Your health and wellbeing are a priority, so you must travel well covered as medical costs can be high if you do not have the right coverage/insurance.
We strongly recomend you, regardless where you come from, to book a private travel and medical insurance.
The European Health Insurance Card:
Non EU citizens:
As explained before, you must bring a private travel and medical insurance to cover illness and accidents and receive medical assistance during your stay as an au pair.
You can book your medical insurance here.
Liability losses are quite common and you'd be better off if you cover yourself to face them.
As you would spend a lot of time in the host family's home, it is important that the scope of the liability insurance also includes losses towards the host family.
For example, losing the house key during your time with the family may well result in a discussion about who is responsible for the costs of a new lock, with this insurance you will cover the risk of key loss.
We recommend to book your liability insurance here.