day orientation, where you’ll receive important first-aid training, a 4-hour sightseeing tour around the city and a SIM card for you loaded with credit.

5 nights hostel accommodation

During your trip, we’ll give you 5 nights to stay in a hostel anywhere in New Zealand, so you can keep travelling on us.

Meals provided

As part of the family, you'll cook and dine together with your host family at home or occasionally in local restaurants.

Paid vacation

You’ll receive two weeks of paid holidays, so you can explore neighbouring cities and countries.

Approved family agreement

Your agreement will be set up once you’ve matched with a host family and outlines your duties, earnings, time off and expectations, so you can feel comfortable before you arrive.

Access to family profiles

You’ll get exclusive access to view family profiles and video call each family before making a decision, ensuring you’re both an ideal fit for each other.

Cash bonus & certificate

Complete a successful exchange with your host family and you’ll receive a bonus up to $1040 NZD from the family to fund your travels further, plus a certificate of completion recognising your successful trip.

Ongoing support from our team

Think of us as your family away from home. Whether you need advice, a shoulder to lean on or you’re looking for your next host family, our team will provide you with unlimited support.

24/7 Global Emergency Line

Feel confident knowing we have a worldwide emergency team on standby, 24/7/365, so you can feel safe and secure throughout your whole trip no matter where you are in the world.

gWorld access

Stay organised with your personalised portal where you can keep all of your important documents and trip details in one spot and gain insider access to everything Global.


Au Pair

Au Pair in New Zealand

New Zealand
3 to 12 months
18 to 35 years old
4.9(36 reviews)
$1,995USD

Secure your spot for only $695

Deposit is 100% refundable if you don’t qualify.


Limited spots available

Earliest available arrival is currently Jan 2020.


Payment plans available

Pay your trip off in instalments that you get to choose.


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If you change your mind or something comes up, we’ll let you change your travel dates or your trip, or even gift your deposit to a friend!