Happy Kids Maui
Rates and Policies:
The rate for one or two children is $25.00 per hour, and each additional child is $5.00 additional per hour. For reservations with four or more children; the rates are subject to a group pricing structure- this is dependent on the children’s ages, time of day (daytime hours versus evening hours), number of nannies needed, and activities desired (pool, zoo, aquarium).
We have a four (4) hour minimum for all reservations beginning between the hours of 12:00am (midnight) and 5:00pm and a three (3) hour minimum for all reservations beginning between the hours of 5:00pm and 12:00am (midnight). The rate between midnight and 6:00am is an additional $10.00 per hour (flat rate; not per child).
The rates for minor holidays (Valentine’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, Father’s Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, and Halloween) are an additional $10.00 per hour. For major holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day), Happy Kids charges a double rate.
Happy Kids does not charge for travel time (travel fee).
Happy Kids requests that the guest assist care-provider with parking cost(s) within reason.
A last minute booking fee may apply, should a client book a nanny with less than 24 hours’ notice.
We also offer a luxury package option where you can have your nanny at your beck and call for 12 to 24 hours per day. This option gives you flexibility in terms of the nanny’s schedule. Our nanny can also run errands for you, perform light housekeeping, prepare meals, shop for groceries and souvenirs, etc., in addition to providing excellent childcare. Our luxury packages start at $425.00 per 12 hour day. You can mix and match luxury package days with days where you have your nanny hourly.
MORE ABOUT US:
Happy Kids was established in Maui in 1991 and has since expanded to Oahu, Kauai and the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. We are insured, bonded, accredited and maintain an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. All of our nannies hold current certification in CPR and First Aid for children and infants, undergo an extensive nationwide background investigation and our own specialized training process. Many of our nannies have been with our agency for several years, and we only hire the very best professional childcare providers. Our nannies are teachers, lifeguards, Moms, nurses and/or hold advanced degrees in Child Development and Education. We are very proud of our team!
HAPPY KIDS’ CANCELLATION POLICY:
Happy Kids is very flexible in terms of time changes and aims to help make your family’s vacation as relaxing as possible! However, once your nanny has been booked and confirmed, we require at least 48 hours’ notice when canceling any days (72 hours’ when canceling any major holidays) in order to ensure a refund of $52.00 of the amount collected to secure your booking.
– For all bookings that are LESS THAN 20 hours in length Happy Kids collects the amount of $83.23 to secure your booking; the amount of $83.23 is comprised of Happy Kids’ cancellation fee, Happy Kids’ minimal booking fee, Hawaii State General Excise tax, and Square credit card processing fees. Should no cancellations be made with LESS THAN 48 hours’ notice (dates that are not a major-holiday) or LESS THAN 72 hours’ notice (major holiday – Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day) your credit card will be refunded in the amount of $52.00 within 14 BUSINESS DAYS.
– Should a cancellation occur within the timeframe noted above (48 hours non major holiday / 72 hours major holiday) ANY TYPE OF REFUND WILL BE FORFEITED.
– For all bookings that are MORE THAN 20 hours in length (please note that major holidays are double rate days and as such are counted as double the regular hours (Ex: A major holiday rate sit that is 4 hours in length would be considered the same as a non-major holiday rate sit that is 8 hours in length) a prepaid deposit will be collected for a minimum of 50% of the time secured.
Please make all changes and/or cancellations by telephone through our main office at 808-667-5437during our normal business hours of 9:00am to 5:00pm Hawaii Standard Time.
Emailed cancellations, made after 5:00pm HST, will be recorded the following business day at 9:00am. Any cancellations made via text message will NOT be accepted.
Inclement weather does not void the cancellation fee.