Flirt.com aims to make online dating simple, comfortable and fast. Online dating can be a bit of a minefield, and standing out can take some time, so Flirt.com wants to make it much easier to communicate with each other through flirting, online chat rooms and standard messaging.
They encourage you to meet up but ensure you do it safely, so it’s a great website to check out if you’re not keen on waiting around.
Find out a bit more with our review below.
Flirt.com member structure
Members on Flirt.com are pretty diverse, with people joining from all over the world but the biggest demographic by far is from the US. It’s very popular with people between the ages of 20-35, mostly because of its chat room feature.
- Members: There are over 1 million users worldwide. 45,000 are from the UK.
- Member activity: 3,500 members visit the site weekly.
- Gender ratio: 40% Male and 60% Female
- 18-24: 25%
- 25-34: 44%
- 35-44: 18%
- 45-54: 13%
How does Flirt.com work?
Flirt.com, like its name, is all about flirting. Whether you’re looking for something serious or more casual, it encourages you to send messages, use the chat rooms and send Flirtchats to get to know one another.
You pretty much create matches for yourself by setting your filter preferences or discovering profiles through the like gallery -- a feature that works a bit like Tinder.
How to join Flirt.com
Signing up takes these three simple steps:
- Sign up with your email address and password.
- Add a photo (or skip and do it later).
- Choose a screen name and add information about your ethnicity, body type and hair colour. You can add a status about what you’re thinking here too (or again, you can skip this and do it later).
Once you’ve signed up, you can start filtering through matches on the site to see if there’s anyone you want to send a free message or wink to.
Ease of use
Flirt.com isn’t much different to other dating sites out there, so it’s really nothing new. This makes it familiar and easy to use.
The filter setting is very simple -- it’s more about searching by age and location than anything else, and there aren’t a huge amount of features on the website to be confused by.
When you first sign up you’ll get a few messages from the site’s admin team too. These give you handy tips and information on how to use the site.
Chat, messaging and notifications
Messaging on Flirt.com is mainly done through chat rooms. You can choose from one in your own country or an international room, where you’ll get to chat to a whole bunch of singles at once.
There’s SMS chat available too if you find someone you have chemistry with. You can also upload a video to show other members a bit more about yourself.
This is where it gets slightly strange; male members can’t send replies if their messages are responded to, and their messages get deleted after 24 hours. You’ll need to sign up for premium membership to stop this. Women on the other hand can send five free messages a day and reply to other members for free.
Even though you can skip sections during sign up, profiles will be hidden until they’re completed. You can also request more information from profiles that have limited information.
All photos have to be verified by the Flirt.com team, too. Adding a video is a good touch that adds to profile quality, but overall quality is quite average across the board.
Flirt mobile app download
You can filter out exactly who you want in a match too -- you can even create a wish-list to help you specify your preferences.
App features include:
- Finding local matches
- Using multiple search filters
- Viewing profiles and photos of other users
- Enjoying fun chats and arranging offline dates
With full membership you can enjoy unlimited perks such as:
- Browsing full-sized photos of other users
- Sending private messages to users like you
- Raising your profile to the top of the search results
- Highlighting your profile to attract more attention
- Letting non-paying members reply to your messaging
Real life reviews
Key features of Flirt.com
Like Gallery. Available on the navigation, this feature allows you to ‘like’ a user or not simply based on their profile picture. It will then let you know who you liked, who’s liked you and who you’ve matched with.
Video Uploads. To really make yourself stand out you can upload a video to your profile that other members can see.
Flirtcast. In a hurry? Then you can send the same message to loads of different users at once. You can only send one of these a day though.
Request More Info. If someone has skipped most of sign up and has incomplete info on their profile, you can ask them to update it. They’ll receive a notification if you’ve asked for them to add more.
Is Flirt.com safe?
If a member is under suspicion and they message you, you’ll get a notification from Flirt.com to let you know. This is so you can be wary about messaging them back and about what information you give them.
But Flirt.com does expect you to be cautious and use your common sense when it comes to your own safety.
They have some detailed information on their website with information on how to keep your profile safe, and you can report any profile that you’re suspicious of.
How much does Flirt membership cost?
What are the prices? Flirt.com shows all their pricing as a daily rate, but they take payment for the months you’ve chosen in one lump sum:
- 3-day trial: £1.41 a day.
- 1 month: £1.53 a day.
- 3 months: £1.11 a day.
- 6 months: 0.69p a day.
Premium membership gives you access to the following:
- Unlimited chats.
- Big photos.
- Looking for info.
- Extended search.
- Premium support.
- Share photos and videos in chat.
Discounts, offers and promo codes
As soon as we signed up for a free membership, Flirt.com sent us a 30% discount on all membership packages. It’s definitely worth keeping an eye out for offers available across their website as they want you to join.
Is Flirt.com free?
Are there free trials available? You can join the site for free but you get very limited access to the features. Alternatively, you can pay £4.34 for a 3-day trial to see if you’d like to sign up for a premium membership. With the 30% discount, this was slashed to £2.37 for the whole three days.
Pros and Cons
✓ Pros of Flirt.com
- There are lots of members on Flirt.com so you get a lot of choice.
- You can request more information from a member if you want to know more.
- The ability to add a 30 second video is a nice touch.
- There are discounts available on the site.
X Cons of Flirt.com
- There’s nothing particularly exciting about the site.
- Not all profiles contain a lot of detail.
- You have to pay for a free trial.
As dating sites go, Flirt.com is nothing new. It feels a little bit like one of the free dating websites -- without being free!
That being said, it’s a decent way to meet people in your area; there are loads of members and it’s really easy to make contact even if you’re not a premium member.
It’s probably best for more casual relationships rather than serious commitments, but if this is okay with you then it’s a good, simple, effective dating site to join. 3.2/5.
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