Pricing

BOOKING FEES

This fee covers the agency’s work in setting up the booking. It is not refundable and is due whether the booking is completed or cancelled.

  • R 320 – R 450 (ZAR) per booking per candidate booked, depending on service requirements and notice dependent on service selected

SURCHARGES

  • A R 150 (ZAR) surcharge is charged for sick care when the care of a sick child is required.
  • A R 150 (ZAR) surcharge is charged for same day requests, and requests made after 4:00 P.M, the evening before a booking day (Please note Saturday/Sunday bookings are viewed as a ‘booking day’ in this case), and for bookings made on a public holiday or for bookings which will run after 6pm the night before a public holiday.

SERVICE PROVIDER

BABYSITTING | CHILDCARE FEES

Please Note:

    • A minimum booking is 4 hours or the equivalent rate.
    • Rates are paid per hour.
    • R 140 – R 300 per hour *

*excluding special needs care or chaperone rates.

The following discounts will be provided  on the service provider fees if booked  with a minimum of two weeks notice, as follows:


  • More than 50 – 99 hours booked across all bookings: – 5%
  • More than 100 -199 hours booked across all bookings: – 10%
  • More than 200 + hours booked across all bookings: – 15%

Don’t worry to try work out totals here, our handy auto quote form will provide you with a quote live and immediately as you are completing the request (Start completing the quote request now by clicking here).

The following rates apply depending on your needs:

Care Required

Rate

1 child over 6 years old

R 140 p.h

Per additional child over 6 yrs old

add R 30 p.h

1 child  under 6 yrs old

R 160 p.h

Per additional child under 6 yrs old

add R 50 p.h

On a public holiday

Double Rates

From 6pm before public holidays

Double Rates

Night Nurses (12 hours) 1 child

R 1150

Night Nurses per additional child over 6 yrs old

Add R 420

Night Nurses per additional child under 6 yrs old

Add R 480

24 hour booking

R 2 400

24 hour booking per additional child  over  6 yrs old

Add R 720

24 hour booking per additional child under 6 yrs old

Add R 960

Special Needs (Requiring Specialist Assistance)

Add R 100 p.h

Substitute Play Group Assistant (Senior)**

Add R 130 p.h

Substitute Play Group Assistant (Junior)**

Add R 60 p.h

Chaperone (Outings for Children) 1 child

Add R 40 p.h

Per additional child

Add R 40 p.h

TRANSPORT

Getting to the Booking Address:

R 7 p/km (charged to and from) for every km over 20km away from the following CBD’s ;

Cape Town Service Centres: (All Services)

    • Cape Town (CBD)
    • Constantia
    • Durbanville
    • Stellenbosch
    • Tableview

Gauteng Service Centres:

(PlayCARE | EventCARE | CorpCARE Only)

    • Sandton
    • Lonehill
    • Roodepoort
    • Benoni
    • Bedfordview
    • NorthCliff
    • Midrand
    • Centurion

Chaperones

  • R 7 p/km from pick up point to return or drop off point.

Valet|Parking

  • Valet/parking costs are paid by the client to the child carer or where guest bookings is required to add this to be deducted from the clients account.

For bookings with more than 2 working days notice we now also offer basic entertainment boxes and for bookings with more than 5 days notice customised services including high end structured play kits, ECD busybox kits, custom tours and facilitated, all ingredients’ included playdate offerings.

ENTERTAINMENT

  • Std Entertainment Boxes                   R 350 – R 850  p.c.p.d
  • Std Play Packs                                      R 250 – R 550  p.c.p.d
  • ECD Packs                                            R 250 – R 850  p.c.p.d
  • Premium Structured Project Kits     R 350 – R 850      each

CUSTOM TOURS

Half Day

    • R 250 – R 750 per child
    • R 1500  +min. planning, set up , shopping, materials, activity design and delivery

Full Day

    • R 550 – R 1250 per child
    • R 2500 + planning, set up , shopping, materials, activity design

*Pre selected tour options available in-form Soon!

*Rates provided exclude sitter/chaperone costs.

To access these services please insure to include the request in the notes section of bookings, we are updating our forms currently (November 2023 to include these options in-form). If you are making multiple bookings, including a request to quote for all days in the first booking will suffice.