Four O Six Nannies

Frequently Asked Questions

Childcare is our passion.

ARE YOU OPEN AND OPERATING?

Yes, we are open and accepting bookings. Please see our google listing for updated COVID-19 protocols.

HOW DO I BOOK A SITTER?

If you are a local resident of Bozeman, Belgrade, or Billings, you can either sign up for a membership and submit dates or use a one-time booking form. 

If you are a nonresident of the Bozeman/Belgrade/Billings, you can request a sitter by using the one-time booking form. 

All booking requests must go through our website and not by email or phone.

WHAT IF I REQUEST A SITTER OUTSIDE OF OFFICE HOURS OR OVER THE WEEKEND?

Any nonemergency booking requests, emails, phone calls will be responded to during business hours. 

Bookings are processed right away. Booking confirmations will be sent once we return to the office. If you submit a booking request after office hours and need a sitter that evening or the next morning, there may be a delay. 

There is also a $15 additional fee for requests during the weekend that are needed for that weekend.

BY WHAT TIME SHOULD I REQUEST A SITTER FOR THE WEEKEND?

If you are needing a sitter for the weekend, we recommend submitting a request by 4pm MST on Friday.

IS THERE A RUSH FEE?

If you are needing a sitter within the next 24 hours, there is a rush fee of $10 if you are not a member.

IF I REQUEST A SITTER AM I GUARANTEED TO HAVE THAT SITTER?

There is no guarantee. If you request a specific sitter, they will be asked first if they are available. If they are not available, we will book someone else.
WHAT IF I NEED TO CANCEL MY BOOKING?
If you need to cancel your booking, you must contact Four O Six Nannies by email at howdy@406nannies.com

For bookings outside of the Bozeman/Billings/Belgrade area, if you cancel less than 48 hours of the scheduled booking time, you will be charged for how much the nanny made and we will give that to the nanny. 

If your booking is for the Bozeman/Belgrade/Billings area and you cancel less than 24 hours prior to the scheduled booking time, you will be charged the rate the nanny would have made and we will give that to the nanny.

What are your office hours?

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Will I get to view a nannies profile before they arrive?

Yes, when a sitter is booked you will be able to view their profile in your portal.
Do you have part-time or full-time nannies in Big Sky?
We only provide on-call, occasional, and event sitters for Big Sky.
Are booking fees refundable?
Booking fees are non-refundable.

Are sitters getting COVID tested?

If a family requests a COVID test, we will let the sitter know. If insurance does not cover costs, the family is responsible for paying for the COVID test. There is also an additional fee towards 406 Nannies of $30. 

What are your COVID protocols?

See our google listing for recent COVID updates.

WILL I BE REFUNDED IF I CANCEL MY BOOKING?

No, we do not offer refunds for bookings. If you need to cancel your booking, please let us know right away by emailing us at howdy@406nannies.com

WHAT IF I NEED TO ADJUST MY BOOKING?

If the number of children changes, you must notify Four O Six Nannies by emailing us. If you end up needing an additional sitter, there will be an extra booking fee. The hourly rate will change based on how many children there are.

WHAT IF THERE ENDS UP BEING MORE OR FEWER KIDS?

If the number of children changes, you must notify Four O Six Nannies by emailing us. If you end up needing an additional sitter, there will be an extra booking fee. The hourly rate will change based on how many children there are.

HOW WILL I KNOW I HAVE A SITTER CONFIRMED?

We will send you a booking confirmation once a sitter is confirmed.

HOW WILL I KNOW I HAVE A SITTER CONFIRMED?

We will send you a booking confirmation once a sitter is confirmed.

WHEN WILL THE NANNY CONTACT ME?

The nanny will contact the family 24 hours prior to the scheduled booking time. During this time you can discuss directions, go over anything needed for the job, and anything else that is important for the nanny to know.

IS THERE A TRAVEL FEE?

Yes, there is a travel fee. For jobs more than 20 minutes away more from downtown Bozeman.

I NEED A SITTER FOR MORE THAN ONE DAY, WILL I BE ABLE TO HAVE THE SAME SITTER EACH DAY?

We will do our best to book the same sitter, but it is not guaranteed.

DO YOU OFFER TUTORING?

Yes, we have many qualified nannies that are also tutors for all grades and subjects. Email us for more information on our tutors.

DOES FOUR O SIX NANNIES OFFER OVERNIGHT CARE?

Yes, we do have sitters that are available for overnight care. There is an overnight booking fee and an overnight fee for the nanny.

ARE NANNIES PAID DIRECTLY?

Yes, nannies are paid directly at the end of each day. They are to be paid by cash or venmo. Booking fees do not go towards nanny hourly rate.

BOOKING FEES?

In order to request a nanny a booking fee must be paid at the end of your request form.

I am visiting, can I sign up for a membership?

Membership packages are for local families only of Bozeman, Belgrade, and Billings. 

WHAT IF MY NANNY CALLS IN SICK OR CAN’T MAKE IT?

If your nanny calls in sick or is unable to make it we will do our best to find a replacement sitter for you.

CAN I HAVE A BACKGROUND CHECK DONE ON MY NANNY?

We do a background check on all of our nannies before they join the 406 Nannies team.

ARE SUPPLIES AND GAMES PROVIDED FOR EVENTS/WEDDINGS?

Yes, upon request. We have a wide variety of fun games, activities, and other fun items. We also have portable pack and plays. For a full list of items we have available, please contact us.

HOW FAR IN ADVANCE IS RECOMMENDED TO BOOK A NANNY?

The more advance notice you can give us the better. That way we can make sure to be able to find a sitter for you. We understand things come up last minute. If you need a sitter last minute please feel free to reach out to us and we will do our best to find you a nanny.

IS PET SITTING ONLY FOR DOGS?

No, pet sitting is not only for dogs. We have nannies on the team that are experienced with horses and other animals. 

Four O Six Nannies,
because, parenthood.

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