A housekeeper in Belize costs about US $70 or $140 Belize a week. Based on your schedule, they can arrive as early as 6:30 in the morning and will prepare breakfast for the kids before going off to school. They will also prepare lunch and depending of you needs may get things ready for dinner. That might cost $30 more only as that will be a 12 or 14-hour day.
Housekeepers traditionally work 6 days a week with one day off. They should get overtime but most people in Belize don’t pay their workers overtime. You should.
It is possible to have housekeepers live with you. We had that situation recently and we provided their meals as well as accommodations. We took off $50 Belize (US $25) a week. So it works out to $90 Belize (US $45) a week, with a place to stay and their meals.
If you want to hire a housekeeper on a daily basis, usually a daily rate is about $40 Belize.
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