Nannies are in high demand all around the world, as families are looking not only have someone looking after their children, but to also expose them to people from other cultures and ones who speak another language. Working as a Nanny abroad can be a very exciting experience and can open you up to a whole new world of opportunities. If you don’t have anything to tie you down at home then why not consider working in another country.  Here are the benefits of being a overseas nanny:


You get paid to travel: Let’s face it, traveling doesn’t come cheap! Working abroad means that your flights are usually covered by the family who hires you, and your accommodation and board is usually covered too so your expenses are low. In your free time you can explore the city you live in and the places nearby, go away for a weekend or even longer when your holidays.

You meet new friends: In the larger cities there are big nanny networks and often there are nanny meet ups where you can meet new people and explore together. Many nannies who work abroad say that they have met longlife friends in these situations.

You experience a new culture: Different country means a different culture. Living with a family abroad you can see how different things are. Try new foods, listen to new music, and just enjoy a new way of life. Even in a new English speaking country things will seem different, people will be different, life will be different.

You can learn a new language: Most English speakers don’t bother learning new languages as English is the most used language in the world. Also its hard to learn a new language at home as you need to practice. Working abroad means you can immerse yourself in a new culture and learn the local language easily as there is a lot of time to practice.

The money is often better: Working abroad means earning more money! Compared to the UK salaries are much higher and the living expenses much less. Especially if you choose to work in places such as the Middle East and Russia, then it can be double!