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What is the availability and cost of household help, and what types of help are typically employed by expatriates?

We had a cleaning person come in 4 hours per week for 50 euro per week. It was worth it. - Sep 27, 2017
Almost impossible. Either they will charge you an arm and a leg (350 euros for one cleaning of your apartment) or are so flaky they rarely show up. We did find a cleaning lady for 40 euros per visit, but she flaked out at least half the time. Hiring an American on compound for babysitting/pet-sitting is a better bet but options are limited. - Jan 28, 2017
No clue. I'd imagine it's not cheap. - Aug 14, 2016
Expensive I have heard. - Feb 1, 2016
Expensive - Dec 9, 2015
Available but expensive. A lot of Croatian women work as domestics for approximately 12 Euro per hour. - Mar 30, 2014
Domestic help available but very expensive. - Nov 7, 2013
Yes, not too bad, but not cheap either. - Apr 4, 2012
Expensive. - Mar 4, 2012
Forget about it. - Oct 3, 2011
Expensive. The dollar isn't doing too well aginst the euro. - Jul 7, 2008
Domestic help is available but it's expensive - 10/12 Euros/hour. - Feb 23, 2008
We haven't had any help but many people do. It's probably about the same as the D.C. area. - Jan 4, 2008