the basics on au pair health insurance and car insurance

Friday, 7 August 2009

I frequently get questions from host families about the au pair’s health insurance and car insurance, so I’ve compiled some basic information on both. Regarding health insurance: Every au pair arrives to the U.S. with basic insurance coverage through Erika Travel Insurance (affiliated with the Aetna network). The fee for […]


the au pair’s educational component

Wednesday, 4 March 2009

The U.S. Department of State requires that all au pairs complete 6 credits at an accredited post-secondary institution over the course of their year in America. Host families are responsible for contributing up to $500 of this cost, facilitating enrollment, providing adequate time-off and providing transportation so that their au […]


cultural care au pair overview

Monday, 2 March 2009

Cultural Care Au Pair offers a unique combination of childcare and cultural exchange. We recruit, screen and train young adults from all over the world to care for American children while living as a member of the family. The au pair program is designed to give young people an opportunity […]