Airfare / travel costs
In the majority of cases, the au pair is
responsible for all international travel costs. Some countries
require the host family to pay for the return journey (Refer to the
Regulations section for your destination country for further
Some families, who aren't required to do so, may choose to pay
for the return sector after an agreed period of successful
performance. If the host family lives in a remote location, it
would be courteous for them to pay for transfers to and from the
nearest airport, or alternatively pick the au pair up
** Please NEVER send money in advance to an au pair to pay for
their travel costs. These requests are likely to be a scam.
TheBestAupair recommends that you reimburse the au pair when they
arrive, or after a probationary period.
International Travel Partner
TheBestAupair recommends international travel expert James
Hermiston from Travel Managers to take care of your flights and
travel arrangements. James has assisted many of our own au pairs
with their international travel requirements, and we have received
only glowing feedback. You can be confident that James' extensive
knowledge and personal travel experience will ensure a smooth
travel experience for you.
Travel Insurance Partner
TheBestAupair recommends World Nomads for your Travel Insurance
needs. World Nomads is a global travel insurance specialist
organisation that provides cover for people from over 140
We have also negotiated a 5% discount for TheBestAupair users.
View our Travel Insurance Partner page
for more information.
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