Signing up to Lavalife is a relatively simple process – email address, password and postcode as usual. You will also need to choose a nickname and an opening line. These will go into all three of your profiles. With so many members, it is a good idea to have a few nicknames ready to use if necessary. Dating, relationship, and intimate are the three platforms you can use on Lavalife and each platform has a variation in your profile form. Within each platform, you can use a variety of search options, send smiles, send and receive instant messages and mail, and check your views. Over your three platforms you can store up to thirty pictures, including backstage pictures that you select who can see or not. The site also has its own picture-editing program to enhance your photos. As with most dating sites, you can put people on your hot list and block those you don’t want to communicate with.
Apart from the standard dating site options Lavalife offer several extras. Lavalife Mobile allows you to send messages, play flirty games and swap pictures easily. Txteasers, SpeedFlirts, ChatHerUp, and Text2CLICK are just a few of the apps available. Each one offers something a little different and is designed for a specific audience so it pays to check out which one suits you.
Lavalife Prime is a popular social networking site for singles over 45. Here you can chat one-on-one, browse and participate in forums, and read articles with information and tips aimed at more mature audience. Finding activity friends and travel companions offer a welcome change to the normal dating scene.
Lavalife Voice uses Voice over internet Protocol (VoIP) and Interactive Voice Response (IVR) technologies. You can leave a voice profile, search and receive responses and even set up one-on-one chatting.
Free to join and free to search are good starting points. Lavalife also allows non-paying members to upload photos at no cost. Sending smiles and responding to messages are also free, which is a service that not many other dating sites offer. Lavalife Voice is free for women only. Lavalife Prime also offers free responses, but you need to pay to initiate chat or send an email. The company has an online magazine (Click) which offers horoscopes and interesting articles and tips for singles. You can read Click for free when registered with Lavalife.
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Who Is This Dating Site For?
Lavalife is for any singles aged over 18 with the emphasis on heterosexual singles, gay singles may have difficulty finding relationships through this site. The three platforms allow for different levels of involvement. This leaves you free to flirt and find friends, find a special someone for life, or go wild. As previously stated, Lavalife Prime offers a premium service for 45+ singles seeking anything from friendship to a more intimate relationship.
If you want to send messages and mail to others on Lavalife you will need to pay. For the main website there is a monthly payable fee structure. Signing up for a paid membership month-by-month will cost $19.99 and three months service is $16.99. The most competitive rate is to sign up for six months for $9.99. You can pay by credit card or through PayPal. These are the basic prices for the main website, pricing rates are similar for Lavalife Prime. If you use Lavalife Voice you pay for the time of the calls you make and messages left. These rates are pleasantly reasonable considering the service you get from this dating site.