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What Host Families say about us

Read authentic experience reports families around the world who have hired an Au Pair to take care of their children and have been part of the cultural exchange

Gaby Dorough's family
Houston, Usa

Gaby Dorough's family <br/>Houston, Usa

Aupair.com made it extremely easy to find a good match for our family. I will definitely recommend it to any of my friends looking to participate in this awesome program. My only suggestion would be push notifications for messages so we can respond in more real time!

Alex's family
Byron, Usa

Alex's family <br/>Byron, Usa

Easy site to navigate. Tons of candidates. Took me less than a week to hire someone

Eric's family
Alpena, Usa

Eric's family <br/>Alpena, Usa

It has been very easy to search for the perfect candidate on AuPair.com. I think this is a great program.

Melissa's family
Cordova, Usa

Melissa's family <br/>Cordova, Usa

Thank you for helping me to connect with this lovely young lady! We are so looking forward to inviting her into our home next month.

Lisa's family
Colorado Springs, Usa

Lisa's family <br/>Colorado Springs, Usa

Our Au-pair has been absolutely amazing! We are so lucky and only wish she could stay longer.

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How to use AuPair.com

There is no easier way to find a candidate or a Host Family!

The first step in your Au Pair search is the online registration on AuPair.com. Register for free and start a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Create your profile now! » » »

Are you looking for a flexible childcare solution? Do you want to work abroad and already have experience in the field of childcare? Then the Au Pair program is just right for you! Find Au Pairs/ Host Families who match your search criteria and become a Premium member. » » »

Use our secure messaging system to get in touch with your future Au Pair or Host Family. Make an appointment for an Au Pair interview. Are you wondering how? We will show you! » » »

The most important step in your Au Pair search is the agreement between both sides. Make sure to discuss important matters such as duties, hours and pocket money and sign the contract! » » »

Your Online Au Pair Agency

Service for Agencies
AuPair.com is an online matching agency - which is safe and easy to use. As an online matching platform, we cannot directly take part in the Au Pair  arrangement process, since we are not a full service agency. However, we can help you with useful information on our website. 
 
If you do not want to organize your Au Pair stay yourself, get in touch with one of our reliable partner Au Pair agencies, who will guide you through the whole process and your Au Pair stay!

Au Pair.com Overview

Over 20 years of experience
More than 1 M happy users
Host Families from 78 countries
Candidates from 190 countries

Membership options

You can choose between two different memberships on AuPair.com. Find out in detail what the differences and the advantages of each option are.
Basic Members on AuPair.com
AuPair.com is one of the world’s biggest Au Pair matching platforms, giving the opportunity to everyone to enter the amazing world of Au Pairing!
Beyond the chance to find out if your potential Au Pair or Host Family is interested in you, with a Basic profile AuPair.com offers you useful articles and blog posts for both Au Pairs and Host Families, which will help you getting to know more about the program.
Documents that are needed for your Au Pair stay, such as the Au Pair contract and the invitation letter, and many more helpful tools can also be found on our website with a Basic profile.
 
Premium Members on AuPair.com
The Premium Membership allows you to contact ALL users directly! It's the easiest and fastest way to find your perfect match!
You will be able to contact other users directly through personalized messages and exchange personal data and contact details with them.
If you have a Premium Host Family profile, you will also receive a handbook for Host Families with additional tips and information on the Au Pair program, as well as a more detailed version of the Au Pair contract!

Au Pair Experiences

Read stories of Au Pairs who already had a wonderful experience with their Host Families
Everything you need to know about the Au Pair search
Interview with a Host Family from Austria Family Paulin from Austria/Slovenia already hosted several Au Pairs from different countries. Today, the mother of the family talks about her experiences and gives an insight into the procedure of having an Au Pair at home.
Everything you need to know about the Au Pair search
Malena, Au Pair in Romania You have found the perfect Host Family but you're not convinced about moving in the Host country? Read about Malena's experience as an Au Pair in Romania and learn from her story!
Everything you need to know about the Au Pair search
Nodira's life as an Au Pair in Germany Nodira is an Au Pair from Tajikistan and has worked for a family in Germany. In her experience report, she gives an insight into her everyday life and tells what she is doing now, four years later. 
Everything you need to know about the Au Pair search
Benedicta's Au Pair story in Paris For the last couple of months, Benedicta could spend her Au Pair stay in a suburb of Paris. Even during the corona pandemic she managed to make the best out of her stay. 

Our Blog

Find more information, news and stories from Au Pairs in our blog
Dealing with homesickness during the Holidays

6 tips for dealing with homesickness during the Holidays

Genesis Rivas on 22 Dec 2021

Being abroad and feeling homesick is normal, especially during the holiday season. Read our article and learn 6 tips to help you cope better with feelings of homesickness. 

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Fun Christmas Activities For Kids

10 Fun Christmas Activities For Kids

Charity on 21 Dec 2021

Make your holidays truly memorable with these 10 fun Christmas activities that both the kids and the adults will enjoy!

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Coronavirus and the Au Pair program

How is the Coronavirus affecting the Au Pair program?

Felicia on 30 Mar 2022

Given the worldwide concerns about the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus, we decided to deal with the topic from the Au Pairs’ and the Host Families’ perspective. What are the consequences of the coronavirus on the Au Pair program? Find out all the measures taken by every country.

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Au Pair World Wide

There are times in life when you notice that you need a change. Whether you are a candidate seeking for the adventure of your life or a Host Family who wants to extend their family boundaries - you can find your match with AuPair.com. Find more details about the Au Pair requirements and the application process in the world.

Frequently Asked Question

Do you have any questions about the program or our website? We are always happy to help! Find the answers to our most frequently asked questions
How much does an Au Pair cost per week?
The weekly cost of an Au Pair depends on different factors: pocket money, food expenses and utilities, as the Au Pair will live with the Host Family. Check our article on the different pocket money amounts according to the Host Country and get informed on how much having another person in your home will cost. » » »
What is the salary of an Au Pair?
The average Au Pair salary varies depending on the host country’s Au Pair program regulation, extra tasks fulfilled by the Au Pair and the number of working hours. The Au Pair’s wage is determined by the Au Pair program conditions and ranges between 200 $ and 900 $. » » »
How much is an Au Pair per month?
The cost of an Au Pair per month depends on the pocket money and the expenses for food and utilities. Read the regulations about pocket money in every Host Country, as they differ depending on where you are and find out how much it will cost you to have another person living in your house. » » »
Can you hire an Au Pair without an agency?
Yes! By using an online matching platform like AuPair.com, you will be able to get in touch with Au Pairs from all over the world and organise the Au Pair stay directly with them. The only exception is the USA and NL, where it is necessary to get in touch with a certified agency in order to get the J1 visa. » » »