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ENROLLMENT RATES

Family Membership: $50.00 - Annual Fee NON REFUNDABLE, cancel anytime.

FEES PAID TO SMS®

SMS® families are charged an annual Membership fee and Scheduling fee per sit need while SMS® does all the work for you!

Normal Scheduling - $10
Advanced Notice (72 hrs +)
Last Minute Scheduling - $15
Short Notice (Less than 72 hrs)
Rush Scheduling - $20
(Within 24 hrs)

BABYSITTING

Overnight "Sleeping": $75
(Only Permitted for use
during "Sleeping hours")

Holidays: add $2.00 per hour

Sick Child: add $2.00 per hour

Family Share: add $5.00 per hour
extra when two or more SMS®
Families share one SMS® Sitter

The Sitter is owed the full amount confirmed online whether needed or not.

FEES PAID TO THE SMS® SITTER

There is a minimum of 3 hours for all requests. All SMS® Sitters are paid directly cash or check at the end of the sit upon departure.

1 Child - $12/hr
2-3 Children - $14/hr
4+ Children - $15/hr

A $5 credit card transaction fee will be applied to all charges related to sitter fees:
Sitters who are paid the wrong amount by the SMS® Family: A flat $5 will be charged
in addition to the amount owed to the sitter.
Does NOT apply to SMS® fees such as membership fees, scheduling fees and cancel fees.

MILEAGE

Mileage Fee: $0.58/mile.

Mileage is only paid to The SMS® Sitter if a child is transported in The SMS® Sitter's vehicle for any reason.

CANCELLATION RATES

Once the request is confirmed online the scheduling fee is NON REFUNDABLE.

Normal Cancellation Fee: $15
Applied to any confirmed sits
canceled within 48 hours
of confirmed date and time online.

24hr Cancellation Fee: $25
Applied to any confirmed sits
canceled within 24 hours
of confirmed date and time online.

1 Hr Cancellation Fee: FAO
Full Amount Owed
Applied to any confirmed sits
canceled within 1 hour of confirmed
date and time online. A $5
compensation fee is also added.

Overnight Cancellation Fee: $50
Applied to any confirmed sits
canceled within 48 hours
of confirmed date and time online.

Member No Show: FAO + $35 Service Fee
Full Amount Owed
Applied to any confirmed sits if you do
NOT cancel online and do not need
the sitter for any reason.

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