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

Domestic help is surprisingly expensive when compared to local wages. Think 10 Euros an hour and up. - Oct 2019


Some people have nannies. I would say it's not like countries where household help is cheap, but it's more common than in West European capitals to have at least a cleaner weekly. - Mar 2017


Household cleaning is about 50 euros for 3-4 hrs. Many people have someone come every other week at that rate. It would be nice if an expat opened a dog walking service. That's hard to find here. - Mar 2017


We have a lady who cleans our house for four hours once weekly - not cheap but not cost prohibitive. - Aug 2015


Not easy to find, and usually snapped up as soon as a reliable one becomes available. Pay varies from 10Lt - 25 Lt per hour. I have heard that you can find a nanny or a housekeeper, but finding one person who will do both is nearly impossible...unless you can get our Yuki. She's always booked out, though. The CLO office has not compiled a list of nannies, and demand outweighs supply, so please do your homework and begin your search long before you arrive. - Jun 2013


English-speaking domestic help is available in the US$6/hour range. - Feb 2011


You can find domestic help, but it is expensive. - May 2009


Available, but not cheap. - Nov 2008


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