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Au Pair Competition



Enter and stand a chance to WIN a Fully Paid Au Pair USA programme to the value of +- R20 000.


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HURRY - entries close 31 December 2019! Last chance to enter.


For Full T’s & C’s, see bottom of page


Winner must meet all eligibility criteria which includes:  

  • Between the age of 18-26 
  • Will be in the USA before turning 27 
  • Love working with children 
  • Fluent in English 
  • More than 200 hours of child care experience with references.  
  • No criminal record and must provide police certificate.  
  • Be able to travel for 12 months or more.  
  • Not married and no dependants.  
  • Completed matric and have matric certificate. 

What Do You Win: 

  • You WIN a 2020 Au Pair USA programme, to the value of R20,000!
  • Includes: 
    • Au Pair programme
    • Application fees
    • Return flights to the USA
    • Insurance cover  
More Info

Au Pair in the USA competition Terms and Conditions

By virtue of your entry into this competition and submission of any of your details below as an entrant, you acknowledge that you fully understand and agree to be bound by all the conditions stipulated below. You are entering to win a stop on our Au Pair in the USA programme 2020. 


Please note:  

  • The closing date of the competition is 31 December 2019
  • Winner will be announced on 8 January 2020 
  • By entering the competition, you are signing up to receive newsletters from STA Travel 
  • To be eligible to win the prize, you need to meet all the eligibility requirements for the programme; 


  1. I am between the age of 18 – 26  
  2. I am fluent in English  
  3. I have more than 200h for ladies/400h for men worth of child care experience, including references (you must be able to produce min of 2 references for the experience) 
  4. I have no criminal record and can provide a police certificate  
  5. I can travel for 12 months or more  
  6. I have a valid driver’s licence  
  7. I am not married and have no dependents  
  8. I have completed Matric and have my Matric certificate 


Duration and timeline of when prize is valid:

  • Prize is valid for 2020 travel 
  • Must be able travel within 4 months of winning the prize 


How to participate:  

  1. All applicants must enter their contact details (Name, Surname, Email Address, Phone Number) in the link provided to enter.  
  2. Like the relevant competition Facebook post for an additional entry.  
  3. Tag a friend(s) in the comments of the relevant Facebook competition posts. Every person you tag is an extra entry.  
  4. For 10 x Extra Entries you can share the post on your personal Facebook page. The post has to be live (Not deleted) on the date of the draw. 


What Do You Win

  • You win a spot on our Au Pair in the USA programme including flights to the USA. 
  • You will receive the below – FREE of charge 


Application fee: 

Inclusive of: 

  • Info session and interview process at STA Travel’s offices in Johannesburg 
  • Application submission  
  • J1 Visa appointment / booking 
  • Booking of International flights 
  • Pre departure online training 
  • Orientation programme 


Placement fee

Inclusive of: 

  • International flight into the USA from South Africa 
  • Basic insurance cover 
  • Return flight from the USA back to South Africa on full completion of contract 


Not included in the price (For your own cost):

  • Police clearance certificate 
  • International drivers permit 
  • Medical exam (Inclusive of TB chest X-ray) 
  • USA J1 Visa (Approx. R2700.00) 
  • Pocket money (Approx. R3000.00) 



 Through the submission of any details into this competition the entrant gives STA Travel the authority, and the right to use the details submitted and to transmit, use, copy, publish, copyright, distribute and display the details in connection with articles, exhibitions, publicity, advertising, educational and promotional materials, without reservation or limitation.  STA Travel warrants and asserts that STA Travel has full authority and rights to authorize the use of the entrants’ details as aforesaid in its sole and unfettered discretion. All and any intellectual property that vests in any details is ceded by the entrant to STA Travel and no residual intellectual property will remain vested in the entrant whatsoever. 

All entrants will be added on to the STA Travel database and will receive STA Travel newsletters. 

STA Travel and their partners cannot be held responsible for any accident, injury, harm or loss as a result of entry into the competition or use of the scratch card prizes and/ or embarking on and undertaking the journey booked. The booking will furthermore be subject to a completion of a STA Travel Booking Form and acceptance of the STA Travel terms and conditions. 
Registration is not open to: Employees of STA Travel, airline or hotel employees. This includes spouse, life partner, parent, child, brother, sister, business partner or associate of any of the persons previously specified. 
STA Travel reserves the right to cancel the promotion without any notice at any time, if deemed necessary in their opinion, or if circumstances arise outside of their control. If such an eventuality were to arise, STA Travel’s decision will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into and STA Travel will not entertain or be obliged to accept or communicate with any entrants or other third party(ies).