matchcom is by far the largest and most popular online dating site in the U.S. The slogan of “love is complicated, match is simple” and “let’s make love happen”, aims to act as a love sanctuary and match more dates, relationships, and marriages in the world. Besides, has the largest paid user base compared to other online dating sites, comprising singles from 25 countries and ease them with a system in 15 different languages. Most importantly, has achieved the highest matching success rate for its users because of the astute matching guarantee service. will guarantee users by finding them someone special in 6 months duration, or else will get another 6 more months membership for FREE.

Positive Features

  • User friendly site interface and simple registration steps
  • Largest users base and highly respected online dating service
  • Good communication system (Instant message and Wink sending)
  • Pioneer of Matching Guarantee Service, origin of slogan “make love happen”
  • MatchTalk, a feature that users can talk to someone they are interested in on their own phone while keeping the number private and confidential
  • Match Daily 5, Singled Out and Mutual Match, features that provide users the information of potential matches they have sorted out based on users’ likes and dislikes
  • Love at First Sight’ quiz, a leisure activity where users can rate celebrities based on the class and attractiveness. Then, will utilize these information to find matches that might make the best first impression for users.
  • Receive Email Read Notification when the sent messages are read

Negative Features

  • Users might not receive the Daily 5 matches sometimes
  • With various innovative features, this would lead to some troublesome to less tech-savvy users

Differences between Free Membership and Paid Membership @ Member Fees

Basic Plans

  • Does not include Email Read Notification, First Impressions, Highlighted Profile (see below for additional costs)
  • 12 months for $20.99/month (saving 63%)
  • 6 months for $23.99/month (saving 58%)
  • 3 months for $26.99/month (saving 53%)
  • 1 month for $41.99 additional paid features

  • Guarantee anyone can reply to your emails
    • Increase your matches by ensuring anyone can reply to your messages for free
    • $13.32/month
  • Private Mode
    • Control who sees your profile by making yourself visible only to the people you choose
    • $13.32/month
  • Email Read Alerts
    • Know when your emails have been read
    • $6.65/month
  • Highlighted Profile
    • Get up to 60% more attention with a redesigned profile
    • $6.65/month
  • Love @ First Sight, First Impressions
    • Be seen first by new members
    • $6.65/month
  • MatchTalk
    • Talk and text without sharing your number
    • $5.32/month
  • Top Spot
    • Get on top of search results for 60 minutes during the site’s peak usage time
    • 10 pack for $2.00 each
    • 5 pack for $2.40 each
    • 1 for $2.99 each
  • Additional paid features are more expensive per month if you pick a shorter membership term
  • Guarantee
    • If you don’t find someone special during your six-month subscription, will give you an additional six months at no additional cost to you to continue your search. Certain rules apply. See for full details
  • accepts most major credit cards and PayPal


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