Lots of us are faced with a choice when it comes to dating: do we pay for a dating subscription, or opt for a free dating option instead? There are some key things to consider before making your choice:
How ‘free’ are your free dating options?
At its heart, dating is all about connecting with the right people while you search for that spark with a special someone. And an important part of dating is, of course, going on actual dates! Our survey of the nation’s singles, Lovegeist, revealed that singles are willing to spend an average maximum of £32.58 on prepping for a date and up to £40.51 on the date itself. Getting your hair done, buying a new outfit or accessory, drinks and travelling to your date location for just one date can undeniably easily and quickly add up to the cost of an online dating subscription, which leads us on to…
Which option is more likely to reveal someone likeminded?
Subscribing to a dating site requires a greater commitment to dating than free dating options, where there are fewer incentives to commit to searching for your match. On a paid dating site you know that you’ve both been willing to put something into looking for that someone, which indicates you’re serious about your dating goals, already giving you something in common! Alongside this bonus, you should consider…
How do you value your time?
In an ideal world, we’d have an unlimited amount of time to search for singles, chat online and go on dates. Realistically, we’re best off spending our time with people we think we’re most likely to have that special connection with. This means searching for people with the looks, interests, location, work life and a myriad of other facets of their lives that might be important to you. Features not always available on free dating sites such as refined search options, detailed bios, and winks enable you to meet and chat to the right people. It’s also important to ask yourself…
Have other singles found their match?
Established and trusted sites like Match offering dating subscriptions have a proven track record of successfully connecting singles looking for love. Years of experience, recommendations from Match singles and later couples, and being instrumental in setting up countless numbers of dates where the sparks fly, are all the proof that dating subscriptions work. Check out reviews from our users and become our newest success story!
You can register and view profiles on match for free. Join thousands of singles looking for love on the UK’s respected and trusted dating site today!