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10 Best Countries to Get an Au Pair From

If you’re a prospective host family and looking into where to find the best au pair, take a look at our list of the 10 best countries to get an au pair from.

While you’re at it, also check out our list of the highest paying countries for au pairs.

In our research, we sought help from several au pair-related websites, such as Au Pair Mom, Au Pair Clearing House and Go Au Pair Philadelphia. This was a difficult list to order, as the ideal country to get an au pair from depends heavily upon your personal preferences. For example, if you want your children to practice specific language skills, this will effect which countries you should be looking into. On the other hand, if religion is high on your list of priorities, and you’d like for your household to keep kosher, for instance, then an au pair from Israel may be a great fit. Therefore, we will list the 10 countries we think yield the best au pairs in no particular order.

10 Best Countries to get an au pair from

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Continue reading to learn more details about the best countries to get an au pair from.

10. Spain

 As you can imagine, Spanish au pairs are extremely popular with American families, as Spanish is the second most widely spoken language in the United States. Many American schools require students to learn Spanish, and the prospect of having a home tutor is a huge added bonus. Spanish au pairs are said to possess a calm and confident demeanor and cheerful personality, and are generally not afraid to try new things for. They are usually highly educated, sensible, and family-oriented.

10 Best Countries to get an au pair from

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