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Ticket for the au pair

Let your au pair discover the area! With a monthly ticket for the public transportation system, your au pair will be mobile and therefore independent. Read more about "Public transportation for au pair".

 

Information at a glance:

  • The host family has to pay for the au pair's transportation to and from the language school
  • A monthly ticket for the public transportation system gives your au pair more flexibility
  • It is usually cheaper to get a monthly ticket for public transportation
  • Paying for the transportation costs of the au pair

 

Public transportation - monthly ticket for au pair

monatskarte aupairAs a host family, you have to make sure your au pair goes to a language school, and you have to pay for the transportation to and from the school. Considering that your au pair will be commuting on a regular basis, it makes more sense to get a monthly ticket for public transportation than to buy each ride separately.

 

If you are undecided as to whether to purchase a monthly ticket for your au pair, keep in mind that being able to use public transportation gives your au pair more freedom. The au pair can meet up with friends without having to think about the costs each time. If you don't live downtown and don't want your au pair to hang out with you every night, it would be a good idea to invest in public transportation for the au pair.

 

If you put the expenses for the ticket on your credit card or pay for it directly from your bank account you can use the receipts to get a tax deduction. Ask at the Internal Revenue Service for more information.

 

 

More information for host family:

Room for the Au Pair Important Info for the Au Pair
Weekly Plan for the Au Pair Language Course for the Au Pair
Before Au Pair Arrival Cell phone for the Au Pair
Computer for the Au Pair Present for the Au Pair