AuPairWorld Blog

The AuPairWorld Blog – Lifestyle, Sharing, Discovery

We're writing about au pairing in a completely new way. And you're invited to join in the discussion! There's lots to discover and lots to share. Check it out!

How to search for a host family in coronavirus times

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AuPairWorld has changed some platform functionalities in the last months to help au pairs and families search and match during the pandemic. Here are some things you can do to optimise your own search and find a host family more quickly and effectively.

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How to search for an au pair in coronavirus times

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In addition to the new search filter for in-country au pairs that AuPairWorld implemented last year, there are other useful tricks to optimise your search for an au pair in corona times.

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7 inside tips for a successful au pair search

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You want to find the perfect au pair for your family, but are uncertain how to use all the tools and resources that AuPairWorld provides? Our Customer Service team has put together a list of inside tips to help you get the best results right from the start.

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6 mistakes au pairs make with their profiles (and how to avoid them)

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The first step to finding the right host family is the profile you create at AuPairWorld. Sometimes mistakes in your profile can make it harder to find a family and even have a negative effect on your au pair stay. Here are 6 common mistakes you should be sure to avoid!

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How to maintain your language skills after your au pair stay

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A big reason to go abroad is to acquire new language skills. But how can you keep those skills once you're back? Here are 6 great tips from blogger Nicole D. Garrison.

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How to spend your Christmas as an au pair

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Christmas is just around the corner and you're not quite sure what you want to do? Should you celebrate as usual with your family at home? Or would you rather stay in your host country? We have a few ideas for you.

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Au pairing and the home office revolution

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Working from home has increased dramatically during the pandemic. For many families, having an au pair is a key part of making their new home office arrangements possible – and successful!

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Video: Au pair insurance update

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Claudia Reichstein from AuPairWorld's insurance partner DR-WALTER shares the latest information about insurance protection for au pairs during the corona pandemic in a Zoom interview.  

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Special preparation for your au pair adventure in coronavirus times

Travel Checklist

In every new step in your life, there are certain aspects you need to prepare in advance. We already have information on how can you plan your trip. However, with the pandemic, there are extra steps you need to do to protect yourself and your future family.

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Au pairing - Your best travel choice during the pandemic: 4 reasons why

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Find out why an au pair stay in a foreign country is one of the very best ways to travel and get international experience during the corona crisis.

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