London Babysitting Fees

Butterfly Nannies try to ensure our fees are very competitive which are made up of babysitting subscription and babysitter booking fees. Butterfly Nannies will provide your family with experienced babysitters for just £12.00 per quarter, renew your babysitting subscription for three quarters and Butterfly Nannies will give you the fourth quarter for FREE. Each time a babysitter is required we charge a evening babysitting booking fee of usually £4.50. Bookings starting before 6pm we charge a booking fee of usually £6. Butterfly Nannies also provides a one off  babysitting fee for a £14 booking fee plus standard babysitter rate.

To book a babysitter with Butterfly Nannies you will need to have registered with us and where appropriate paid the babysitting registration fee. Once you have registered a babysitter can be booked by using the 24 hour online booking form or calling our office on: 0203 177 3015 Mon to Sat 8am till 9pm. Once your booking has been confirmed you will then receive text.

The Employer pays a Babysitting subscription of £12.00 per quarter, in

return the Employer is permitted to book Babysitter Employees on

Butterfly Nannies’ Register to work for the employer.

Fees for different types of babysitting;

  • Evening babysitting fees (starting after 6pm at home address) – £4.50
  • Fees for Short notice babysitting (bookings with less than a day’s notice) – £9.00
  • Babysitting fees for starting before 6pm which include an element of daycare – £6.
  • Fees for Sunday Babysitting – £9,
  • For temporary residence’s – £12.
  • For unusual babysitting bookings of more than 6 hours – the higher of £10 or 10% of the babysitters’ recommended gross pay.
  • One off babysitting fees- £14 – Please note: for one off bookings of more than 6 hours – The fee may vary

A booking is defined as a scheduled start and finish time within a 24 hour period. On each booking Butterfly Nannies charges a babysitting booking fee for finding a babysitter Employee for the Employer. A babysitting booking fee falls due once the booking has been filled and the name of the babysitter is confirmed to the parent.

Babysitting booking and membership fees are inclusive of VAT at 20%.

The employer may cancel their babysitting membership with Butterfly Nannies at any time without penalty via email or post.

Christmas and New Years babysitting rates and fees. 

We know it can be extremely difficult to find a trusted, reliable babysitter over the festive party season.  Butterfly Nannies is once again offering Christmas and New Years babysitting service during this busy time to meet your childcare requirements.


If you are staying in the capital and require a London hotel babysitter, please get in touch to secure your experienced, professional Nanny or Babysitter for the festive period. Whether you need someone during the day or just for the evening, we provide experienced and fully vetted nannies and babysitters to cover all ages and needs within London and the surrounding counties.

Christmas and New Years Rates and Fees.

Hotel Agency Booking fee £30

Residential Agency Booking fee £20

Hotel Babysitter Rates

£10.50 per hour standard

£15 per hour Bank Holiday

£20 per hour Christmas day and New Years Eve

For more information about our Hotel service please visit our hotel babysitting service page.

Residential Babysitter Rates

£8.00 per hour standard

£15 per hour Bank Holiday

£20 per hour Christmas Day and New Years Eve

For more information about our normal rates and fees for residential bookings please visit our rates and fees page.