10 Reasons to Hire a Babysitter During Your Vacation

Aug 3, 2023 | Child Care

Family vacations can be a lot of fun, but sometimes the parents need a little break from the kids to make it truly feel like a “vacation.” That’s where we come in! If you or anyone you know will be staying at a hotel in or near the Capital Region and could use child care services during their stay, we have the solution.

Our trusted, reliable sitters can simply stay in the hotel room with the kids, or at the family’s request, they can chaperone children to local museums and attractions, take them swimming in the hotel pool, see a movie, or grab a bite to eat.

Here are some advantages to using a babysitter when staying at a local hotel:

Adult Time and Relaxation

Parents can enjoy some much-needed alone time and relaxation without worrying about their children’s safety. It allows them to unwind, rejuvenate, and make the most of their vacation.

Freedom to Explore

Hiring a babysitter allows parents to explore attractions, engage in activities, or enjoy dining experiences that might not be suitable or enjoyable for young children. This freedom enhances the overall vacation experience for everyone.

Safety and Expertise

Professional babysitters are experienced and trained to take care of children of various ages. They know how to handle emergency situations, which can provide peace of mind to parents.

Local Insight

Babysitters familiar with the area can provide valuable local insight, suggesting family-friendly places to visit or activities to do, which might otherwise go unnoticed.

Flexible Schedule

Families can plan their vacation with more flexibility, knowing that a babysitter can be available at the hotel when needed. This allows parents to participate in activities at different times and accommodate varying schedules.

Minimize Disruptions

Traveling and changing routines can sometimes disrupt children’s sleep patterns and overall behavior. A babysitter can help maintain a sense of normalcy and routine for children during the vacation.

Quality Time for Parents

When parents are not preoccupied with constant child care responsibilities, they can focus on spending quality time with their kids during their vacation.

Local Nightlife and Entertainment

For families traveling with teenagers, hiring a babysitter can allow parents to enjoy the local nightlife or entertainment options without worrying about the younger children.

Attending Special Events

If the vacation includes attending events like weddings or business gatherings, a babysitter can take care of the children while parents participate without distractions.

Special Needs

Families with children with special needs can benefit from a babysitter who has experience in handling such situations and can provide appropriate care and attention.

Got pets? We didn’t forget that your pets are family too! Our animal-loving staff can feed, play with, and walk your pet so you can enjoy the local attractions or attend an event without the worry that your companion is in need of some attention.

All of our caregivers undergo a rigorous background screening including:

  • Criminal Background Check
  • Driving History Verification and Check
  • Work & Education/ Certification References
  • Drug Screening

Requesting care is as easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Contact our agency with the dates and times you will need care.
  2. Provide a credit card to cover the nominal agency fee.
  3. We will secure your sitter for you!

Sitters are paid directly by the family at the end of their shift (4 hour minimum required).

Learn more about our hotel and event child care services. To book a babysitter, please contact us at (518) 348-0400, M-F 8:30am-5pm!

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