Plenty of Fish is a great online dating website. POF has more to offer than most matchmaking sites. Almost everything on the site and through the POF app are free but you can extend your dating advantage even further by upgrading your account. As with most things in life, time is money. By signing up for an upgraded membership there are definite advantages. Most of these advantages are directly related to the speed at which you can discover your next relationship, date or even find the love of your life. An upgraded membership may be not only worth your time but money as well, you can decide after reading through the cost and benefits.
Benefits of an upgraded membership
There are numerous benefits to having an upgraded account. Below you will find in detail the list of benefits and each of their purposes to help determine if you should upgrade or not.
Upload up to 16 images
Most of the time the first thing noticed when people are browsing dating sites are their images. You can increase your chances of meeting someone by adding more pictures. Uploading 16 images can give the perspective dater a firm glimpse in to who you are. Remember to include a wide variety of different photos from different angles and if possible in different situations. This will help give a well rounded view of who you are. Also remember Plenty of Fish does not like members to upload picture that are old. Keep them recent so they are not deleted.
Send up to 3 gifts per day
You can send 3 gifts per day along with your mail messages as an upgraded user. Gifts can be a way to express interest without even saying anything.
Stand out in all searches
Your profile will be highlighted in all searches. POF search is how a lot of members find other users for dating. This can result in extra views to your profiles and lessen chances for your profile to get skipped over.
Find out the day and time someone viewed your profile or read your email message
You can now see when someone viewed your profile as well as read an email you sent to them. This can help if you are curious if someone you were interested in simply has not written back because they have not been online.
Experience Plenty of Fish with no ads
It is no secret POF ads are everywhere. Ever wondered what your online dating experience would be like without advertising on every page?
See if your emails were deleted or read
You have the ability to see if your email messages sent to other users were read or deleted right from your POF inbox.
Unlock users extended profile
Find someone and want to learn more about them from their profile? Unlock their extended profile and see what you might be missing.
Show up first in Meet Me
Get even more Meet Me requests by going to the front of the line!
Membership cost and payment options
Upgraded memberships can be billed 3 different ways, every 2 months, every 4 months or every 8 months. The cost for a POF membership that is upgraded is as follows:
- 2 Month Plan – $19.35 / 2 month membership costs $38.70
- 4 Month Plan – $12.75 / 4 month membership costs $51.00
- 8 Month Plan – $10.18 / 8 month membership costs $81.40. A savings of $73
You can purchase your upgrade using a credit card or checking out through paypal. Both payment methods are secure so you have nothing to worry about. Make sure you agree to the terms and conditions before you upgrade. To get the upgrade sign in to your POF login and select the upgrade link at the top right hand corner of the screen.