Dating Direct Review
Dating Direct is a great dating resource that operates mostly in Europe. While there is a quite tedious registration process, it is worth it as it provides the system with better conditions from which they can base those algorithms from.
Dating Direct looks super trendy with their gorgeous stock photo models that no doubt lures in the millennials and Gen Z crowd (because what else attracts kids these days to another person than denim, beard, and beanies)? These crowds are also into the whole communing with diverse people and interests with their hipster music festivals and coffee shop hangouts so Direct Dating’s events also attract them to the platform.
- Niche user base
- Real-time chat
- Significant user base
- Specify type of relationship you are seeking
- In-depth personality quiz
- Mobile-optimized website
- Supports video uploads
- Paid membership required to communicate
- Lengthy sign-up process
First details required to register to Dating Direct is your gender, who/what you’re seeking for, your date of birth, and location. After this, you must provide a username, email address, and password. The final step in signing up is also their first step in securing the members’ identity through Captcha. After which, an email will be sent to your personal email address for the next steps.
You must complete your profile by answering a personal open text question. It will also require you to provide your date of birth, nationality, and languages spoken. It will also request for information about your physical attributes, character, lifestyle, background, hobbies, and interests. You’ll also need to provide these similar details about what you’re looking for in your potential match.
Dating Direct will also request for a profile photo. If you want something flashier, Dating Direct supports a video profile too.
Once you’ve registered to Dating Direct, you’ll have free membership that allows access to standard searches, sending and receiving winks and seeing who’s online.
Their paid member subscription allows users to do custom advanced search and send/receive messages for:
- £12.99 per month on a 6-month membership (£77.95 for the full subscription)
- £19.99 per month on a 3-month membership (£59.97 for the full subscription)
- £29.99 per month on a 1-month membership
There is also an add-option where you pay an extra £10.00 per month so that other users may communicate with you without limits – even if they’re non-paying members.
Dating Directs hosts offline social and dating events where members can meet and mingle outside the usual keyboard/touchpad and screen set-up. Some of the events they hold include a Valentine Ball, NIght Yacht Cruises, Themed Singles Mixers and Parties.