Bratislava - Post Report Question and Answers

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

I pay 50 euro for someone to clean my apartment - 8-2PM one day a week. There are sites for someone to look for a full-time nanny or full-time help. Help can be found probably as low as 6 euro an hour. - May 2021

Readily available, affordable. - Aug 2017

Babysitters can be found through on-line services, Facebook, or word of mouth and generally are 5-7 Euros per hour. We found someone amazing for 5. - Jun 2017

Not to easy to get. 400 to 800 Euro monthly. Ukrainians, Hungarians. Filipinos are more expensive. - Feb 2017

Very few families here have full-time nannies or household help. Slovakia has a generous maternity leave policy -- moms can take three years off to stay home with a baby. This means there's not really a nanny culture here. When moms go back to work, they tend to put kids in pre-school or have grandparents help out. Many people have someone come to clean once a week, which is around 8 euros an hour. Babysitters charge 5-6 euros an hour. - Sep 2016

Private childcare costs 5-6 Euros and hour and people pay housecleaners about 8 Euros/hour, so most people do not have full-time help employed here. - Jun 2015

We have a great housekeeper who comes one day a week for $210 a month. - Dec 2009

Rare and very expensive - $45.00 for a maid. - Apr 2010

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